Can love lead to redemption and trust? She writes young adult fiction as M. Want to Read saving…. When his cousin calls him to his estate, Reggie believes his allowance will be cut off. You’ve successfully reported this review.

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He realizes it but is not sure what to do. Reggie reminded me of a few of my uncles. Mark Meadows was a splendid choice of narrator and I will be eternally grateful to you for putting this much loved story into such capable hands. But Reggie’s real problem is his drinking, and a great deal of the rake mary jo putney story revolves around his efforts to first get it under control and later to stop altogether.

When Reggie’s cousin, the new owner, gives the estate over to Reggie, Alys sees her idyll coming to an end. No hay nada como leer un libro sin ninguna expectativa,porque consigues the rake mary jo putney sorpresa al encontrar una buena historia. I loved how this book brought together two people who had been hurt or damaged by life, and helped them to find peace and love. When fire destroys the steward’s house, Alys and her three young wards move into the estate house, and Reggie begins to know the joys of a family for the first time in his life.


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View all 8 comments. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. She has secrets of her own that come into play in the latter part of the book, and although she is strong and capable when it comes to her work, she harbours long-held doubts about her attractiveness which make her a very relatable heroine. The Temptation of Lady Serena. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

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Mar 01, Corrine rated it really liked it Shelves: The side characters were lovely and an underlying thread of family and caring and acceptance were hard to discard despite problems with the main couple. This may seem like a very negative thing, as it is, but somehow the way puutney author wrote it, it wasn’t as depressing as The rake mary jo putney thought it would be.

She is also tall and buxom. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Refresh and try again. View all 15 comments. Finally, when Reggie reaches a crisis, he turns the corner when he gives himself up to a higher power and realizes he is not alone in his struggle.


Reggie is a true alcoholic, and while there is no AA program or 12 steps to follow, Putney very cleverly weaves in much of the AA philosophy within a 19th century context. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Por lo distinto del ambiente, de los protagonistas, por la dulzura, la dureza, la realidad, por sus estupendas descripciones, por esas conversaciones de Alys y Reggie, por todo lo que lo he disfrutado, le doy kary 5 estrellas.

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Also, view spoiler [the truth about her past, ptuney we find it, turns out to be so much pride, temper and stupidity that has only persisted a dozen years because the author said so. Si algo sabe hacer bien Putney es ambientar sus novelas y traernos tramas con sentido y con unos personajes muy realistas. The Duke and the Lady in Red.

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