The Soldier (Duke's Obsession, #2)
Be among the first to discover rising star Grace Burrowes, whose searing debut, The Heir, captured awards, rave reviews, and a crusade of fans who can't stop talking about it. Even in the quiet countryside he can find no peace...His idyllic estate is falling down from neglect and nightmares of... show more
Be among the first to discover rising star Grace Burrowes, whose searing debut, The Heir, captured awards, rave reviews, and a crusade of fans who can't stop talking about it. Even in the quiet countryside he can find no peace...His idyllic estate is falling down from neglect and nightmares of war give him no rest. Then Devlin St. Just meets his new neighbor... Until his beautiful neighbor ignites his imagination...With her confident manner hiding a devastating secret, his lovely neighbor commands all of his attention, and protecting Emmaline becomes Deviln's most urgent mission. Praise for The Heir: "Brimming with Passion, Romance, and Wit." — Sophia Nash, RITA Award–winning author of Secrets of a Scandalous Bride "Outstanding debut...a witty, sensual Regency romance leaving readers saying huzzah!" — Booklist, starred review "The heroine is a woman of such mystery that both the hero and the reader become obsessed with her." — USA Today
Format: Mass Market
Publish date: June 7th 2011
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Regency Romance
Series: Windham (#2)
4.5I love everything I read by her! :)
Well-written, great characters, good plot. Just didn't punch my buttons. Ex-soldier, still suffering from battle trauma, takes over neglected estate, finds illegitimate daughter of previous owner and the mysterious cousin who looks after her. Male lead: Devlin St. Just, oldest but illegitimate son o...
The plot had promise but the execution failed. I adored Devlin. Emmie was a mess. Thankfully there was no lemonade but lots of tarts. The inanimate objects in these stories almost get more page time than actual plot provoked progression. The whole point of Emmie leaving never made its case on the pa...
Very enjoyable. Horses, men, and dogs add to any story.
Read it for the true depiction of people who care about one another struggling and negotiating with love and respect. Thoughtful people practicing compassion and consideration--how rare these days. Don't read for plot or pacing, but to spend time with genuine and good people.