Genesis 5020

Stories for His Glory

The Reluctant Duchess by Roseanna M. White January 30, 2017

Filed under: Book Reviews,Monday Musings — Melissa Finnegan @ 4:54 pm
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Lady Rowena Kinnaird may be the heiress to a Highland earldom, but she has never felt good enough—not for her father, not for the man she thought she’d marry, not for God. But after a shocking attack, she’s willing to be forever an outcast if it means escaping Loch Morar and the men who have jeopardized her life.

Brice Myerston, the Duke of Nottingham, has suddenly found himself in possession of a rare treasure his enemies are prepared to kill for. While Brice has never been one to shy away from manor-born ladies, the last thing he needs is the distraction of his neighbor, Lady Rowena, who finds herself in a desperate situation. But when the moody Earl of Lochabar tries to trap Brice into marrying Rowena, Brice finds he’s not as opposed to the idea as he expected to be.

Rowena wanted to escape the Highlands, but she’s reluctant to resort to marrying a notorious flirt just to gain his English home. And when she learns that Brice is mixed up in some kind of questionable business with a stolen treasure, she fears she’s about to end up directly in the path of everything she was trying to avoid.

My thoughts:

This book is amazing. I was hooked from the first page and never wanted to stop reading.

It’s taken me a while to get to this book. I read the first one and then the third one and have finally gotten to this one (it’s the second).

The good news is you can read them all independently of each other and still enjoy each book.

Rowena is a somewhat meek character but yet she isn’t. She does stand up for herself and tries to fight back. But she doesn’t’ think very highly of herself. I think many of us can relate to her. She believes she will never be good enough for anyone.

Brice was a favorite of mine in the first book so I was happy to be able to spend some more time with him in this book. I love his relationship with the Lord and how he hears God’s voice and is sensitive to the Holy Spirit’s nudges. We could all learn a thing or two from him.

The relationship doesn’t start off ideal at all but I couldn’t wait to see how these two very different people would fall in love.

The mystery of the Fire Eyes continues in this book as well, which will keep you turning pages.

I highly recommend this one.

Visit Roseanna here.

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