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Oxford Public Library FIC BAL WESTCOTT #5 (Text to phone) 33530149253541 Adult New Fiction Checked out 11/04/2021
 Series: Westcott Novel #5

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  • ISBN: 9780399586101 (mass market paperback)
  • ISBN: 0399586105 (mass market paperback)
  • Physical Description: pages cm.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Berkley, [2018]

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"After her husband's passing, Elizabeth Overfield decides that she must enter into another suitable marriage. That, however, is the last thing on her mind when she meets Colin Handrich, Lord Hodges, at the Westcott Christmas house party. She simply enjoys his company as they listen to carolers on Christmas Eve, walk home from church together on Christmas morning, and engage in a spirited snowball fight in the afternoon. Both are surprised when their sled topples them into a snowbank and they end up sharing an unexpected kiss. They know there is no question of any relationship between them, for she is nine years older than he. They return to London the following Season, both committed to finding other, more suitable matches. Still they agree to share one waltz at each ball they attend. This innocuous agreement proves to be one that will topple their worlds, as each dance steadily ensnares them in a romance that forces the two to question what they are willing to sacrifice for love." -- Amazon.
Genre: Fiction.

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Someone to Trust
by Balogh, Mary
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*Starred Review* Inspired by the warmth of a Westcott family Christmas at Brambledean Court, Colin Handrich, Baron Hodges, decides he is ready to find a wife of his own. As one of England's most eligible bachelors, Colin knows he will have his pick of the current crop of eligible misses, but the one woman with whom he truly feels a romantic connection is Elizabeth Overfield. After the death of her abusive and alcoholic husband, Elizabeth is just beginning to contemplate the idea of marriage again. One kiss with Colin and Elizabeth realizes just how easy it would be to fall for him. Their age difference, however, means society would never approve of the match. Logically, both Elizabeth and Colin know they need to seek more suitable spouses, but might love actually triumph over reason? The sheer perfection of Balogh's prose in the fifth superbly written installment (following Someone to Care , 2018) in the Westcott series marries her rare gift for crafting realistically nuanced characters to produce another radiant Regency historical romance by one of the genre's most resplendent writers.--John Charles Copyright 2018 Booklist

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Balogh's emotionally rich fifth Westcott Regency (after Someone to Care) is the best installment yet. Colin Handrich, Baron Hodges, joins the Westcott family for Christmas, where he renews his friendship with Elizabeth, the widowed Lady Overfield. Caught up in the magic that only an unexpected Christmas snowfall can create, both begin to realize that their affection for each other has deepened into attraction and even love. But Elizabeth is 35 years old and Colin is a mere 26. Acknowledging the societal double standard that sees women marry much older men but scorns the reverse, Elizabeth nonetheless refuses Colin's proposal, and they seek other partners. But their agreement to dance one waltz at any ball they attend allows their feelings to grow and eventually precipitates a challenging choice. Amid the battle between love and social convention, Balogh addresses family tensions and trauma: Colin's bizarre, semi-estranged mother provides both comic relief and a hint of darkness, while Elizabeth must deal with painful memories of her alcoholic, abusive late husband. The balance between sweet and bitter produces a complex and winning love story. Agent: Maria Carvainis, Maria Carvainis Agency. (Dec. ) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.


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