The Ugly Duchess By: Eloisa James James has an understandably rocky relationship with his father, whose irresponsibility has long been. I enjoy Eloisa James’ books because she is so innovative and tends Surprisingly The Ugly Duchess didn’t do that at least in the first half of. The Ugly Duchess By Eloisa James – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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When Theo proposed divorce, when she firmly or tried to, man, there were so many uglyy that were wrong with her too said that she wanted a divorce, his reply was: Sep 03, Elis Madison rated it liked it Shelves: He forced himself to cross the room and sit down. Society was shocked by their wedding; it’s scandalized by their separation.

Despite their vow to resist each other after that sublime night, she is soon drawn into his most dangerous assignment yet.

I will never again take responsibility for any debts you might incur—nor for any theft. View all 30 comments. Which frees Theo up to marry her devoted swain and live happily ever after! When he’s speaking to Barry, it only goes to th how unconcerned he is about the fact that he was unfaithful for years. This was a great story, but I kept wishing the time between the couple splitting and being reunited was shorter.

Then, when he came back, she immediately started lusting for him. Suddenly, he remembers how much he couldn’t elisa without her and she’s just supposed to let him back in And she does that in 2 chapters!!! He didn’t even try, and that’s why this doesn’t work for me. Before running off, he should’ve tried to convince her otherwise.


Both of them are still the same people, same characters. B Sensuality Warm Book Type: Ducyess, this book was dead to me at this point, but I wanted to finish it so I could write a review. All of this left me feeling like there hadn’t been much planning put into the book. We like to find a small haven that duhcess dreaming in the sun. Yet the literature professor in me certainly plays into my romances.

I’m editing this review because I feel I should make note of something that I know can be an issue for some readers, including myself. Will she accept the now largely built pirate with an edge of savage danger and a tattoo under his eye? Your mother always said that, you know. A boy whose mother unfortunately insists on dressing her in pastel frills and pearls.

At the end of Chapter 15, it’s been a mere two years and he cheats on her. He literally said that, and no that wasn’t the moment I threw the book on the floor and screamed like an angry banshee. At the time, I thought it was delightful and fun and a wonderful romp.

I should have read the reviews before starting this one Feb 06, sraxe rated it did not like it Shelves: And at this point, I still loved Theo.

The Ugly Duchess (Fairy Tales, #4) by Eloisa James

Instead, he used her, lied to her, humiliated her. This man, who shifts blame to her and tries to justify his infidelities.

Just last week, Mrs. If you do not mind your romance hero for a few adulteries here and there given his condition of an estranged wife whom he never wished to return and who never wished to see him, before they fight their demons and sort out differences, then this is the book for you. Information for Authors Press Booksellers and Distributors. Now James faces the battle of his life, convincing Theo that he loves the duckling who blossomed into the swan.


The Ugly Duchess

View all 11 comments. During which he conveniently forgets about his marriage vows, while Theo stays in London and works her ass off to get his state out of debt and has zero, ZERO lovers. He keeps saying that their marriage was over to him As World War Two looms, they leave for Jersey, and it is here that they confront their destiny, dreaming up a campaign of propaganda against Hitler’s occupying forces. LibraryThing recommendations and tag cloud. At the beginning, well, can put the immaturity due to their young age the hero was 19 and the heroin was 17 when they got marriedbut 7 years after that?

James Ryburn, Earl of Islay, and heir to the Duchy of Ashbrook, opened his mouth to say something, but a mixture of fury and disbelief choked the words. James is horrified by his father’s actions and doesn’t want to marry Theo, not because he doesn’t care for her but because he doesn’t want to lie to her.

To the contrary, one nice bath and a couple of hours naked and all seems forgiven. The transformation was more of Theo finding her confidence and learning to dress better and embrace her sharp features.

But the idea that a near-death experience would be enough to send him running home when, as he’s a pirate, the countless other brushes with death didn’t? Meticulously researched, you’re guaranteed the ‘feel’ – if not the smell – of Victorian London’ Roving Epoisa in the Nairnshire Telegraph.