Thus ended her dreams of solving crimes. He's expecting a mistress and the rest of the book is his journey trying to redeem himself after a somewhat disgusting wedding night with his virginal bride. The second half was much better. The way she writes her characters and sensual love scenes are very original and are keepers for anyone's bookshelf. But his secret duty to the Crown—to expose Charlotte's nemesis—threatens the fiery, very real passion that consumes them. By day, she is the plain demure sister of a domineering brother who wants nothing more than to have her married and out of the way.
In The Duke's Indiscretion, Ashworth's hero Colin Ramsey leaves a I don't really know how I truly feel about this novel. So what if it seems as if he can seduce her with nothing but his eyes? Lady Charlotte Hughes lives a double life. And when Charlotte herself is suddenly in danger, Colin must choose where his loyalties lie and risk everything for the incredible lady who has thoroughly captured his heart. Ashworth has a beautiful way with words. We have yet again a stereotypical story of secret enemies thus the spying and people not allowing to trust each other, but willing to share each other's bodies afraid to love till the very end.
By night, she is Lottie English, and intoxicating, glamorous woman of mystery -- a famed opera singer who drives men wild with wanting her. Adele Ashworth is always exciting to read and never disappoints. By night, she is Lottie English, an intoxicating, glamorous woman of mystery—a famed opera singer who drives men The notorious lady's secret may be safe with the charming, seductive rogue. Charlotte will submit to the handsome duke's every wish, but only as his wife -- a proposal Colin eagerly accepts. Fortunately, Colin secretly works for the government as a forger, and together they concoct a plan to set up the thief.
He is in lust, well more obsessed with Lottie the star of the London opera. She has always felt she's led a rather dull life on her road to becoming a romance author. But another riddle surfaces, deepening the rift between Ruby and Ryan. Other than the above I mention it was a good book. And why does the coach's good ol' boy charm leave cosmopolitan Phoebe feeling awkward, tongue-tied. Colin has been admiring Lottie from afar for almost three years when he finally decides to ask her to be his mistress.
Th Adele Ashworth is a master at writing historical romance. Reality sure can be a shocker. Charlotte will submit to the handsome duke's every wish, but only as his wife, a proposal Colin eagerly accepts. But the romance was great, the love story of two people secretly in love with the public facade of the other, who marry for convenience and then fall in love with the real person. The mystery was pretty silly but not much time was wasted on it. They were once cherished childhood companions, until a scandalous secret tore them apart. Honestly, that alone probably could have bumped this to a four for me, but overall it was just an average read.
One significant detail I loved was that the woman chose not to have a baby as soon as she was married but instead chose to follow her dreams with him supporti I would give this book about a 3. But when the earl is viciously attacked, Abigail's distress tells her that something still binds her to the wild Rainewood. Calebow is everything Phoebe abhors. She worked hard and she rarely let anything distract her from her dreams. I've always loved to write, but after my first attempt at a novel nine chapters of Plastic City, the story of underwater-dwelling orphans in the twenty-third century that I wrotein the sixth grade , I took some time to get my bachelor'sdegree and to try my hand at other careers before I returnedto my first passion: creative writing.
Seems like it all happened from one conversation she had with a friend. By day, she is the plain, demure sister of a domineering brother who wants her married and out of the way. Instead, Lady Charlotte suggests they marry so that he can finance a European tour for her, and he can have her legally. Overall, it was still worth the read and still worth discovering the conclusion to a really great series. He's the descendant of a psychopath, a murderer. I have to say Charlotte did have her weak moments, but I liked how she used whatever resources were available to a woman of her time to advance her career. Not a typical story, in that the female is the one being focused on and surprisingly is given the opportunities instead of the man.
Colin lives a double life as lazy nobleman and a forger and authenticator for the British Crown. But it's only when her dressing room is vandalized does Charlotte reveal that she possesses a rare, unpublished piece by George Handel that she supsects is the reason for all the violence. If some of this got cleared up I would have given it five stars instead of four. But it's only when her dressing room is vandalized does Charlotte reveal that she poss The famous soprano, Lottie English, is—unbeknownst to anyone—really the Lady Charlotte Hughes. Newark, though the dashing nobleman would certainly never risk his reputation on a woman like her.