The Kouvaris Marriage PDF ¸ The Kouvaris eBook

The Kouvaris Marriage PDF ¸ The Kouvaris eBook


10 thoughts on “The Kouvaris Marriage

  1. StMargarets StMargarets says:

    The HP Second Chance GameDirections Unscramble to enjoy yet another HP story1 OW is like a sister to the hero2.Heroine is a garden designer3.Evil Aunt tells heroine the hero only married her to have children4 Hero threatens to withhold financial help for heroine s parents if she doesn t return5 Hero drops everything when OW calls6 Heroine faints on hero s Greek island7 Hero asks heroine s friend all about her including how many siblings she had8 Evil aunt doesn t tell the hero that the The HP Second Chance GameDirections Unscramble to enjoy yet another HP story1 OW is like a sister to the hero2.Heroine is a garden designer3.Evil Aunt tells heroine the hero only married her to have children4 Hero threatens to withhold financial help for heroine s parents if she doesn t return5 Hero drops everything when OW calls6 Heroine faints on hero s Greek island7 Hero asks heroine s friend all about her including how many siblings she had8 Evil aunt doesn t tell the hero that the heroine is in the hospital.9 Heroine only takes her passport and handbag, leaving her jewels and designer clothes10 OW is a suicidal drug addict and has sworn the hero to secrecy11 Hero thinks the heroine married him for his money12 Heroine s best friend who is married to her own hot Greek embarks on a six month cruise and can t help the heroine 13 Hero doesn t visit her in the hospital for two days14 Hero is a smoking hot proud Greek billionaire15 Evil aunt gets kicked to the curb16 H h marry in England after knowing each other a short time.17 Hero is thrilled heroine is pregnant18 Heroine can t speak Greek19 Hero was raised by his cold aunt and doesn t know how to say I love you.20 It s a boy 21 The OW can t have children22 Heroine doesn t realize she s pregnant23 Hero fell in love at first sight24 Heroine is found by the maid and an ambulance is called.25 HEAI will have forgotten this one by tomorrow, but I enjoyed it while I was reading it And I don t need to put in an answer key, do I Anyone with a romance brain can put this puzzle together


  2. Geri Reads Geri Reads says:

    I thought I d start the New Year off with some good old Harlequin Presents It s high drama with an evil OW, a hot but dumb as brick husband, and a naive and insecure heroine I enjoyed it for what it is a quick, angsty, and train wrecky read That said, I wish there wasgrovel, which seems to be like this elusive unicorn in HP land The hero did something really, really dumb and it took only one conversation and declaration of love and the heroine was again putty in his hands But like I I thought I d start the New Year off with some good old Harlequin Presents It s high drama with an evil OW, a hot but dumb as brick husband, and a naive and insecure heroine I enjoyed it for what it is a quick, angsty, and train wrecky read That said, I wish there wasgrovel, which seems to be like this elusive unicorn in HP land The hero did something really, really dumb and it took only one conversation and declaration of love and the heroine was again putty in his hands But like I said, I still enjoyed this read No way I m going to be re reading it but that s okay


  3. Jenny Jenny says:

    Heroine was an idiot who believed everyone but her poor husband She was so mean and bitchy I wanted to slap her silly I think I ll stay away from this author.


  4. Vanessa Vanessa says:

    Dimitri apparently fell for Maddie from their first meeting However, Dimitri is trying to settle a lot of things in order to spendtime w Maddie and he seems to have a problem w saying the ILY well except to the OW He never seemed to know about the serpents in his little eden either When Maddie has finally had enough of Dimitri catering to the OW and her na vety in believing the OW which makes no sense when you think about it she does a runner Dimitri manages to track her down b Dimitri apparently fell for Maddie from their first meeting However, Dimitri is trying to settle a lot of things in order to spendtime w Maddie and he seems to have a problem w saying the ILY well except to the OW He never seemed to know about the serpents in his little eden either When Maddie has finally had enough of Dimitri catering to the OW and her na vety in believing the OW which makes no sense when you think about it she does a runner Dimitri manages to track her down before she arrives at her destination, get some important info, and then use it to blackmail her in to returning w him Dimitri claims that he is honorable yet he blackmailed his estranged wife, he puts this OW and her problems before his wife, and he reveals very hurtful info to Maddie just to get what he wants The icing on this cake is that Dimitri latches on to the idea that Maddie is just a gold digger and yet claims in his thoughts that he was reluctant to grab that thought IMHO it didn t seem like he was too reluctant Dimitri seemed to want to bury his head in the sand as to Maddie s reasons for leaving possibly because he is thinking gold digger and refused to hear her true reasons for leaving.Dimitri just runs to and fro at this OW s beck and call while claiming he doesn t go for ultimatums Also if Dimitri claims that Maddie is so transparent then why didn t he see the pain she was in towards the critical scene He wanted to really work at this r s and he offered some great promises to Maddie New life will be good and she will want for nothing he thought she was a gold digger anyway and he gives in on this too , whatever she desires she will have unless OW calls first , and he seems to want to cosset her and take care of her but how quickly this is forgotten in favor of OW.OW phones and Dimitri is there when Maddie acts odd and he thinks NOTHING of her behavior He isin tune w OW and her needs The OW has pulled this same stunt before Maddie wants him to stay, she needs him He won t disappoint OW he made a promise and he doesn t break them except to his wife Dimitri doesn t call for two days what was he doing that he couldn t contact his wife whom he claims to love and he is only there now because of his aunt deeming it necessary to call him Problem being that Maddie had a scare during pregnancy once before and before he ran off to the OW Maddie had collapsed against the wall and was breathing oddly, but he seemedconcerned w the OW who cried wolf again Did I mention that he didn t bother to call home once when he left to help OW and where was he Dimitri even used the excuse of never getting the hang of saying ILY yet he claimed it to the OW.I think this story left me w some unanswered questions in regards to time frame and this whole OW stuff It also appeared that this honorable guy was not adverse to breaking promises It just depended upon whose promise he was breaking, and when and whom he was protecting in the breaking of them


  5. Leona Leona says:

    As far as HP s go, this one didn t work for me It was filled with all the familiar HP tropes, but they were poorly executed She really needed therapy and he needed to care about his wife beyond just their bedroom.


  6. Vintage Vintage says:

    I had forgotten I read Not a good sign.Maddie, our gardening, voluptuous, freckled tiny h is SO stupid I doubt she could tie her own shoes.Her reluctance to cause tension between Dimitri and his uber evil aunt and the evenuber evil OW, Irini, borders on criminally stupid I mean, there is not causing waves, and then there s having a modicum of common sense The failure to communicate ties with the all women are gold digging plotters especially when they seem innocent as worst trope ever I had forgotten I read Not a good sign.Maddie, our gardening, voluptuous, freckled tiny h is SO stupid I doubt she could tie her own shoes.Her reluctance to cause tension between Dimitri and his uber evil aunt and the evenuber evil OW, Irini, borders on criminally stupid I mean, there is not causing waves, and then there s having a modicum of common sense The failure to communicate ties with the all women are gold digging plotters especially when they seem innocent as worst trope ever At least for me.The story gets bumped to a marginal two star as there is some other nice angsty stuff and although the hero is an ass hat, he really loves the heroine Onthan one occasion, he asks her what is wrong which makes her silence EVEN MORE STUPID Yes, a Greek alpha Harlequin H that wants to talk Stop the presses The connection between the H and the tiny, stupid h had a Lynne Graham quality about it if that makes sense


  7. RLA RLA says:

    The story begins with the heroine Maddie and the hero Dimitri meeting and then Dimitri following her to England to propose, after what seems like love at first sight The story picks up three months later with Dimitri being left a note by Maddie saying that their marriage was over Dimitri tracks her down and forces her back to their marriage with blackmail as her family is in financial trouble We discover that Maddie had discovered that Dimitri doesn t love her, instead he is still in love wit The story begins with the heroine Maddie and the hero Dimitri meeting and then Dimitri following her to England to propose, after what seems like love at first sight The story picks up three months later with Dimitri being left a note by Maddie saying that their marriage was over Dimitri tracks her down and forces her back to their marriage with blackmail as her family is in financial trouble We discover that Maddie had discovered that Dimitri doesn t love her, instead he is still in love with a close friend The close friend told Maddie that as she is unable to have children Dimitri married Maddie in order to get her pregnant then divorce her, taking the child away from her, and will be able to marry her Maddie s confidence is also at rock bottom after awful treatment from Dimitri s aunt, who disapproves of Maddie When they find out she is expecting a baby, Dimitri tries to make amends and Maddie tries to believe that she can make Dimitri fall in love with her and vows that no one will take her baby from her First things first, this was a good read and it was the classic tale of each character misunderstanding each other, which could have been cleared up if only they talked to one another, but of course that doesn t happen cause they are stubborn I wasn t too keen on the characters At first I thought that Maddie was quite strong as she actually got up the nerve to leave Dimitri, but after that tiny spurt of tenacity she seemed to wilt I do understand that she had confidence issues after being beaten down by his aunts criticism but she seemed to accept all this awful treatment like she was littlethan a doormat In the beginning of the book she had a career that she was excited about and loved, yet after she married it was never mentioned again She forgave all this awful treatment from the Aunt and close friend in the click of finger, which seemed completely spineless Dimitri was also rather frustrating, he wondered why Maddie was withdrawn around his Aunt when she made no attempt to hide her barbs, he also spoke to Maddie, at times, like a pile of trash Although his confusion over why Maddie had asked for a divorce was written very well, he thought she was a gold digger but deep down he knew this wasn t the case Like I said, I did enjoy the book, and the misunderstandings, although frustrating, kept me reading I just wish that the heroine had beenstrong as a woman Originally posted at


  8. Jac K Jac K says:

    I read this earlier this week, and had already forgotten about it I know I enjoyed it while I read it, because I stayed up late to finish, but had to check my notes to even write this review Dimitri Kouvaris is a super hot shipping magnate Maddie is a 22 yr old garden designer who believes everything anyone tells her except her hubs We have two evil manipulating OW s his bitch of an Aunt, and evil family friend Irini We ve seen most of this before, and there s enough reviews with plot de I read this earlier this week, and had already forgotten about it I know I enjoyed it while I read it, because I stayed up late to finish, but had to check my notes to even write this review Dimitri Kouvaris is a super hot shipping magnate Maddie is a 22 yr old garden designer who believes everything anyone tells her except her hubs We have two evil manipulating OW s his bitch of an Aunt, and evil family friend Irini We ve seen most of this before, and there s enough reviews with plot details out there if you re interested.Bottom Line There s enough evil OW meddling with a clueless H to keep you entertained for a few hours, but it s not really memorable


  9. Kay Kay says:

    4 Stars It was one blazingly hot sweaty day when Dimitri Kouvaris came upon Maddie Ryan in his neighbour s garden, and immediately he was smitten with her tatty old shorts, dirty face and freckles He followed her home to England and informed her that in three weeks she was returning home with him to Greece as his wife With an attraction that was explosive, Maddie couldn t fight her feelings and quickly gave in to his decree And now three months later, Dimitri is totally stunned to come hom 4 Stars It was one blazingly hot sweaty day when Dimitri Kouvaris came upon Maddie Ryan in his neighbour s garden, and immediately he was smitten with her tatty old shorts, dirty face and freckles He followed her home to England and informed her that in three weeks she was returning home with him to Greece as his wife With an attraction that was explosive, Maddie couldn t fight her feelings and quickly gave in to his decree And now three months later, Dimitri is totally stunned to come home and find a note from his wife that she s left him and wants a divorce What Dimitri doesn t know is that his live in Aunt has been subtly undermining Maddie s confidence, claiming she was so far beneath the Kouvaris family And that Irini the woman his Aunt had wanted Dimitri to marry, has been telling evil stories on how Dimitri had only married her for her ability to give children, as Irini can t conceive and once a child is born, Dimitri won t hesitate to divorce her, taking the child from her and then marrying the woman he really loves, Irini Dimitri thinks she s a gold digger and that now after the obligatory few months of marriage she s looking for a juicy financial settlement So he uses a crisis with her parents to blackmail her into returning to the marriage, this only reinforces in Maddie s mind what Irini has told her.There are quite a few plot similarities to the story I previously reviewed Again, we have a heroine who leaves her husband before he has the chance to boot her out One very nice difference is that we are given Dimitri s POV and we can see that for him it was love at first sight He s in total ignorance of the evil stories Irini and his Aunt have been telling Maddie This is a classic story where both hero and heroine could easily have cleared up their problems had they only communicated I felt for Maddie, as she put it, she was in a catch 22 situation Dimitri was well portrayed in his real confusion over why his wife wants a divorce There were a few moments where I was truly ready to thworp him over the head and one cringe worthy moment near the end of the book that I wished hadn t been included This is a fast paced emotional read and I enjoyed it very much


  10. RomLibrary RomLibrary says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here They meet in Greece and she is a gardener Love at first sight He follows her to England and proposes she is told by evil aunt that he doesn t love her, instead he is still in love with a close friend That close friend tells her that as she is unable to have children he married in order to get her pregnant then divorce her, taking the child away from her, and will be able to marry her She leaves him but he follows her and blackmails her with her parents financial problems to return Wanted t They meet in Greece and she is a gardener Love at first sight He follows her to England and proposes she is told by evil aunt that he doesn t love her, instead he is still in love with a close friend That close friend tells her that as she is unable to have children he married in order to get her pregnant then divorce her, taking the child away from her, and will be able to marry her She leaves him but he follows her and blackmails her with her parents financial problems to return Wanted to have his baby Madeleine never dreamed she would marry a Greek billionaire especially one as attractive as Dimitri Kouvaris But after a whirlwind courtship and three passionate months of marriage, Maddie is devastated to learn that Dimitri only married her in order to conceive a child Desperate to escape the humiliating charade of her marriage, Maddie asks for a divorce But Dimitri is determined to keep Maddie at his side and in his bed until she bears the Kouvaris heir


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The Kouvaris Marriage ➳ [Reading] ➶ The Kouvaris Marriage By Diana Hamilton ➩ – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Wanted to have his baby Madeleine never dreamed she would marry a Greek billionaire especially one as attractive as Dimitri Kouvaris But after a whirlwind courtship and three passionate months of marr Wanted to have his baby Madeleine never dreamed she would marry a Greek billionaire especially one as attractive as Dimitri Kouvaris But after a whirlwind courtship and three passionate months of marriage, Maddie is devastated to learn that Dimitri only married her in The Kouvaris eBook Ü order to conceive a childDesperate to escape the humiliating charade of her marriage, Maddie asks for a divorce But Dimitri is determined to keep Maddie at his side and in his bed until she bears the Kouvaris heir.

  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • The Kouvaris Marriage
  • Diana Hamilton
  • English
  • 19 April 2018
  • 037312614X

About the Author: Diana Hamilton

Librarian Note There isthan one author by this name in the Goodreads databaseDiana Hamilton was born in a English town Wanting to be a country child, her imagination came into play at an early age, transforming a neighbor s tree into a forest, The Kouvaris eBook Ü a hole in a stone wall into a gingerbread house, a gas puddle into a fairyland, complete with mountains, lakes and flower meadows She loathed housework but made to do her share, to lessen the boredom, she told herself stories, in a very loud voice, featuring princesses and flower gardens, discovering that telling herself stories was almost as good as reading them in a bookShe loathed school with an equal passion and got through it by pretending to be somewhere else Even so she left grammar school with respectable grades And was sent to art college when she wanted to study to be a vet This was nowhere as bad as it had seemed because it was there, at age , she first saw Peter He had returned from two years active service in Korea to resume his studies, and Diana immediately fell in love with himGaining a degree in advertising copywriting, Diana worked as a copywriter and married Peter They moved to a remote part of Wales after the birth of their second child, Paul, when their daughter, Rebecca, was three years old There, Diana enjoyed pony trekking and walking in the mountains and her third child, Andrew, was born Itchy feet brought them back to England to the beautiful county of Shropshire four years later and they have been there ever since, gradually restoring the rambling Elizabethan manor that Diana gave her heart to on sight, creating a garden out of a wilderness of nettles, brambles and old bedsteadsIn the mid s Diana took up her pen again to write stories to read to her three children at bedtime These were never offered for publication but the bug had bitten Over the next years she combined writing over novels, published by Robert Hale of London, with bringing up her children, gardening and cooking for the restaurant of a local inn a wonderful excuse to avoid the dreaded housework In Diana realized her dearest ambition the publication of her first Mills Boon romance, Song in a Strange Land She had come home And that feeling persists to this day as, around Harlequin Mills Boon romantic novels late, she was still in love with the genreSadly, Diana Hamilton passed away on May , , at her home in Shropshire, surrounded by her family She will be sorely missed by her fans and everyone at Mills Boon Harlequin.


10 thoughts on “The Kouvaris Marriage

  1. StMargarets StMargarets says:

    The HP Second Chance GameDirections Unscramble to enjoy yet another HP story1 OW is like a sister to the hero2.Heroine is a garden designer3.Evil Aunt tells heroine the hero only married her to have children4 Hero threatens to withhold financial help for heroine s parents if she doesn t return5 Hero drops everything when OW calls6 Heroine faints on hero s Greek island7 Hero asks heroine s friend all about her including how many siblings she had8 Evil aunt doesn t tell the hero that the The HP Second Chance GameDirections Unscramble to enjoy yet another HP story1 OW is like a sister to the hero2.Heroine is a garden designer3.Evil Aunt tells heroine the hero only married her to have children4 Hero threatens to withhold financial help for heroine s parents if she doesn t return5 Hero drops everything when OW calls6 Heroine faints on hero s Greek island7 Hero asks heroine s friend all about her including how many siblings she had8 Evil aunt doesn t tell the hero that the heroine is in the hospital.9 Heroine only takes her passport and handbag, leaving her jewels and designer clothes10 OW is a suicidal drug addict and has sworn the hero to secrecy11 Hero thinks the heroine married him for his money12 Heroine s best friend who is married to her own hot Greek embarks on a six month cruise and can t help the heroine 13 Hero doesn t visit her in the hospital for two days14 Hero is a smoking hot proud Greek billionaire15 Evil aunt gets kicked to the curb16 H h marry in England after knowing each other a short time.17 Hero is thrilled heroine is pregnant18 Heroine can t speak Greek19 Hero was raised by his cold aunt and doesn t know how to say I love you.20 It s a boy 21 The OW can t have children22 Heroine doesn t realize she s pregnant23 Hero fell in love at first sight24 Heroine is found by the maid and an ambulance is called.25 HEAI will have forgotten this one by tomorrow, but I enjoyed it while I was reading it And I don t need to put in an answer key, do I Anyone with a romance brain can put this puzzle together

  2. Geri Reads Geri Reads says:

    I thought I d start the New Year off with some good old Harlequin Presents It s high drama with an evil OW, a hot but dumb as brick husband, and a naive and insecure heroine I enjoyed it for what it is a quick, angsty, and train wrecky read That said, I wish there wasgrovel, which seems to be like this elusive unicorn in HP land The hero did something really, really dumb and it took only one conversation and declaration of love and the heroine was again putty in his hands But like I I thought I d start the New Year off with some good old Harlequin Presents It s high drama with an evil OW, a hot but dumb as brick husband, and a naive and insecure heroine I enjoyed it for what it is a quick, angsty, and train wrecky read That said, I wish there wasgrovel, which seems to be like this elusive unicorn in HP land The hero did something really, really dumb and it took only one conversation and declaration of love and the heroine was again putty in his hands But like I said, I still enjoyed this read No way I m going to be re reading it but that s okay

  3. Jenny Jenny says:

    Heroine was an idiot who believed everyone but her poor husband She was so mean and bitchy I wanted to slap her silly I think I ll stay away from this author.

  4. Vanessa Vanessa says:

    Dimitri apparently fell for Maddie from their first meeting However, Dimitri is trying to settle a lot of things in order to spendtime w Maddie and he seems to have a problem w saying the ILY well except to the OW He never seemed to know about the serpents in his little eden either When Maddie has finally had enough of Dimitri catering to the OW and her na vety in believing the OW which makes no sense when you think about it she does a runner Dimitri manages to track her down b Dimitri apparently fell for Maddie from their first meeting However, Dimitri is trying to settle a lot of things in order to spendtime w Maddie and he seems to have a problem w saying the ILY well except to the OW He never seemed to know about the serpents in his little eden either When Maddie has finally had enough of Dimitri catering to the OW and her na vety in believing the OW which makes no sense when you think about it she does a runner Dimitri manages to track her down before she arrives at her destination, get some important info, and then use it to blackmail her in to returning w him Dimitri claims that he is honorable yet he blackmailed his estranged wife, he puts this OW and her problems before his wife, and he reveals very hurtful info to Maddie just to get what he wants The icing on this cake is that Dimitri latches on to the idea that Maddie is just a gold digger and yet claims in his thoughts that he was reluctant to grab that thought IMHO it didn t seem like he was too reluctant Dimitri seemed to want to bury his head in the sand as to Maddie s reasons for leaving possibly because he is thinking gold digger and refused to hear her true reasons for leaving.Dimitri just runs to and fro at this OW s beck and call while claiming he doesn t go for ultimatums Also if Dimitri claims that Maddie is so transparent then why didn t he see the pain she was in towards the critical scene He wanted to really work at this r s and he offered some great promises to Maddie New life will be good and she will want for nothing he thought she was a gold digger anyway and he gives in on this too , whatever she desires she will have unless OW calls first , and he seems to want to cosset her and take care of her but how quickly this is forgotten in favor of OW.OW phones and Dimitri is there when Maddie acts odd and he thinks NOTHING of her behavior He isin tune w OW and her needs The OW has pulled this same stunt before Maddie wants him to stay, she needs him He won t disappoint OW he made a promise and he doesn t break them except to his wife Dimitri doesn t call for two days what was he doing that he couldn t contact his wife whom he claims to love and he is only there now because of his aunt deeming it necessary to call him Problem being that Maddie had a scare during pregnancy once before and before he ran off to the OW Maddie had collapsed against the wall and was breathing oddly, but he seemedconcerned w the OW who cried wolf again Did I mention that he didn t bother to call home once when he left to help OW and where was he Dimitri even used the excuse of never getting the hang of saying ILY yet he claimed it to the OW.I think this story left me w some unanswered questions in regards to time frame and this whole OW stuff It also appeared that this honorable guy was not adverse to breaking promises It just depended upon whose promise he was breaking, and when and whom he was protecting in the breaking of them

  5. Leona Leona says:

    As far as HP s go, this one didn t work for me It was filled with all the familiar HP tropes, but they were poorly executed She really needed therapy and he needed to care about his wife beyond just their bedroom.

  6. Vintage Vintage says:

    I had forgotten I read Not a good sign.Maddie, our gardening, voluptuous, freckled tiny h is SO stupid I doubt she could tie her own shoes.Her reluctance to cause tension between Dimitri and his uber evil aunt and the evenuber evil OW, Irini, borders on criminally stupid I mean, there is not causing waves, and then there s having a modicum of common sense The failure to communicate ties with the all women are gold digging plotters especially when they seem innocent as worst trope ever I had forgotten I read Not a good sign.Maddie, our gardening, voluptuous, freckled tiny h is SO stupid I doubt she could tie her own shoes.Her reluctance to cause tension between Dimitri and his uber evil aunt and the evenuber evil OW, Irini, borders on criminally stupid I mean, there is not causing waves, and then there s having a modicum of common sense The failure to communicate ties with the all women are gold digging plotters especially when they seem innocent as worst trope ever At least for me.The story gets bumped to a marginal two star as there is some other nice angsty stuff and although the hero is an ass hat, he really loves the heroine Onthan one occasion, he asks her what is wrong which makes her silence EVEN MORE STUPID Yes, a Greek alpha Harlequin H that wants to talk Stop the presses The connection between the H and the tiny, stupid h had a Lynne Graham quality about it if that makes sense

  7. RLA RLA says:

    The story begins with the heroine Maddie and the hero Dimitri meeting and then Dimitri following her to England to propose, after what seems like love at first sight The story picks up three months later with Dimitri being left a note by Maddie saying that their marriage was over Dimitri tracks her down and forces her back to their marriage with blackmail as her family is in financial trouble We discover that Maddie had discovered that Dimitri doesn t love her, instead he is still in love wit The story begins with the heroine Maddie and the hero Dimitri meeting and then Dimitri following her to England to propose, after what seems like love at first sight The story picks up three months later with Dimitri being left a note by Maddie saying that their marriage was over Dimitri tracks her down and forces her back to their marriage with blackmail as her family is in financial trouble We discover that Maddie had discovered that Dimitri doesn t love her, instead he is still in love with a close friend The close friend told Maddie that as she is unable to have children Dimitri married Maddie in order to get her pregnant then divorce her, taking the child away from her, and will be able to marry her Maddie s confidence is also at rock bottom after awful treatment from Dimitri s aunt, who disapproves of Maddie When they find out she is expecting a baby, Dimitri tries to make amends and Maddie tries to believe that she can make Dimitri fall in love with her and vows that no one will take her baby from her First things first, this was a good read and it was the classic tale of each character misunderstanding each other, which could have been cleared up if only they talked to one another, but of course that doesn t happen cause they are stubborn I wasn t too keen on the characters At first I thought that Maddie was quite strong as she actually got up the nerve to leave Dimitri, but after that tiny spurt of tenacity she seemed to wilt I do understand that she had confidence issues after being beaten down by his aunts criticism but she seemed to accept all this awful treatment like she was littlethan a doormat In the beginning of the book she had a career that she was excited about and loved, yet after she married it was never mentioned again She forgave all this awful treatment from the Aunt and close friend in the click of finger, which seemed completely spineless Dimitri was also rather frustrating, he wondered why Maddie was withdrawn around his Aunt when she made no attempt to hide her barbs, he also spoke to Maddie, at times, like a pile of trash Although his confusion over why Maddie had asked for a divorce was written very well, he thought she was a gold digger but deep down he knew this wasn t the case Like I said, I did enjoy the book, and the misunderstandings, although frustrating, kept me reading I just wish that the heroine had beenstrong as a woman Originally posted at

  8. Jac K Jac K says:

    I read this earlier this week, and had already forgotten about it I know I enjoyed it while I read it, because I stayed up late to finish, but had to check my notes to even write this review Dimitri Kouvaris is a super hot shipping magnate Maddie is a 22 yr old garden designer who believes everything anyone tells her except her hubs We have two evil manipulating OW s his bitch of an Aunt, and evil family friend Irini We ve seen most of this before, and there s enough reviews with plot de I read this earlier this week, and had already forgotten about it I know I enjoyed it while I read it, because I stayed up late to finish, but had to check my notes to even write this review Dimitri Kouvaris is a super hot shipping magnate Maddie is a 22 yr old garden designer who believes everything anyone tells her except her hubs We have two evil manipulating OW s his bitch of an Aunt, and evil family friend Irini We ve seen most of this before, and there s enough reviews with plot details out there if you re interested.Bottom Line There s enough evil OW meddling with a clueless H to keep you entertained for a few hours, but it s not really memorable

  9. Kay Kay says:

    4 Stars It was one blazingly hot sweaty day when Dimitri Kouvaris came upon Maddie Ryan in his neighbour s garden, and immediately he was smitten with her tatty old shorts, dirty face and freckles He followed her home to England and informed her that in three weeks she was returning home with him to Greece as his wife With an attraction that was explosive, Maddie couldn t fight her feelings and quickly gave in to his decree And now three months later, Dimitri is totally stunned to come hom 4 Stars It was one blazingly hot sweaty day when Dimitri Kouvaris came upon Maddie Ryan in his neighbour s garden, and immediately he was smitten with her tatty old shorts, dirty face and freckles He followed her home to England and informed her that in three weeks she was returning home with him to Greece as his wife With an attraction that was explosive, Maddie couldn t fight her feelings and quickly gave in to his decree And now three months later, Dimitri is totally stunned to come home and find a note from his wife that she s left him and wants a divorce What Dimitri doesn t know is that his live in Aunt has been subtly undermining Maddie s confidence, claiming she was so far beneath the Kouvaris family And that Irini the woman his Aunt had wanted Dimitri to marry, has been telling evil stories on how Dimitri had only married her for her ability to give children, as Irini can t conceive and once a child is born, Dimitri won t hesitate to divorce her, taking the child from her and then marrying the woman he really loves, Irini Dimitri thinks she s a gold digger and that now after the obligatory few months of marriage she s looking for a juicy financial settlement So he uses a crisis with her parents to blackmail her into returning to the marriage, this only reinforces in Maddie s mind what Irini has told her.There are quite a few plot similarities to the story I previously reviewed Again, we have a heroine who leaves her husband before he has the chance to boot her out One very nice difference is that we are given Dimitri s POV and we can see that for him it was love at first sight He s in total ignorance of the evil stories Irini and his Aunt have been telling Maddie This is a classic story where both hero and heroine could easily have cleared up their problems had they only communicated I felt for Maddie, as she put it, she was in a catch 22 situation Dimitri was well portrayed in his real confusion over why his wife wants a divorce There were a few moments where I was truly ready to thworp him over the head and one cringe worthy moment near the end of the book that I wished hadn t been included This is a fast paced emotional read and I enjoyed it very much

  10. RomLibrary RomLibrary says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here They meet in Greece and she is a gardener Love at first sight He follows her to England and proposes she is told by evil aunt that he doesn t love her, instead he is still in love with a close friend That close friend tells her that as she is unable to have children he married in order to get her pregnant then divorce her, taking the child away from her, and will be able to marry her She leaves him but he follows her and blackmails her with her parents financial problems to return Wanted t They meet in Greece and she is a gardener Love at first sight He follows her to England and proposes she is told by evil aunt that he doesn t love her, instead he is still in love with a close friend That close friend tells her that as she is unable to have children he married in order to get her pregnant then divorce her, taking the child away from her, and will be able to marry her She leaves him but he follows her and blackmails her with her parents financial problems to return Wanted to have his baby Madeleine never dreamed she would marry a Greek billionaire especially one as attractive as Dimitri Kouvaris But after a whirlwind courtship and three passionate months of marriage, Maddie is devastated to learn that Dimitri only married her in order to conceive a child Desperate to escape the humiliating charade of her marriage, Maddie asks for a divorce But Dimitri is determined to keep Maddie at his side and in his bed until she bears the Kouvaris heir

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