(Summary) Nothing To Commend Her AUTHOR Jo Barrett

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Jo Barrett ¸ 0 Free read Nothing To Commend Her characters ê PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Cept to Agatha Trumwell she sees so much than his scars But with a pitiful dowry unfavorable looks and a tendency to speak her mind she has nothing to. I was so looking forward to this book I love beauty and the beast married couples bluestockings I was thrilled Those aspects of the book were very good She is a scientist Very cool Here was I disliked Even through the heroine was forthright there were dumb misunderstandings of intention The mystery was very very easy to solve This is not a big deal because I didn t buy the book for the mystery anyway but it was so easy and took up too much space that could have been used for time between the couple The secondary romance while good was rushed I would have liked a fuller bloom here And most of all the hero was twit about his burns This doesn t mean I don t think your self esteemed would be fragile I do but even after hot kisses anywayWhat I hated which is why I am bothering to write this review is that the villain was a scorned crazed best female friend of the hero s dead wife She was a lesbian full of unreuited love rage and crazy I really hate the deranged homosexual villain Enough Its a vile stereotype It ruined the book for me It might not for you

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Jo Barrett ¸ 0 Free read Nothing To Commend Her characters ê PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Commend her or so she believes Can these two lonely souls find love amid the gossiping beau monde while someone plots to tear their fragile world apa. This is a regular re read Plain spinster bluestocking marries scarred hero after they re thrust together at a party trying to avoid Regency era Mean Girls Lots of self doubt on both their parts great insecurity and angst A nice little mystery moves the plot along Right up my alley except one big spoiler from the end view spoilerI am really tired of the psycho lesbian trope hide spoiler

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Jo Barrett ¸ 0 Free read Nothing To Commend Her characters ê PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook The Earl of Pensby lost his wife in a fire one that left him scarred in ways than one He’s surly brooding and according to half the ton a monster Ex. In general I found this book disappointing and pretty darn awful Honestly lately I ve been reading romances because I m at a pretty stressful period in my life and they are just brain candy for me which helps with anxiety But maybe I need to stop reading these because well See for yourselfThis book thankfully didn t feature any less than consensual moments between the two main protagonists or any others for that matterI think the world has come to a pretty sad state of affairs when I am reduced to WANTING to like an otherwise awful book just because it doesn t feature sexual assault or other sexist memes Here is a commentpost where I detail how I have come to feel this wayCongratulations world But back to the current novelGood pointsCharacters In general I liked the IDEA of some of the characters but I didn t like the way the characters were portrayed in the book For example I liked the idea of two people who are rejected by most of society yet find happiness with each other eg the two main characters had a somewhat interesting setup the man has suffered after being disfigured when he tried to save the life of his first wife during a fire in their home while the woman has been rejected because she is not beautiful or rich and a spinster I guess More belowWorld building I don t have very much to say here either This was pretty summarily donePlot Yeah I don t have anything positive to say here either SorryBad pointsconstructive criticism Characters Honestly this one place where I had to call bullsht I mean the two main characters have been married a VERY short amount of time and they had only spoken briefly on one occasion before that and then they both realize that they are IN LURRVE Why I never knew what do they have in common What do they like to do together I never got a sense of that Magnus ie main male character spends his time bemoaning his fate and lusting after the main female character ie Agatha Otherwise a lot of his time in the book is spent working alone ie taking care of the estate as he apparently does without a steward and later on entertaining guests when they show up The only time the two main characters are shown to have much of anything in common aside from their initial sympathy for each other ie since they are both in a sense outcasts is on one occasion where Agatha accompanies her new husband and he talks to her about the estate as he would to a man Which she really appreciates because he didn t dumb things down for her because she is a woman Aside from this single occasion we are never SHOWN what these two characters have in common yet they decide they are in love with each otherUmm Okay I guessAlso there is the even less believable romance of their two friends ie a lord who is Magnus s close friend and an American woman who corresponded with Agatha and just shows up at their home The male friend sees her and is immediately attracted to her All we see are these two characters arguing with each other and we see that they are attracted to each other They stay for a week or two I think together with the two main characters at their home then promptly decide they are in love and decide to get married This was just ridiculous because there was no buildup whatsoever I mean do these two characters like the same books Do they like to discuss politics Do they enjoy the outdoors How do they feel about the world they live in andor their place in it Nothing is saidshown about thisUm nope I don t buy it World building Honestly this is a problem with many of romance novels Why not give us an actual sense of what life was like in this time period Very very few details regarding life in 19th century England are provided such that this could almost have been set today What did they eat What did they wear What was or were the sources of income for Magnus s apparently we just have to believe this since no information is provided rich estate Is it farming How many tenants does he have Nothing is explainedPlot Oh Lord this was dumb For most of the book we follow events as someone tries to off Agathamain female character Why Apparently because the killer a woman had been in love with Magnus s first wife and blamed him for her death Or something Anyways she ie the stalkerwould be killer gets killed and that s it This didn t make much sense because we were never really SHOWN why this woman would have been so convinced that the woman she loved was in love with her While I am uite aware a stalker doesn t reuire much in the way of encouragement to feed their delusions it behooves the writer or so it would seem to me to show us the details of the character s psychology that led to this conclusion In other words a little detail and building of the plot beyond she s cray cray would have been niceAlso yeah I call HOMOPHOBIA Because nothing says being lgbt friendly like having the only gay character be a character who exists only to further the plot of the hetero characters And who promptly gets killed once that purpose is fulfilled And of course this character is a crazed killer UghI think this plotline also falls into the bury your gays trope as well So fck this book honestlyFinally isn t this kind of plotline which has been done to death in romance novels ie a crazy character who tries to off one or both main characters for no better reason than to provide DRAMA really hurtful to people with mental illness I really think we need to think of the ways we portray individuals who suffer from mental illness mental illness serial killer honestly Could we at least do us all a solid and agree to make that distinction clearer in literature Thank yourantAll in all don t bother with this one

  • Paperback
  • 248
  • Nothing To Commend Her
  • Jo Barrett
  • English
  • 12 March 2017
  • 9781601547910