A Rogue For Christmas

A Rogue For Christmas An Unwelcome GuestLionel St James s name was most definitely not on the guest list for the Blakelys lavish Christmas Ball But nonetheless he arrives at their home that evening with one goal in mind t

  • Title: A Rogue For Christmas
  • Author: Kate Huntington
  • ISBN: 9780821770962
  • Page: 151
  • Format: Paperback
  • An Unwelcome GuestLionel St James s name was most definitely not on the guest list for the Blakelys lavish Christmas Ball But nonetheless, he arrives at their home that evening with one goal in mind to catch one glimpse just one of Miss Mary Ann Whittaker For years ago, on a dark winter s night, the sight of her lovely face had warmed his cold heart and inspired iAn Unwelcome GuestLionel St James s name was most definitely not on the guest list for the Blakelys lavish Christmas Ball But nonetheless, he arrives at their home that evening with one goal in mind to catch one glimpse just one of Miss Mary Ann Whittaker For years ago, on a dark winter s night, the sight of her lovely face had warmed his cold heart and inspired in him a generosity he never knew he possessed.An Innocent LadyLionel is delighted to see that the years have not dimmed Mary Ann s beauty and that she is still as sweet and innocent as she was on that long ago night But even as they share a glance, then a dance, his heart begins to ache with regret For time has not been nearly as kind to his own reputation and his soul has grown darker with each passing day He fears that if he courts Mary Ann, he will ruin her All he wants this Christmas is to call her his own and to be the man she deserves for every holiday to come

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    1. This was a better-than-average read (3.5*) about two people meeting again at Christmastime, and learning how the actions of each one years earlier had affected the other. There are problems in the present to get thru, of course, but this *is* a Christmas story!

    2. Fourteen-year-old Mary Ann Whittaker is headed to the pawn shop to pawn her greatest treasure in order to save her family when she's accosted by a brute intent on robbing and murdering her. She's rescued by a handsome gentleman who is impressed by young Mary Ann's bravery. He helps her pawn her ring, escorts her home and disappears. The Whittakers learn that a Christmas angel has paid their debts and sent a goose for Christmas dinner. Mary Ann vows to marry her angel. Seven years later, Mary Ann [...]

    3. I picked up this book because I had previously loved the book I read by Kate Huntington about Christmas. That one really struck a chord and I had high expectations for this one but I'm afraid they were left unfulfilled. When the book starts Mary Ann is a fourteen year old girl who is going to pawn her only jewel so her family can have Christmas dinner. On the way to the pawn shop she is attacked by a thief and saved by Lionel St James who ends up accompanying her to the pawn shop and later to bu [...]

    4. This is another book in the Whittaker Sisters group. While on her way to a pawnshop, fourteen year-old Mary Ann Whittaker is assaulted and very nearly seriously harmed by a would-be thief. Rescue comes in the form of an anonymous golden savior, who quickly beats the thief into submission and escorts Mary Ann on her way. After a severe lecture on the impropriety of a young lady traveling alone, the man offers to conduct Mary Ann's business for her. Knowing the sale of her tiny pearl ring will not [...]

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