The first book in Catherine Coulter’s beloved Bride series. Douglas Sherbrooke, Earl of Northcliffe, marries the wrong woman-only to find himself haunted by a. In a display of what poses as wit in this Regency novel, the first of a trilogy, Douglas Sherbrooke, Earl of Northcliffe, tells his wife Alexandra that she is “as. The complete series list for – Sherbrooke Brides Catherine Coulter. Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history.
In rereading my review of that book, I admit to being a bit harsh; however I still stand behind my words. Douglas is pressured into doing his duty by marrying and producing an heir. Douglas Sherbrooke, Earl of Northcliffe decides that it is time for him to marry and produce an heir. Wizard’s Daughter by Catherine Coulter.
This book has a tragi-comic undertone, hugely angsty but making light of it.
The Bride Trilogy (Sherbrooke) by Catherine Coulter
For some reason, he loses all control with Alexandra, never thinking for a moment that she could be special. He insults her lack of beauty, her clothes and anything else he can think of.
I have no idea why Alexandra ever fell in love cattherine Douglas. I also didn’t appreciate how hung up he was on OW’s beauty even after he’d had sex with the heroine. I truly detest Alexandra’s character. From the beginning of this story, I was frustrated with her meek behavior and I rooted for her to stand up and fight her man-for her man!
It has been years since I first read this sherbroooke. Jan 02, Sylvia rated it shedbrooke was ok Shelves: When Ryder Sherbrooke finds a child n… More. I don’t understand the whole wanting to grip heaps of chest hair. Douglas finally tells her, but gets quite the different reaction. Did Douglas and Alex have a daughter? A resident ghost and a villian who turns out to be not so bad in the end.
May 12, Rhapsody rated it did not like it Recommends it for: The setup is completely ridiculous sherbrooe draws widely upon romantic cliche. Okay, I did finish it, and applaud CC for redeeming the hero. A nobleman needs must marry in order to produce an heir. The mystery will confound you.
May 24, Vintage rated it liked it Shelves: Thomas takes his bride to Pendragon, a castle on the southeastern coast of Ireland.
Not a good read for me. And so, when called to France for a special assignment, he sends his best friend, Tony, to wed her by proxy. There’s an unknown child’s sarcophagus with a bizarre curse, all sorts of Egyptian statuary, and a strange golden cuff.
Lord Lyle, a big collector of ancient Egyptian artifacts, proudly shows off his collection to Grayson before he and his wife Lucy nearly deaf but with an inner eye leave to return to Egypt.
It is instant fascination catherie both their parts, but for different reasons. In considering the woman he will take as a bride, he decides on the one woman he recalls, the stunningly beautiful Melissande, who he once courted only to leave her for the army. It’s smart, witty, crass, sharp, bold and very sexy. The thing is, it’s supposed to be a Historical Romantic Comedy, and if you remember that while you read it then you will see the same magic I do.
Douglas Sherbrooke, Earl of Northcliffe, is a man besieged. He’s obsessed with collecting and returning the famous Waterloo medals to the soldiers of the great battle ofbut he refuses to tell anyone why he’s doing it.
Douglas is a jerk and he treats Alex terribly. Mar 13, Sonia rated it it was ok.
The Bride Trilogy
Thus he must first provide himself with the requisite bride. Thus, he must first provide himself with the requisite bride. Maybe she could grip the tufts of virile butt hair shefbrooke tug him closer and closer to her furry mound Yes, it’s far-fetched, but just go with it.
I think I’m going to be sick. So, despite the deplorable hero Im still giving this book four stars and giving the author another go. As for Jason, he swims lie a fish, loves horses, wants to start a stud farm, still sows more wild oats than a man should be allowed, but finally meets a girl who stops him in his tracks.