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During the first half of the book, I couldn't help but be reminded of the movie Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. This isn't a bad thing, but it got distracting at times. (There were times, too, when I was reminded of The Princess Bride and those moments were annoying more than distracting. Lady Ophelia is no Buttercup.) With the dark doings that lead to Ophelia winding up in the Thames, the book's overall tone was, at times, too light. Ultimately, I really liked the book, but what could have been a four-star title was hampered by film allusions (whether intentional or not) and a tone that didn't always feel consistent. ( )
  BillieBook | Mar 1, 2016 |
Oh man, the hero skated some very thin ice in this one.

Drake Darling wasn't born into the aristocracy, but he was brought up in it. Given chances others would have envied he also has to deal with the fact that he doesn't quite fit into almost any society any more, too posh for lower classes and too common for the lower class. His adoptive brother marries a woman who is best friends with Lady Ophelia Lyttleton, who snubs him whenever he can, so when he finds that she's the girl he has rescued is her and she has no memory, he can't resist abusing the situation and telling her that she's his housekeeper.

And then he finds that he loves the woman she is, he fears that if she regains her memory she will hate him, partially for the lies, partially because she's beginning to like and possibly love him too.

The path to the happy ever after was strewn with pitfalls but it was a good path and I enjoyed the read. ( )
  wyvernfriend | Jan 26, 2015 |
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In loving memory of Pooh Bear, who lumbered into our lives eight years ago -- large, clumsy, and awkward -- always searching for an idle hand.
A sweet lummox who enthusiastically welcomed visitors,
eagerly anticipated the arrival of the pizza delivery guy
(because someone in this household shares his pizza with the dogs),
and loved greeting trick-or-treaters.
We miss you.
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From the Journal of Drake Darling

I was born Peter Sykes, the son of a murderer, the son of a woman murdered, a heritage that has always haunted me.
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They are England's most eligible bachelors, with the most scandalous reputations. But for the right woman, even an unrepentant rogue may mend his ways...

Born to the street but raised within the aristocracy, Drake Darling can't escape his sordid beginnings. Not when Lady Ophelia Lyttleton snubs him at every turn, a constant reminder he's not truly one of them. But after rescuing her from a mysterious drowning, he realizes she doesn't remember who she is. With plans to bring her to heel, he insists she's his housekeeper—never expecting to fall for the charming beauty.

While Ophelia might not recall her life before Drake, she has little doubt she belongs with him. The desire she feels for her dark, brooding employer can't be denied, regardless of consequences. So when Ophelia's memory returns, she is devastated by the depth of his betrayal. Now Drake must risk everything to prove she can trust this rogue with her heart once more.
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