Wideacre – Philippa Gregory

6661207Title: Wideacre
 
Author: Philippa Gregory
 
Genre: Historical
 
Series: Wideacre #1
 
Goodreads Rating: 3.27/5
 
 
Why I read this: Goodreads Olympics
 

Synopsis: Beatrice Lacey, as strong-minded as she is beautiful, refuses to conform to the social customs of her time. Destined to lose her family name and beloved Wideacre estate once she is wed, Beatrice will use any means necessary to protect her ancestral heritage. Seduction, betrayal, even murder — Beatrice’s passion is without apology or conscience. “She is a Lacey of Wideacre,” her father warns, “and whatever she does, however she behaves, will always be fitting.” Yet even as Beatrice’s scheming seems about to yield her dream, she is haunted by the one living person who knows the extent of her plans…and her capacity for evil.Sumptuously set in Georgian England, Wideacre is intensely gripping, rich in texture, and full of color and authenticity. It is a saga as irresistible in its singular magic as its heroine.


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What I thought about the book:
The chick in this book is crazy!!! It’s a bit hard to read in places, not because of the writing because she’s crazy!! Beatrice makes Scarlet O’Hara look like a sweetheart.
I can’t make up my mind how I feel about this book!! The story is really interesting, it was a bit too long I think.
 
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My Rating:
3 paws maybe 2.5
 
Smutometer: 
Smut 3 a bit gross…
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