|Title||:||Lembaran Baru/Husband By Arrangement|
|Number of Pages||:||264|
Lembaran Baru/Husband By Arrangement Reviews
3 Stars ~ Their families had become divided when a tragic accident took both Maddy's and Dexter's parents. They'd been partners in a horticultural nursery in Portugal, and with the deaths one family forced out the other. Maddy was eleven and she traveled to England with her Grandfather where they lived a life of struggle. Dexter was fifteen and remained in Portugal with his grandparents until he went out in the world as a horticulturist gathering new plants for their nursery. Maddy's now turned [...]
Forgettable and a bit boring started off with so much promise her misbehaving to look unsuitable to the H via a MOC but it just kind of spluttered about a bit and I got bored
Aku lumayan suka dengan cerita ini, baik dari alur cerita, tokoh ataupun settingnyaSebenarnya ini bukan kali pertama aku baca novel ini. Novel menceritakan seorang gadis Maddy yang setengah dipaksa kakeknya untuk menemui cucu laki2 temannya. Dexter adalah cucu laki2 tersebut, sebenarnya Dexter & Maddy adalah teman masa kecil, mereka semua pernah hidup dalam satu rumah. tapi karena kecelakaan yg menewaskan kedua orang tua mereka akhirnya kakek Maddy meninggalkan Quinta. Maddy berusaha mengaga [...]
This was a surprisingly warm and touching story.Maddy is dead set against marrying a man she hasn't seen since she was twelve years old, despite the fact that he could raise her standard of living. So, to let her granddad down easy, she decides to act so outrageously that her intended will be too horrified to further the alliance.Dex has no intention of remarrying, but something about Maddy draws him in. At first, he thinks her a gold digger, but as he gets to know her, his opinion changes for t [...]
Humor Mixed with PathosA story with nicely developed characters and a heavy sense of humor make for a good story. Two grandparents want their grandchildren who haven't seen each other in 20 years to marry. The heroine thinks if she shows up looking and acting totally opposite from what the hero and his mother expect she can go back home. Hero doesn't want marriage either and acts like He is attracted to this wild woman. of course, it backfires on both of them.
I'd like to say I've read many a sillier book, but I haven't.
a very easy read, be predictable.