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Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (316 of 332)
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The Duke's Holiday (The Regency Romp Trilogy Book &hellip by Maggie Fenton
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
This book is everything I would usually hate about regency romance: argumentative prospective couple, autocratic hero (who incidentally has four terrible names), bucolic setting. But I loved it anyway.

The writing has a sense of humour that really works and makes for an enjoyable read. Astrid and Montford argue but because the context is light-hearted it doesn't feel dark or intense. It feels reflective of any normal relationship. Montford is autocratic but charmingly flawed which, coupled with Astridís disregard of his edicts, makes him likeable. The bucolic setting is not boring, itís Pride and Prejudice spliced with Moll Flanders Ė liberating and liberated from the monotony of… Read more
Rose in the Brier by Liz Rein
Rose in the Brier by Liz Rein
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I know that this is a freebie and that this review is rather churlish of me but a comment needed to be made. I was really looking forward to reading this as the blurb sounded brilliant. Unfortunately it's riddled with grammatical errors and typing mistakes; as such I found it unreadable.

Please get someone to proofread prior to publication as the errors made here have ruined what promised to be a good read.
What I Did For a Duke: Pennyroyal Green Series by Julie Anne Long
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Surprising Hero, 27 Mar 2011
There is no great adventure in this novel, no espionage, no crime to solve, no treasure to plunder. What I did for a Duke is purely character driven and the focus is on how love grows between two people, how relationships form and how they strengthen through mutual respect and honesty. You would be forgiven for thinking that this sounds boring but it serves to create a believable and combustible chemistry between the two leads.

Alex Moncrieff, Duke of Falconbridge, seeks revenge on the scoundrel who cuckolded him and effectively ended his engagement to a woman he believed he could love. His quarry is Genevieve, the scoundrel's sister, who he intends to seduce and abandon - thus… Read more

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