From Duke Till Dawn

From Duke Till Dawn

Book - 2017
Average Rating:
Rate this:
1
Years ago, the Duke of Greyland gave his heart, and a princely sum of money, to a charming, destitute widow with unparalleled beauty. But after one passionate night, she slipped from his bed and vanished without a trace. And just when he's given up hope of ever seeing her again, Greyland finds her managing a gaming hell. He's desperate to have her, until he discovers everything about his long-lost lover was a lie.
Publisher: New York, NY : Avon Books, 2017
ISBN: 9780062499417
Characteristics: 372 p. ; 18 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
s
stephaniedchase
Jul 16, 2017

I'm a huge fan of Eva Leigh, and while this book was great in so many ways, it was also frustratingly cavalier in others. Swindler Cassandra Blake and Alex, the Duke of Greyland, had met years before, when Cassandra tricked him into handing over 500 pounds; when they meet again, the facade of her lie comes crashing down.

This book could have been so much richer if it had focused less on the money-stealing/revenge/how seedy the underbelly is/George Lacey/the hunt for Martin Hughes and instead shined a light on the intriguing desire for change in British society, with Alex realizing the rules that kept he and Cassandra apart are outdated, as well as the ways society could help those less fortunate. These glimpses would have made the abrupt reversal of "they can never be together," and the deceptions used to get there (even if we knew it would be coming) so much more satisfying. If we're starting a whole new series focusing on the same kind of pairings, I expect more as a reader.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at PPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top