Tagged with Desperate Duchesses

Oh Patient Reader! Eloisa James: A Duke of Her Own

Yes, the holidays have descended in their typical frenzied fashion…leaving me little time to pen my thoughts (or type, I should say). I did finally snag a few hours to watch The Duchess, which was very pretty to look at…and I am a sucker for Rafe. I also have loaded up on books from the … Continue reading

Eloisa James: This Duchess of Mine

Oh, Eloisa.  Et tu?  Gone the way of Julia? This was the internal dialogue halfway through This Duchess of Mine.  Suffice to say, there was just something off about this book.  Like Julia Quinn’s recent releases, this one is just diced up by trying to set up the storyline for the next book.  Is this a new strategy … Continue reading

Eloisa James: When the Duke Returns

“Married by proxy as a child, Lady Isidore has spent years fending off lecherous suitors while longing for her husband, Simeon Jermyn, the Duke of Cosway, to return. But when the prodigal duke finally returns, ready to take on his obligations, he finds the woman they call his wife too ravishing, too headstrong, too sensual … Continue reading

Desperate Duchess By Night: Eloisa James

Inspired by Georgette Heyer’s mischievious heroine in drag plot, Duchess By Night is the newest release from author Eloisa James. And its a barn burner. Although it starts off a little slow, the action heats up as our hero finds himself oddly attracted to the young Mr. Cope….and you guessed it, Mr. Cope is really … Continue reading