Almost Heaven Themes

Judith McNaught
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Elizabeth is a young, naive woman who has debuted into society a year or so older than most girls because her brother, a chronic gambler, did not believe he could afford a dowry until he realized how much money he would gain if Elizabeth made a good marriage. Robert Cameron puts all his ready money into Elizabeth's debut and is rewarded when Elizabeth receives more than a dozen proposals. However, Elizabeth does not love any of these men. In fact, due to societal expectations, Elizabeth is not even allowed to express her own opinions or thoughts in front of these men, leaving them with the impression she is an unintelligent young woman. All of this changes when Elizabeth meets Ian Thornton. Elizabeth approaches Ian on a bet, attempting to help her girlfriends save their monthly allowances. This first meeting is electrifying and leads to another, until...

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