Make no mistake about it: Adele Ashworth is back. Elegantly written, refreshingly adult, and over-the-moon erotic, Duke of Sin marks the. Vivian Rael–Lamont lives peacefully in the small town of Penzance, Cornwall, where everybody believes her to be widowed, when in truth she left London unwi . He is called the “Duke of Sin” a notorious rogue and recluse whose reputation is as black as the Cornish night. They speak of his conquests, his past, and his.

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But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works. Lady Olivia Shea soon sees that her brother-in-law, Samson Carlisle, may look like her husband Edmund, but the two are nothing alike, and Samson is the better man.

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Village people will gossip! This is a mystery and a romance. This story is full of twists, turns, blackmail, steamy scenes and 2 lonely people who don’t want to hide anymore. He is a virtual recluse there, shunned by society after being acquitted of killing his wife. Feb 24, adoree rated it liked it.

Duke of Sin

Near the end he decides she has betrayed him and it was so heartbreaking to watch him suffer! Through numerous All-State Choir rehearsals, Jr. To ask other readers questions about Duke of Scandalplease sign up. Making love with hoopskirts was a fun discussion.

Unfortunately, there was too much “telling” and not enough “showing” for me to really get invested in either of the them. I’d grade it a Ba good grade, but I was expecting something much, much better. I liked both characters, and enjoyed most of their relationship. My problems with the book are spoiler-ish concerning the ending so here goes: Ashworth seems to be a good storyteller but the writing and word choice is sometimes awkward. October 4, Publication Date: Make no mistake about it: The character development and courtship I crave in a romances was lacking.


Adele was destined to be a singing, reading, reporting, Miss America. The heroine got married to a man that basically used her and tried to steal her money. The idea of law school seemed far less enjoyable after immersing herself in Victoria Holt at the age of twelve. Her mistake being that her trust was too easily given to a man like Edmund who unfortunately abused it. May 15, Eastofoz rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Will learns of true love from her.

Posted by Rosario on Tuesday, February 08, Mindlessly amusing in the beginning, until ridiculously cliche and overwrought plot points kept on piling up.

If his friends, his fellow dukes, had not fought for him during his trail, he made of been convicted of her murder. The way she describes a first kiss, a moment of fear, a moment of joy I enjoyed too the hero’s backstory as a man living in self-imposed solitude after being accused of his wife’s death.

To view it, click here. Vivian is divorced member of the nobility living in secret as a widowed flower merchant in Cornwall to avoid the scandal to her family. And dukf, flirting comments.


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To see older ones, here’s an alphabetical index: Ashworth who share my belief that she is one of the most gifted authors currently writing romance, I can only assure you that this is a book worth waiting for. Substance and enthralling writing is sadly lacking. The courtship dance here is played out between two formidably smart, refreshingly direct people.

Adele Ashworth is back. Even though William, has been rumored to have murdered his wife, Vivien comes to a knowledge after getting to know him that he could never murder anyone. Lists with This Book.

At the age of six, as she watched one of the Apollo rockets take ashworhh on live Saturday-morning television, interrupting the most important TV shows djke the decade—The Monkeys and Scooby-Doo—she decided she would become a diplomat. Then the sequel-bait shows up for two scenes. I liked how this story didn’t immediately do to the physical side of Vivian and Will’s relationship.

Duke Trilogy 3 books. Dec 15, Jennifer rated it it was ok Shelves: France Heroine has been left on wedding night by her new husband. This is the setup for Samson, a Duke we met in the previous book.