Dearly Beloved (Signet Regency Romance) [Mary Jo Putney] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. On a course toward revenge, Diana. If you’re Mary Jo Putney and you’re writing “Dearly Beloved,” there’s no such thing as too many. I have lost my patience with this book. It’s like. Dearly Beloved By Mary Jo Putney – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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Dearly Beloved

The plot seems a little strained and contrived at times and the end the dialogue was over sappy. I have never seen the reason for re-telling the story in a review I just want everyone to read the story for themselves and get the same enjoyment out of it as I did.

Nice sec I’m not sure why this is rated less well than many of Putney’s other works. I enjoyed the book, and wanted to know how it would all end up.

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The villain was so over-the-top, I expected him to leap from the pages of a penny dreadful at any minute, especially during a scene near the end. Nu intru in detaliile ddearly povesti,dar trebiue sa justific un punctaji de 3.


But his level of doubt and suspicion over everything seems extreme and left me feeling very uo out. Showing of 63 reviews. And I hope she finds a way to give these experiences the respect they deserve. From that point on, I just could not relate to her or understand her.

Gervase is inexplicably drawn to her and enters into an arrangement with her. Diana was outraged for the girl. Had he been sober, he would have been in another room and there would have been no story.

ddearly Reconcile with the past, so to speak, forgiveness and remorse, that kind of thing. I felt physical pain at times while reading. Of course Diana was Mary, Gervase’s victim, the young girl raped on her wedding night.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. I wasn’t about to stop reading: I was glued to the book from start to finish! I don’t like the characters. That perhaps there could be a reason for the act and we the reader could somehow justify and downgrade it to a less offensive transgression. Finally although still angry, her forgiveness of her rape also made sense because again during that era consent of a wife was not required for the act legally, I mean c’mon if the guiding societal roles especially laws are so lacking, how can we expect people to behave differently?


I don’t like how their relationship developed. From there she continues to make decisions that I just cannot wrap my brain around. And Diana is considering her future. In cazul de fata cartile au fost puse pe masa inca de la inceputul jocului,si autoarea me-a lipsit de spectaculozitatea cu care ne-a boijnuit. Putney has published twenty-nine books and counting.

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View all 3 comments. However, as he and Diana get more and more involved, he finds his lack of restraint with her terrifying, unable to believe that anyone edarly ever love him the way she seems to love him. Oct 25, Serban Georgiana rated it liked it Shelves: The secondary characters were very likable.

She seemed like the least likely candidate for this sort of decision. In an inn on the Isle of Mull, belovee finds himself drunk and trapped into a shotgun wedding to a young girl. Based on the quality of her writing, I will definitely try another.