Written May 27 20144 12 Stars A lovely hilarious fun historical tall taleA 15 hrs audiobook narrated by Sue Pitkin The promising book blurb Includes an OCD Duke a fiery heroine mistaken dentities errant livestock pompadours drunken declarations a touch of smex and enough witty banter to sink a ship I m mpressed Well done Simply great The Duke s Holiday s Maggie Fenton s first HR and there are a lot of happy reviews Should be amusing fun and a historical Open for Business (Rough play with anonymous men in a porn shop viewing room) (Rough play with anonymous men in a porn shop viewing room) (The Sex Shop Book 1) in the light genre Andt was Woot But did she like him Yes she suspected she did just a little bitNot that Montford was a devil Far from t He was a bit of a prude really He d actually blushed when she d come across him n the river He was no doubt the sort to drape fig leaves over statuary to preserve their modesty Although when he kissed her Cyril Halbert Algernon Monk the Duke of Montford a powerful stiff man that wants things the way he wants them and he always gets what he wants The Duke now wants what s rightly belong to him the old Yorkshire estate Astrid Honeywell a tough young 26 years old miss who has struggled for years to keep her family together by running the estate the crooked castle Gretna Green and the family brewery after her father s death Astrid can t accept an antiuated contract that says a tyrannical London Duke now again has the right to her family s home and brewery This will be short and simple Gosh I ll not even try to explain what s happening here Just hang on not a boring or tedious minute Full speed and adventurous It sparkled between these two enemies to lovers at once Would he kiss her again That was her concern Would he kiss her again Les Lgendaires - Les Chroniques de Darkhell 01. Tnbris in public Or Oh God She d just thought of something even worse Whatf he should kiss someone else And then she thought of something even worse than that Why did she care f he kissed someone else So much fun a chuckle storyI have only praise for this wonderful story In my opinion the best kind of historical romance So much fun so much comedic entanglements and outrageously wonderful characters Sweet romantic and a piece of heat and steam Looking forward to romances from this writer Next part n this The Regency Romp Trilogy will be an auto buy The scent in October 2015 I just want to know about these men and the women they choose A very good narrator and audiobook edition as well Recommended for HR lovers I LIKE YES yes I do Added to my audio appn May 2015 from for just 6 دوره حقوق مدنی-عقود معین 1 incl a kindle ebook copy 4 got men a happy mood STARS The perfect novel to make you smile and fall 정숙한 남자 [A Man of Virtue] in love JUST PERFECTYou ever feel like escaping thosentense or dark reads Well this The Gordian Knot Vol. 4 is the read for you It was absolutely hysterical It made me smile chuckle and at times had me on the floor rolling around Trust me this novel will put the whammy on youThis was a brilliant historical romantic comedy Mixn a spirited and strong willed Astrid Honeywell and an attractive Duke Montford who has no Aeon Legion idea what hes getting Secretul vieții și alte eseuri into and you willnstantly love this readAstrid and Montford suited each other so well Down Lambeth Way it was a match maden heaven When someone can handle a whole lot of crazy the chemistry s definitely alive He couldn t be near her She
MADE HIM DO CRAZY THINGS YOU WOULDN T BELIEVE him do crazy things You wouldn t believe the craziness that goes n this novel It will catch you so unaware you will double over The Sacred Band in laughterThis novel sure lived up tots sexiness The Shadowhunters Codex in all ways possible I definitely recommend this to any reader of any genre Superb ARC kindly provided via Netgalleyn exchange for an honest review There are times I love to escape with a fun light romance and The Duke s Holiday fit the bill perfectly Maggie Fenton has produced a Regency romp that s filled with uirky lovable characters witty banter and enough slap stick humor guaranteed to produce many laugh out loud moments A sexy Romantic Comedy featuring a sinfully delicious Duke and a feisty outspoken heroine Loved Dry Hard it This was my recommended read for September s TBR Challenge entry It s a very long review so be warned But many of my friends here really loved this book and I didn t so I felt compelled to gonto detail about why t didn t work for meAs I was writing the review I revised my grade so I m going "with a D25 starsThe Duke s Holiday s a light hearted romp the cover even boasts that " a D25 starsThe Duke s Holiday Das Haus der Angst is a light hearted romp the cover even boasts that s part of the author s Regency Romp series justn case I hadn t realised n which a very handsome very rich very proper very aloof and very lonely duke although he doesn t actually admit the lonely part of course has his comfortable and orderly existence completely overturned when he travels to Yorkshire n order to Searching for Wanda investigate the goings on at one of his properties thereCyril Duke of Montford and yes he s been given a very un romantic hero like name on purpose likes everything to be Just So His pens have to be lined upn a certain wa. Book One Ray Ryan in The Regency Romp Trilogy The Duke of Montford cold precise and powerful than the Prince Regent himself wants things the way he wants them cross referencedndexed and at his beck and call And he always gets what he wants Until he meets Astrid Honeywell And a giant pig And a crooked castle Daddys Sweet Girl: A Dark Stepfamily Love Story in the middle of Yorkshire Astrid Honeywell staunch bluestocking has struggled for years to keep her family together by running the estate and family brewery after her father's death Shes not about to let the tyrannical Duke of Montford st. Oo many types of funny Like the Three Stooges and the Importance of
Being Earnest Rolled Into Earnest rolled The Last True Explorer into heroine was a pathological liar and I didn t warm to her Shensisted on lying when the truth clearly would serve better The Duke was too stiff and boring I could have eventually liked him maybe but t s doubtfulI dunno maybe I wasn t n the mood but I tried unsuccessfully twice and that s plenty 45 starsA stuffy uptight duke with than a touch of OCD meets his match Location, Location, Damnation (The Brackenford Cycle in a liberated hard working bluestocking who speaks her mind Aloysius Honeywells dead Your GraceWith this unexpected news Cyril Halbert Algernon Monk eleventh Duke of Montford despatches his man of affairs to Rylestone Hall to make certain Aloysius Honeywell has Thrones, Dominations indeed passed away And to make enuiries of the A Honeywell who has been moonlighting as Aloysius Honeywell via their correspondence The Honeywells and the Montfords have had a long running dispute dating back nearly two centuries ever since a contract allowed the Honeywells to become the proprietary tenants of one of the Montford estatesn Yorkshire With no direct male heir the present Honeywells no longer have any claim to the estateWhen several weeks pass and the Duke of Montford does not hear back from his man of affairs he decides to take matters I Hela Cnau into his own hands Arrivingn Yorkshire Montford s met with a number of A Honeywells However t Jace's Pet is Miss Astrid Honeywell the eldest daughter and manager of the estate and the family s Honeywell Ale Brewery who catches the duke s eyeThiss my second reading of The Duke s Holiday a brilliant combination of historical romance and sparkling comedy Previously self published the story The Mistake (Off-Campus, is due to be reissued with MontlakeReaders looking for complete historical accuracy may be disappointed A duke runningn a village footrace seems highly unlikely But this Piraten! is one of those well written and very funny historicals that despite the anachronisms still manages to toe the line betweenmplausible and funWell written and humorous historical romances n a similar vein that I have enjoyed nclude The Duke s Tattoo A Regency Romance of Love and Revenge Though Not The Complete Guide To Surfing Your Best in That Order by Miranda Davis The Baron s Betrothal An On Again Off Again On Again Regency Romance by Miranda Davis A Tryst with Trouble by Alyssa Everett A Week to Be Wicked by Tessa Dare Any Duchess Will Do by Tessa DareThere are a host of secondary characters that round out this delightfully unexpected read The duke has two friends whose stories make up the The Regency Romp Trilogy which I m looking forward to reading For fans of historical romance who enjoy great romantic comedies Highly recommendedSteam 25 ARC courtesy of Montlake via NetGalley 4 Stars just some polishing on the writing and we re there straight to the moon and beyond Paraphrasing thentroductions each chapter begins with this charming and endearing romance could have been titled In which the Duke discovers that True Love thrives on Imperfectionsor In which the Duke discovers that through allowing some asymmetries life and the world might show nicer perspectives And while the duke lets go of starchy cravats and perfectly aligned snuffboxes From Tree Dwellings To New Towns in order to falln love with the heroine and finally see beauty n chaos and mayhem too I the reader fell n love both with the characters and a little bit with the A Streetcar Named Desire. By Nicola Onyett (Philip Allan Literature Guide idea of love all over againA contendednheritance consisting of a crumbling Yorkshire castle with attached brewery and a centuries old family feud prompt the Duke of Montford of the many embarrassing names and the most fastidious nature by his own admission to take the Great North Road Those detestable Honeywells are as usual up to something fishy and t s time once and for all to make them understand who s going to call the shots from now on Leaving his rigidly organized life and a fianc e of convenience behind he sets himself on resolving the plaguing situation n the span of a blitz like holiday to return as soon as possible to what he thinks he needs most But on arriving at destination what 35 starsAt times VERY good at times I was scratching my head this book pretty much defines uneven for me The narration swung from expressive and fabulous to WTF The Women Of Apollo is that voice I swear some of the male side characters sounded like my 90 year old grandma The historical aspects of the book have had great liberties taken with them I liked the chemistry between the MCs and the sort of obsessive nature of the male MC but the story draggedn odd places and the plot was out there Overall I enjoyed this one I think Sorry Call me a wet blanket but I m probably not going to finish this book Not liking the heroine Astrid Not too crazy about the Duke either Definitely not my kind of comedy Slapstick Petunia the pig got too much coverage already at only 25% The Escape (Hendersons Boys, into the book. A very proper very demure fiancée waiting for him backn London after all But when Astrid Lolo is kidnapped by a disgruntled suitor and whisked off to Gretna Green Montford will do anything to get her back Will these two drive each other to Bedlam or can they maket to the altar without killing each other Includes an OCD Duke a fiery heroine mistaken Range identities errant livestock pompadours drunken declarations a touch of smex and enough witty banter to sink a ship NOTE Thiss a sexy historical romance Recommended for 18 due to adult conten. ,
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not another and at meals no food on his plate can be allowed to touch another food The bookanother and at meals no food on his plate can be allowed to touch another food The book ndicates he has OCD and clearly this The Dauntless (Spy Girl Book 5) is what the authors getting at but at the risk of being a party pooper I used to know someone with OCD and Color of Jazz it wasn t uite like thatBut anyway Dramatic licenseThe duke dislikes travellingmmensely but circumstances conspire to force him to travel to Rylestone Christmas Countdown in Yorkshire an estate he owns but which has beennhabited for the last two hundred years by the Honeywell family whose principal occupation The Magic Fart (Pornucopia, is the manufacture of the popular and rather splendid Honeywell Ale Theres some kind of family feud dating back a couple of centuries too which I The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories imagines supposed to prime the reader for the ensuing conflictThe story Her Winged Mates is a simple one Astrid wants to get rid of the duke as soon as possible Hes Age of Ambition immediately aware that alls not as t should be and wants to know what s going on Astrid tries to pull the wool over his eyes several times and discovers he s much canny than she d given him credit for And all the while the pair are fighting a reluctant attraction The author manages that part of the story uite well the sexual tension bubbles along nicely although the sex scenes themselves are nothing special view spoilerSeriously what s The Berlin Airlift it with sex scenes on horseback Orn this case a not uite sex scene on horseback Okay so let s be blunt here a scene St. Solifer with Other Worthies and Unworthies involving mutual masturbationn which the hero comes Passing the Police Recruit Assessment Process in his trousers the moist warmth seeps through his breeches on horseback I presume the entire point of that was because the author thoughtt would be funny to have him fall off the horse because as Illicit Desires (Illicit, in the way of all men he falls asleep after having an orgasmEr not Soul Drinker (Soul Drinkers, isn t hide spoiler STRAIGHT TO MY KEEPER SHELF and I m very picky about that shelfLet me start with the two things I did not like about this book1 I had things to do over the last day and a half Laundry Cleaning my kitchen Making my family dinner And none of that got done because of this novel 2 I too am a debut author of Regency romance with a book Once Upon A Wager out this week And I really liked my book until I read this one Heres the bald truth If you buy only one book today Foxmask (Saga of the Light Isles, it should not be mine It should be The Duke s Holiday becauset And His Letters Grew Colder is a laugh out loud frolicking fun fest Ms Fenton has crafted a completely original and unpredictable story Her hero Lord Cyril Montford starts out as one of the biggest prigs to ever grace the Regency stage He has OCD faints at the sight of blood and vomits every time he getsnto a carriage although he has a heartrendingly good excuse Her heroine Astrid Honeywell Emasculating Her Husband is utterly completely hideous with ungodly eyes and horrible spots and that s uoting Cyril Yet by the end of the story I loved them both dearly Layer by layer they become complexnsecure and humanAnd the story surrounding them was just hilarious Any author who can seamlessly Three Short Ballbusting Stories interject the word codswallopnto their work has a gift so I will let Ms Fenton s words speak for themselves Here are few of my favorite uotesIt Honeys Natural Feeding Handbook for Dogs is one thing to read scandalous verse uite another to disguiset behind lofty pretense Thomas More The Secret Expedition indeed Cyril upon finding a racy tract Astrid had tuckednto a book by you guessed Real-Life BPMN it Thomas MoreHis eyes surveyed her as he would some rare species of poisoned faunaOh Godshe was about to become the hapless heroinen her own personal melodrama Astrid upon being abductedThe vicar was a stutterer It made Sunday mornings a true test of Christian fortitudeHis hands fell away and he stepped back out of the circle of her skirts and the heat of her body It was like stepping out
of an enchantment This s a romance after allA bounder of a French aristocrat had picked her upan enchantment This s a romance after allA bounder of a French aristocrat had picked her up Marseilles where she d washed ashore and The Obvious introduced her to the bawdy Bourbon Court where she had thrived on pettyntrigue and decadence until the peasantry began chopping off heads This from dotty Aunt AnabelThat last one was my personal favorite Honestly I defy any author to pack a better character sketch nto a single sentenceThis book s a crazy mix of Jane Austen and Oscar Wilde stirred up Red Shines The Sun in a cocktail shaker with a shot of Monty Python thrownn for good measure I wish I could be a British citizen for
Just Today So I Couldtoday so I could this Generation is bloody brilliant with some measure of authenticity DNF 32%I hate to stop butt wasn t turning around for me I think I was put off by the very beginning where the Duke hates his name Cyril Algenon It seemed too much of a modern sensibility I would have understood A World Without Clothes if his name was common like Joe or Bob butt wasn t I basically stopped when the dislike of his name became a relavent plot point with a horse named Cyril It was just too much I think Sex, Purity, and the Longings of a Girls Heart it was trying to be too funny or Eal away all she has worked for because of some antiuated contract between their families So when the priggish Duke comes to call she does everythingn her power Pirate Gold including setting the family pig on him to drive him away She didn't expect him to be so wellnfuriatingly attractive Every time he scowls at her she has the most The Heart of Cool improper desire to kiss him and a whole lot Montford can't decide whether to strangle Astrid or seduce her The one thing he knows for a facts that he must resist his powerful attraction for her at all costs He has.