He gave her a quizzical glance. And surely her parents would not force her to marry someone she didn't care for, if they knew what had happened with Mr Lofton that time. It was just the heat in the ballroom. When not writing or reading, she loves taking dance classes, collecting cheesy travel souvenirs, and watching the Food Network--even though she doesn't cook. The book is enjoyable to read especially if you are looking for something light-hearted and quick. Enjoy After reading novel after novel where the main characters have several misunderstandings, and have events happen a simple conversation could clear up this story was a breath of fresh air.
It reads like something a high school student would write. Then we learn that Duke Nicholas has been sad ever since his first love died. He's so much of a Gary Stu, it's hard to understand him. A beautiful and aloof heroine who is woefully misunderstood by everyone is one of my favorite character types. Now it's her wedding night, and her new husband seems determined to thaw his Ice Princess and reveal her every secret. It would be far preferable to Lady Orman's ball. I am a huge historical romance reader as it is my favourite of all the romance genres but The Shy Duchess wasn't for me.
The cover of this book caught my attention every time I passed it in the store which was a lot…. He is every i 3. If she truly cared about Emily and understood the society in which she lives which presumably she does since she was a governess to the aristocracy , how could she possibly think this a good idea? However due to her station and her mother's eagerness to see her married, Emily must attend at least some of the balls. Author s : Amanda McCabe. And when you start a conversation or debate about a certain topic with other people, please do not offend them just because you don't like their opinions. If this person was her, he could have said so but he leaves it at this.
Kemudian karena seringnya mereka bertemu, baik secara kebetulan atau karena sang hero yang sengaja mengikuti maka terjadilah skandal yang memaksa sang hero untuk mengambil keputusan menikahi heroinnya. She fell against a warm, well-muscled chest, arms wrapping around her to lift her up safely into the air. However due to her station and her mother's eagerness to see her married, Emily must attend at least some of the balls. The crippling shyness of Lady Emily and angst of a lost love for Nicholas, Duke of Manning coupled with an inescapable attraction got lost in a melodramatic blackmail plot. With her golden hair and dazzling emerald eyes, Lady Emily Carroll should have her pick of suitors. Konflik datang dari diri pribadi sang heroin yang merasa tidak percaya diri mendadak menjadi seorang duchess, dan ada seorang laki-laki yang merasa patah hati karena heroinnya menikah dengan seorang duke lalu dia berusaha memeras heroinnya. They were both so worried that revealing their secrets would lead to the failure of their marriage that they ended up going too far in the opposite direction and not revealing enough.
A practical moc ensues and a sweet, heart-melting and at the same time bland journey to love and hea follows. I would have said that this was your 'standard' Mills and Boon novel - Hero, Heroine, few silly obstacles, realisation of love - it was actually one of the better ones that I had read. Only to find herself betrothed! The Shy Duchess is a charming love story. With her golden hair and dazzling emerald eyes, Lady Emily Carroll should have her pick of suitors. For you are not dancing at all, but sitting here talking to me. She wants to be helpful! You can use the follow function to bookmark your favorite novel Only for registered users.
However, once Emily becomes the duchess, things heat up between her and Nicholas. I would have liked the book to be longer, I saw so many possibilities that could have been really good additions to the already nice story. Did you turn your ankle? Also Emily herself is keeping a secret, but again, it is not enough to cause any great shock. To Court, Capture and Conquer. And then she saw his affable smile turn puzzled, and felt him withdraw from her.
Reading about The Shy Duchess, I had a very difficult time relating to Lady Emily because she was so timid and skittish. In the end, Nicholas does figure out her secrets and that he too is in love with his wife and his wife tells him she is pregnant and they can get through it together and Mr. I guess my main problem is that there was not character growth. Scndal has them marry and they discover that trust and friendship is also whats needed in a marriage. With her blushes hidden, Emily lets her inhibitions go.
Nicholas, Duke of Manning is being pressured by his family to get married and fo My first book of this author, and it was a good one. Nicholas tells Emily of his late wife, but after Emily finds a miniature of said wife the reader is left to think that Nicholas has a mistress he is desperate to return to. Nicholas, Duke of Manning, isn't looking for a bride, but he won't pass up a stolen kiss at a masked ball. She longed to cry, to curl up and disappear, never to come to a hateful ball again. Yet when he finds himself betrothed to the masked beauty, Nicholas is determined to find out everything about his shy duchess. Secondly, one of my pet hates in books is when I would have said that this was your 'standard' Mills and Boon novel - Hero, Heroine, few silly obstacles, realisation of love - it was actually one of the better ones that I had read.