Resisting Miss Merryweather

· Baleful Godmother Book 2 · Emily Larkin
10 reviews

About this ebook

Is he a villain or a hero?


Sir Barnaby Ware made a mistake two and a half years ago. A massive mistake. A mistake that can never be atoned for.

He knows himself to be irredeemable, but the captivating and unconventional Miss Merryweather is determined to prove him wrong.

The daughter of a dancing master and a noblewoman, Miss Merryweather had an unusual upbringing. She sees things that no one else sees and she says things that no one else says.

Sir Barnaby knows he’s the villain in this piece, but Miss Merryweather thinks he’s the hero and she is damnably hard to resist…


Length: Novella of 33,000 words

Sensuality level: A hot Regency romance with steamy love scenes


The second book in the multi award-winning Baleful Godmother series by USA TODAY bestselling author Emily Larkin.


If you love entertaining, emotional, and heartwarming historical romances that will keep you reading all night long, then this series is for you.

Be swept into a Regency England brimming with passion and peril, magic and love. Start this addictive series today!

Ratings and reviews

10 reviews
May 7, 2022
Sweet and cheerful Anna Merryweather's 25th birthday and thus a visit from the Baleful Godmother are approaching. She's not sure which gift to choose. She already seems to be gifted with a form of foresight. She's called Merry, which suits her personality. Determined to settle the rift between Marcus, Lord Cosgrove (from Miss Appleby), and his best friend Sir Barnaby, she realizes she must first get Barnaby to forgive himself. This story has suspenseful as well as tender moments.
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April 1807 and Sir Barnaby Ware is near Woodhuish Abbey, to face a man he has betrayed. Just before he turns to go back he meet Miss Anne Merryweather - a female who says and sees what others don't ...
Third-party review
I received a copy of this novella from the publisher via NetGalley. Sir Barnaby Ware travels to visit his friend Marcus Cosgrove. He is nervous because he betrayed Marcus by sleeping with his first ...

About the author

Emily Larkin is the award-winning and USA Today-bestselling author of the Baleful Godmother historical romance series, a series that readers are calling “sexy, unusual and vastly entertaining,” and "ridiculously wonderful."

When not reading or writing, Emily can be found hiking—preferably somewhere off the beaten track. She loves to travel, and has lived in Sweden, backpacked in Europe and North America, and traveled overland in the Middle East, China, and North Africa. Her varied career includes stints as a field assistant in Antarctica and a waitress on the Isle of Skye.

Emily writes historical romances as Emily Larkin and fantasy novels as Emily Gee. She has won multiple awards in New Zealand and Australia and has been a finalist in the Romance Writers of America RITA award, as well as the National Readers Choice, Booksellers Best, and Sir Julius Vogel awards.

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