Jan 262017
 
For Love of the Duke

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After the tragic death of his wife, Jasper, the 8th Duke of Bainbridge buried himself away in the dark cold walls of his home, Castle Blackwood. When he’s coaxed out of his self-imposed exile to attend the amusements of the Frost Fair, his life is irrevocably changed by his fateful meeting with Lady Katherine Adamson.

With her tight brown ringlets and silly white-ruffled gowns, Lady Katherine Adamson has found her dance card empty for two Seasons. After her father’s passing, Katherine learned the unreliability of men, and is determined to depend on no one, except herself. Until she meets Jasper…

In a desperate bid to avoid a match arranged by her family, Katherine makes the Duke of Bainbridge a shocking proposition—one that he accepts.

Only, as Katherine begins to love Jasper, she finds the arrangement agreed upon is not enough. And Jasper is left to decide if protecting his heart is more important than fighting for Katherine’s love.

* from Goodreads

Hott Review:

Let it be known that I really didn’t want to read For Love of the Duke. I wanted to read More Than a Duke but being the stick in the mud that I am I felt that I should read the books in order so I didn’t miss something important. Boy, am I lucky!

I loved this book!

I devoured For the Love of a Duke! From the moment I picked it up I knew I wouldn’t put it down until I finished.

Katherine and Jasper are terrific characters! They’re both perfectly imperfect. Katherine is adorable. She’s spunky, bookish, and honorable. She’s someone I’d love to have as a friend.

I loved the story too. I really enjoyed the necklace and how the heart’s job was fulfilled.

Now, there is still one little problem… I’ve realized I didn’t actually read the FIRST book in the series and I really want to read In Need of a Duke. It’s not available for Kindle that I can find. Does anyone have a copy they can lend?

More…

Author: Christi Caldwell
Source: I purchased For Love of the Duke on September 14, 2016 when it was Free.
Publisher & Date: October 9th 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Genre: Historical Romance
ISBN: 1502888750 (ISBN13: 9781502888754
Pages: 308
Grade: A+
Ages: 18+
Steam: Adult – there are only two short interludes that are intimate, both are fairly low detail
Setting: England, Winter 1814
Series: The Heart of a Duke #1
In Need of a Duke For Love of the Duke
For Love of the Duke
More Than a Duke
More Than a Duke
The Love of a Rogue
The Love of a Rogue
Loved by a Duke
Loved by a Duke
To Love a Lord
To Love a Lord
The Heart of a Scoundrel
The Heart of a Scoundrel
To Wed His Christmas Lady
To Wed His Christmas Lady
To Trust a Rogue
To Trust a Rogue
The Lure of a Rake
The Lure of a Rake
To Woo a Widow
To Woo a Widow
To Redeem a Rake
To Redeem a Rake
One Winter with a Baron
One Winter with a Baron
To Enchant a Wicked Duke
To Enchant a Wicked Duke

Author Bio:

CHRISTI CALDWELLUSA TODAY Bestselling author CHRISTI CALDWELL blames Julie Garwood and Judith McNaught for luring her into the world of historical romance. While sitting in her graduate school apartment at the University of Connecticut, Christi decided to set aside her notes and pick up her laptop to try her hand at romance. She believes the most perfect heroes and heroines have imperfections, and she rather enjoys torturing them before crafting them a well deserved happily ever after!

Christi makes her home in southern Connecticut where she spends her time writing her own enchanting historical romances, chasing around her feisty seven-year-old son and caring for her twin princesses in training!

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