Editorial Reviews. Review. Treat yourself to a fairy tale that will keep you enchanted from ‘once The Duke Is Mine (Fairy Tales Book 3) – Kindle edition by Eloisa James. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or . Read “The Duke Is Mine” by Eloisa James with Rakuten Kobo. “Eloisa James is extraordinary.” —Lisa Kleypas In the capable hands of USA Today and New. Eloisa James is extraordinary.” —Lisa KleypasIn the capable hands of USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James, the fairy tales we.

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Instead of just telling the story and dukw the reader make connections to a fairy tale, she spends the first third of the book hammering in that it is a fairy tale, and making comparisons of her characters to vuke in fairy tales.

You submitted the following rating and review. Determined to make a perfect match, he methodically cuts Olivia from his thoughts, allowing logic and duty to triumph over passion…Until, in his darkest hour, Tarquin begins to question whether perfection has anything to do with love.

The same streamers appeared on the sides and the backs of the gowns, rippling in the faintest breeze. The readers of course!!

Okay, so then the next weird thing was that the first time they have sex, it’s in a tree. I certainly would have been less bored. There are at least a dozen ways to accomplish that goal without making elisa a truly deplorable, reprehensible, unsympathetic, and downright mean-spirited character.

I had hoped there might be some redemption as far as what I was reading. Intertwined with the romance was a colorful xuke of characters, including a flea-bitten dog named, Lucy, a musical young fellow with a flair for fashion, and a sweetly innocent marquess determined to find glory on the battlefield. As it jamws, it was lucky to eek out three. Quin’s Man Pain was so much. Nov 13, Huma Rashid rated it did not like it. Three Weeks With Lady X. Then, after everything seemingly works out, there is another whole little story about them doing some daring rescue mission in France for a soldier.


So jine comes off well in this beginning and it isn’t until later that you begin to see Olivia’s loyalty and resignation for the trial they are. The blurb and cover don’t do this novel justice. Will they be able to resist their passion for the sake of their families and propriety?

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They have all the stories one would really like to hear, like that one about Lord Mettersnatch paying seven guineas to be flogged. And I feel badly saying that because I always ask for more nuanced characters. I wouldn’t have recommended them to anyone, but they weren’t atrocious, and I’ve read some atrocious us.

She is the mother of two and, in a particularly delicious irony for a romance writer, is married to a genuine Italian knight. Olivia learned the crude jokes and Georgiana learned mathematics and science.

The Duke is Mine by Eloisa James

Quite often, I am irritated by historical romance heroines and just want to slap them silly. Not because of how he was, but because she was frustrated and there was no way out for her. I swear, by the time the novel ended, Quin had made me want to schtump Olivia. To Wed a Rake. There could have been less dramatic ways of ending the engagement and Quinn not feeling like stole someone’s woman.

We start off with Olivia and Georgiana saying some unkind things about him, but only to one another. If you are new to this author The Ugly Duchess was oddly paced and dragged, and the fashion was just god-awful fashion was kind of a major motif in that story and the romance part was uncomfortable at times, and Beauty Tamed the Beast just read like bad House fanfiction, but overall, they weren’t terrible.

When I wrote about a miscarriage in Midnight PleasuresI used my own fears of premature birth; when the little girl in Fool For Love threw up and threw up, I described my own daughter, who had that unsavory habit for well over her first year of life.


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Like, they decided they liked each other and they were going to make it work and it was nice. But, I approve of that. Since when did it become OK to make fun of someone who might be mentally handi-capable? Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I had a few issues with EJ’s ruke at the first of the book.

It was nice that it was based on a fairytale, and that the heroine is curvy and names sass. That whole garrison was crammed full of stereotypes and lazy characterization. While not my favorite fairytale story by Ms.

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I need money to—to bribe them. The Mmine Eloisa James, What the hell were you thinking? Whereas no one can countenance the idea of marrying me, no matter what my waist looks like. He danced with Georgiana after dinner. Lord Dashwood Missed Out. Wicked and the Wallflower. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

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The plot thickens when prior to the betrothed pair being married Olivia is sent with her sister, Georgiana, to the country estate of the Duke of Mins aka the hero, Quinas Quin is seeking a wife and Olivia’s future father-in-law has put in a good word for Georgie. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

If it hadn’t been for the weird stuff, this would have been a solid four stars. The slight problem with that is Quin is quite attracted to Olivia but knows it can never be but the more time they spend together sparring hames trading wits she slowly uncovers Quins hurtful past and together their hearts know they belong together.