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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Society was shocked by their wedding; it’s scandalized by their separation.

A boy whose mother unfortunately eolisa on dressing her in pastel frills and pearls. Additionally, Theodora Saxby didn’t live up to the standard mitigated by the ton for beauty–her face was too angular, her chin too strong and her nose too long. She’s never too sexual, but she does write very sensual scenes.

By the descriptions I couldn’t really understand how she could be termed ugly. The only reason James married her was for the money not her heart. I understood her need to want to take control of her life after separating from James but her strict rules on her fashion style and way of life I found tiring and snobby.

What Readers Are Saying What do you think? Despite their vow to resist each other after that sublime night, she is soon drawn into his most dangerous assignment yet. I forgive all the 7 years they been separated. That’s the longest sulk I’ve ever heard of. There was a turning point in the book for James that, had it been handled differently, might have made the end make more sense.


When the mission goes wrong, it will take all of Garrett’s skill and courage to save him. Such abhorrent talk would destroy anyone. James can take his selfish ragey shineola and stuff it. I’m not one of those readers where cheating in a book is an automatic bad rating, but the casual treatment of cheating in this book bothered me. I found myself disliking both the hero and the heroin. View all 17 comments. View all 30 comments. If she learns that I betrayed her in such a callous way … not only my marriage, but our friendship, will be over.

I loved the young Theodora and James with their exuberance and lack of cynicism.

Unfortunately, I can’t say Theo holds onto her anger quite the same way. Would you like to order your own copy?

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So ignoring her husband’s wishes, the dangers and despite the word mad, Jeanne climbs over the hospital wall. Mar 14, Jacob Proffitt rated it did not like it Shelves: The sex s I wasn’t terribly impressed with this hgly. A good man who did the wrong thing for the right reasons becomes a complete ass who shows no care for anyone for several years and 2. I just never imagined Eloisa James would disappoint me as much as she did with this book.

The Ugly Duchess

Society was shocked by their wedding. After all the th adventures and all that they have to go through? I was interested to see where it was going. It almost came across like the couple were up against xuchess clock and had run out of page time so they needed to hurry. Now James faces the battle of his lifetime, convincing Theo that he loved the duckling who blossomed into the swan. Constable The Blood E.


Also of course, when James came back his explanation was: So when the Duke of Harlowe – the man who destroyed her brother and led to the downfall of her family – appears at the country house party she’s attending, she does what any Wise Woman would do: Book E xtras Jump to: That she is above everything that has happened with society and the nicknames. Then, when he came back, she immediately started lusting for him. The Dry by Jane Harper. James was a young man with little control on the direction of his life.

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It’s sad t There isn’t one thing I didn’t love about this book. And even better – I loved her for this – she told them that he was her best friend It’d have been easy for him to track Theo down, but a lot harder to track James. And don’t even get me started on “she’s my best friend”.

Seems the duke has the IQ of a radish, and he blew through jamfs entire wealth of the duchy, then embezzled as much of Theo’s inheritance as he could lay his hands on. Once upon a time there was a young heiress and young Earl who were best friends. Everything kinda headed south until the end when it picked up again.