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Daughters of England Series/Love Interests

(including the other many pseudonyms of Eleanor Hibbert)
SCW
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Preferred HF: Lately World Two or the time immediately before and after this period
Location: Australia

Daughters of England Series/Love Interests

Postby SCW » Sun August 9th, 2015, 9:54 am

I used to love the Daughters of England Series by Philippa Carr.

But there always something that bothered me about these books.

This is how unlikable the male romantic interests are.

If you like men who are
liars
cheaters
rapists
thieves
emotional cripples
blackmailers
murderers
and
traitors


Then buckle in for a rollicking read

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EvangelineH
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Re: Daughters of England Series/Love Interests

Postby EvangelineH » Tue August 18th, 2015, 8:21 am

I never read this series as romantic, considering how many of the heroines got the short end of the stick, or
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SCW
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Preferred HF: Lately World Two or the time immediately before and after this period
Location: Australia

Re: Daughters of England Series/Love Interests

Postby SCW » Fri August 21st, 2015, 1:27 am

Was Jake the suitor from return of the Gypsy?
From memory- he is around the time of Eversleigh.

I stopped reading them after a while, but it seemed like the first five or six books had scenarios where the heroines were getting involved with some dubious types.

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Re: Daughters of England Series/Love Interests

Postby EvangelineH » Wed September 2nd, 2015, 8:25 am

Yes, he was the love interest in The Return of the Gypsy.

By the time the series reached WW2 (and when Hibbert died), the love interests had become rather benign.
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