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Jane Feather

Autor/a de Almost a Bride

87 obres 10,094 Membres 117 Ressenyes 11 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Jane Feather grew up in the South of England, where she developed an interest in historical romance. After her marriage she moved to Oxford, where she received a Masters degree in Applied Social Studies. Jane later moved to Montclair, New Jersey where she worked as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker mostra'n més until moving on again to Washington DC where she decided to take a break from social work and try her hand at writing romances. She now has more than 40 novels to her credit including the "V" series. Jane is also the author of the Charm Bracelet Trilogy, Bride Trilogy, Kiss Trilogy, Matchmakers Duncan Sisters Trilogy, Cavendish Square Trilogy, Almost Trilogy and The Blackwater Brides Trilogy. (Bowker Author Biography) Jane Feather was born in Cairo, Egypt, and grew up in New Forest, in the south of England. She began her highly successful career after she and her family moved to Washington D.C. in 1981. she now has over five million books in print. (Publisher Provided) mostra'n menys

Inclou aquests noms: Feather Jane, Jane Feather, Jane Z-Feather

Inclou també: Claudia Bishop (1)

Nota de desambiguació:

(eng) Jane Robotham started writing contemporany romances as Claudia Bishop (do not confuse with the pen name as Mary Straton who wrote mystery novels).
Ms. Feizer now writes historical romances as
Jane Feather.


Obres de Jane Feather

Almost a Bride (2005) 430 exemplars
The Least Likely Bride (2000) 407 exemplars
The Accidental Bride (1999) 404 exemplars
The Bachelor List (2004) 384 exemplars
A Wicked Gentleman (2007) 363 exemplars
The Hostage Bride (1998) 347 exemplars
The Bride Hunt (2004) 347 exemplars
The Wedding Game (2004) 337 exemplars
To Wed a Wicked Prince (2008) 311 exemplars
Snowy Night with a Stranger (Anthology 3-in-1) (2008) — Col·laborador — 298 exemplars
The Widow's Kiss (2001) 297 exemplars
To Kiss a Spy (2002) 286 exemplars
Almost Innocent (1990) 272 exemplars
Kissed by Shadows (2003) 270 exemplars
Almost a Lady (2006) 264 exemplars
Rushed to the Altar (2010) 262 exemplars
Valentine (1995) 258 exemplars
Venus (1988) 233 exemplars
A Husband's Wicked Ways (2009) 225 exemplars
The Diamond Slipper (1997) 224 exemplars
The Silver Rose (1997) 221 exemplars
The Emerald Swan (1998) 206 exemplars
Vice (1996) 204 exemplars
A Valentine Wedding (1999) 197 exemplars
Virtue (1993) 184 exemplars
Smuggler's Lady (1986) 180 exemplars
Love's Charade (1986) 178 exemplars
Vixen (1994) 172 exemplars
Velvet (1994) 168 exemplars
Vanity (1995) 167 exemplars
Violet (1995) 163 exemplars
A Wedding Wager (2011) 152 exemplars
All the Queen's Players (2010) 150 exemplars
Beloved Enemy (1987) 139 exemplars
An Unsuitable Bride (2012) 133 exemplars
Chase the Dawn (1988) 129 exemplars
Reckless Angel (1989) 128 exemplars
Reckless Seduction (1987) 124 exemplars
Bold Destiny (1989) 119 exemplars
Silver Nights (1989) 113 exemplars
When You Wish (1997) — Col·laborador — 96 exemplars
Twelfth Night Secrets (2012) 87 exemplars
Eagle and the Dove (1991) 84 exemplars
Trapped at the Altar (2014) 81 exemplars
Trapped by Scandal (2015) 57 exemplars
Tempt Me with Diamonds (2019) 57 exemplars
Seduce Me with Sapphires (2020) 46 exemplars
Ravish Me with Rubies (2021) 30 exemplars
Vice and Virtue [2 novels in 1] (2007) 14 exemplars
Engagement at Beaufort Hall (2012) 12 exemplars
A Holiday Gamble (2008) 11 exemplars
That Champagne Feeling (1984) 4 exemplars
Where the heart is (1984) 4 exemplars
Irresistible You (1984) 3 exemplars
Kiss Me Once Again (1984) 3 exemplars
It Had to be You (1984) 3 exemplars
Angel Imprudente (2007) 2 exemplars
Bestselling Lords and Ladies - Boxed Set (3-in-1) (2011) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars
Cuando desees (2007) 1 exemplars
Wishful Thinking 1 exemplars
El juego matrimonial (2008) 1 exemplars
La rosa de plata (2008) 1 exemplars
El zapatito de cristal (2008) 1 exemplars
El cisne esmeralda (2008) 1 exemplars
Casi una dama (2007) 1 exemplars
Casi inocente (2009) 1 exemplars
Boda en San Valentín (2007) 1 exemplars
Im Schatten der Leidenschaft (1996) 1 exemplars
Pahe : [romaan] (1998) 1 exemplars
Kjærlighetens lenker (1997) 1 exemplars
Evlilik Bahsi (2018) 1 exemplars
La Favorite Afghane (1999) 1 exemplars
La Nuit de Saint-Pétersbourg (2003) 1 exemplars
Jade-Augen (1990) 1 exemplars
Le Cygne d'émeraude (2003) 1 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Nom oficial
Robotham Feather, Jane
Altres noms
Bishop, Claudia
Feather, Jane
Data de naixement
Lloc de naixement
Cairo, Egypt
Llocs de residència
New Forest, England, UK
New Jersey, USA
Washington, D.C., USA
Oxford University (MA)
psychiatric social worker
Premis i honors
RT Career Acheivement Award
Nota de desambiguació
Jane Robotham started writing contemporany romances as Claudia Bishop (do not confuse with the pen name as Mary Straton who wrote mystery novels).
Ms. Feizer now writes historical romances as
Jane Feather.




For the sake of a Re-Readathon I only read the Sabrina Jeffries story (also I have vague memories of not being terribly interested in either of the other two). For anyone who has a first edition of Let Sleeping Rogues Lie you might notice that the short excerpt in the back of that features Martin and Elinor of this story 'When Sparks Fly' but is entitled 'Once A Rake, Always a Rake'. I can only guess that the title changed at some point between the publication of Rogues and Snowy Night. And to be truthful the new title is definitely more fitting anyhow.

Remember rather shy Elinor from Rogues? She was Lucy's best friend and the one that Anthony proved to the class that scoundrels would tailor their behavior to their target? The one helping to get Madeline hooked up with Anthony. Yes that one! Anyhow she proves her mettle in this story. I didn't think she was a retiring person, shy, but not retiring and she proved she could speak up for herself in this long as she keeps her glasses off when talking.

Even though this was a short story I found the characters of Elinor and Martin to be well-rounded out. Not so much the other characters, but they weren't the central focus. Her Aunt Alyss is bed ridden for much of the story, the kids and Elinor's father at the end is so busy misunderstanding and blustering that he doesn't really show off well. Elinor grows a bit--in confidence and handling situations mostly, but I think Martin had the most growth. Blockheaded as he was, it didn't take him long to need Elinor in his life--not just in a lustful sense, but in a 'she makes life worth living' sort of way. In the simplest terms, she makes him smile.

All things considered this didn't feel like a short story, but rather a novel that had unnecessary filler taken out.
… (més)
lexilewords | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Dec 28, 2023 |
This book was lacking in a few things:

a) A likeable hero - Alex didn't appeal at all. It just seemed like he always had ulterior motives and didn't care about Livia at all. Not a believable character.

b) Development of romance/love - I read these books for one reason, and that is the romance. There was none in this book. The characters didn't have that lightning bolt moment when they realize they are in love, and any lead-up type moments were very very boring.

It was just a very unsatisfying novel, which is dissapointing as I usually like Jane Feather books.… (més)
PurplOttr | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Dec 1, 2023 |


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½ 3.4

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