In 1979 she earned a degree from the while being a stay-at-home mother to their two sons. His obsession with the fair Bonny Barbara Allan was ruining the duke of Radcliff's heretofore orderly life. Cheryl Bolen has written an excellent historical romance, set in the Regency time-frame. Summary Was Beauty To Be Her Burden? Now, she must grow from country miss into a duchess overnight. She was born in and is the daughter of Al and Betty née Appleton Williams, who were divorced in 1959.
In the meantime Bonny has made a promise, and she will keep it. Although a confirmed bachelor, Richard decides he will have Barbara as his wife. The unexpected and overwhelming proposal of marriage by Richard Moncrief, the Duke of Radcliff, was a dream come true to dowry less Bonny Barbara Allan and her worst nightmare. I was completely frustrated with the characters. It's all the lack of trust and jumping to conclusions that turned this lovely couple cold and distant and ultimately, the fall out.
Bonny Barbara and Richard were both a bit idiotic. His obsession with the fair Bonny Barbara Allan was ruining the duke of Radcliff's heretofore orderly life. Richard Montcrief, the Duke of Radcliffe, and it's obvious to all that they adore each other. She and her husband--a college professor--live in a suburb of Houston and are the parents of two sons who claim to be grown. Richard the Duke of Radcliff.
Bookseller: , Ohio, United States U. The night of the first dinner party Bonny threw at their home, Lady Heffington came, apparently invited by the Duke himself that set the tons tongue wagging. She is known for writing more than 30 historical romance and romantic suspense novels. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. And her clandestine visits to help her cousin weren't easing matters at all. But how could he trust his new bride --- and vow his undying love --- when she was secretly meeting another man? And her clandestine visits to help her cousin weren't easing matters at all. .
He realized she left him, resolved to get to the bottom of it all, Richard confronted Lord Duns Ford, found out there was really nothing between his wife Bonny and Lord Duns Ford. Cheryl Bolen has the wonderful ability of telling a tale that grabs one's attention so solidly that one just has to read the book to the very end in just about one sitting. It is the characters and not the action that propels the story and Regency fans will find the conflict traditional but enjoyable. I did, however, enjoy the subplot with Emily and Dunsford. This hero was negligent to the point of cruelty. She has written many books; this is the first published.
The words flow off the pages and into one's heart allowing the reader to feel the emotions as they are written. Though a great beauty and of noble lineage, Bonny has no money; with a terminally ill mother, her thoughts are also not on marriage. Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Toronto, Canada: Harlequin Books, 1998 Book. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and English from the University of Texas and a master's degree from the University of Houston. For her first novel, she was named Notable New Author by the Ohio Valley Romance Writers of America. Bonny Barbara and Richard were both a bit idiotic.
About: When she was news editor of an award-winning Texas newspaper, Cheryl Bolen published her first novel, A Duke Deceived, with Harlequin Historical in 1998. For her reticent husband spoke endlessly of her beauty, yet never of his love. Her books have been finalists for other awards, including the Daphne du Maurier, and have been translated into eight languages. Bonny Barbara Allen comes to London on a sad mission. For her reticent husband spoke endlessly of her beauty, yet never of his love. But how could he trust his new bride and vow his undying love when she was secretly meeting another man? If you're a Georgette Heyer fan, if you enjoy the Regency period, if you like a genuinely sensuous love story, pick up this first novel by Cheryl Bolen.
Overall a nice clean tight copy. The unexpected and overwhelming proposal of marriage by Richard Moncrief, the Duke of Radcliff, was a dream come true to dowry less Bonny Barbara Allan and her worst nightmare. One day, he came home to find Bonny is gone. Bonny Barbara Allen is a beautiful young lady, penniless daughter of a vicar taking her season with her cousin who has just returned from overseas. Until the time they moved back to London, neither one verbalized their deep feelings and love to one another In helping her cousin Emily to cover up having a baby out of wedlock and still keep seeing the baby, Bonny used her little inheritance money from her mother to put up Emily's baby in nearby private care so they can visit her almost everyday.
The instant that Richard Montcrief, Duke of Radcliffe, sees Bonny Barbara Allen, he is smitten. She also belongs to Novelist Inc. I will admit to needing many a tissue to mop up my tears and then in the next sentence, laughing till my sides felt as if they were splitting. But how could he trust his new bride and vow his undying love when she was secretly meeting another man? Was Beauty To Be Her Burden? After careers in journalism and in teaching English, Bolen is happy to be writing full time now. She has also written for , Love Inspired Historical, and Montlake Romance, which is a publishing imprint of.