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They acted like idiots really. Jun 21, Brittany rated it liked it. IMHO, Gillian’s characterization was somewhat underdeveloped. Effington Family Series by cover 1—8 of 11 next show all. The man at the top of the list is an impoverished Earl. If you want a little joy in your reading life, pick up this book.

She finds herself named heiress to a large fortune, but it comes with the condition that she must marry before her thirtieth birthday. She was highly dedicated towards her work as was honored by many organizations. I also liked that she was smart enough to figure out Richard’s secret identity and the way she got back at him was pretty cute, although I felt maybe she took the ruse a bit too far. The money alone would be worth more than 20 million dollars in today’s economy, and while it’s not outside the realm of possibility for someone to be that wealthy back then, it did seem a bit unbelievable, especially for a male relative to leave that much to a woman, particularly one he barely knew. In The Husband List Lady Gillian Marley, a widow, needs a husband as her deceased uncle has left her a huge inheritance with one condition that she has to be married by her next birthday only two months away. Trivia About The Husband List

Jan 07, Elaine rated it really liked it Shelves: But this apparently has no effect on them because they continue to wonder and doubt and this seems to go on forever too. From there much back and forth ensues as she tries to figure out whether she can comply with his terms. As for Richard, I liked how he figured so quickly that he wanted a real marriage with Gillian.

Gillian wants a marriage in name only, planning to split the inheritance with her groom to be, but when Gillian proposes to Alxeander, he surprises her by saying that he’ll only go along with it if she agrees to share his bed.

But, Aexander looked to be different. Mar 26, Caz rated it really liked it Shelves: What they didn’t think of was that he was entirely too handsome. While growing up, author Victoria lived in many places because of having a background in the Air Force. The Wedding Bargain by Victoria Alexander. The new cover is a little more racey Related publisher series Romantic Sounds Audio.


Victoria seems quite satisfied with the way her life and career has shaped up in all these years. Victoria had two bearded collies, Sam and Louie named from characters in ivctoria of her books.

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The Husband List (Effingtons, #2) by Victoria Alexander

The Marriage Lesson by Victoria Alexander. However, it’s little more than a mention, and we don’t really get to see this side of her in action much. At some times the dialogue didn’t make any sense. It was originally released in and was republished in It’s no secret that it was hard to be a woman in those time and therefore wanting to be independent is totally understandable.

I think I would have preferred a direct and angry approach to all of this with a bit of separation angst to all this juvenile game playing. This was never one of my favorites in the Effington series though it is a perfectly serviceable read. Later, Tatiana comes back in his life and asks alexqnder his help. They all live happily ever after in a house under constant renovation and the accompanying parade of men in tool belts. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. The other thing that I greatly admired victorix Richard is that he could have taken the easy road by selling his sisters out, when his father died.

By marrying Gillian, he could get half of her fortune, save his family’s crumbling home, pay off his father’s debts and give his four sisters dowries. However, on the downside, I didn’t really care much for Richard’s high-handed, chauvinistic manner toward female artists.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads ramily. Victoria grew up traveling the world as an Air Force brat. Now he has only two months to convince her to be his wife in full She was on the scene when a power plant construction accident in a small town left 52 men dead. He makes it clear to her that he can give his hand to her, but he will let his heart fall alexanser her again.


Romantic Sounds Audio [titles M-R]. No trivia or quizzes yet. Before helping her out, Matthew effjngton whether this is yet another mind-game by her. Richard is astonished, but intrigued.

Not to mention, the roundabout reasoning which passes for most of the conflict in the story seemed rather forced and overblown. I liked that he thought outside the box and worked, even though anonymously, to come up with income. This has helped author Victoria in reaching out to a vast number of readers all across the globe.

Series: Effington Family

Topping her list of eligible candidates is the honorable Earl of Shelbrooke, yet one look at the very handsome but enigmatic nobleman and Gillian knows that cajoling him into a marriage of convenience will be hardly convenient at all. Richard says he’ll consider the Widowed Effington Lady Gillian needs to marry before her 30th birthday in order to gain a massive inheritance and achieve financial independence from her uber-wealthy family.

Once again, the plot takes place in London in She likes to give the credit of her successful writing career to the vast amount of experience she gained while aleander as a journalist. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. When questions about love started coming up between Gillian and Richard I didn’t feel they had interacted enough especially since before the effinhton when the book starts, they don’t really know each other socially.

And he becomes surprised when she makes him an offer for marrying. Refresh and try again.

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Richard is an endearing hero – for five years he’s been working hard to pull his family back serifs the brink of financial disaster that his father brought them to. Victoria laughs a great deal—she has to. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.