Read “The Duke” by Gaelen Foley with Rakuten Kobo. Driven to uncover the truth about the mysterious death of his ladylove, the Duke of Hawkscliffe will go to . Driven to uncover the truth about the mysterious death of his ladylove, the Duke of Hawkscliffe will go to any lengths to unmask a murderer. Even if it. Gaelen Foley’s first novel was published in and she went on to win the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for Best First Historical.
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Lord of Fire Knight Miscellany. Although both agree to a no-sex clause in their arrangement, Bel ends up falling for Hawkescliff’s virtue and steadfastness. She walked into Robert’s life and took charge of his household and just generally grated on my nerves. It simply was different than what one might expect from a romance with this theme. Several real-life personages appear – politicians, artists, courtesans – and their inclusion in the story makes sense and adds to the historical atmosphere rather than seeming like convenient name-dropping.
Nov 28, Pages Buy. In fact, this book could have been called A Tale of Two Classes.
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She has a very heartbreaking backstory! But they both cannot fight the feelings that they develope for one another.
It was a big disappointment because it took him a little too long to realize what was in front of his face and how wrong he was. Paladin’s Prize Age of Heroes, Book 1. The Duke touches a cord deep in you as your pulled deeper into both the lives of Bel and Robert. Now I can totally accept this. She was supposedly terrified of having sex with a man and was worried about being able to perform her courtesan role, so Robert’s ruse seemed perfect for her. For one exhilarating night, they give in to their potent attraction before becoming strangers again.
It’s over done and drama filled, but it’s not angsty. Enjoyable read though it started off rather slow for me. This Beats Perfect by Rebecca Denton.
Published on February 03, She is a wonderful, loving, beautiful, thoughtful, kind woman – who due to very unfortunate circumstances, none of her fault, finds herself “ruined.
As the story opens, we meet our hero, Robert Knight, Duke of Hawkscliffe, a man grief stricken over the death of his lady love — who, at the time of her passing, was married to another man. She writes about real people with real issues. Hachette Audio Milady in Love M. Yet how can she keep this untamable scoundrel under her thumb when all she really wants is to unleash the smoldering passion between them?
Remember Pretty Woman with Julia Roberts? The ending is from a fairy tale and it goes overboard a bit, but I still enjoyed most see the spoiler of the story. Belinda HamiltonRobert Knight. Ethan Ransom, a former detective for Scotland Yard, is as gallant as he is secretive, a rumoured assassin whose true loyalties are a mystery. Belinda is immediately attracted to him – not only is he handsome and rich, but he has a reputation for honour and integrity and is unmarried Belinda, for all that she’s a courtesan, still struggles with the idea of competing with a wife.
A string of horrible events lead proper young lady Belinda Hamilton to reluctantly join the ranks of London’s fashionably elite courtesans.
What I liked most about her was that in spite of being the victim of rape and several unethical schemes she never allowed herself to be victimized. Matthias is on the trail of a groundbreaking cipher machine.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Trending Price New. That’s not a flattering situation to be gelen especially for a woman like Bel. Inspired by Your Browsing History. I’m just so so happy I read this novel!
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Jul 10, Kimberly Carrington-Fox rated it really liked it Shelves: My Scandalous Viscount by Gaelen Foley. He believed that sex wasn’t something that one paid for, however he took Belinda on as his mistress because he planned to use her to extract a confession from the man he believed had killed the woman he loved. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.
Forbidden by Nicola Cornick. Traumatized heroines, Strong, capable males. No ratings or reviews yet. View all 51 comments. Okay, this is a standard bearer Regency romance for me. I haven’t read very many courtesan novels, but boy was this wonderful and nontraditional!
Dream of Me Harmony Falls, Book 1. I just had a problem with the whole setup because it seemed like a really dumb plan in the first place. Lovers of Beautiful Romance with Mature Characters!!
This is not a romance where the hero and heroine meet, instantly dislike each other, and proceed to insult and belittle each other until they fall into bed. So with that background and the nature of being a Duke in Regency England, status is an essential part of his makeup. Kind of sim 4.