This Duchess of Mine (Desperate Duchesses) [Eloisa James] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling. Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling romance author of When Beauty Tamed the Beast, puts a chilly, powerful duke in bed with an intelligent, beautiful. . This Duchess of Mine. Eloisa James. Buy This Book. Man, I loved this book. Ms. James’s writing has gotten better and better, and this time she’s.

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Fourth, enough with the chess.

Desperate Duchesses Series by Eloisa James

I have girlfriends who are writers and girlfriends who are Shakespeare professors. Before everyone starts groaning, let me assure you that this dying thing is handled excellently and is not contrived in the least.

His adoration of Jemma and snarky personality and cold demeanor was very engaging. The entire Duchesses series is a good one, but some have been better than others with “Duchess by Night” being by far my favorite. Their love scenes were touching, but hot and steamy too.

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After nine years of not doing anything right this is the least he could do. May 28, Amy rated it liked it Shelves: P seeing him in here all pensive, brooding and jaded made him even more intriguing and the stand out character he is. Elijah is my boyfriend. Buy This Duchess of Mine: And the information on the heart’s cure which during that time, it was not yet proven but the author based it on studies during that period.

It always strikes me as a huge irony that as a romance writer I find myself married to a knight, a cavaliereas you say in Italian.

This Duchess of Mine by Eloisa James

Their way of falling back in love was a little convoluted at times, especially when Jemma’s trying to get him to have fun and flirt with other eloissa, and she’s flirting with Villiers at the same time, intended to spark passion, but only resulting in jealousy and anger.


He knows he is going to die soon and his situation is getting worse by each passing day. Jul 12, JoAnn rated it it was amazing Shelves: And the prize is a love that could last beyond a lifetime. She wanted him to look at her with the same hunger that he showed elloisa a new bill in Parliament.

It would be fine if other characters would get only a mention. And I’m not just talking about the actual time between the reading of this and when I read the last one in the series. That has got be the dumbest and most ludicrous excuse I’ve heard and did not jamrs him in a favorable light.

A Gentleman Never Tells.

I enjoyed reading This Duchess of Mine eloias thoroughly that my husband even remarked that I had the goofiest smile on my face the entire time.

This is definitely a book you can’t read as a stand alone. For a minute I thought I was reading a flashback to the earlier days of their marriage where Jemma is head over heels in love with her husband.

Please stop by and join the conversation on my readers’ pages. The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy. Wedding bells celebrating the arranged marriage between the lovely Duchess of Beaumont and her staid, imperturbable duke ducyess scarcely fallen silent when a shocking discovery sent Jemma running from the ducal mansion.

But after reading it, I’m a little disappointed. Not content with that, she further raised eyebrows upon arriving in London with her private chess matches with husband’s friend.

The author handled it pretty well in my way of seeing it. Say Yes to the Marquess. So much punches and counterpunches have been made that in the end, it no longer matters who started what or who caused the most damaged or why they’re even fighting after nine years.


Now she has returned to London after he told her it was time they produced an heir. She dressed to amuse herself, and to dazzle the court. The story started when Elijah wants to win back Jemma.

She dressed for power and admiration. Or, if one were so inclined, to invite a seduction…to engage in an affaire. Top 5 quotes 5 He was the man she loved. Oh, and I want my own Roman bath and gardens. D I would like to see, who became his duchess ; Recommendations for this book. Now Elijah’s heart is failing and they need an heir, plus they have both learned and grown so both now want to reconcile. Would you like to order your own copy?

Jan 17, Cik Aini rated it liked it Shelves: Elijah seemed like a cold boring man and when he pulled down the curtains and showed his real self does that sound wrong only to me??

Refresh and try again. But now Jemma is back because her husband needs an heir. Overall, it’s a fairly good historical romance and definitely original, but this is the second book in the series that I’ve read and so far, they just haven’t satisfied my expectations based on all the positive praise I’d heard regarding this series.