Rebecca Hagan Lee is a best-selling and award-winning author. She writes engaging historical romances that are packed with intrigue.Barely a Bride introduced the wealthy bachelors of the Free Fellows League. In this second novel of the series, Colin McElreath, Viscount Grantham, is being forced into a marriage - one intended to protect the League and the Viscount's good name.More
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Great Book, Great Narrator, Poor Sound Editing
- Christine Rautenkranz
UNBELIEAVLE RIDICULOUS STORYLINE!!
The storyline is ridiculous and unbelievable
The same. Her performance was good!1
Gillian Davies the heroine!!
Merely the Groom is the most Ridiculous, Unbelievable story I have ever read!! I loved bk1 Barely a Bride and gave it 5 stars. But this story is a absolute Disappointment!! After BAB bk1 I was hoping Colin Viscount Grantham would marry a women like Alyssa in bk1. Instead he marries the stupidest women I think I have ever read. The story is not believable. The author Ms. Lee would have readers believe that a Viscount heir to an Earldom would marry a women who eloped to Gretna Green with another man she barely knew. Gave up her Maiden Head/Virginity to a man she thought was her husband, but not. He steals her jewels and money and leaves her stranded with nothing in a cheap dockside Inn the Blue Bottle were all sorts of unsavory men stay. On top of that Gillian my be pregnant by this Bigamist. The Bigamist husband also is asking Gillian's father the very rich but recent lowly titled merchant for 50 thousand pound ransom. Come On this is unbelievable!!
I really love Colin in bk 1 and wanted to see so much more for him. His father the Earl has gambled away there fortune and all Colin will inherit is a title and a mountain of debt. So he goes along with Baron Davies, Gillian's father scheme and marries her. No title as old as Colin's would jeopardize giving his title to a child that wasn't his blood heir. Colin had his friends and the Free Fellows. He also, was a spy at the war office. So he was not totally bankrupt. He had managed to invest an make some money. The story makes Colin look so weak and less of a man. Gillian is just and idiot and I could not recover any respect for her and what she had done!! So why would the author write such an unbelievable story? I think I will return this story. Not worth my money.
I Cannot Recommend Merely the Groom Sorry!!
- Edwina "I Love books"