One of Daphne Wade's guilty pleasures is to watch the Duke of Tremore as he works, shirtless, on the excavation site of his ducal estate. Anthony Courtland is by far the most exciting and handsome man she has ever known, and she dreams of one day being able to speak with him without getting... show more
One of Daphne Wade's guilty pleasures is to watch the Duke of Tremore as he works, shirtless, on the excavation site of his ducal estate. Anthony Courtland is by far the most exciting and handsome man she has ever known, and she dreams of one day being able to speak with him without getting tongue tied. Anthony, meanwhile, only sees Daphne as a hard worker on his excavation team. He considers her a plain young lady and says so in a careless remark to a friend, unaware that Daphne is outside the library door, her heart shattering to pieces. So Daphne decides she will not be so silly any longer. She begins to be tutored in the social graces, forcing Anthony to see the beauty who has been right in front of his eyes.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 27th 2004
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Guilty (#1)
The Plot: Daphne is a poor, orphaned, bespectacled employee who is secretly in love with her employer, Anthony, Duke of Tremore. That is, until she eavesdrops on a private conversation where he tells his sister how plain and unattractive and unfeminine she is. Despite the fact that NONE of this is a...
It started off really interesting, but then I quickly lost interest. Her later books are much better. Originally published on GR in 2011
This is one of those books that I just never wanted to stop reading. I admit to being a bit weird in that when I don't like a book, I read it as fast as I can but when I love a book, I slow down and take my sweet time with it. I basically really like the synopsis on the back so I picked it up wit...