Edenbrooke: A Proper Romance, by Julianne Donaldson – A Review In the instance of Edenbrooke, a debut novel by Juliann Donaldson. “Inspirational publisher Shadow Mountain launches the G-rated Proper Romance line (romance at its ‘very best’ and at its ‘cleanest,’ the introduction promises). Labeled “A Proper Romance,” “Edenbrooke” is the first of a new brand of romance novel by publisher Shadow Mountain, an imprint of Deseret.

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Book review: ‘Edenbrooke’ is a delightful, clean Regency love story

Later at the inn where Marianne, her upset maid and the wounded driver stop for the night, Marianne meets Phillip, to whom she gives a piece of her mind when he refers to others for assistance. Add To Cart Cancel. I so thoroughly enjoyed this book and everything about it!

The most refreshing and deliciously clean romance novel I have read in a while. And not have a reaction like this: Handsome, teasing, romantic, dedicated, buff, extremely likeable The story is so immediately captivating, the characters so lovable Gran deudor de Jane Austen, se trata de un libro sencillo pero muy bonito, ameno y lleno de romanticismo.

I am anxiously awaiting to see what else Donaldson will edenbrooks, she’s wonderful!!

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But she fumes a bit and then gets into the carriage WHY? I fully understand that readers may be looking for clean, chaste Regency romances – but do yourselves a favour and read something by Jane Austen or Georgette Heyer novel instead. Marianne is such a loveable and fun character in this story! Each time I read this I seem to fall in love just a little bit more.

If you like your Regency romances fairly light, squeaky clean and swooningly romantic, and aren’t much of a stickler for authenticity, this is a book edenbroome you. And as for the hero – I want to marry him! Furthermore, in the very first chapter, we see a nice if not particularly prepossessing individual come to see Marianne, having dedicated a poem to her blue eyes.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? When Philip’s true identity is revealed, Marianne must confront her fears pgoper well as her growing affection for him. I hope you enjoy it. The book is wildly melodramatic, and might have been better if it was written in 3rd person – but sadly, it’s not. Fun, enjoyable, delightful, read. Her grandmother decides to name her as the heir to a small fortune and at the same time Marianne is invited by her twin sister to Edenbrooke for the summer.

The hero is heroic and the heroine is sweet. She liked town life and had dreams of marrying a man with a title. Read reviews that mention julianne donaldson jane austen love story well written highly recommend proper romance clean romance loved this book georgette heyer look forward pride and prejudice long time regency romance main characters main character absolutely loved time period new proler twin sister regency era. Self-admitting less attractive younger women unknowing to herself falls in love with dashingly handsome and rich heir to an estate.

But it wasn’t anything at all! Publisher’s Weekly Review Inspirational publisher Shadow Mountain launches the G-rated Proper Romance line romance “at its very best-and at its cleanest,” the introduction promises with this delightful and completely engrossing Heyeresque Regency debut.

View all 14 comments. That takes a lot. Marianne clearly needs role models, and is shipped off to Edenbrooke, the estate where Lady Wyndham, a bosom friend of Marianne’s mother lives. Edenbeooke during the same time period, yes. You can find her online at www.


It reminded me very much of my husband’s and my “courtship” we got together despite me lol. WHY would you do edenbrookr a thing if you don’t know who hired the coachman??? There were four main problems that I could tell in the book — one dimensional character, weak plot line, non-existent setting for being a period piece, and poor writing. I would give it more than 5 stars if I could!

Edenbrooke : a proper romance

I rarely buy books full price as in, not at a thrift store edenbroke Goodwillbut on seeing the amazing reviews, I went out in a limb and bought it. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. When a book succeeds in making me feel happy, contended, sad, infuriated, sympathizing, breathless and leaves me turning the last page with a dreamy sigh and a silly lovesick expression, well yeah, I know that I’ve been reading an amazing book, and it’s getting a five star rating.

But her journey turns tumultuous and she edebnrooke meets Philip, a devastatingly handsome man with an irresistible sense of humor and a great many secrets. On the way to Edenbrooke, edenbrookee highwayman stops their carriage, ordering Marianne out.

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This pfoper in phenomenal. After the tragic death of her mother, she is separated from her twin and sent to live with her grandmother in Bat Love! His lips twitched, then quivered, then his shoulders shook. If we were allowed to marry anyone from literature, he would be my husband.