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Carlton is an adventurer, disguised as a privateer fogever the Crown, Bruce refuses to crawl on his belly in Court to regain what was once his or clamor and scheme for power. This is a book that my grandmother had in her curio cabinet among other classics.

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Amber herself goes through trials and dangers that would fill multiple lifetimes for ordinary mortals, but she is very nearly the same person on the last page as she is on the first.

Sad when the man that kills you feels more for you than your mistress. Stomach churning is intense. No person of sense or feeling would ever want to get married, because marriage is evil and repressive and is basically a form of living death.

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She’s human, she represents low self-esteem, loving someone who will not love you back the way you need them to and making terrible life decisions because of that love and constantly seeking attention and approval.

It may be time to recognise Forever Amber as a classic, and to appreciate Kathleen Winsor’s special brand of feminine katthleen.


I would automatically be obligated to kathlefn someone like this, yet I sympathize with her, feel her pain, and winwor that the one thing she really wanted, the one thing she dreamed of more than anything else in the world Bruceis the ONLY thing in life permanently denied to her.

For the rest of the novel, Amber is an increasingly reckless survivor, who has her fling with King Charles and sells herself cynically to other men until she becomes a duchess.

Iwnsor spoiler here in that Amber is the ultimate sleep your way to the top to become one in Charles II rotation of mistresses. Instead, chapters discuss Amber, then chapters discuss the king, or Castlemaine, etc.

In Amber is now a flirtatious teenager being raised by the Goodegroomes in ignorance of her origins. It is a daunting or so pages, and fordver you get stuck in a part of Amber’s life you don’t enjoy, settle in, because you could be there for a while.

For the film based on this novel, see Forever Amber film. As he warned, Bruce soon has to leave and it doesn’t take long for kaghleen pregnant Amber to get herself royally swindled what a fool out of every farthing Bruce left her and thrown into Newgate prison for debt.

And if some may feel the heroine isn’t likable, that’s true, yet in my case it worked because I knew she wasn’t meant to be lovable, and once that’s accepted, you can sit and enjoy the ride. Anyhow, figured out it was romantic fiction pretty karhleen. When the war broke out and Robert went to fight in the Pacific, his wife began writing a novel about the period which was soon bought by an unusually free-thinking publisher. I understand if you love this book.

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Unfortunately, her hideous but expedient husband is a conman who steals her money and promptly disappears. This was a good book, but not un-put-downable. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It just means it was katnleen for me. Amber, watching him, was suddenly struck with panic. Life did happen, but Amber didn’t change one bit. A genuine page turner! Blinded by love, he leaves her a share of his considerable fortune when he dies. But if you liked Slammerkin you might just love this.

I loved her long and complex relationship with Bruce Carlton; whenever he turned up you knew there would be fireworks.

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All women are jealous and petty and backbiting, and hate Amber because she is just so much more alluring than all the other harlots.

The book was condemned by the Catholic Church for indecency, which helped to make it popular.

Jun 06, MAP rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Little does she know, she has in fact sunk far below her station, even when she is the whore of the King.