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Storm Cloud Marriage Loved Randallwonderful myopic hero. I tried I really did About a hundred pages before I gave up The heroine was just too TSTL and unlikable He d never ask a second timeSandra had known Randall Pearson forever Her father s totally dependable deputy, he never stepped out of character Until the night when he d surprised her by asking her to marry himSandra had rejected him, of course A gray, faceless character with a mild manner who hid his thoughts behind horn rimmed glasses, Randall was hardly the sort of man women dreamed about Or was he Four years after Randall s proposal, Sandra wasn t so sure And now she was the one doing the proposing A hero with glasses That s how I ll remember this story His nearsightedness is an interesting metaphor Heroine can t see what kind of person he is without having her vision corrected by a marriage of convenience, an old friend describing him in glowing terms, comparing him to the OM, a forced seduction, seeing him out with another woman, and finally an explosion at the lab which puts the hero s life in danger Whew Roberta Leigh ladles on the drama, which makes this a fun read.I knocked off A hero with glasses That s how I ll remember this story His nearsightedness is an interesting metaphor Heroine can t see what kind of person he is without having her vision corrected by a marriage of convenience, an old friend describing him in glowing terms, comparing him to the OM, a forced seduction, seeing him out with another woman, and finally an explosion at the lab which puts the hero s life in danger Whew Roberta Leigh ladles on the drama, which makes this a fun read.I knocked off a star because I really didn t like the heroine for most of the book She was rude and childish and her banter with the hero was not witty just tiresome Her meeting up with the threatening OM several times defied logic Hero had infinite patience until he didn t see forced seduction That didn t seem to fit his character although the guilt and self recrimination did This author always manages to add some graceful details that I appreciate In this case it was the snow leopard with glasses that the heroine included in her children s book If I can find this book, then I will read it Sounds crazy Randall You can read this book if only to learn this not so common HP Hero , I loved him to bits , Geeky , blind as bat without those glasses and these are unusual characters for a HP hero but I liked him that way Poker faced , none the less a handsome one. The utterly TSTL heroine deserved to be strangled in her sleep.The story was simply terrible. Reallllly wish the hero hadn t forced the heroine That was bad. What a complete and utter total bitch It was a struggle getting through this as the heroine is spiteful, a pain, or condescending on every single page of the book Once again we have the rare sighting of a hero who is worthy of a far, far better and nicer heroine Of course, the fact that the bespectacled H is shortsighted enough to fall for her in the first place reduces him in my opinion.When she s about 18, the alpha cloaked as beta H gives her a present On a bed of black velvet lay a hand p What a complete and utter total bitch It was a struggle getting through this as the heroine is spiteful, a pain, or condescending on every single page of the book Once again we have the rare sighting of a hero who is worthy of a far, far better and nicer heroine Of course, the fact that the bespectacled H is shortsighted enough to fall for her in the first place reduces him in my opinion.When she s about 18, the alpha cloaked as beta H gives her a present On a bed of black velvet lay a hand painted miniature of an exquisite young girl with eyes and hair the colour of Sandra s Rubies and seed pearls encrusted the gold edge, as also the clasp of the fine gold chain Involuntarily Sandra put a hand to the brightly coloured glass necklace at her throat She had fallen in love with it at Kensington Market a few days ago The contrast nearly made her laugh Who wants a hand selected miniature when you can have amodern cheap glass necklace Soooo she has bad taste on top of everything else.He s loads smarter than her and has better manners With the faintest of shrugs he sauntered to the door I ll be in to see your father tomorrow evening Good, she said automatically Who s the consummate liar this time he asked drily.The door swung shut behind him and she backed irritably away from the fire, so hot with the impotent rage Randall always aroused in her that she had no need of extra warmth And no, I don t believe for one second that her animosity is subjugated desire SHE IS A BITCH.The h s one redeeming feature is she loves her father After art school, she headed to London to avoid the arranged marriage her father wanted between her and Randall There she takes up with a roguish OM She s afraid of sex so OM takes up with another chick just for sex, and the h goes home because her father is sick and to lick her wounds.In order to make Daddy happy and extend his life, she offers herself up for a MOC to Randall Despite repeated protestations to everyone including herself that she is just a regular girl and not a snobby gold plated heiress she cuts herself off from everyone she knew in London Poor swabs would never understand her lifestyle Oh, you poor little rich girl.They go to the US for a working honeymoon where she jumps back into a life of designer dresses Lagerfeld, Zandra Rhodes, Jean Muir, Kenzo, etc Nothing much happens here except she meets the widow of his best friend Widow woman, who would make a muchinteresting and nicer heroine, tells this one that Randall has held a torch for a woman for years So in love he keeps a picture of his beloved in a drawer next to his bed The heroine is evenconfirmed in her believe that the H married her for shares in her father s company.Back in England, she runs into the OM which infuriates the HI see a lot of things, Randall said thickly, and I don t like any of them For heaven s sake credit me with some intelligence she said vehemently If I d wanted to see Barry, I wouldn t have done it so blatantly Wouldn t you Since when have you shown any concern for my finer feelings Aware of the truth of this, she tried to defend herself I know I ve been bitchy to you in private, but never in public We made a contract and I ll stand by it till the end Just bitchy in private Well, that s okay then.She meets up with the OM again which infuriates the H and a forced seduction that results in incredibly good sex that changes everything for her All too easy, she saw now Intent on being her own person, she had refused to see Randall as he was But now that she did, she wanted to grovel at his feet, beg forgiveness for every wounding word she d flung at him be such a loving, caring wife that he d As swiftly as joy had flooded her, it seeped away, leaving her bereft It was hopeless Randall loved another woman, and their marriage was merely one of expediency Great she muttered The girl who wanted to be loved for herself is married to a man who wants her only for her shares Good Lord, she s stupid.Now that they ve had sex, he agrees to give her a divorce, and she s so devastated and so in love she does nothing but continue to bitch, nag and bait him.Somehow, someway they end up with a frigid, anesthetic HEA If any book and characters ever perpetuated the stereotype that the British are frigidly polite, it is this one Great hero.RandallI loved that he was atypical of HP heroesa little bit on the geekish side with coke bottle glasses because he is blind as a bat without them.But a heart as big as a lion.


About the Author: Roberta Leigh

aka Rachel Lindsay, Janey Scott, Rozella LakeRoberta Leigh was the most frequently used pen name of an author who also published novels as Rachel Lindsay, Rozella Lake, and Janey Scott Her birth name was Rita Shulman.Leigh was one of the first romance writers to introduce strong, career minded heroines who wouldn t be bossed around by the hero.Leigh had her own film company and wrote and produced 7 TV series for children She would also write the music for her series, although this usually involved her humming or singing the tune into a tape recorder, after which someone else would arrange and write a score.She studied oil and watercolor painting with Diana Raphael and Michael Chaitow, who her interest in abstract art Her work has been exhibited at the Podbury Gallery and Finnegan s Gallery in London In 1948, she married Michael Lewin and they had a son, Jeremy Her husband passed away in 1981.


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