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The Duke and I (Bridgertons, #1) Can there be any greater challenge to London s Ambitious Mamas than an unmarried dukeWell my Mama refused to find me a duke, even though she is desperate to see me settled down apparently, I am a spinster at the ripe age of 24 In fact, she laughed at the idea, and then started her stop reading start living lectures, while arranging to introduce me to the Lady of the Caramel s son, who is rich, young and available I think available is her most important quality Me, well, I ignoreCan there be any greater challenge to London s Ambitious Mamas than an unmarried dukeWell my Mama refused to find me a duke, even though she is desperate to see me settled down apparently, I am a spinster at the ripe age of 24 In fact, she laughed at the idea, and then star When I read a book, I want to become involved emotionally A book that does that islikely to be highly rated Such was the case with The Duke and I.I have a sickness, an infatuation for tortured, dark, conflicted heroes The happy go lucky guys don t capture my imagination nearly so much as their darker counterparts Fortunately, Simon was tortured enough to keep me happy.The beginning of this book was brilliantly done I was already captivated with Simon, the future Duke of Hastings My h When I read a book, I want to become involved emotionally A book that does that islikely to be highly rated Such was the case with The Duke and I.I have a sickness, an infatuation for tortured, dark, conflicted heroes The happy go lucky guys don t capture my imagination nearly so much as their darker counterparts Fortunately, Simon was tortured enough to keep me happy.The beginning of this book was brilliantly review posted on Got Fiction Books2.5A lot of my GR buddies love this book, and a few have recommended it to me So I ordered it, and up until a certain part in the end, I really was enjoying it.I won t feel bad about the spoilers in here, because this is an older book, and a ton of people have read it.I liked Daphne, and I really liked Daphne and Simon s interactions, witty reparte, banter all of the above Obviously they were meant for each other, and not in the sickeningly sweet sort of way review posted on Got Fiction Books2.5A lot of my GR buddies love this book, and a few have recommended it to me So I ordered it, and up until a certain part in the end, I really was enjoying it.I won t feel bad about the spoilers in here, because this is an older book, and a ton of people have read it.I liked Daphne, and I really liked Daphne and Simon s interactions, witty reparte, banter all of the above Obviously t This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I never thought that I could have a whole book spoiled for me by one action, but this book proved that I could What s so irritating about this is that I was enjoying the book I liked the character s amusing dialogue and the friendship the developed.Things did start to go a bit downhill for me when Daphne chases Simon down at the duel I don t get the most optimistic feeling when I see someone willing to die rather than marry I know it wasn t Daphne in particular, but when the hero has so much I never thought that I could have a whole book spoiled for me by one action, but this book proved that I could What s so irritating about this is that I was enjoying the book I liked the character s amusing dialogue and the friendship the developed.Things did start to go a bit downhill for me when Daphne chases Simon down at the duel I don t get the most optimistic feeling when I see someone willing to die rather than marry I know it wasn t Daphne in particular, but when the hero has so much baggage that death is preferable to his other options I know the road ahead is not going to be smooth I Disappointed Actually, disappointed doesn t even begin to describe itUnpopular opinion time Once upon a time, I wasn t into historical romance I thought they were silly and anti women, and I wasn t even interested in trying them Thankfully, I discovered historical romances by Tessa Dare and Courtney Milan, and I fell head over heels for the genre I m thanking my lucky stars that I didn t try this book first because I fear I would have never read the genre again I ve been meaning to try th Disappointed Actually, disappointed doesn t even begin to describe itUnpopular opinion time Once upon a time, I wasn t into historical romance I thought they were silly and anti women, and I wasn t even interested in trying them Thankfully, I discovered historical romances by Tessa Dare and Courtney Milan, and I fell head over heels for the genre I m thanking my lucky stars that I didn t try this book first because I fear I would have never read the genre again I ve been meaning to try this series for some time now I ve read Julia Quinn before, and I really liked Because of Miss Bridgerton EVERYONE has told me to try the origin 4,5 lovely stars from meThe Bridgertons are a really crazy, but wonderfull family I really had a great timeThis book was funny, interesting and i couldn t put it down The only reason that i put 4,5 stars was because i was torn between and 4 and 5 and that s because even though that it was a really great story, somewhere before the middle had a really slow pace for my taste Well, well, wellI have to tell you that the Bridgerton family aparts from nine membersThe mother a4,5 lovely stars from meThe Bridgertons are a really crazy, but wonderfull family I really had a great timeThis book was funny, interesting and i couldn t put it down The only reason that i put 4,5 stars was because i wa Can There Be Any Greater Challenge To London S Ambitious Mamas Than An Unmarried Duke Lady Whistledown S Society Papers, April 1813By All Accounts, Simon Basset Is On The Verge Of Proposing To His Best Friend S Sister, The Lovely And Almost On The Shelf Daphne Bridgerton But The Two Of Them Know The Truth It S All An Elaborate Plan To Keep Simon Free From Marriage Minded Society Mothers And As For Daphne, Surely She Will Attract Some Worthy Suitors Now That It Seems A Duke Has Declared Her Desirable.But As Daphne Waltzes Across Ballroom After Ballroom With Simon, It S Hard To Remember That Their Courtship Is A Complete Sham Maybe It S His Devilish Smile, Certainly It S The Way His Eyes Seem To Burn Every Time He Looks At Her But Somehow Daphne Is Falling For The Dashing Duke For Real And Now She Must Do The Impossible And Convince The Handsome Rogue That Their Clever Little Scheme Deserves A Slight Alteration, And That Nothing Makes Quite As Much Sense As Falling In Love I don t wanna be that guy but let Aunty Liz tell you a spoilerish story gather round, dear children A loving husband, very much in love, is eager to start a family but his wife is not mentally ready yet She s been through a lot so she asks him to wait She needs time to heal That night, the wife enters the bedroom a little drunk Yeah, she s been drinking, my children, don t drive if you re drinking Anyways, the wife is very drunk so she goes to sleep Suddenly, the husband lures her with k I don t wanna be that guy but let Aunty Liz tell you a spoilerish story gather round, dear children A loving husband, very much in love, is eager It s okay to rape your husband Source Chapter 18 onwards Up until this chapter The Duke and I was on the road to four stars Four and not five because of Anthony s behaviour after witnessing his friend s mouth on his sister s chest in the garden of a house party, challenging his FRIEND to a duel after 5 stars Historical Regency RomanceMy introduction to author Julia Quinn was with the books The Lost Duke of Wyndham and Mr Cavendish, I Presume, and I wasn t at all impressed and found them really boring Several GR friends told me they aren t her best books or indicative of her other works and that I should give her popular Bridgertons series a chance I ve had several of JQ s books on my TBR shelf for quite a while now, and after mourning the end of two of my favorite HR series, Lisa Kleypa 5 stars Historical Regency RomanceMy introduction to author Julia Quinn was with the books The Lost Duke of Wyndham and Mr Cavendish, I Presume, and I wasn t at all impressed and found them really boring Several GR friends told me they aren t her best books or indicative of her other works and that I should


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About the Author: Julia Quinn

1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn loves to dispel the myth that smart women don t read or write romance, and in 2001 she did so in grand style, competing on the the game show The Weakest Link and walking away with the 79,000 jackpot She displayed a decided lack of knowledge about baseball, country music, and plush toys, but she is proud to say that she aced all things British an 1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn loves to dispel the myth that smart women don t read or write romance, and in 2001 she did so in grand style, competing on the the game show The Weakest Link and walking away with the 79,000 jackpot She displayed a decided lack of knowledge about baseball, country music, and plush toys, but she is proud to say that she aced all things British and literary, answered all of her history and geography questions correctly, and knew that there was a Da Vinci long before there was a code.In 2010, Ms Quinn won her third RITA Award in four years and was the thirteenth author to be inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame Her books have been translated into twenty nine languages, and she has been profiled in USA Today and TIME Magazine Her twenty sixth novel, The Girl With the Make Believe Husband, will be released in 2017


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