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10 thoughts on “Goblin Court

  1. Jacqueline J Jacqueline J says:

    This romance was originally written in 1976 It sort of shows it age a bit in the manner in which it s written The hero and heroine don t spend much time together and there are lots of secondary characters taking up page space.


  2. Danielle Danielle says:

    My absolute favorite of the many many Harlequin romances that I read in high school and college My fondest secret fantasy is to turn this into a screenplay for my directorial debut.


  3. Kate Kate says:

    BUYER BEWARE there are NO goblins in this book


  4. JR JR says:

    SighThe first couple of pages of this book were quite promising, and then it all went Pete Tong the heroine, Lucy, became an trampled upon watering pot given to occasional inexplicable bouts of schoolyard giggles and the plot moppets the heroine s nephew and niece a pair of unruly varmints Making matters worse, the heroine s employer and his wife also prove themselves unlikable, while the other man and other woman fail to evolve beyond quarter baked characters the OW is openly SighThe first couple of pages of this book were quite promising, and then it all went Pete Tong the heroine, Lucy, became an trampled upon watering pot given to occasional inexplicable bouts of schoolyard giggles and the plot moppets the heroine s nephew and niece a pair of unruly varmints Making matters worse, the heroine s employer and his wife also prove themselves unlikable, while the other man and other woman fail to evolve beyond quarter baked characters the OW is openly referred to as a bit of fluff But, that criticism put to one side, the real deterrent with this novel is it s hero sometime engineer and legally appointed guardian of the plot moppets Robert Challenger the surname, already, is just so alpha man ape I m cognisant this novel was penned in the late 1970 s, but surely some of the lines used by the author must have proved pretty unpalatable even forty years ago after all, women s lib was well underway by then For example, in discussing the heroine s ability to care for her niece and nephew, and after having threatened to take them away from her Robert tells Lucy with a sighAs I ve already had occasion to point out, you re quite mad, therefore they the children need someone else for the stability ingredient I m positively immovable Marry me, and then they ll have everything they needAnd if that isn t a handsome proposal, I don t know what one isThe silver tongued Robert later goes on to refer to the heroine as my sweet, silly Lucy and the the tepid apology he proffers in the dying stages of the novel, isn t enough to redeem him either At that juncture, Robert explains away his objectionable behaviour to the heroine asI was distraught, so I was nasty It s a bad habit I have when I don t get my wayso as you re so good with children you might be able to deal with it better than most women, don t you thinkSeriously, why would you Why would anyone In summary I liked the book s title even if its a misnomer and the first few pages of the story, but Goblin Court is not going to remain on my bookshelf


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Goblin Court The whole village was consumed with curiosity about the newcomer, Robert Challenger, who had moved into the Manor, and Lucy Wild was just as interested as the rest of themBut she becamethan a little disturbed when she discovered the truth about him