Bedding Lord Ned (Duchess of Love)
"Pleasure Is On Her Dance Card" - Determined to find a husband, Miss Eleanor "Nell" Bowman attends a ball put on by the Duchess of Greycliffe, fondly referred to as the Duchess of Love. But she roundly dismisses the suitors the matchmaking hostess has invited on her behalf. For it's the duchess'... show more
"Pleasure Is On Her Dance Card" - Determined to find a husband, Miss Eleanor "Nell" Bowman attends a ball put on by the Duchess of Greycliffe, fondly referred to as the Duchess of Love. But she roundly dismisses the suitors the matchmaking hostess has invited on her behalf. For it's the duchess' dashing son Ned, Lord Edward, who long ago captured Nell's heart - and roused her desire. All it takes is a pair of conveniently misplaced silky red bloomers to set the handsome widower's gaze on this unusual girl who is clearly more than meets the eye...After more than a year of mourning, Ned longs to finally start anew. At first glance, the birthday ball his mother has thrown in his honour is decidedly lacking in suitable mistresses. But he senses something unexpectedly alluring beneath the veil of Nell's plain exterior - something she's anxious to reveal, and the lonely Lord is incapable of denying...
Publish date: 2012-06-01
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Regency Romance
Could Ellie be any more clumsy or so easily startled? I lost count the number of times she tripped or said "Eek!" (or a different equivalent).Much of the book is spent with Ellie pining for Ned and Ned thinking of Cicely and feeling guilty. It got tiring reading how perfect for Ned Cicely was. I. Ge...
Well. I feel like the awkwardly placed cat on the front could have written a better story. Absolutely dreadful. I'll refrain from giving any stars, as I didn't finish the book, but had I finished, I'm confident it would have been a one star read.
It has been four years since Ned lost his wife, and he loved her and still at times mourns her loss when she died at childbirth. Ned knows that it is up to him to marry again. Ellie is 26 years old and is still single and has yet to find a husband. Ellie has always been in love with Ned since she wa...
I liked Ellie, but didn't care much for Ned. Overall, a fun fast read.
Miss Eleanor Bowman has been in love with Lord Edward for quite some time but when he married her best friend, she knew it was not meant to be. Shortly after though, his wife dies in childbirth, it leaves Ned devastated and he lives in sort of a fog. When his mother, aptly nicknamed the Duchess of...