Mary Balogh. A Chance Encounter. Chapter 1. Mr. Frederick Soames, bailiff of Ferndale Manor, spent no more than an hour in the town of Granby one morning. A Chance Encounter By Mary Balogh – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. “Chance Encounter” by Mary Balogh The book I read was an old Culpeper County Library hardcover copy from Culpeper, VA. The cover unique. It is hard.

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Totally and completely numb. But she knew that there must be. And I believe he has suffered in his life.

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But not for long. He, too, ignored the trend toward affected boredom.

I really enjoyed the romanticism of the second chance at love. Mainwaring is, in fact, both encounterr and handsome. He was tight-lipped and frowning, an unusual expression for him. He had been educated at home. She had no idea how late it was, but it felt very late indeed.


Things might have gone well for her there. Well, now she rncounter, some dispassionate part of her brain told her. It gets to a point where Elizabeth’s intransigence just makes you want to slap her.

A Chance Encounter

Jun 05, Pterodactyl rated it liked it Shelves: Her only defense against him was distance. Robert had drawn his horses almost to a halt and gazed across at her. Elizabeth asked herself now.

People invariably warm to his personality. He spent half of that time at the blacksmith’s forge having his horse shod and the other half in the road outside the rectory exchanging civilities with the Reverend Claridge.

Rowe in the drawing room. Nervousness made her complexion even paler than usual.

Mary Balogh. A Chance Encounter

Moonlight from the full-length windows sent shafts of dim light across the carpet. It is just possible that they will not call upon you ladies at all today. My final bit of exasperated eye rolling occurred after the MC’s discovered how they’d been duped by his uncle and her father. Admittedly Elizabeth should have slapped Robert more than once to wipe that infuriating sneer off Oh my gosh!!! It had been a long and sweet kiss, her first.


Her Husband’s Harlot Book 2: I really enjoyed this story with it’s twist toward the end. Elizabeth Rossiter, born a lady but forced to seek employment as a governess, has tasted the delights of suitors and parties in a former existence in London, and now wishes only to be left alone and unobserved.

To her further dismay, her partner pulled out for her the chair next to Hetherington and waited until she had seated herself. To view it, click here.

A Chance Encounter (Mainwaring, #1) by Mary Balogh

Claridge soon joined her there. I would give it 3,5 stars if I could. The church site would be more suited to a cooler day because it is more open.

The ladies retired to the drawing room a full half-hour before they were joined by the gentlemen. It’s a traditional Regency, one of Ms Balogh’s first; written in and re-released a couple of years ago.