October 23, 2018

#BookReview of When a Duke Loves a Woman (Sins for All Seasons, #2) by Lorraine Heath


When a Duke Loves a Woman (Sins for All Seasons, #2)


About the Book: 

Gillie Trewlove knows what a stranger's kindness can mean, having been abandoned on a doorstep as a baby and raised by the woman who found her there. So, when suddenly faced with a soul in need at her door—or the alleyway by her tavern—Gillie doesn't hesitate. But he's no infant. He's a grievously injured, distractingly handsome gentleman who doesn't belong in Whitechapel, much less recuperating in Gillie's bed.

Being left at the altar is humiliating; being rescued from thugs by a woman—albeit a brave and beautiful one—is the pièce de résistance to the Duke of Thornley's extraordinarily bad day. After nursing him back from the brink, Gillie agrees to help him comb London's darker corners for his wayward bride. But every moment together is edged with desire and has Thorne rethinking his choice of wife. Yet Gillie knows the aristocracy would never accept a duchess born in sin. Thorne, however, is determined to prove to her that no obstacle is insurmountable when a duke loves a woman.












About the Author: Also writes Young Adult under Rachel Hawthorne, Jade Parker, and with her son as J.A. London)

Lorraine Heath has always had a soft spot for emotional love stories. No doubt because growing up, watching movies with her mom, she was taught that the best movies "won't half make you cry."

She is the daughter of a British beauty (her mom won second place in a beauty contest sponsored by Max Factor® during which she received a kiss from Caesar Romero--Joker on the original Batman TV series) and a Texan who was stationed at Bovingdon while serving in the air force. Lorraine was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, but soon after moved to Texas. Her "dual" nationality has given her a love for all things British and Texan, and she enjoys weaving both heritages through her stories.

When she received her BA degree in psychology from the University of Texas, she had no idea she had gained a foundation that would help her to create believable characters—characters that are often described as “real people.” Her novels have appeared on bestseller lists, including USA Today, Waldenbooks, and most recently, the New York Times.
Reviewed By: Rachael
Publisher: Avon
Recommended Age: Adult
Genre: Romance, Historical
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My Review:  This is only my second book by Lorraine Heath and I'm still not sure how I feel about her writing.  The main reason is it was told in dual perspectives in third person. Eeeeeehhhhhhh. I was not a big fan of this romance, and I had such high hopes. It was almost insta-love. Blah. I did like Gillie. She was strong, independent and self-confident. Goals. I’m not as much of a fan of Thorne. He was okay but honestly he wasn't memorable. All in all this was an okay book.

Do I Recommend this book? Eeeehhhhh

 








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