November 25, 2019

#BookReview: The Duke's Stolen Bride (The Rogue Files #5) by Sophie Jordan


Synopsis: An urgent dilemma…

To save her impoverished family, Marian Langley will become a mistress. But she will not be just any mistress. Marian intends to become so skilled, so coveted, that she can set her own terms, retaining control over her body and her fate. Only one problem remains: finding a tutor…

A scandalous solution…

Other men deprive themselves of pleasure for propriety's sake. Nathaniel, Duke of Warrington, would much rather be depraved. He slakes his desires with professionals who ask nothing of him but his coin. Marian's proposal—that he train her without taking her virtue—is an intriguing diversion, until their lessons in seduction spin out of control.

And a most unlikely duchess…

When Marian is blackmailed into engagement by a man she despises, Nate impulsively steals her away. Though he never intended to take a wife, he can't tolerate the idea of Marian forfeiting her freedom to another. But can he bear to give her what she demands—a real marriage?


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About the Author: Sophie Jordan grew up in the Texas hill country where she wove fantasies of dragons, warriors, and princesses. A former high school English teacher, she’s also the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Avon historical romances. She now lives in Houston with her family. When she’s not writing, she spends her time overloading on caffeine (lattes and Diet cherry Coke preferred), talking plotlines with anyone who will listen (including her kids), and cramming her DVR with true-crime and reality-TV shows. Sophie also writes paranormal romances under the name Sharie Kohler.

website: sophiejordan.net
Rating: 🌟🌟
My Review: Unfortunately, this story felt like a web of stories that never got cleared up.  I felt lost some of the time and just bombarded with information and threads of side plots at others.  I really wanted to love this one since I thought the idea of a woman deciding to become a courtesan on her own terms was one that I had never seen before.  But it just became too much. 






"The latest sparkling addition to best-selling Jordan’s Rogue Files series will delight fans with its abundance of sharp wit and sensual sizzle."  (Booklist)

“Depravity is no match for true love in this sweet and steamy read.” (Kirkus Reviews)









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