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Each has made huge mistakes in the past and must work to forgive each other and overcome past hurts. James definitely had me on the edge of my seat, unable to put This Duchess of Mine down for fear that something would happen to Elijah should I put the book down even for a moment.

Their way of falling back in love was a little convoluted at times, especially when Jemma’s trying to get him to have fun and flirt with elosia women, and she’s flirting with Villiers at the same time, intended to spark passion, but only resulting in jealousy and anger.

To view it, click here. What I find really interesting is that, to a large extent, the relationship was resolved in the past books.

Help me dear author and explain Why did he say that? This book gave me a fresh appreciation for my own husband and a renewed desire to find ways to make our marriage even better, which is a pretty powerful impact for “fluffy” fiction to have.

This Duchess of Mine (Desperate Duchesses, #5) by Eloisa James

And they were having this conversation while in bed no less. Aug 12, Dangermousie rated it it was thi Shelves: For the next nine years she cavorted abroad, creating one delicious scandal after anoth No man can resist Jemma’s sensuous allure. Still they kept to separate bedchambers. She is infuriated by the fact that he cares more about his position in the House than her.


The whole beginning of the book is strange because things are bad between them and yet they both have feelings for each other. Awwww tree hugger and bunny…. How was this going to be resolved?

She was a dunce. I went into this thinking I had the overall back story of Jemma and Elijah based on the other books I read in this series, their story started to unfold in the side stories of the previous books. I did like this, although I’m struggling to really articulate what and why. James decides to write stories for at least some of the children of the Desperate Duchesses couples, as she intrigued me greatly in the epilogue.

I usually love her attention to detail but I wish she curbed it a little in here because it made the story drag on and become tedious especially when Jemma gets carried away daydreaming over someone’s embroidered coat or dress endlessly. For the next nine years she cavorted abroad, creating one delicious scandal after another if one is to believe the rumors.

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The tricks and games that Jemma plays with her husband are things that I’ve seen real people do. The Danger of Desire. It was just what I wanted for Jemma. But man, he’s a hunk! My husband Alessandro is Italian, born in Florence. Refresh and try again. Explore many more international editions by country or by language.


Elijah was a little harder to like, but I enjoyed him all the same. WHY ducness he tell Jemma that he loved his mistress when she caught them literally in the act?

This Duchess of Mine

What Jemma doesn’t know is that her husband has remained faithful to her ever since she walked in on him. The review must be at least 50 kf long.

Seduced by a Pirate. I often weave early modern poetry into my work; the same novel might contain bits of Catullus, Shakespeare and anonymous bawdy ballads from the 16th century.

This Duchess of Mine by Eloisa James

The story started when Elijah wants to win back Jemma. Again they failed to bring in the zombies!

Looks like I should have read Isidore’s book before this. I felt like I was walking straight into the middle of the story rather than the beginning. Except her own husband! His is not an affair formed in betrayal or misplaced affection. Jemma was wearing a honey-pale corset, adorned with daring bows of sheer black ribbon. Buy This Duchess of Jmaes It fits that he should have the spotlight when this series ends.

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