In Bed with the Duke
In the sensuous and compelling world of Christina Dodd's brand-new historical, the eighth book in her beloved Governess Brides series, no one is exactly what he or she seems . . .Demure lady's companion Emma Chegwidden never defies society's rules. Until the night she runs straight into the arms... show more
In the sensuous and compelling world of Christina Dodd's brand-new historical, the eighth book in her beloved Governess Brides series, no one is exactly what he or she seems . . .Demure lady's companion Emma Chegwidden never defies society's rules. Until the night she runs straight into the arms of the mysterious and menacing Reaper . . . a man who rides the night-shadowed countryside and conceals his identity behind a mask. His goal is justice . . . or is it vengeance? Only one thing is certain: nothing will stop him from his dark purpose.Michael Durant, long-lost heir to the duke of Nevitt, has a score to settle. Cynical, dangerous and ruthless, Michael is the last man on earth that sensible Emma should defy. But some challenges are too tempting to resist . . . and some passions too fierce to ignore. Soon Michael discovers in Emma the woman he has always longed for . . . a woman whose beauty and courage reach through to his tortured soul . . . and he will defy anything, even fate itself, to claim her . . . Readers who like Stephanie Laurens and Amanda Quick will enjoy this book.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2010-03-02
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Originally posted on GR in 2010 I liked the plot more than the romance. Both of the main characters, and their romance, fell flat for me. The only thing that kept me reading was finding out what would happen with the Prince. And even that was a bit of a letdown. ---- Now I remember raging while ...
Not Dodd's best. Sometimes the plot of a book grabs you from the first sentence. I wasn't grabbed by the first chapter, or the second. The plot sounded promising from the description on the back cover, but, in my opinion, it was a bit misleading. It sounded like it was going to be a lot more intrigu...
I had to lower my rating on this book as I purchased it twice. In otherwords, when I was at the bookstore I didn't remember having bought and read it once. Luckily, B&N exchanged it. It was okay, but it did not reach out and pull me in like some of this wonderful author's other works. Maybe it w...
I’m not fanatical about historical accuracy, but when I run into the word “clone” on the first page of a book set in 1859, I can’t help feeling like nobody involved in creating it really gave a damn. Unfortunately, that surge of indignation was the strongest emotion I felt while reading most of thi...
Really loved this book. I highly recommend it!