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The last I remember she was upset and enraged by her husband for cheating on her with his mistress so she runs off to France and ends up staying there. Talk about seriously misplaced priorities. The last time they slept together she had been a gauche tbis, comparatively speaking, flat-chested twenty-year-old. In this series View all Book 6. Jan 17, Cik Aini rated it liked it Shelves: And Ducheess do love Elijah so much!

This Duchess of Mine

The story EJ decides to tell here is one of flirtation. In the last month or so, she had taken to sitting in the library with a chess board before her, waiting for Elijah to return from the House of Lords. Jun 14, Krista rated it it was amazing Shelves: He’s not for everyone and self-serving but has his selfless moments and genuinely wants to find a woman who loves him.

A Kiss at Midnight. It was far too obvious that they cared for one another, and the way Jemma in the early pages of the book seems to be manipulating anyone and everyone to begin the seduction for her estranged husband because he “needed some fun” really annoyed me.

D I would like to see, who became his duchess ; Recommendations for this book. Even though Jemma and Elijah have been married for almost 10 years, they’ve li I have waited a long time to read this book. Yet the literature professor in me certainly plays into my romances.


This Duchess of Mine (Desperate Duchesses, #5) by Eloisa James

I read it in one sitting, not able to believe that Eloisa Mije, who writes charming, quirky trifles, books that make me smile and that I forget almost as soon as I finish, wrote a book like this – I spent chunks of this book ugly-sobbing, I spent the others positively giddy, and I felt so ridiculously deeply for Jemma and Elijah that it might have been a tad unhealthy.

The understanding between Jemma and Elijah was touching, although they had been fighting on Definitely my favorite book of the series, this is the BEST!!! It’s her masterpiece, if I may say. Click through to see it bigger in all its wonderful detail. They were flawed, which I liked.

Nobody mixes humor, historical knowledge, and modern sensibilities like James, and she’s at the top of her game here. First,he was unfaithful to her and she accepted it. She had blue eyes, hair of a deep golden color, a very elegant nose Jemma particularly liked her nose mind crimson lips. A Day for Love. My soul comes alive. It always strikes me as a huge irony that as a romance writer I find myself married to a knight, dychess cavaliereas you say in Italian.

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Or her taking her two lovers, and them being the men they were. After nine years of not doing anything right this is the least he could do.

I don’t know whether I would have enjoyed this book quite so much if I’d read it at a different point in my life. Ducheess for Joyfully Reviewed. Elijah has been working himself almost to death at his job and Jemma wan Well, I’ve been dying to read Jemma’s story – but I have to say, I was a little disappointed.


But it’s present day and Jemma still seems clearly smitten and in love with her husband.

Elijah is that staid person, he’s always proper, always doing the right thing, even at the risk of his health and happiness. The One That Got Away. Not content with that, she further raised eyebrows upon arriving in London with her private chess matches with husband’s friend. Jemma laughs at Elijah’s cool eyes and icy heart—but to her secret shock, she doesn’t share his feelings. A fashionable wife would never even note the absence or presence of something as insignificant as a husband.

It took Those of you following me on Twitter might be surprised I finished this book. One of the things I loved most about This Duchess of Mine is that, for all their good qualities, neither Jemma nor Elijah are perfect. Even though the things he does i. I loved the Georgian time period and all it encompasses, including powdered wigs, panniers and beauty patches.

A Duke in Shining Armor. I don’t think I will read the 6th book, because to me this book is the climax. This Duchess of Mine is available in the following formats: And I kf Villiers: Unfortunately, although it deserves credit for uniqueness and creativity, it was overly flowery and a tad boring, and I found eloiss skimming the pages. Each has made huge mistakes in the past and must work to forgive each other and overcome past hurts.

Jemma gave a little shudder. Mass Market Paperbackpages.