Gemini s marriage of convenience to Nick Drummond had gone terribly wrong the moment she d fallen in love with her husband. It pretty much had to be the stupidest reason ever. I couldn't get over the ick factor of the hero engaged to the heroine's identical sister and the heroine dating the hero's brother. Their marriage began inconveniently but they began to see the other more favorable. Her sister slept with the guys brother. The baby looked like her because it was her sister's baby.
The ones who cook, clean, look after babies, becomes staunch advocates and never seem to take vacation except when needed to advance the plot?! Silly but it really stuck me while I was reading this. I think that the baby is just supposed to add some interest. But the betrayal of both h and H - Nick by his brother Danny and Gemini by her identical sis Jemima - grew more and more intriguing. She desired Nick so much but as theirs was a marriage in name only, she could only look, not touch. Gemini desired Nick so much, but as theirs was only a marriage in name, she could only look, not touch.
Mostly just wished for more dialogue between the main characters. I can also feel that the hero does love the heroine from the beginning of the book if not from the beginning of their marriage. But in that time her twin had given birth - and now she expected Gemini to care for the tiny baby for an entire weekend! That just drove me nuts. He accused her of cheating and she basically does the same. Gemini's twin sister Jemima figuratively dumps her new baby in Gemini's lap leaving Gemini no choice but to take care of her neice until Jemima returns.
Could a tiny baby help mend a marriage? But when they don't have an open conversation things get complicated. Her reason for believing that he might be the babies father is that of eye color. And the ending was too convenient amd not really believable. Gemini's marriage of convenience to Nick Drummond had gone terribly wrong the moment she'd fallen in love with her husband. Gemini soon fell for little Jessica, but her already fragile marriage to Nick Drummond was made more vulneralbe by famliy obligations.
The story itself is okay and it could probably have been written without the baby. . She desired Nick so much -- but as theirs was a marriage in name only, she could only look, not touch. Wikipedia citation Copy and paste this code into your Wikipedia page. Can a baby mend a marriage? Not enough dialogue Too much thought life and not enough dialogue better characters.
I am very happily married to Peter with six sons, and live on the Isle of Man. Mostly just wished for more dialogue between the main characters. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. I have written almost 250 romance novels in contemporary and Regency. And the ending was too convenient amd not really believable. The domestic staf A little lighter on plot than I expected.
They were dating the others siblings when they ran off together. Then totally grossed out when I realized that both couples had consummated the previous relationships with the siblings. I have to admit that the only thing that really hurt this story was the insecurity of Gemini and Nick. Gemini s marriage of convenience to Nick Drummond had gone terribly wrong the moment she d fallen in love with her husband. You are kind of left wondering why they want each other at all.
Then like a square dance, everyone changed partners and dosey-doed into terrible misunderstandings. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the to mend a marriage mortimer carole gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. It got to the point that I was disgusted with the both of them. Cute but not much more. Madison is bound by contract to work— and live! Tuned out when the housekeeper says the h received a phone call from her ex the H's ratfink little brother from a year ago and the hero slut-shame rants about her renewed affair with his little brother.
I seem to quite enjoy her stories and characters mostly because a number of her books I read, the heroine are quite strong quietly in her own sense and also normally has a real job other than just being the hero's woman. This book has that, but with a twist. I know you were suppose to believe that they had been married a year and had this whole relationship you never saw- but you never saw it. Otherwise the basic concept of these two people trying to make there marriage be in more than name only and their reasons for getting married in the first place make for a interesting read. How will she keep her true identity a secret? However, when Gemini found herself looking after her tiny baby niece— dumped on her by her irresponsible twin sister— a way to mend her marriage became clear.
Carole Mortimer Born 1960 age 58—59 England Pen name Carole Mortimer Occupation Novelist Nationality British Period 1978—present Genre Spouse Peter Children 4 Website Carole Mortimer born 1960 in England is a popular British writer of over 150 since 1978. Gemini desired Nick so much but as theirs was a marriage in name only she could only look - not touch. Gemini hadn't spoken to her twin sister ever since she'd been betrayed by her. To Mend a Marriage This starts out with two people who married for convenience. Looking after her sister's baby for the weekend, Gemini soon fell for little Jessica, but her marriage to Nick Drummond was made even more vulnerable by family obligations.