Read “The Duke” by Gaelen Foley with Rakuten Kobo. Driven to uncover the truth about the mysterious death of his ladylove, the Duke of Hawkscliffe will go to . Driven to uncover the truth about the mysterious death of his ladylove, the Duke of Hawkscliffe will go to any lengths to unmask a murderer. Even if it. Gaelen Foley’s first novel was published in and she went on to win the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for Best First Historical.

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Un buen comienzo de saga que espero se repita con el segundo volumen. There is also a progression to their physical relationship that seems very real – all in stages, just like real life.

We appreciate your feedback. And I kept waiting for that sucker-punch breathless moment where I’m completely enthralled by a story and it just didn’t happen here.

Finally got a chance to sit down and toley this after having it on my TR pile for 2 years. Freya de Moray is many things: Knight Magazine Back Issues. Mind you at this tje she has only been a courtesan for only a few months and hasn’t been involved with anyone else before meeting Robert. As Bel and Robert set up a plan to trap the man who wreaked both their lives, but soon the plan is forgotten in the London haze as both between light hearted banter and tears and heartbreak start to fight a losing battle toward their hearts as the famous Paragon Duke falls in love with the all to innocent courtesan.


I really enjoyed this Cinderella-type story of a young woman who was reduced to a penniless state by a greedy, obsessed suitor and the gallant duke who became her rescuer. Robert Knight, Duke of Hawkescliff. Lady of Desire Knight Miscellany. He’s quite a “paragon” as everyone calls him – well respected, involved in politics, his estates – and never does anything reproachful, like have a mistress.

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Every Other Character in the Book: In fact, every time I had to put it down, I could hardly wait for the next opportunity to read. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. How to write a great review. From the Paperback edition. View all 17 comments. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Duke After a suitor, Dolph, arranges for her father to be put in prison and for Belinda to lose her job she becomes penniless.

With it’s unique individuals, it compelling subplot and it’s unique opinion of society’s mores it has an excellent message to portrays. Coming up short on her fathers prison fee’s, Belinda begs the warden for more time. English Choose a language for shopping. It’s I should probably warn my friends most of whom enjoyed this book that they probably don’t want to read my review.

Or at least, not as the heroine.

She forces him to see the real world not the glittering world of the ton. Knight Weekly Magazine Back Issues.

Sins he’d much rather forget. Keep me logged in on this computer.

Gossamer Obsessions: “The Duke,” by Gaelen Foley

I actually wanted to slap her a bit for being so idiotic in the end. On the positive side if there could be anything positive in itwhat happens to Belinda in the beginning of the book gets a well deserved and satisfactory punishment.


I haven’t read very many courtesan novels, but boy was this wonderful and nontraditional! The Portrait of Lady Wycliff.

Detailed Review Summary of The Duke by Gaelen Foley

He asks nothing of her body, but seeks her help in snaring the same man who shattered her virtue. No obstante, la historia de Belinda y Robert ha tenido de todo y la recomiendo muuucho.

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Duke (knight Miscellany Series) by Gaelen Foley

Everything just comes to a screeching halt and becomes incredibly muddled after the dual. The heroine, Belinda Hamilton, was also a character I enjoyed and felt so sorry for her with all the suffering she had endured.

When I didn’t want to strangle the duke, that is. Your display name should be at least 2 foldy long. Together they tempt the unforgiving wrath of Society – until their risky charade turns into a dangerous attraction, and Bel must make a devastating decision that could ruin her last chance at love. Want to Read saving…. Dancing On the Wind. It is always a romanticized version of a kept-woman or mistress; no street-walkers, doxies or gin-hounds inhabit the pages tge historical romance novels.