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Harbinger of Books

We all have different hobbies in life but my absolute favorite thing to do is pick up a book. This blog is dedicated to all of my ramblings. 

Dawn's 2013-books book montage

Deadly Desire
Mark of the Demon
The Hour of Dust and Ashes
Fate's Edge
Changeling Moon
A Kingdom of Dreams
Kiss of Pride
Thief of Shadows
Grave Memory
Archangel's Storm
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
A Kiss Before the Apocalypse
Frost Burned
Touch of the Demon
Summoning the Night
The End of the Affair
A Blood Seduction
A Werewolf in Manhattan
Last Kiss Goodnight
The Chief


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Review for Romancing the Duke

Romancing the Duke - Tessa Dare

Oh I loved this truly cheesy fairytale romance!!

 

Isolde ‘Izzy’ Goodnight has dreamed of a fairytale life most of her life but as she grows older and reality sets in she lets go of her fantasies one by one. Then one day she finds herself barely surviving after the death of her father only to receive a letter from her recently deceased godfather’s estate. Izzy is so excited and hoping it is 100 or maybe even 200 pounds, quick she finds out it is not and more importantly she gets a crumbling castle with a rather obstinate Duke who believes he is the owner of the castle. Now these two must decide who gets the castle.

 

Now I liked a great many things about this book beginning with our lovely heroine and hero. I loved the whimsical life of Izzy. I loved watching the Duke try to stay cold and isolated after a lifetime of feeling left on the outside. Is this story over the top, totally but it works it is funny and heartwarming. I planned to read a few chapters before I went about my day and found myself giggling and having a wonderful afternoon. The only downside to this book that kind of bummed me out is that while we called this a period piece it felt as though it could have happened today.