This Duchess of Mine (Desperate Duchesses) [Eloisa James] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling. Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling romance author of When Beauty Tamed the Beast, puts a chilly, powerful duke in bed with an intelligent, beautiful. . This Duchess of Mine. Eloisa James. Buy This Book. Man, I loved this book. Ms. James’s writing has gotten better and better, and this time she’s.
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She catches him with his jamees early in their marriage, and utterly distraught, leaves for Paris. The Taming of the Duke. The One That Got Away. The amount of years they wasted might be too much to allow things to get fixed between them.
Desperate Duchesses Series
Book five in a series and the one I’ve been looking forward to through all of the previous books. Wicked and the Wallflower. Like the roses one throws into the grave at funerals, he thought with a wrenching twist of self-pity. Discovering him with a mistress a few weeks into the marriage, Jemma left him and went to France, where she eventually had some affairs of her own. Kensington, London, England Only strangers — or at best, acquaintances — thronged below in eloosa drawing room, begging for the favor tje being asked to help her place a patch, or choose a gown.
When Elijah, who she has fallen in love with, tells her that he loves his mistress she is devastated and runs off to Paris, where, after o several years for her husband to come and eloida her, she engages in her first affair. Awwww tree hugger and bunny…. He has decided he needs an heir, and he needs one now. I laughed out loud at it, and I was moved by it. In the same vein James did a great job redeeming Elijah by showing that he is sorry and deeply regrets what he has done and offers tne proof his celibacy during the entire time Jemma was gone, although apparently he managed to take care of things himself something that seems to be popping up in romance novels all over the place.
I still liked it though? So no way in hell am I complaining!
When a Scot Ties the Knot. Feb 23, Kimberly rated it it was amazing Shelves: And at twenty-eight, she still had the allure of youth, together a sheen of sophistication and wit that no sixteen-year-old could command.
I think I may have even been looking forward to this one the most. I actually feel bad for Villiers.
This Duchess of Mine by Eloisa James
Therefore she sets up her “friend” a French marquise to flirt with Elijah, perhaps in an attempt to get him to realize how harmless and fun it can be. Villiers wants to help Elijah as a friend, especially with his heart condition, trying to find him a doctor who can treat him.
It’s fortunate that this eloiaa my first foray into EJ world; otherwise, I would have missed her better books. Even worse, a wife whose husband was reluctant to take her to bed. I think I’ll add that to the plans for my dream house lol.
Desperate Duchesses Series by Eloisa James
I read it in one sitting, ja,es able to believe jmes Elo But there was one thing he had to know. Our ending is minr sweet little happily ever-after when James brings in a real-life doctor who real-life did find a cure for some irregular heart rhythms.
This is my favorite book of the series, without a doubt. Once Upon a Christmas Eve. But what manner of seduction will make a man fall desperately in love. To see all the winning dolls and more, as well as to download the template, click over to Eloisa’s Design-A-Duchess Paper Doll feature.
Second, I found the frequent discussions about ‘acting like a duke’ and ‘acting like a duchess’ to be annoying and distracting. Jemma laughs at Elijah’s cool eyes and icy heart—but to her secret shock, she doesn’t share his feelings. A Duke in Shining Armor. Or her taking her two lovers, and them being the men they were. EJ answers the former but not the latter.
Elijah is my boyfriend. Once Upon a Moonlit Night. The duke’s illness, their past, the illness, the past, the illness Oh man, it was tough for me to think about. What Jemma doesn’t know is that her husband has remained faithful to her ever since she walked in on him.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. At the end of the book, she is writing a book – about chess!