Avon / HarperCollins
Date: December 2003
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Faith V. Smith
Notes: Sexual Content
By Gayle Callen
Whittington’s groom has been chosen—not by her, but
by her father. She is annoyed and definitely not pleased with his
choice. If she were of a mind to marry, which she isn’t, then
William Chadwick’s name would be at the bottom of her potential
husband list. His pompous airs, his elegantly-clothed body and his
almost effeminate mannerisms make her want to retch. How could her
father, who claims to love her, shackle her to a man who needs protecting
more than she does?
has loved Jane for years. Her sire--his mentor and boss--has filled
his ears with tales of the delightful lady. He admires her strong
will and lissome looks but finds her stubborn streak to be irritating,
especially when she allows him to see her true feelings for him.
He despises his reputation of being a coward, but it has aided him
over the years as he works in secret to keep England safe from her
desperation beating urgently in his veins, he works to show Jane
he is worthy to be her husband, but for every step he takes forward,
she continues to push him back two. When circumstances arise and
Jane’s life is threatened, Will is determined to protect her
from further harm. His quest to alleviate a common enemy to England
and his future happiness with Jane is further hampered by more attempts
on their lives and that of Jane’s widowed sister.
and Will fight separate battles in Ms. Gallen’s tale of love.
At times the battle looks to be lost, but as in all romances there
should be a happy ending, and No Ordinary Groom carries
on the time-honored tradition of love.