Mr. Cavendish, I Presume
THERE WENT THE BRIDE ...Amelia Willoughby has been engaged to the Duke of Wyndham for as long as she can remember. Literally. A mere six months old when the contracts were signed, she has spent the rest of her life waiting. And waiting. And waiting ... for Thomas Cavendish, the oh-so-lofty duke,... show more
THERE WENT THE BRIDE ...Amelia Willoughby has been engaged to the Duke of Wyndham for as long as she can remember. Literally. A mere six months old when the contracts were signed, she has spent the rest of her life waiting. And waiting. And waiting ... for Thomas Cavendish, the oh-so-lofty duke, to finally get around to marrying her. But as she watches him from afar, she has a sneaking suspicion that he never thinks about her at all ...It's true. He doesn't. Thomas rather likes having a fiancee --- all the better to keep the husband-hunters at bay --- and he does intend to marry her ... eventually. But just when he begins to realize that his bride might be something more than convenient, Thomas's world is rocked by the arrival of his long-lost cousin, who may or may not be the true Duke of Wyndham. And if Thomas is not the duke, then he's not engaged to Amelia. Which is the cruelest joke of all, because this arrogant and illustrious duke has made the mistake of falling in love ... with his own fiancee!
Publish date: 30 sierpnia 2008
Pages no: 370
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Regency Romance
Felt like there were chunks of the story missing. Made more sense after reading the Lost Duke of Wyndham. It's a shame becausethe basic story between Amelia and Thomas was good.
This one was too introspective for me. Several times I forgot what was actually happening because the characters took what felt like several pages to ponder a feeling/thought/memory, etc.
It wasn't bad but I didn't really like it. It was written official and you just can't feel the emotions or to connect with the characters. And the end was very strange.
I got to Chapter 9 and just gave up. I never read the first book heck I did not realize there was a first book. But this one was boring and I just did not care.It just was not for me.
Enjoyed this book almost as much as its partner, "The Lost Duke of Wyndham", especially the portrayal of the hero Thomas who starts the book as the Duke of Wyndham and ends it (well, up until the epilogue) as plain Mr. Cavendish. However, I don't think this book can really be enjoyed or understood w...