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As You Are
As You Are
Author: Sarah M. Eden
A horse breeder by trade, Corbin Jonquil is more at home in the stables than in the ballroom of his sprawling estate. Corbin is the quietest of the Jonquil brothers and has always faded into the background, contentedly unnoticed. When a mysterious young widow, Mrs. Clara Bentford, moves into the neighborhood, however, Corbin quickly comes to rea...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781621085751
ISBN-10: 1621085759
Publication Date: 1/1/2014
Pages: 208
Rating:
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4 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Covenant Communications Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 18
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Wow, I love Corbin! This was such a sweet one. The advice he gets to be noticed is hilarious. It was funny to read but as I was telling my husband about the scenes I was laughing so hard I had tears falling from my eyes. Poor Corbin, Clara must have thought him strange indeed.

Edmund and Alice are great additions to the story and I'm glad I read Drops of Gold before this one to better understand Caroline. I love the Jonquil family and this one did not disappoint.

The abuse in Clara's past was handled with care and not graphic detail which I appreciated. Corbin and Clara seem like such a great match for each other. I loved the message of being loved "As you are" and not for some other version of yourself.
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Wonderful, wonderful! I was half afraid this would be a christian romance because that's not my sort of thing, and I'm so happy it wasn't. This regency story was so good I was hooked from the first pages all the way through to the end. Corbin was the strong yet silent type of hero and painfully shy. Clara was an abused woman in hiding with her children. Watching Corbin struggle to get noticed by Clara was equally painful and endearing. I was cheering for him all the way. Clara endured abuse most of her life and her distrust of men was ingrained. Yet by the time she finally turns to Corbin when she needs rescuing, her utter trust in him is gratifying and moving. I usually prefer very sensual romances, and although this story was as chaste as a cloistered nun, I simply didn't care. The storytelling trumped all else. Highly recommended at 4.5 stars.