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Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare
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really liked it
bookshelves: choice-awards-2014, romance, kindle, historical-fiction, 2015, reviewed, 2017
Read 2 times. Last read February 13, 2017 to February 14, 2017.

I am shocked by how much I enjoyed this book. It was right up my alley, though. Historical with a strong female lead. Nothing turns me off faster than a sniveling, insecure woman who can't function without a man.

This was a good one. Semi-fairy tale world with some realism thrown in. Issy is alone in the world after the death of her father, when she is bequeathed a castle from a family friend. The current occupant, Duke Ransom, had no idea his castle had been sold by his solicitors. Hilarity ensues as they both stubbornly refuse to budge. And it's a romance, so you just know they will fall in love by the end. But how they get there is good--really good, actually. Give this one a read.
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Reading Progress

September 24, 2015 – Shelved
September 24, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
September 24, 2015 – Shelved as: choice-awards-2014
September 24, 2015 – Shelved as: romance
September 24, 2015 – Shelved as: kindle
October 27, 2015 – Shelved as: historical-fiction
November 1, 2015 – Started Reading
November 1, 2015 – Shelved as: 2015
November 1, 2015 – Shelved as: reviewed
November 1, 2015 – Finished Reading
February 13, 2017 – Started Reading
February 14, 2017 – Finished Reading
February 21, 2017 – Shelved as: 2017

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