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The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare
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After reading Romancing the Duke by the same author I was looking forward to this book and...

I liked it but did not love it as much as the previous one.

The Duke of Asbury is looking for a bride to produce an heir and sets up a marriage of convenience with a seamstress named Emma. He has some rules that she must follow, the only problem is that she intends to break them all!

I loved the the character of the Duke, he is great, a stout man with very dry humor and sharp wit. He was scarred in war and the novel feels like a Beauty and the Beast retelling.

The scenes I loved the most were the ones where Duke was in. Some parts of the novel are very different from the standard romance story and it feels fresh and original. I wish there would have been a bit more sexual tension or build up because I lost a little bit of interest in the plot.

Overall I liked it and look forward to reading more from Tessa Dare.
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Reading Progress

November 5, 2017 – Started Reading
November 5, 2017 – Shelved
November 10, 2017 – Shelved as: 2017
November 10, 2017 – Shelved as: fiction
November 10, 2017 – Shelved as: romance
November 10, 2017 – Finished Reading

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Mary Beth *Traveling Sister* Great review Carol!


Carol (Bookaria) Thank you Mary! :)


message 3: by Nazanin (new)

Nazanin Wonderful review, Carol! Sorry it wasn't better for you! :)


Carol (Bookaria) Nazanin wrote: "Wonderful review, Carol! Sorry it wasn't better for you! :)"

Thank you Nazanin!


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