Beguiling the Beauty
When the Duke of Lexington meets the mysterious Baroness von Seidlitz-Hardenberg on a transatlantic liner, he is fascinated. She’s exactly what he’s been searching for—a beautiful woman who interests and entices him. He falls hard and fast—and soon proposes marriage. And then she disappears... show more
When the Duke of Lexington meets the mysterious Baroness von Seidlitz-Hardenberg on a transatlantic liner, he is fascinated. She’s exactly what he’s been searching for—a beautiful woman who interests and entices him. He falls hard and fast—and soon proposes marriage. And then she disappears without a trace… For in reality, the “baroness” is Venetia Easterbrook—a proper young widow who had her own vengeful reasons for instigating an affair with the duke. But the plan has backfired. Venetia has fallen in love with the man she despised—and there’s no telling what might happen when she is finally unmasked…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: May 1st 2012
Publisher: Berkley Sensation
Pages no: 281
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
, Victorian Romance
Series: Fitzhugh Trilogy (#1)
RTC. Cause that was a binge read and it’s bedtime.The review hasn't written itself, but I did so appreciate the conversation and intimacy built between these characters. I HATE mistaken or hidden identity plots, but this one did work for me. The hero makes a mistake and is punished in a singular fas...
Wonderful love story. I liked the lessons both the hero and heroine learn; never judge a book by it's cover and never listen to gossip, there's always 2 sides to the story. Christian and Venetia are multidimensional characters with lots of layers. I liked Christian's step-mom and Venetia's family...
I feel like I am the only one in the world who didn't like this book. From the get go it lost my interest. Here in list form (since phone typing is hurting me ) is why: - too much telling me of things in the beginning. I felt like this book was almost action less because of how much info I was be...
Beguiling the Beauty is probably the weakest of all Sherry Thomas’ romance novels and I’ve read them all but one. But then Sherry Thomas at her worst is still better than 80-90% of historical romance out there. Was she let down here by the premise? I am not quite sure. I’m certain any other writer w...
Really like Sherry Thomas' writing style. The plot was a wee bit ridiculous, but hey - it is what it is for this genre. Heh.