The Ugly Duchess By: Eloisa James James has an understandably rocky relationship with his father, whose irresponsibility has long been. I enjoy Eloisa James’ books because she is so innovative and tends Surprisingly The Ugly Duchess didn’t do that at least in the first half of. The Ugly Duchess By Eloisa James – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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The Ugly Duchess

And then he comes back and boom! Quick, let’s kiss and make up! If you do not mind your romance hero for a few adulteries here and there given his condition of an estranged wife whom he never wished to return and who never wished to see him, before they fight their demons and sort out differences, then this is the book for you. Courting danger in the opium dens and brothels of the waterfront, certain that the Blood lies at the heart of the puzzle, Jem and Will embark on a quest to uncover the truth.

As a Ravenel by-blow spurned by his father, Ethan has little interest in polite society, yet he is captivated by the bold and beautiful Garrett. James was a young man with little control on the direction of his life. Theodora Saxby is the last woman anyone expects the gorgeous James Ryburn, heir to the Duchy of Ashbrook, to marry. Intent on keeping his secrets safe, he agrees to attend a house party where he will put an end to this coercion once and for all. No gentleman would agree to her scandalous plan – but Lord Jeremy Roden is no gentleman.


John and Allen P. Other books in the series. Meanwhile, James is off having the time of his life as a pirate.

James hates his Father for putting in this situation and says yes to the plan. Most were able to get over the things that got stuck in my craw. He more than made up for his absence and proved his love over and over again. If they were best friends, why didn’t James just tell Theodora what his father was trying to make him do?

If she wins a billiards game, he’ll provide the breeches. It sizzled and scorched the pages as passion encapsulated the two.

The Ugly Duchess by Eloisa James – FictionDB

But at the same time 17 year Theo was so plain, that many regarded her as simply mannish and downright ugly. The early twentieth century. On the one hand, she writes engaging characters and the stories of her romances are always enjoyable.

Because Daisy would learn the truth someday. It’d have been easy for him to track Theo down, but a lot harder to track James. And what of her grave … have you thought of that? The Ugly Duchess is my first from Eloisa James and definitely not the last.


When Theo finds out that James was forced to ma Theodora Saxby is not beautiful. Theo became very rigid and bitter, refusing to take pleasure in anything in life other than dressing well. Buy The Ugly Duchess: His response to finding out his father died wasn’t coming back to the wife he’d wronged so thoroughly and then left behind, who also happened to be his childhood mate and best friend, it was to: When I rip off my power suit, whether it’s academic or romantic, underneath is the rather tired, chocolate-stained sweatshirt of a mom.

You have an eccentric heroine who’s labeled as ‘ugly’ by the entire ton which leads to her deep insecurity of herself. I am fairly certain most men would understand my lapse”. But most of all, I hate that his “love” manifests as him being an emotionally distant jerk. Feel free to be a total asshole.

When it becomes clear Freya is in ghe danger, he’ll risk everything to keep her safe. Still, the tabloids give the marriage six months. Otherwise she felt like the same insecure girl from the beginning. After graduating from Harvard University, Eloisa got an M.

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