(EBOOK/EPUB) [Secrets of a Duchess] by Kaitlin ORiley
(EBOOK/EPUB) Secrets of a Duchess by Kaitlin ORiley
Give a few novels in the future O Riley can become an author to look forward to in the historical omance genre With this debut she needs work There are some cliches such as the heroine feeling unworthy and dirty since she had a love affair before she was married and met her hero But the hero had a mistress so that was acceptable see what I am talking about Plus the fact that a servant kept the love letters from heroine s first love when disaster could have been diverted but again there would be no story So if you can get past these problems you have a nice little love story between two indivduals who want to enjoy life but from the secrets the heroine Caroline ha. Amid the seductive swirl of London's high society a woman plays a dangerous game with her heart On the death of their beloved father Caroline Armstrong and her sister are whisked away to London by their grandparents Though determined to please her doting elatives there is one thing Caroline vows she will never do marry So at her society debut
S and the pressure Alex has to find a wife things don t go smoothly Caroline has a habit of being a martyr because she gave her innocence away and Alex has everyone harping on him to get married because he is a duke after all But these two come together and things prevail in the end There is a spoiled brat type villian and the first love from Caroline s past does come into the picture The love scenes are suitable not too hot even though they need some work If you have a teenager who likes historical omance this one would be perfect for them And if you are a seasoned lover of this genre perhaps find another author with experience That s her secret and she didn t He decides to use her keen intelligence to keep suitors at bay Handsome tall and titled Alexander Woodward Duke of Woodborough is the catch of the Season but he doesn't want to be caught He finds a kindred spirit in the witty Caroline and makes her a scandalous proposition they will pretend to court to dissuade any overtures of marriage Caroline.
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Hink it was important to tell him before they married DNF O Riley s writing shines in this wonderful period piece Boldly she took societal manners and decorum of the time and gave them slight twists as to make such archaic practices believable if not do able to the modern Indistractable reader BravaHighlyecommended Review Soon If I ever have such a secret to keep I hope I could keep it as well as she had Although if someone I knew kept a secret as important as hers from me I m not sure how I ll eact and I m glad that although at first it was uite a shock it all worked out well in the end And if I were to find someone to love as much as she loves him I would be a happy woman. Thought she would be safe for the Season and that her deepest secret would emain locked away But with each minute spent with Alex she finds herself increasingly enraptured by his charm his kindnesshis kisses Caught up in a dizzying dance of desire Caroline accepts another proposal from Alex one that puts her in the most dangerous position of
Kaitlin has always loved books and loved to readAs a young girl growing up on the New Jersey shore yes she is a Jersey Girl she spent hours and hours reading at the beach out on the front porch and in her bedroom very late at night when she was supposed to be sleeping She would walk to the little public library in town and choose books as if they were delicious treats in a candy store She