Secrets of a Proper Lady PDF/EPUB ´ Secrets of Epub

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Secrets of a Proper Lady [Read] ➯ Secrets of a Proper Lady Author Victoria Alexander – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Lady Cordelia Bannister refuses to wed the man she has not chosen herself, no matter what her father decrees So, pretending to be her own companion, she seeks out information about the designated groo Lady Cordelia Bannister a Proper PDF Å refuses to wed the man she has not chosen herself, no matter what her father decrees So, pretending to be her own companion, she seeks out information about the designated groom by meeting with his secretary a man who soon beguiles her But Lady Cordelia doesn t know the truth the man she can Secrets of Epub / t resist is really her intended, Daniel Sinclair.


10 thoughts on “Secrets of a Proper Lady

  1. Sarah Mac Sarah Mac says:

    A steaming pile of DNF.Seriously, this book was excruciatingly dull Endless conversations ENDLESS ENDLESS CONVERSATIONSand that s not to mention the incomprehensible bullshit from which springs 350 pages of Big Misunderstanding Battle of the Sexes Here s our premise Generic Independent Heroine is not necessarily opposed to an arranged marriage with Generic American Dude, but she refuses to allow her father to marry her off without knowing if the man is worth her sacrificing herself to A steaming pile of DNF.Seriously, this book was excruciatingly dull Endless conversations ENDLESS ENDLESS CONVERSATIONSand that s not to mention the incomprehensible bullshit from which springs 350 pages of Big Misunderstanding Battle of the Sexes Here s our premise Generic Independent Heroine is not necessarily opposed to an arranged marriage with Generic American Dude, but she refuses to allow her father to marry her off without knowing if the man is worth her sacrificing herself to the shackles of matrimony Okay, fair enough But how does she decide to get to know him Not by simply, y know, writing to the guy, as her parents have encouraged, but by pretending to be her own companion stalking him through his male secretary arranging to meet him in all sorts of public places like the park, the bookshop, etc, so they can discuss each other except she doesn t realize the secretary is actually the fiance, who has lied about his identity to learn about herNo I can t.It s ridiculous It s not in the same zip code as ridiculous It s so far gone that it can t even see ridiculous I ve swallowed some goofy whoppers when it comes to torrid globetrotting bodice rippers, but this No It s the unholy trifecta of pain illogical for no good reason, entirely reliant on spoonfed dialogue, boring as sin Gee, you think Generic Independent Heroine Generic American Dude will end up married I WONDER N.B This review constitutes half a snooze worthy Alexander buddy read with BAVR And yes, the pain was mutual


  2. HR-ML HR-ML says:

    Victorian England Paperback edition Lady Cordelia s parents found a mate for her, Daniel, an American businessman Both fathers would intertwine their business interests ie shipping Lady C Daniel, both in London for now decided to correspond with each other before meeting Lady C received modest com pensation for successfully submitting her travel experience stories to a lady s magazine Lady C posed as her companion cousin Sarah to gather intel from Daniel s secretary Warren who took a Victorian England Paperback edition Lady Cordelia s parents found a mate for her, Daniel, an American businessman Both fathers would intertwine their business interests ie shipping Lady C Daniel, both in London for now decided to correspond with each other before meeting Lady C received modest com pensation for successfully submitting her travel experience stories to a lady s magazine Lady C posed as her companion cousin Sarah to gather intel from Daniel s secretary Warren who took a daily early walk Unknown to her, Warren was actually Daniel These two exchanged clever word play I liked that each felt at loose ends over developing emotions They earned their HEA


  3. Abby Abby says:

    No wonder the very thin premise of this book mistaken identities lasted so long when every one was either muttering or speaking under their breath I don t think a single character ever spoke a word out loud The premise was silly and the writing felt rushed As a result the characters came of as one dimensional and I just couldn t bring myself to care at all about them or their situation Not my favorite Victoria Alexander, but others are near to classics Check out The Wedding Bargain for No wonder the very thin premise of this book mistaken identities lasted so long when every one was either muttering or speaking under their breath I don t think a single character ever spoke a word out loud The premise was silly and the writing felt rushed As a result the characters came of as one dimensional and I just couldn t bring myself to care at all about them or their situation Not my favorite Victoria Alexander, but others are near to classics Check out The Wedding Bargain for two sparking characters, and a real live hero


  4. Christine Christine says:

    I see that reviews are all over the place for this book, but I have to say that I enjoyed this There were lots of parts that made me chuckle out loud and I didn t mind the ridiculous escalation of the mistaken identities plot at all, it was almost to the level of comic farce stage play towards the end I found the main characters funny and likeable Sometimes the story seemed a little jumpy and there were quite a few grammatical errors that I would have no doubt skimmed by without noticing h I see that reviews are all over the place for this book, but I have to say that I enjoyed this There were lots of parts that made me chuckle out loud and I didn t mind the ridiculous escalation of the mistaken identities plot at all, it was almost to the level of comic farce stage play towards the end I found the main characters funny and likeable Sometimes the story seemed a little jumpy and there were quite a few grammatical errors that I would have no doubt skimmed by without noticing had some helpful soul not taken it upon themselves to correct them with a pen but I thought the funny light hearted storythan made up for it This was my first Victoria Alexander book and I will probably readof her in the future Maybe books one and 2 of this series since i didn t realize it was a series until I was half way through the book


  5. Sharyn Sharyn says:

    I finally got to this book And I was sort of disappointed I liked this the least of the series I read this and the next today It is 115 degrees out and did not leave the house Daniel, who I have enjoyed in other books, was just too ridiculous in this one Too many misunderstandings and lying Sort of like Richard Shelton in one of her other books, they pretend to be someone else and then get jealous when the heroine falls in love or pretends to with the alter ego Then they take forever I finally got to this book And I was sort of disappointed I liked this the least of the series I read this and the next today It is 115 degrees out and did not leave the house Daniel, who I have enjoyed in other books, was just too ridiculous in this one Too many misunderstandings and lying Sort of like Richard Shelton in one of her other books, they pretend to be someone else and then get jealous when the heroine falls in love or pretends to with the alter ego Then they take forever to tell the truth I think I just don t like that plot point But the banter is still clever and Cordelia a strong and clever woman


  6. Allyn Wise Allyn Wise says:

    Too much lying and deception Just spit it out already.


  7. Sara ♥ Sara ♥ says:

    Book 3 in Victoria Alexander s Last Man Standing quartet.Okay, my review might sound a bit strange, but just hold in there I LOVED this book I wanted to rate it 4.5 stars but I can t.Okay, so the premise Okay, so the book starts out with Lady Cordelia Bannister talking with her parents about a marriage that her father Earl of Marsham has apparently set up between her and a guy named Daniel Sinclair Daniel s father is a wealthy American businessman who Cordelia s dad wants to merge compa Book 3 in Victoria Alexander s Last Man Standing quartet.Okay, my review might sound a bit strange, but just hold in there I LOVED this book I wanted to rate it 4.5 stars but I can t.Okay, so the premise Okay, so the book starts out with Lady Cordelia Bannister talking with her parents about a marriage that her father Earl of Marsham has apparently set up between her and a guy named Daniel Sinclair Daniel s father is a wealthy American businessman who Cordelia s dad wants to merge companies with or some such So she s like, DAD Arranged marriages are SOOOO 18th century No WAY am I gonna marry the dude Except then her dad says, But, my most favorite daughter, we re actually in some financial trouble and so she agrees to begin corresponding with Daniel to see if he s at ALL the kind of person she could marry.BUT, that s not good enough for her, so she devises this BRILLIANT plan to get her companion, Sarah Palmer, to talk to Daniel s secretary, Warren Lewis, so she can find stuff out about him Except that Sarah doesn t want to play along, so she decides she ll just pretend to BE Sarah Palmer and ask Mr Lewis stuff about Mr Sinclair.So, she goes up to this tall, dark, handsome, pirate looking this is a good thing guy who she presumes is Mr Lewis and is like, Mr Lewis Mr Warren Lewis So, the guy turns around and sees this beautiful brunette woman she s 25 with the prettiest green eyes he s a sucker for green eyes, you see. and thinks, Honey, I can be whoever you want me to be So he s all like, And if I am which he s totally not He s actually Daniel Sinclair himself Bahahahahaha So, they talk for a bit, and then she s like, We didn t get a lot of information about our respective bosses, so we need to meet again So they do the next day and they start falling for one another He thinks she s Sarah and she thinks he s Warren, and each of them thinks their feeling inappropriate things for the wrong person.It s just so funny And the lies the tangled web of lies goes on and on and getsandtangled It s freaking HILARIOUS My favorite part of the whole book is just how COMPLETELY STUPID both main characters were I kept thinking, JUST TELL HIM HER ALREADY but no It dragged on and on, in a good way And with every step forward in their relationship, it just gets worse and worse also in a good way The lyingIt was just hilarious


  8. An Odd1 An Odd1 says:

    In silly mistaken identities like Shakespeare, Cordelia 25 p 13 rushes up to American Daniel Sinclair 31 p 24 She greets him as his secretary Warren Lewis, poses as her companion Sarah Palmer Overcome by her green eyes, rather a convenient height p 25, nose just pert enough to be charming p 28, he falls in with the ruse He follows her to Brighton, then she follows him back to London Their fathers insist that refusal to wed would cause a detrimental reversal of family income p 13 They In silly mistaken identities like Shakespeare, Cordelia 25 p 13 rushes up to American Daniel Sinclair 31 p 24 She greets him as his secretary Warren Lewis, poses as her companion Sarah Palmer Overcome by her green eyes, rather a convenient height p 25, nose just pert enough to be charming p 28, he falls in with the ruse He follows her to Brighton, then she follows him back to London Their fathers insist that refusal to wed would cause a detrimental reversal of family income p 13 They fall in love, but misunderstandings intervene, including opinions of real Warren and Sarah, whose sprained ankle slows her down He admires her forthright manner Being well traveled, she loved Egypt p 229, she attributes his independent nature to his country of origin Americans have different attitudes about such things than the English p 93 They soon know the truth But their bodies scramble their brains A masked ball is a silly way to sort out difficulties He is a befuddled confused shell of a man p 321 She is right about name meanings Warren means loyal in German Daniel means God is my judge I had to skip pages where they are confused.Typos p 185 eek out a meager living is eke


  9. Michelle Michelle says:

    There seems to be a lot of mixed reviews but I really enjoyed this story Cordelia wanted to get information about the man her father wanted her to marry It started out with Cordelia pretending to be her companion and a mistaken identity that Daniel never corrected These two put on such a farce that they dug themselves deeper and deeper into a hole Neither of them wanted to be the first to admit the truth even though they had already fallen in love with one another I loved the little game There seems to be a lot of mixed reviews but I really enjoyed this story Cordelia wanted to get information about the man her father wanted her to marry It started out with Cordelia pretending to be her companion and a mistaken identity that Daniel never corrected These two put on such a farce that they dug themselves deeper and deeper into a hole Neither of them wanted to be the first to admit the truth even though they had already fallen in love with one another I loved the little game the two of them played and when they finally met properly, in front of the family, I thought it was cute how they put on a show for both their families They acted as if, in fact, it was the first time they met when that was far from the truth The story was cute and the dialogue was funny


  10. Holly Holly says:

    Considering that the plot was so over the top silly and ridiculous, I m amazed that I ended up enjoying this book as much as I did It truly is a testament to the talent of Alexander, who has single handedly been the catalyst for my new found love for the historical Regency romance genre.Alexander s trademark dash of humor, and the sheer likability of her characters saved this novel for me Especially towards the end, when the absurdity of the H H s situation began to spiral out of control and h Considering that the plot was so over the top silly and ridiculous, I m amazed that I ended up enjoying this book as much as I did It truly is a testament to the talent of Alexander, who has single handedly been the catalyst for my new found love for the historical Regency romance genre.Alexander s trademark dash of humor, and the sheer likability of her characters saved this novel for me Especially towards the end, when the absurdity of the HH s situation began to spiral out of control and had me wishing she had wrapped things up a bit faster All in all, once again a highly enjoyable, if slightly wacky, romance


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10 thoughts on “Secrets of a Proper Lady

  1. Sarah Mac Sarah Mac says:

    A steaming pile of DNF.Seriously, this book was excruciatingly dull Endless conversations ENDLESS ENDLESS CONVERSATIONSand that s not to mention the incomprehensible bullshit from which springs 350 pages of Big Misunderstanding Battle of the Sexes Here s our premise Generic Independent Heroine is not necessarily opposed to an arranged marriage with Generic American Dude, but she refuses to allow her father to marry her off without knowing if the man is worth her sacrificing herself to A steaming pile of DNF.Seriously, this book was excruciatingly dull Endless conversations ENDLESS ENDLESS CONVERSATIONSand that s not to mention the incomprehensible bullshit from which springs 350 pages of Big Misunderstanding Battle of the Sexes Here s our premise Generic Independent Heroine is not necessarily opposed to an arranged marriage with Generic American Dude, but she refuses to allow her father to marry her off without knowing if the man is worth her sacrificing herself to the shackles of matrimony Okay, fair enough But how does she decide to get to know him Not by simply, y know, writing to the guy, as her parents have encouraged, but by pretending to be her own companion stalking him through his male secretary arranging to meet him in all sorts of public places like the park, the bookshop, etc, so they can discuss each other except she doesn t realize the secretary is actually the fiance, who has lied about his identity to learn about herNo I can t.It s ridiculous It s not in the same zip code as ridiculous It s so far gone that it can t even see ridiculous I ve swallowed some goofy whoppers when it comes to torrid globetrotting bodice rippers, but this No It s the unholy trifecta of pain illogical for no good reason, entirely reliant on spoonfed dialogue, boring as sin Gee, you think Generic Independent Heroine Generic American Dude will end up married I WONDER N.B This review constitutes half a snooze worthy Alexander buddy read with BAVR And yes, the pain was mutual

  2. HR-ML HR-ML says:

    Victorian England Paperback edition Lady Cordelia s parents found a mate for her, Daniel, an American businessman Both fathers would intertwine their business interests ie shipping Lady C Daniel, both in London for now decided to correspond with each other before meeting Lady C received modest com pensation for successfully submitting her travel experience stories to a lady s magazine Lady C posed as her companion cousin Sarah to gather intel from Daniel s secretary Warren who took a Victorian England Paperback edition Lady Cordelia s parents found a mate for her, Daniel, an American businessman Both fathers would intertwine their business interests ie shipping Lady C Daniel, both in London for now decided to correspond with each other before meeting Lady C received modest com pensation for successfully submitting her travel experience stories to a lady s magazine Lady C posed as her companion cousin Sarah to gather intel from Daniel s secretary Warren who took a daily early walk Unknown to her, Warren was actually Daniel These two exchanged clever word play I liked that each felt at loose ends over developing emotions They earned their HEA

  3. Abby Abby says:

    No wonder the very thin premise of this book mistaken identities lasted so long when every one was either muttering or speaking under their breath I don t think a single character ever spoke a word out loud The premise was silly and the writing felt rushed As a result the characters came of as one dimensional and I just couldn t bring myself to care at all about them or their situation Not my favorite Victoria Alexander, but others are near to classics Check out The Wedding Bargain for No wonder the very thin premise of this book mistaken identities lasted so long when every one was either muttering or speaking under their breath I don t think a single character ever spoke a word out loud The premise was silly and the writing felt rushed As a result the characters came of as one dimensional and I just couldn t bring myself to care at all about them or their situation Not my favorite Victoria Alexander, but others are near to classics Check out The Wedding Bargain for two sparking characters, and a real live hero

  4. Christine Christine says:

    I see that reviews are all over the place for this book, but I have to say that I enjoyed this There were lots of parts that made me chuckle out loud and I didn t mind the ridiculous escalation of the mistaken identities plot at all, it was almost to the level of comic farce stage play towards the end I found the main characters funny and likeable Sometimes the story seemed a little jumpy and there were quite a few grammatical errors that I would have no doubt skimmed by without noticing h I see that reviews are all over the place for this book, but I have to say that I enjoyed this There were lots of parts that made me chuckle out loud and I didn t mind the ridiculous escalation of the mistaken identities plot at all, it was almost to the level of comic farce stage play towards the end I found the main characters funny and likeable Sometimes the story seemed a little jumpy and there were quite a few grammatical errors that I would have no doubt skimmed by without noticing had some helpful soul not taken it upon themselves to correct them with a pen but I thought the funny light hearted storythan made up for it This was my first Victoria Alexander book and I will probably readof her in the future Maybe books one and 2 of this series since i didn t realize it was a series until I was half way through the book

  5. Sharyn Sharyn says:

    I finally got to this book And I was sort of disappointed I liked this the least of the series I read this and the next today It is 115 degrees out and did not leave the house Daniel, who I have enjoyed in other books, was just too ridiculous in this one Too many misunderstandings and lying Sort of like Richard Shelton in one of her other books, they pretend to be someone else and then get jealous when the heroine falls in love or pretends to with the alter ego Then they take forever I finally got to this book And I was sort of disappointed I liked this the least of the series I read this and the next today It is 115 degrees out and did not leave the house Daniel, who I have enjoyed in other books, was just too ridiculous in this one Too many misunderstandings and lying Sort of like Richard Shelton in one of her other books, they pretend to be someone else and then get jealous when the heroine falls in love or pretends to with the alter ego Then they take forever to tell the truth I think I just don t like that plot point But the banter is still clever and Cordelia a strong and clever woman

  6. Allyn Wise Allyn Wise says:

    Too much lying and deception Just spit it out already.

  7. Sara ♥ Sara ♥ says:

    Book 3 in Victoria Alexander s Last Man Standing quartet.Okay, my review might sound a bit strange, but just hold in there I LOVED this book I wanted to rate it 4.5 stars but I can t.Okay, so the premise Okay, so the book starts out with Lady Cordelia Bannister talking with her parents about a marriage that her father Earl of Marsham has apparently set up between her and a guy named Daniel Sinclair Daniel s father is a wealthy American businessman who Cordelia s dad wants to merge compa Book 3 in Victoria Alexander s Last Man Standing quartet.Okay, my review might sound a bit strange, but just hold in there I LOVED this book I wanted to rate it 4.5 stars but I can t.Okay, so the premise Okay, so the book starts out with Lady Cordelia Bannister talking with her parents about a marriage that her father Earl of Marsham has apparently set up between her and a guy named Daniel Sinclair Daniel s father is a wealthy American businessman who Cordelia s dad wants to merge companies with or some such So she s like, DAD Arranged marriages are SOOOO 18th century No WAY am I gonna marry the dude Except then her dad says, But, my most favorite daughter, we re actually in some financial trouble and so she agrees to begin corresponding with Daniel to see if he s at ALL the kind of person she could marry.BUT, that s not good enough for her, so she devises this BRILLIANT plan to get her companion, Sarah Palmer, to talk to Daniel s secretary, Warren Lewis, so she can find stuff out about him Except that Sarah doesn t want to play along, so she decides she ll just pretend to BE Sarah Palmer and ask Mr Lewis stuff about Mr Sinclair.So, she goes up to this tall, dark, handsome, pirate looking this is a good thing guy who she presumes is Mr Lewis and is like, Mr Lewis Mr Warren Lewis So, the guy turns around and sees this beautiful brunette woman she s 25 with the prettiest green eyes he s a sucker for green eyes, you see. and thinks, Honey, I can be whoever you want me to be So he s all like, And if I am which he s totally not He s actually Daniel Sinclair himself Bahahahahaha So, they talk for a bit, and then she s like, We didn t get a lot of information about our respective bosses, so we need to meet again So they do the next day and they start falling for one another He thinks she s Sarah and she thinks he s Warren, and each of them thinks their feeling inappropriate things for the wrong person.It s just so funny And the lies the tangled web of lies goes on and on and getsandtangled It s freaking HILARIOUS My favorite part of the whole book is just how COMPLETELY STUPID both main characters were I kept thinking, JUST TELL HIM HER ALREADY but no It dragged on and on, in a good way And with every step forward in their relationship, it just gets worse and worse also in a good way The lyingIt was just hilarious

  8. An Odd1 An Odd1 says:

    In silly mistaken identities like Shakespeare, Cordelia 25 p 13 rushes up to American Daniel Sinclair 31 p 24 She greets him as his secretary Warren Lewis, poses as her companion Sarah Palmer Overcome by her green eyes, rather a convenient height p 25, nose just pert enough to be charming p 28, he falls in with the ruse He follows her to Brighton, then she follows him back to London Their fathers insist that refusal to wed would cause a detrimental reversal of family income p 13 They In silly mistaken identities like Shakespeare, Cordelia 25 p 13 rushes up to American Daniel Sinclair 31 p 24 She greets him as his secretary Warren Lewis, poses as her companion Sarah Palmer Overcome by her green eyes, rather a convenient height p 25, nose just pert enough to be charming p 28, he falls in with the ruse He follows her to Brighton, then she follows him back to London Their fathers insist that refusal to wed would cause a detrimental reversal of family income p 13 They fall in love, but misunderstandings intervene, including opinions of real Warren and Sarah, whose sprained ankle slows her down He admires her forthright manner Being well traveled, she loved Egypt p 229, she attributes his independent nature to his country of origin Americans have different attitudes about such things than the English p 93 They soon know the truth But their bodies scramble their brains A masked ball is a silly way to sort out difficulties He is a befuddled confused shell of a man p 321 She is right about name meanings Warren means loyal in German Daniel means God is my judge I had to skip pages where they are confused.Typos p 185 eek out a meager living is eke

  9. Michelle Michelle says:

    There seems to be a lot of mixed reviews but I really enjoyed this story Cordelia wanted to get information about the man her father wanted her to marry It started out with Cordelia pretending to be her companion and a mistaken identity that Daniel never corrected These two put on such a farce that they dug themselves deeper and deeper into a hole Neither of them wanted to be the first to admit the truth even though they had already fallen in love with one another I loved the little game There seems to be a lot of mixed reviews but I really enjoyed this story Cordelia wanted to get information about the man her father wanted her to marry It started out with Cordelia pretending to be her companion and a mistaken identity that Daniel never corrected These two put on such a farce that they dug themselves deeper and deeper into a hole Neither of them wanted to be the first to admit the truth even though they had already fallen in love with one another I loved the little game the two of them played and when they finally met properly, in front of the family, I thought it was cute how they put on a show for both their families They acted as if, in fact, it was the first time they met when that was far from the truth The story was cute and the dialogue was funny

  10. Holly Holly says:

    Considering that the plot was so over the top silly and ridiculous, I m amazed that I ended up enjoying this book as much as I did It truly is a testament to the talent of Alexander, who has single handedly been the catalyst for my new found love for the historical Regency romance genre.Alexander s trademark dash of humor, and the sheer likability of her characters saved this novel for me Especially towards the end, when the absurdity of the H H s situation began to spiral out of control and h Considering that the plot was so over the top silly and ridiculous, I m amazed that I ended up enjoying this book as much as I did It truly is a testament to the talent of Alexander, who has single handedly been the catalyst for my new found love for the historical Regency romance genre.Alexander s trademark dash of humor, and the sheer likability of her characters saved this novel for me Especially towards the end, when the absurdity of the HH s situation began to spiral out of control and had me wishing she had wrapped things up a bit faster All in all, once again a highly enjoyable, if slightly wacky, romance

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