Courting Julia By Mary Balogh – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. When Julia’s rich stepfather died, his legacy drew suitors to Julia like bees to honey. Yet for all the practical men who offered their hands, none could make her . When Julia Maynard’s step-grandfather died, he leaves her his beautiful estate home on the condition that one of his five nephews marries her within a month.

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I am very sorry to see it promulgated in one o This is the first Mary Balogh that I did not like at all. I enjoyed the writing style as usual and have spent an enjoyable day immersed in Julia’s world with her remarkable dilemma of having to choose a mate from amongst five “cousins” with whom she has grown up.

His behavior is abusive, not charming. I thought the 2 main characters were planned to be true opposites, Julia is too wild and Mmary too conservative and that was a bit too much imho.

Authors need to think about how their cokrting will react to such things, especially when it is vindicated in the text. I don’t recommend it. I’m reading some of Balogh’s earlier work, and sometimes, I’m impressed and I enjoy the story; other times, no. It is an ideal, rarely achieved in reality because we are all selfish and imperfect beings.

The male love interest even says in no uncertain terms that it would have been the female protagonist’s fault if she had been raped because of the way she was acting. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. The last quarter of the novel was filled with grand drama when Frederick kidnapped Julia to take her to Gretna Green and force her to marry him.


Hero in the Highlands. She’s reluctant to marry any of them because she’s not attracted to mmary except for Daniel but she’s also scared of ending up with her hateful relatives who live in the north of England. The Viscount Needs a Wife. I also quite enjoyed reading about the secondary couple; they were quite sweet. While this isn’t admirable behavior, Balogh makes it realistic and believable.

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There are strong secondary characters and a very believable pair of principle ones. Please follow the detailed Help center instructions to transfer the files to supported eReaders. Confessions of a Dangerous Lord. It’s only in the latter half of the story that Daniel begins to loosen up a little and it all happens due balogj Julia.

Later explanations for his beliefs, while fair, did not justify his treatment of Julia in the firs Overall, I enjoyed this book. But he fully intends to do everything in his power to undo years of neglect and give the people who depend on him a better life The Pleasures of Passion.

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Julia lives with her step grandpa after her parents die; she’s happy, a little spoiled, outgoing and independent. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! To ask other nulia questions about Courting Juliaplease sign up. After graduating from university, moved to Saskatchewan, Canada, to teach high school English, on a two-year teaching contract in Aug 28, Danielle rated it it was amazing.


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If the Duke Demands. Although this mild, regency romance is not the typical type of book Cuorting read, it was enjoyable. Weddings of the Century.

Julia is both surprised and devastated with this clause that leaves her unable to privately grieve for her grandfather and the object of her cousins interest because she is now a great heiress.

My One True Highlander. Soon their mutual passion begins to break through the careful bonds each has imposed upon it just as Piers is being trapped into offering marriage to someone else.

There are 5 nephews to choose from and the H is eldest; he’s also the one who has inherited the old Earl’s title and entailed properties. It is wanting to give affection and approval and comfort and everything that is oneself,demanding nothing in return.

Courting Julia by Mary Balogh – FictionDB

You can read this item using couting of the following Kobo apps and devices: But the hero is a constant red flag. I’m very pleased that I have read Rating: The term hoity toity could’ve been coined to epitomize this H.

At first I thought this might turn out to be one of the few Mary Balogh books I didn’t enjoy, and I set it aside for a while after the first couple of chapters.