Courting Julia By Mary Balogh – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. When Julia’s rich stepfather died, his legacy drew suitors to Julia like bees to honey. Yet for all the practical men who offered their hands, none could make her . When Julia Maynard’s step-grandfather died, he leaves her his beautiful estate home on the condition that one of his five nephews marries her within a month.

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I am very sorry to see it promulgated in one o This is the first Mary Balogh that I did not like at all. Ratings and Reviews 1 37 star ratings 1 reviews. Wonderful chemistry with a fair amount of heat no sex but some heavy petting.

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He had possessed many women, and had taken several of them with an energetic lust. However, sparks flew the most when she sparred with Daniel. Courting Julia Sullivan 1 by Mary Balogh. He still sees Julia as an irresponsible young woman, always playing games and having fun.

But he fully intends to do everything in his power to undo years of neglect and give the people who depend on him a better life Balogh might be tired of romance – or out of ideas.

The hero of Courting Julia is of the ilk that blames the woman for gasp! April 4, Julai In a book where basically no one else cared what she did, it was not only wrong she flouted convention but she wasn’t very inappropriate in her behaviour but it seemed incongruous.


Daniel and Julia are so perfect to each other if only they did not hate one another so much. Daniel fights it more than Julia because he’s already picked out an insipid, “suitable” bxlogh to whom he’d been on the verge of proposing. I’m very pleased that I have read more of this author’s later books to know that her works evolved to greater heights beyond these earlier publishings. Daniel annoyed me and intrigued me. The ensuing gossip is almost too much humiliation for Giles to bear. Even her regency romances are normally rather steamy.

All the cousins show some interest except for Daniel, the heir to the title. I always appreciate Balogh’s characters, real and humanly flawed but deserving of happiness if they can just stumble through.

Jan 24, Crystal rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 02, Patti Irwin rated it really liked it. Weddings of the Century. If the Duke Demands. I get that their attitudes about what women do was how it may have been back then, but since we’re reading these stories in the present, we are affected by them in the present. Her first book, a Regency love story, was published in as A Masked Deception under her married name. Her heart, however, tells her otherwise.

Return to Book Page. Daniel must rescue Julia and confront his own feelings. I liked the chemistry between Julia and Daniel, even if he was kind of a jerk. A Matter of Class. Although he finds that he is not enough of a villain to carry his plans to fruition, he acts badly enough that I would have had a hard time seeing him as a hero in another book after reading this one. He respected Julia’s desire to marry for love, so did not compel her to accept any of the offers she received for marriage.


He’s furious with himself for a perceived loss of control, and takes it out on her. But when she makes the desperate—and oh-so-dashing—earl a startlingly unexpected proposal, Alex will only agree to a proper courtship, hoping for at least friendship and respect to develop between them.

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Julia, while being a virgin ingenue, was still far too sensuous and free spirited for Daniel. The Lady By His Side.

Very hard to put down The characters were well developed and quite a lot of couurting, that made the book hard to put down.

More woman than you know what to do with. Courting Julia is at heart a serious book that throws the powerless condition of women into high relief. The confused Julia doesn’t know what to do. Enjoyable read but not up to Ms. What follow nary a charming little story that focuses on the heroine’s attempts to choose a husband from among these men.