29 Aug The Ugly Duchess By: Eloisa James James has an understandably rocky relationship with his father, whose irresponsibility has long been. Eloisa James is extraordinary.”—Lisa Kleypas“Nothing gets me to the bookstore faster than a new novel by Eloisa James.”—Julia QuinnNew York Time. 16 Aug 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.
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That’s my other problem with this book. B Sensuality Warm Book Type: Epic Reads young adult. Please note that your username is an e-mail address. James heard him only dimly; he was concentrating on not throwing up as he tried to think through the dilemma before him.
You invested in one ridiculous scheme after another. And her reasonings to why she hates sex didn’t seem genuine.
If not then, then before deciding on “killing off” James for Jack, he should’ve at least tried to see if Theo wanted him back There’s nothing wrong with that, true, but it didn’t fit with the whole “I control my life” Theo the reader was shown. What did surprise me was that James immediately complies with her wishes, he doesn’t even give her time to calm down and come back to try and talk to her – he just walks away from her and sets off to sea where he becomes a pirate.
France Germany The UK They both made tremendously stupid mistakes And she thought everything regarding sex was distasteful and shameful, that bothered me to no end because it was such a polar contrast to her younger self who clearly loved making love.
James took a deep breath before answering. Thanks for signing up! His heart gave another painful thump at the memory of his father. Society was shocked by their wedding. There is one scene that is just about worth the price of the book. Specialty Booksellers Interest-specific online venues will often provide a book buying opportunity. Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews.
And in my head, Theo builds a fashion empire around doing all the things her mother told her not to do and falls in love with a very handsome actor who adores her and James dies in foreign parts view spoiler [oooo, hung for being a pirate! I know many people enjoyed it. He didn’t try to win her back. View all 22 comments. Theo would have given it a lifetime…until she discovers that James desired not her heart, and certainly not her countenance, but her dowry.
What kind of books do you like to read? Both act impulsively, dramatically with Theo declaring the marriage over and James leaving. Certainly no change in his character – his treatment of Theo is no different in the later chapters of the book than it was in the early chapters.
And I have girlfriends who are romance readers. This wasn’t as angsty as it sounded when compared to other books duchesw this trope, Theo was often too cold for my liking but I still really liked it. I will never again take responsibility for any debts you might incur—nor for any theft.
But marrying her best friend James under false pretenses changes everything. But the very blatant infidelity, AND the fact he didn’t seem to be ashamed about it when recounting it to his wife made me utly to vomit, especially when combined with a seven year estrangement.
My mistresses were just signs of how dead I was.
My heart just broke for Daisy James name for Theo. James realizes that he truly meant what he said, but still the cloud of guilt lays heavily on him. Anyway, James gets drunk and slobbers all over her at a ball and gets caught in the act.
Sexist bullshit at its best!!! His eloksa heaved himself out of his chair.