This morning I have an excerpt and giveaway for Put Up Your Duke by Megan Frampton!
Put up Your Duke
Dukes Behaving Badly #2
By: Megan Frampton
Releasing June 30, 2015
He was once happily bedding and boxing, but in the newest DUKES BEHAVING BADLY novel, Nicholas Smithfield has inherited a title and a bride…
To keep his estate afloat, the new Duke of Gage must honor an agreement to marry Lady Isabella. Stunningly beautiful, utterly tempting, she’s also a bag of wedding night nerves, so Nicholas decides to wait to do his duty-even if it means heading to the boxing saloon every day to punch away his frustration. Read more
The last Mary Jo Putney I read was a Signet Regency Romance that was published in the 90s. I loved this line, and still have a box of Signet Regency paperbacks in the the basement. When I had an opportunity to read a brand new book by Putney, I jumped at the chance. I enjoyed Not Quite a Wife, though I did not buy into the conflict between Laurel and James. I guess I am so indifferent to violence that I couldn’t understand why Laurel would leave her husband, James, after he defended her and himself from an assassin. She didn’t even ask him for an explanation for his actions – she just packed her bags and walked out on her young, loving husband. Read more
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Ellie! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Ellie MacDonald] Humorous, intelligent, ambitious, creative, foodie.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about The Governess Club: Sara?
[Ellie MacDonald] Sara Collins is having difficulty adjusting to life as part of The Governess Club School and has her sights set on marrying the local vicar, a handsome, gentle man. When they get a new neighbor, Nathan Grant, a man who is tormented by something that happened to him that made him flee London, Sara finds herself attracted him and turns to this worldly man for adventure. Read more
Please welcome Amanda Forester to the virtual offices this morning! She took a little break from her Labor Day festivities to share some info about her handsome duke, James Lockton, and she has a copy of A Winter Wedding up for grabs!
The Trials and Tribulations of an Unmarried Duke by Amanda Forester
Can one feel sorry for a duke? The Duke of Marchford is, after all, young, wealthy, attractive, and a duke. An unmarried duke, to be exact, and that is where the trouble starts. Let us spy a moment on how he is getting along at his London house in this excerpt from Winter Wedding. Read more
May Contain Spoilers
I was in the mood for a short, quick read, so I turned, once again, to the Entangled library to fulfill this need. The Wager had me at “Novella.” Yes, sometimes even I am easy to please. Read more
May Contain Spoilers
I picked up For Her Spy Only because I was in the mood for a quick read. I enjoyed this quite a bit, but thought the ending was very rushed. Maybe I just liked the characters so much that I would have liked to get know them even better. There’s some intrigue, adventure, and an unconventional hero, which was a refreshing change. Alistair couldn’t be further from a smooth talking operator, and I enjoyed that Winifred accepted him for who he was, and the thought of changing him never crossed her mind. Read more
To Charm a Naughty Countess by Theresa Romain
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publishing Date: May 6, 2014
CAN A RECLUSIVE DUKE…
Brilliant but rumored mad, Michael Layward, the impoverished Duke of Wyverne, has no success courting heiresses until widowed Lady Stratton takes up his cause–after first refusing his suit. Read more
May Contain Spoilers
I haven’t read many historical romances lately, so after a seeing a lot of positive buzz for Romancing the Duke, I decided it was time to read Tessa Dare’s latest release. I have read a couple of her books, and have enjoyed each one. I found this one utterly charming, just like the feisty protagonist, Izzy. I raced through, and was sorry when I reached the last page. I really need to hit up more of Tessa Dare’s backlist. Read more