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To Marry a Morgan

Pathways to Romance, Book 1
Narrated by: Megan Green
Series: Pathways to Romance, Book 1
Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
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Summary

A secret, an unseen witness, and a misunderstanding threaten to keep apart two people who have loved each other their entire lives. When these barriers to love are finally lifted, can she overcome her own insecurities and finally see the truth?

Racked with guilt and blaming himself for his brother’s death, Phillip Heartford left his ancestral home five years ago.

After losing the love of her life, the beautiful Allison Morgan is resentful and angry. She has rejected countless suitors, and now, in the middle of her third season, she may be out of options.

Allison’s younger sister Julia is an ugly duckling. At least that is how she sees it. Although a happy marriage seems out of her reach, she hopes to one day live a quiet life as a spinster. If she cannot have her own fairy-tale ending, she is determined to do anything to help her sister and her dear friend, Phillip, find their happiness.

Little does Julia know that Phillip has always loved her. Unfortunately, he believes that it was this love that caused his brother’s death and destroyed Julia’s chance for happiness. He must now take a bride. Having convinced himself that his brother would want him to protect Julia, Phillip intends to become her brother by marrying Allison.

Returning home to fulfill his duty, will Phillip be able to follow his conscience or will his heart interfere?

To Marry a Morgan can be listened to as a stand-alone romance, though it is part of a sweet Regency series. It is a childhood-friends and second-chance romance.

©2019 Genevieve Frederick (P)2019 Genevieve Frederick

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Lovely childhood friends romance

This was a lovely, clean historical romance, with a beautiful story progression and lovable characters. I really felt for Julia always feeling like the ugly sister without realising she was more desirable than she had been led to believe. I loved Phillip but got a bit annoyed that it took him so long to be honest with himself about his feelings, he made lots of mistakes! Megan's narration was as always spot on and she manages to do such perfect voices for each character so you can easily tell them apart.

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  • 04-07-19

Sweet historical

Philip Heartford never wanted to step foot in his ancestral lands again after the death of his brother. But as the new lord of the manor, he must return and take a wife. But he can’t just pick any girl at the garden party, he believes he must atone for his sins by marrying the woman his brother once loved, Allison Morgan.

Julia Morgan has always been in her beautiful sister Allison’s shadow and has contented herself with being a spinster, too ill suited for marriage. She would once have married a certain Mr. Heartford, but he made it clear he intends on righting old wrongs by taking Allison to be his bride. So ever the dutiful sister and friend, Julia plays match maker.

Allison despises Philip and Philip is annoyed by Allison’s refusal of him. Yet Julia works hard to unite them, if only to see her elder sister wed before she becomes a spinster too. Entangled lives lead to a mess as the English countryside echoes with wedding bells.

So, this isn’t my first Cinnamon Worth book. I enjoy her short, sweet historicals and the small touches she puts into them to make them believable. They’re all full of balls and gardens and secret meetings between lovers. Her pieces were basically made for the playful voice of Megan Green who has the perfect accent for period pieces like this one.

Phillip is wounded and prideful, too wrapped up in himself to see how he comes off. He bosses poor Julia around and proposes to Allison like, “You’re old and nobody’s going to marry you. Marry me and you’ll live on the country estate alone, taking care of my land while I go have fun in London…wait, where are you going? Why didn’t you accept?” He was a little on the dense side sometimes, but once more of the story is revealed, you see why he’s so forcefully detached and forgive him.

Julia was a gem, and in my opinion. She has a low opinion of herself, thinking she’s too “fat” and ugly compared to Allison, which is why she’s all too happy to buy herself a little cottage to live out her days. Her heart is too big for high society and the pressures that come with it. By the first few chapters, I was firmly on her side and wanted to scream at her to go find her happiness, since out of everyone in the book, she deserved it the most.

Overall, I enjoyed this story, brought to life by the ever talented Megan Green and suggest regency lovers take a peak.

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  • Poplap Roux
  • 16-06-19

incredible story

This was a truly wonderful story. If you love historical romance this book is a must read.

extremely well written and excellent narration

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  • Karen M
  • 09-06-19

Sisters and Childhood Friends...

Great story about the bond between sisters, courting rituals and the childhood friendships with a historical background. A great light read.

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  • 🎧 Jhommie Kem-ing
  • 25-06-19

To Marry a Morgan by Cinnamon Worth

Any man who fancy himself in love with me but would rather marry my sister instead of me specially when I'm also in love with him is definitely an arse. Good thing this novel has a promise of HEA! I love this sweet clean historical romance. ❤😊