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Monday, 12 January 2015

What a Woman Desires by Rachel Brimble

What a Woman Desires
Title: What a Woman Desires
Author:  Rachel Brimble
Genre:  Historical Romance
Publication Date:  January 5, 2015
Publisher: eKensington/Lyrical
Event Organized By: Literati Author Services, Inc.

~ Synopsis ~

From country girl to actress of the stage, one woman dares to live her dreams-"but is she brave enough to open her heart…?
Monica Danes always wanted more than the village of Biddlestone had to offer. After a failed courtship to a man of her parents’ choosing, she fled for the city of Bath and never looked back. Today, Monica is the undisputed queen of the theater--"a wealthy, independent woman. But when she is called home in the wake of tragedy, Monica returns"--intending to leave again as soon as possible.
Thomas Ashby has been a groom at the Danes estate since he was a boy--“and has been enamored with Monica for almost as long. He knows he isn’t a suitable match for his master’s daughter, despite the special bond he and Monica have always shared—and their undeniable attraction. But now that she’s returned, Thomas has one last chance to prove himself worthy—and to show Monica a life, and a love, she won’t want to give up...What a Woman Desires Banner


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One country girl living her dreams on stage is force to return home.  Can she do what is right and find love in her heart?

Monica Danes left her small town roots with a prospective handsome man that her parents approved of to a life in Bath.  But all is not what it seems as her prospective husband true colours started to show as he became abusive towards her.  Finally getting away from her she finds herself on stage and enjoying her life.  Her parents think her life is scandalous and does not want anything to do with her and her new lifestyle.

When her father suddenly dies, her younger sister writes to her to come home since she is tired dealing with the burden of taking care of her mother whose health has been steadily declining. So she returns home to bury her father and hopes to rush back to her life on the stage as she plans not to stage.

Thomas Ashby is a groom on the Danes Estate and is still in love with her despite thinking she is just a spoiled girl who ran off. When the meet again, they still find themselves wanting each other.  But he does not want to move as he loves the area and being near his family.

When her father’s will is read leaving her the estate, her mom with enough money , and the sister his place in Bath while she would rather stay in the small town.  Monica finds herself looking for a solution to make everyone happy including herself and knowing that she cannot stay since she is still in love with Thomas and he is not willing to have anything more with her because of the difference in position.

Will they be able to have a future or will she end up marrying someone else in name only to go back to her other love?

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~ About the Author ~

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 Rachel Brimble lives in South West England, near the famous City of Bath. She is married with two teenage daughters. A member of Romance Writers of America and the Romantic Novelists Association, Rachel writes contemporary romance and romantic suspense for Harlequin Superromance and Victorian romance for eKensington/Lyrical.

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