When You Give a Duke a Diamond
Praise for The Rogue Pirate's Bride: "Galen pulls out all the stops...will leave readers breathless and highly satisfied."—RT Book Reviews HE HAD A PERFECTLY ORDERLY LIFE... William, the sixth Duke of Pelham, enjoys his punctual. securely structured life. Orderly and predictable—that's the way... show more
Praise for The Rogue Pirate's Bride: "Galen pulls out all the stops...will leave readers breathless and highly satisfied."—RT Book Reviews HE HAD A PERFECTLY ORDERLY LIFE... William, the sixth Duke of Pelham, enjoys his punctual. securely structured life. Orderly and predictable—that's the way he likes it. But he's in the public eye, and the scandal sheets will make up anything to sell papers. When the gossips link him to Juliette, one of the most beautiful and celebrated courtesans in London, chaos doesn't begin to describe what happens next... UNTIL SHE CAME ALONG... Juliette is nicknamed the Duchess of Dalliance, and has the cream of the nobility at her beck and call. It's seriously disruptive to have the duke who's the biggest catch on the Marriage Mart scaring her other suitors away. Then she discovers William's darkest secret and decides what he needs in his life is the kind of excitement only she can provide... Praise for Shana Galen: "BRILLIANT AND SEXY! Once you start a Shana Galen book, you won't put it down until you reach the end." —Sophie Jordan, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked in Your Arms "Her engaging characters and strong plotline enhance the spirited dialogue and sense of adventure." — RT Book Reviews
Publish date: September 4th 2012
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 356
Edition language: English
Series: Jewels of the Ton (#1)
I almost didn't borrow this novel from the library as I generally dislike the trope of crossing class gap primarily my unwillingness to suspend disbelief if the hardships involved with this particular scenario. However, the murder suspense and the excellent character development distracted me from ...
Uptight duke marries courtesan. Not my favorite trope, because it's just too outré, even in Romancelandia. But this book was better than I expected, and the duke's inevitable epiphany was rather well done. There's also a murder and missing diamonds. Quite entertaining, but not a book I'll ever read ...
William, the Duke of Pelham, is adamant in being punctual and formal at all times. That there is always a plan in advance with every detail known. William knows that it is time to marry and beget a heir, as his duty. When he arrives in London for business and to continue his courtship of the woman h...
This book had me cracking up so much my ribs hurt. I really enjoyed this read, anyone that hasn't read it yet - get the book and read it. You won't be disappointed.