An Infamous Marriage. Northumberland, At long last, Britain is at peace, and General Jack Armstrong is coming home to the wife he barely knows. Wed for. Northumberland, At long last, Britain is at peace, and General Jack Armstrong is coming home to the wife he barely knows. Wed for mutual convenience. Read “An Infamous Marriage” by Susanna Fraser with Rakuten Kobo. Northumberland, At long last, Britain is at peace, and General Jack Armstrong is.

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Add to that the h, who started out strongly but seemed to turn into a besotted noodle. In the whole Waterloo section I feel like she really captured how difficult it is for someone in the middle of a huge event to wrap their mind around HOW huge it is and how much it’s really affecting them.

Unfortunatelly, lack of time, I could finish it in a long time and it caused break the enjoyment. I wasn’t fond of the heroine at all. Jack spends the next five years in Canada while Elizabeth nurses his mother and runs their horse-breeding farm.

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Maybe because of that he want freedom so much, still i just don’t like this: Of course, karriage works out. With no more wars to fight, Jack is ready to attempt a peace treaty of his own. And then Jack meet again with Elizabeth, he desire her and amazed with the new Elizabeth. Neither infqmous the prospect of seeing his wife for the first time in five years.

I was really dialed into this story partly because I wanted Jack to get his comeuppance and then there was the part of me that wanted these two people to work things out. Sep 21, Ruth rated it really liked it Shelves: Still, I liked the setting in this part very much indeed, and I also enjoyed the minor characters that play a larger role in that part.


I loved that letter and as soon as I read it I didn’t mind everything susannz had led up to it.

Fortunately he’s spent those five years away at war. That said, I passed some acceptable hours with this. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: A Debt Paid in Marriage. View all 38 comments. I really wanted her to sock it to him but by that time, it was obvious he had withheld the truth because he was afraid he would lose her and indeed, it was such a betrayal of one’s wife and such a very personal offense, it was no wonder he didn’t want to include the telling of it when he was honest about his other misdeeds.

She doesn’t expect him to be faithful but he is so flagrant with his lovers that the rraser of it gets back to Jolly old England even from as far away as Canada. I can’t honestly say I totally forgave him, but almost. Elizabeth’s and Jack’s first encounter after five years is not easy to read. Carina Press Publication Date: Elizabeth Armstrong is on the warpath.

Nonetheless, she shows a practicality and sensibility – combined with her quiet and reserved nature – that reminded me very imfamous of Martha from A Lady Awakened. But never she thought it would include being humiliated when the scandal of Jack’s affairs reach her peaceful village.

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In fact, a few days after Jack and Elizabeth wed, Jack returned to his military post in the wilds of Canada – there to live for five long years. She understood susanan duties and obligations in exchange for a place to call home. What many author’s often seem to forget, however, is that for a relationship to be believable, the main characters have to overcome them early enough to let their love mzrriage dedication for each other grow.


Fraser finds an excellent source of conflict here, in a generally brave and honorable man who unthinkingly behaves in a dishonorable and cowardly fashion.

Hard words sueanna between Jack and Elizabeth before a military battle, Jack is wounded, You should read it. A Tryst with Trouble. I do think he will stay faithful. He didn’t take a lot of things into consideration, just like a MAN!

There’s a bit of drama but didn’t really help elevated the boring level. More about Susanna Fraser. The novel starts in earlywith General Sir John Armstrong returning from Canada to England after a five-year absence.

Some of what she heard is wrong, but the fact remains that he slept with other women while they were apart and she’s a DNF Jack and Elizabeth marry because of a promise to Elizabeth’s dying husband, though neither is particularly excited about it. Fraser’s writing to Carla Kelly and I’m not sure I agree with this observation. I liked the way that the characters were grounded. Not Enabled Screen Reader: How to Tame a Willful Wife. Both protagonists are flawed people — nothing particularly villainous, but they go wrong in little but damaging ways, and must live with the results.

I thought that the premise of a dying husband asking his wife and his best friend to marry each other was awkwardly set up, but it did the trick of getting Elizabeth and Jack married so we could get on to the meat of the story.

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