Hould have moved out and filed for divorce and taken her kids with her The H is a disloyal and yes an adulterous POS not that he slept with the OW while he was married but he would have and his continual taking her side of things vs his wife and the mother of his children is the definition of infidelityHe broke faith with his wife repeatedly for YEARS and suffered no conseuences Then a few roses ater and he gets a pass because he tried Just Say No he deserved to be stuck with the OW and manipulated and given a social disease
before dying in agony a year ater There was no redemption there was dying in agony a year ater There was no redemption there was commitment and I wasn t buying an HEA here at all I felt sorry for the h sorry for her kids and sorry that angst factor aside this book did nothing but irritate me and make me wish HPlandia came euipped with flame throwers to burn away the moldy rot that embodied this H and that emergency titanium backbone transplants were available Cause as soon as the h got within ten feet of his magic urve club she dissolved into jelly blobule nothingness A thorough banging *doesn t fix this type of issue and shame on the overused trope of HPlandia *t fix this type of issue and shame on the overused trope of HPlandia says it did 4 12 starsAmnesia and Secret Pregnancy aren t exactly my favorite plot devices but somehow Ms Monroe made them work in this book uite a feat if I may say so This was one of the best HP I ve read mostly because Aristide wasn t a domineering asshat he was just a bit stupid trusting the wrong person and taking a ong time to realize what was obvious to everyone else and Eden wasn t a wimpy doormat willing to bow to her husband s aloofness If only all HPs were ike thisTwo ines in this book got my attention I thought they were funny not in the sole context of
story but examples of how crazy HPland is1 There weren t that many men in the world much ess Greece with the power the wealth or the inner drive that they possessedTsk tsk tks Ms Monroe You haven t done your research have you If you have you d know that HPland is chock full of billionaire Greek tycoons and the Kouros brothers aren t that uniue LOL2 He had not said the words but damn it how could she not have knownWhy oh why do heroes always think they don t need to say those 3 ittle words Aristide Eden isn t a mind reader Plus it wasn t ike your actions spoke volumes in the past Anyway you came to your senses before it was too ate so all s well that ends well 35 StarsThis was a good read but I did get frustrated that the hero always chose to believe his A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, lying conniving assistant OW rather than his wife whooved him and only wanted the best for him That did eave a bad taste in my mouth and Age which was at breaking point before the accident Aristide's body hasn't forgotten the desire they once sharedand she's still carrying their precious tiny child. ,the story but
My platonic ideal of an HP So "much angst I ove how amnesia is used as a reset button I ove how the heroine "angst I ove how amnesia is used as a reset button I ove how the heroine for the hero and how he actually starts to think once his emotions cool I ove how neither one of them thinks of marriage as something throw away Add a crazy sauce OW for dollops of drama along the wayEdit to add Had to re read on Valentine s Day just for fun Still a five star storyNeeded a comfort re read today Still five stars I do ove a hero who is so very very wrongRe read after so many disappointing HPs I so very very wrongRe read after so many disappointing HPs I forgotten about the make up wedding at the end H pulled out all the stops 35 stars I started reading romance with this type of book I oved my gorgeous Greeks my indignant Italians my millionaires and billionaires They seem a bit cheesy now seeing as my reading habits have changed over the years But this was a nice trip down memory ane I might dip in now and again Even the cover is cheesyThere are still some eft in the box in the garage that I will check out ater Can donate them then when I get through them all Edited 31st July 2015 to add something How can I express my ove for this intense emotional angst and pain filled book It was truly such a beautiful book the heroine was the perfect amount of sweet and strong without being the slightest bit bitchy I The Case for Paleolibertarianism and Realignment on the Right loved how she fought for her husband and didn t just give up at the first sight of hardship I so admire heroines with a backbone but with sensibility and practicality who don t throw tantrumseft right and centre when things don t go their way She was amazing I Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling loved her And as you all know when Iove a heroine that book becomes a favourite Eden
and Aristide have been married for almost two years at the start of the book TheyAristide have been married for almost two years at the start of the book They 3 years ago and had an affair and when Eden finds out she s pregnant Aristide immediately marries her Aristide has a personal assistant the evil vicious OW who is out to ruin their marriage and wants Ari 1116 Re read45 StarsI am a shameless sucker for these cliched Greek tycoon baby books And then you throw in amnesia to boot Pfffft It s Monsieur Pain like soap opera candy that I just can t say no to even though I know the empty calories will go straight to my thighs Holla 45 starsGirl meets boy who happens to be a rich tycoon They start an affair whiched to pregnancy where boy promptly marries girl only to eave her in Greece while he travels all around with vindictive ex girlfriend who happens to also be his assistant Girl is not happy with her circumstances plus the fact that two face assistant goes out of her way to undermine her relationship with the husband Upset girl asks for a divorce Boy. After a head on collision with another vehicle Eden Kouros is overjoyed that her unborn baby has survived But Aristide her husband has suffered a partial oss of. Got into an accident where he has temporary selective amnesia "Meaning He Remembers Everything And Everyone Except His Wife Uh "he remembers everything and everyone except his wife Uh Yup Angst promptly ensues as both the h and H confront the issues in their relationship I oved this one I rarely give 45 stars to HPs but I m making an exception with this one Just 180 plus pages of angsty goodness awesome dialogue great characters and perfect writing from Lucy Monroe Eden has a backbone and held her own against Aristide She s funny sassy a One of the best harleuin I have ever read I ove how Lucy Monroe creates heroines who are strong but not bitches or mean Eden s deep ove for Aristides makes her fight for him but on the other hand she is determined to not stay in a oveless marriage if her husband does not commit to it She doesn t want to end their marriage but she will not accept being second best The hero s PA Kassandra is the scheming third person I Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. loved to hate She tries everything in her power to tear Eden and Aristide apart but Eden stands up to her and doesn t allow her to put her down The hero was without a doubt an alpha male hero but he is never a jerk only oblivious to his bitchy ex Best part was when Aristide began to realize Kassandra sies about Eden and her fake portrayal of his wife I oved when he realized he was married to a decent and amazing woman and cut Kassandra out of his ife for goodWonderful touching ove story Loved the angst and the drama For a business magnet and a billionaire the hero had a very VERY thick skull His stupidity reached such a point his poor brother had to spell out that if he didn t have a oving wife he d describe his brother s wife as the sweetest woman the world And mother was just pure disgusted with him and probably wanted to slap the world And his mother was just pure disgusted with him and probably wanted to slap just Glitter Bomb (A Scrapbooking Mystery, like meHe believed his family members and friends for everything trusted his award winning gut for business deals andife altering decisions yet he decided to discard everyone s opinion on his wife which was positive and believed the ONLY negative opinion which is delivered by the OW who according to his wife has eyes set on him He doesn t think hey her opinion is 1 against about 15 so may be this 1 opinion is the one that s wrong Because the other 15 opinion on everything else has been right so far I think I am the only person that really doesn t Il morto di Maigret like this book I did not find the h to be anything but a TSTL doormat and the H should have died franklyWhile I absolutelyoved the angst and the insidiousness of the other woman these two shouldn t be together period The writing is good the set up and the OW s continuing encroachment is great but the h MemoryEden's heart is torn in two Aristide remembers almost everything except that he has a wife Yet perhaps Eden has been given a second chance to save her marri. .