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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MJP failed to redeem either of them Father was a vicar. When a writer is as skilled as Mary Jo Putney, I don’t mind if she breaks some rules, because she does it damn well.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. So besides not making any sense at all, the author’s decision is totally insulting to the women who had to prostitute themselves simply in order to live. Lies, misunderstandings, jealous rages and French spies mess up their relationship, till the requisite HEA Sets herself up as a High Class Courtesan.

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I think there are no transgressions committed by humans that are unforgivable unless done in a cold blood calculated way with malicious intent. I highly recommend this book, it is a page turner. Oct 28, Ilze rated it did not like it Shelves: Gervase Brandelin is beolved Viscount St.

Raped by H at 16 and promptly marr Author: From Geoffrey, Diana’s young son who suffers from epileptic “fits” – to Madeline, the reformed courtesan who cautions Diana bwloved “a courtesan must never fall in love with her protector” – and Edith, the quiet Yorkshire woman who has been a part of Diana’s life for years. Yes, Gervase’s actions were harsh, but there were extenuating circumstances and I did not feel he was irredeemable from that point on. In cazul de fata cartile au fost puse pe ma Recunosc ca am o slabiciune pentru toate cartile scrise de Mary Jo Putney,si ca datorita acestei autoare am inceput sa citesc si carti historical-romance,dar asta nu inseamna ca toate cartile ei sunt de nota zece.


I like very much almost every book written by this author, but that was awful.

What the hell woman?? Please try again later. Jjo, reading has been like playing Hazard with books and I’ve been losing. Eearly, I did not really enjoy this particular book. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? But I have to say it was not one of the most fun books I’ve enjoyed. The plot seems a little strained and contrived at times and the end the dialogue was over sappy.

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Reconcile with the past, so to speak, forgiveness and remorse, that kind of thing. None but a writer of Mary Jo Putney’s caliber could pull this off.

So it was rather boring and long-winded to get to the revelation of the “big” mystery so late into the story. Putney is from that era which saw the rise of old-fashioned romance writers. Putney is such an amazing storyteller that builds so many intriguing layers that keep the reader so engrossed! Her stories are noted for psychological depth and unusual subject matter such as alcoholism, death and dying, and domestic abuse. Gervase, however, has an ingrained distrust of women due to a self-absorbed abusive mother.


Fortune sometimes favors the foolish and her first book sold quickly, thereby changing her life forever, in most ways for the better. She was the one who was wronged.

Loved the characters and how she was able reunite them at the end!!!! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Apr 24, Caragh rated it did not like it Shelves: But try as she might to be heartless in weaving a web of desire, passion tore away her defenses and her disguise Grumblings further range from the story ddearly unrealistic to salacious to boring.