[The Proposition] E–pub Ë Judith Ivory

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  • The Proposition
  • Judith Ivory
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  • 21 January 2020
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Judith Ivory ✓ 9 Free read Read & download ☆ The Proposition ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub No man gentleman or otherwise has ever looked at Lady Edwina Bollash the way the brash handsome man standing before her is doing now Edwina has accepted the challenge to transform incorrigible Mick Tre into a gentleman in just six weeks And although the li Oh I looved this book so much A very original premise and a refreshing break from the traditional spinsterrake Lots of love and romance too and one of the best heroes ever At first I was like this guy Mick is a dirty rat catcher I hate rats and mice than anything I can handle spiders and snakes but freak out over rodents and this is never going to work for me why am I reading this book And Winnie is another tall almost 30 spinster who is also a linguist and teaches people how to present better in society She was originally very wealthy but after her father died her second cousin once removed Xavier inherited her father s title as Duke and all his wealthlands She s not living in fashionable society or associated with former friends because of embarrassment over her changed lifestyle since Xavier took everything But she enjoys her teaching and is good at what she doesIMO Mick had the bigger role in this story and I felt like I really got to know and understand him He was the most likeable hero with no hangups or issues so refreshing not tortured holding onto grudges or behaving ruthlessly or aggressively toward heroine or others He was just a happy person working hard with his job in order to send money home to his siblings in Cornwall story takes place in London and has a great outlook on life Here s a peek into his thinking Sometimes Mick dreamed of a fancy life Money and legs He would have been embarrassed to tell anyone how common minded his ambitions were He always felt guilty doing it Disloyal or something He was a workingman A good solid man of the working class He didn t think fancy fellows were happier than him Didn t think they were nicer to their families or that God gave them an easier time of it They still get sick or lame or died just like everyone else Winnie on the other hand has been through some tough times and is trying to get by the best she can Her parents didn t think well of her and she doesn t think much of herself as a result Mick compliments her to which she replies Mr Tre I am a gangly plain woman with speckled skin who wears glasses on a nose that looks like an eagles I m taller than any man I knowExcept you But little does she know Mick really likes her and has the hots for her legs yes her legs he s a major leg man and she has really looong legs So how did this unlikely couple wind up together It starts out as part of a wager can she change Mick into a viscount in six weeks He speaks with a very heavy accent and she has to work with him hours and hours every day to improve his pronunciation In this time of course there s a growing attraction between them And there are several hysterically funny scenes Mick s first bath their first kiss their first fight singing in the garden I did drills today la la that was too hard and my tongue wouldn t do rightI hope tomorrow is easier and I get something right I was laughing so hard I was scared I d wake everyone up in my house And their first deal where Mick set the terms for his mustache to be shaved was one of the best scenes in the book This author writes in such a way that it s not sexually graphic but very hot can t explain it but it s true I think my favorite part was when Mick bought Winnie a birthday present this was so beautifully described and showed how much Mick loved her which he had shown in many other ways but his gift was perfect After he gives it to her he says It s really beautiful I ve outdone myself I ll never pick anything beautiful than thisExcept you Mick found Winnie beautiful and did everything to try to assure her of his love for her even though they both thought the relationship was doomed due to their class differences I loved the way they resolved their problems and how open their communication was Honestly this may be the best matched couple I ve ever had the pleasure to read about While they both had their faults for the most part they dealt with things very maturely Even though the ending was not exactly what I would have wanted view spoiler I would have been just as happy if they went to the country and Mick got employment there and they lived happily ever after not as nobility hide spoiler

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Judith Ivory ✓ 9 Free read Read & download ☆ The Proposition ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Oned up the perfect English lady but there is unleashed passion existing just below her placid facade not to mention a great pair of legs And as she prepares him to take his place in society Mick prepares Edwina to take her place in his heartand in his bed Well this story is simply fantastic It uickly skyrocketed to the top ten of my all time favorite romance novelsThis is reverse My Fair Lady story or Pygmalian of Greek mythology and the play by George Bernard Shaw It also has the feeling of that movie with Eddie Murphy and Dan Akroyd Trading Places because it s all based on a bet by two rich men Can a nobody be a somebody just by changing his speech patterns and clothing These two rich gentlemen make a bet to discover if it s possible with Mick as the mark and Winnie as his teacherMick is a ratcatcher from Cornwall And Winnie is a spinster with a fascination for regional speech patterns She is a speech specialist and makes her living training the country out of young girls hoping to come out in society She also trains them in the niceties and customs of the bon ton So Winnie is the perfect person to train ratcatcher Mick out of his rough waysOf course romance ensues I felt romantic tinglies all through the reading of this novel Just one thing after another tickled me through and through Judith Ivory has a way about writing that is lyrical Sometimes her writing style leaves me detached from the story and the characters Not this time This is a type of style that I like to call in my own head close writing It s close because the reader is privy to close observation of the characters Little facial expressions are noticed Nuances of observation that bring us into the interaction between hh that leave me breathless It s wonderful Laura Kinsale Sherry Thomas Meredith Duran Joanna Bourne sometimes Julia uinn and Eloisa Jamesall write in this way It s my personal thrill It s what I m looking for EVERY TIME I pick up another historical romance or just a romance novel in generalTHE ENDING The story ended well and was satisfyingbut I must say I m disappointed I was afraid the story would end in some way similar to how it ended and I just really didn t want it to I wanted something else Oh well I still love this book

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Judith Ivory ✓ 9 Free read Read & download ☆ The Proposition ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Nguist is sure she can rise to the task she isn't at all certain she won't swoon under his frankly sensuous gaze before her job is doneMick has lived outside of London society long enough to know that appearances can be deceiving Edwina might look all butt This is a book I could just re read over and over I ve now read it three times and I think I enjoy it each time It s hard to imagine that a rat catcher could be one of the greatest fictional heroes in romance land but that is what Judith Ivory has created with the lovable and cantankerous Mick This is a wonderful variation on the My Fair Lady theme but with a twist In this version it is the hero not the heroine in need of a make over to present them self to proper society Edwina Winnie is not the typical romance heroine either She is a blue stocking well on the shelf and while most men consider her plain on the eyes to Mick she is beautiful in ways he can t explain He is obsessed with her long legs which is just a delicious part of the story The chemistry between Mick and Winnie is so thick you could cut it with a knife Their budding relationship is tending volatile and passionateWhen twin brothers wager if Mick could be reformed Mick reluctantly agrees to allow Winnie to tutor him in order to win a large sum of money In time we learn the twins are not what they appear to be but a bet is a bet I highly recommend it to anyone who loves a well crafted romance novel This one is a classic full of whit humor heat heart and passion The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed present them self to L'Armée du Salut proper society Edwina Winnie is not the typical romance heroine either She is a blue stocking well on the shelf and while most men consider her Desolation Angels The Big Empty #3 plain on the eyes to Mick she is beautiful in ways he can t explain He is obsessed with her long legs which is just a delicious Under Fire In The Middle East part of the story The chemistry between Mick and Winnie is so thick you could cut it with a knife Their budding relationship is tending volatile and LMNO Pea uel passionateWhen twin brothers wager if Mick could be reformed Mick reluctantly agrees to allow Winnie to tutor him in order to win a large sum of money In time we learn the twins are not what they appear to be but a bet is a bet I highly recommend it to anyone who loves a well crafted romance novel This one is a classic full of whit humor heat heart and Saint Charbel passion