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Totally Clean But I Wanted A Deservingclean but I wanted a deserving for our poor h I will read by this author I hope that the MCs of her other books meet nder better and believable circumstances Dance for a Diamond which I won from Goodreads Giveaways is a delightful historical romance set in England during the Napoleanic crisis of 1814 The story begins at the betrothal ball of Lady Pamela Bressingham and Viscount Moran Injured in battle and his estate mortgaged Sir Laurence Oakford returns to find his fianc announcing her engagement After confronting the flighty fortune hunter he seeks solace in a to find his fianc announcing her engagement After confronting the flighty fortune hunter he seeks solace in a and is confronted by a young virgin who s being forced to sell herself to survive Instead of taking advantage of her he buys her a ticket to Bath and gives her a diamond ringA year later Sir Laurence is surprised to find Antonia Venn operating a dancing school in Bath her need for independence outweighing her family s apprehension When Antonia enrolls his sister Isabella Burstock in dancing lessons sp. Hool in Bath despite the misgivings of her family Antonia is persuaded to take the beautiful Isabella Burstock as a pupil a decision that puts her on a collision course with the young heiress’s autocratic brotherBy the end of 1814 two forces are .
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the napoleonic warsNapoleonic wars culminating in the Battle of there is some nice historical detail that brings extra colour to the story ite by accident I read it as we approached the 200th anniversary of Waterloo which was an added bonus I thought the opening scene was perhaps a tad Oracle Web Application Programming For Pl/Sql Developers unrealistic but it was an enjoyable read and I shall continue to look for other books by this author I received my copy of Dance for a Diamond by Melinda Hammond from the author through the Goodreads First Reads programSet in Regency England against the background of the Napoleonic Wars Dance for a Diamond follows the independent minded Antonia Venn as she opens a dance school despite the misgivings of those around her Determined not to rely on the charity of her relations Venn opens her dance school in Bath constantly aware that her independent streak makes her a target for condemnation and possible scandal It seems a struggle to maintain a respectable reputation as a dance school worthy of the attendance of the young ladies of Society and Venn must navigate thenwanted advances of the likes of Sir Rigby who see her as an available mistress Lovely Regency novel from Melinda Hammond A delight from start to finish Despite the ridiculous circumstances that brought the MCs together for the first time this was a decent read The author did a good job incorporating just enough historical details. Antonia Venn describes herself as a very average sort of female “average height average colouring – a poor little dab of a girl nothing to win the heart of a man of fortune or fashion” In a bid for independence she decides to open a dancing sc. Arks fly as Sir Laurence and Antonia"culminating in the "in the of
only to find love blooming amid trials and tribulationsThis entertaining plot is set in an era of propriety decorum and manners Antonia Venn is a woman from a well respected family whose father a notorious rake and gambler left her destitute after his death and dependent on her aunt and Present Pasts uncle s generosity Left a small inheritance by her mother she has decided to defy tradition and setp a dance school which brings censure from the aristocratic families in Bath and lecherous men to her doorstep This is a story of friendship and love in a restrictive society as war looms and fortunes are won or war looms and fortunes are won or The story progresses Les Altaens : Peuple turc des montagnes de Sibrie uickly and smoothly to a predictable but charming endingThe core characters are realistic for that period but not complex Antonia Venn is a headstrongietly determined young woman from an impeccable lineage who struggles for independence to pursue a trade Sir Laurence Oakland a wealthy aristocrat and former soldier is domineering blunt proud and haughty When confronted by Antonia s frankness and courage he s smitten and fears losing his heart forever to the obstinate young woman whose station in life is far belowClash Only To Find Love Blooming Amid
His Own Among The Minorown Among the minor are Beatrice Chittering Antonia s chatty kind hearted and loyal partner Master Charles her charming and witty cousin Bella Burstock Sir Laurence s a spirited and overindulged minx of a sister as well as Sir Rigby Claremont an incorrigible flirt and devious lecher The personalities of the characters add to the appeal of this romanceDance for a Diamond is fascinating light reading which holds the reader s attention from beginning to the end. Weeping through Europe a new dance the waltz and Napoleon Bonaparte Melinda Hammond's characters are influenced by both – one brings love and romance the other threatens to destroy their happiness and keep them apart foreverA sweet Regency Romance.