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The Winter Duke

2.75 of 5 stars 2.75  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  1 review
After a failed London Season, Miss Lydia Grenville returns to the country with little hope of finding a love match. She seeks solace in her sketching, often sneaking out of her house to draw in the woods surrounding nearby Winterbourne Castle.

But her peace is disrupted by a rumpled stranger she assumes is the secretary to the new Duke of Winterbourne. His playful intellige
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 5th 2005 by Signet
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More like 2 1/2. Some redeeming qualities in both the lead characters. Lydia is not this helpless little girl and John is not the usual aggressive rake. Both have some whimsy in them. But the plot is slim and paste on. I would have enjoyed more characters development instead of the thin plot. More on the social rules and how both of them didn't fit them and broke them instead of the who tried to kill him.

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