So when the Duke of Wallingford arrives, Abigail concludes that he is the man for her: handsome, and sure to be full of passion. The supernatural aspect was also muddled and confusing with a curse and two ghosts who no one else realises are ghosts. Abigail is a delightful, mischievous heroine, determined to live life to its fullest; betting on races, searching for a lover and trying to eliminate the curse that hovers over the castle. So when the Duke of Wallingford arrives, Abigail concludes that he is the man for her: handsome, and sure to be full of passion. I also really liked Wallingford as a character — there was a lot of depth to his personality and his background, and I particularly enjoyed reading to find out more about him. Abigail Harewood is a nonpareil, a young woman who strives to be unconventional. How exactly does that prove his faithful love? Click on link to blog for full review.
At the beginning, both parties were extremely likable although Wallingford not even remembering the names of his conquests was off-putting. But Miss Elizabeth Harewood is now the Countess of Somerton, estranged wife of one of England's most brutal and depraved aristocrats, and she can't afford the slightest hint of scandal to her name. And what better setting than Italy, the lushly seductive land of love? But then all of a sudden, Wallingford falls in love. A pesar de ello, recomiendo leer a esta autora, sobre todo si te gusta la romántica histórica. He knew he needed to change, but he couldn't even own up to the fact that he would need to change himself un I have to say I just didn't like this book at all. Join the conversation via an occasional email Get only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post.
Oh yes, there is a paranormal aspect in this book. This story provides the history of the castle along with the curse explained, which plays a big role in Abigail's behavior as well as the other couples'love stories. I liked finally learning the whole mystery curse on the castle stuff, and seeing all that wrapped up neatly in the end. For this purpose, she picked the Duke of Wallingford to be her target once it becomes known they will be renting the same castle for a year. Impatient with the strictures of polite British society, Miss Abigail Harewood has decided to live life on her own terms - and the first thing she requires is a lover.
Wallingford and Abigail happen to be staying at the same leased castle leaving ample opportunity for Abigail to further her ambition. Praise For A Duke Never Yields The Affairs by Moonlight Trilogy 3 …. I must be missing something - because just because he d This book was a disappointment. Despite the negative reviews I've seen, I strongly urge those who want an intriguing and original historical romance to pick up this book right away. In fact, Olympia has already chosen a bride for Arthur.
Instead, she would take a lover, but she does not want a one night stand. It involves two past lovers, their spirits, ghosts, their servants, a brother comes into play somehow. Doch irgendwie hat mir etwas gefehlt was in den anderen Büchern der Autorin mehr gegeben war und hier leider nicht. The worst part is the end. Especially when we are not warned in the blurb. Also — if Wallingford is really a rake as he says, would he be this bad in bed? They were so different yet perfectly matched, it was so much fun to read along as they fell in love.
Although it can be read as a stand alone book, it's best to read the other two books in the series as the common events in each of the books are told from a different perspective, allowing a better understanding of what really transpired. Taken from my review at RomanceJunkies. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a great story with plenty of heat and humor. Burke and his two best friends, the Duke of Wallingford and his younger brother Lord Roland Penhallow, are doing the same thing, in the same castle purely by accident of course. The two groups must remain separate with no extra-curricular romantic activities or else they forfeit their rights to stay in the castle. Father's jealous rage forces them apart.
Her fingers dug into his arm. The storyline involving haunted castles and breaking curses didn't even drawn me in past the unappealing characters. She is intelligent, innocent in a refreshing way, but remarkably perspective of herself, others, and society. Stopping at an inn along the way, they meet three English gentlemen. This story has a supernatural element, with a cursed castle and two servants; Morini, the housekeeper who only the women can see, and Giacomo, the outside servant, who only the men can see. Me he saltado la 2ª novela de esta serie porque Abigail y Wallingford, los protagonistas, me atraparon en la 1ª y no he podido resistirme.
But as Abigail tries her best to seduce him, Wallingford finds his resolve crumbling in the face of her irresistible charm…and her alluring secrets. There are some aspects I feel are unnecessary and a bit overdone, but it is a great read nonetheless, centered on two complex and unique characters who finally found all they had wanted in each other. I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads. Review posted: Blog rating: D+ Abigail is twenty-three years old and has decided that she wants to take a lover. After seeing her once lively sister and her cousin step into loveless marriages and slowly lose their spirits, Miss Abigail Harewood decided she would never marry. No worries though because he makes up for it.
About the Author Juliana Gray began writing as a child to relieve the tedium of being sentenced to her room, and later turned to romance to relieve the tedium of unsatisfactory suitors. Wallingsford on the other hand was such a bad boy trying to do good. It was just not for me. This is my first Juliana Gray novel but I believe all 3 books of her Affairs at Midnight series happen concurrently so I at least have a clue as to what's occurring in the other 2 and am anxious to actually read those to see how it was laid out. A Duke Never Yields is the final, and in my opinion most enjoyable, entry into the trilogy.