07-09-2012 01:11 PM
in this book the man is a doctor with his own 'hospital' where he treats patients, he was injured somehow and has a limp now that he goes to a small pond thing to swim becuase that helps. She cant swim so he teaches her how, the water is really cold. She becomes close with one of his patients, a small boy with a broken leg, she tries to make the rooms happier the nurse is not happy about it but it seems to work. They get to know each other bla bla bla. The village is invaded with smallpox and he is trying to save everyone - he has new ideas - and he eventually sends her away hoping she wont get it but along the way she does and the footman and everyone else do aswell. she is found and 'cared' for but not very well and they put her outside in an only chicken coup, he eventually finds out she never made it and rushes to find her. she almost dies and have scarring and gross skin, she had always been perfect so she is depressed and doesnt want him to see her or do anything when she starts to get well. he finally makes her go to the water and swim and the dead skin peels off..
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07-12-2012 03:09 AM
When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James. And if you enjoyed this novel, try her others from the same series... A Kiss at Midnight and The Duke is Mine. Not bad reinventions of classic fairy tales.