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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After seven years of being tossed aside, it takes all of two days for her forget it. Books by Eloisa James.

She was such a different girl at 17 and in love with James, then to be betrayed and left to deal with the cruelty of what people were saying about her, calling her an ugly duckling and inferring the future Duke has escaped because of her utter lack of beauty. This book broke my heart, in more ways than one. A boy whose mother unfortunately insists on dressing her in pastel frills and pearls. When Theo finds out that James was jamds to marry her, she is ug,y and disillusioned.

He didn’t try to win her back.

What Readers Are Saying What do you think? Theodora and James marry young so their impulsiveness can be chalked up to simple immaturity, but I didn’t understand these two.

It’s like being Superman, with power suits for both lives. Dishonesty, no dchess if the intent is good, is never the best policy.

The Ugly Duchess

A china ornament flew past his shoulder and crashed against the wall. By God, that was the moment I wished I could slap the living daylights out of him. I had to keep pausing and ask myself this is the heroine??


I’m gonna do a lot of historical reading this month and the following months. Having reached the age of nineteen years, James had thought he understood his place in life. Kudos to James for encouraging us all to be ourselves and grab what life has to offer — RT Book Reviews. It’s brought up, and she asks about illegitimate children, but it’s quickly overshadowed by her lust and his cavalier attitude towards it.

I loved when Theo said something to the effect of I can’t ever find quotes now that I have started using a kindle “So you’re saying that, because in my anger and heartbroken state, I told you that our marriage was over Open Preview See a Problem?

Piatkus Midsummer Delights Eloisa James. He loves her certainly, but in a brotherly fashion. In fact, up until a certain part, I was certain I’d be rating it 4.

At first he refused to give in to his father’s plan, but once he realized the extent of what his father had done, he reluctantly gave in. I don’t see any attractive qualities in him except the fact that he was hot I mean seriously?

If she learns that I betrayed her in such a callous way … not only my marriage, but our friendship, will be over. But she’s also fiery, bold, and sensuous – a temptation he can’t resist. She went from a sweet, goofy, lovable mischievous young girl to an aloof, serious, tightly controlled frigid ice queen. I will never again take responsibility for any debts you might incur—nor for any theft.

But none of that mattered compared to the innate kindness in her eyes, the joyful turn of her lip, the wild intelligence with which she greeted every day.


The Ugly Duchess by Eloisa James

If the ending was a little more realistic and well paced than I would have probably rated this higher. She has it in her and here she mastered it brilliantly. Oh, and this little sexist gem right here elois him choosing not to “dock [his] ship in that port”: Please stop by and join the conversation on my readers’ pages.

This man, who shifts blame to her and tries to justify his infidelities. He has decided he wants her back and somehow he thinks he is entitled to it. James convinces his Daisy that he loves her and she believes him. And in my head, Theo builds euchess fashion empire around doing all the things her mother told her not to do and falls jammes love with a very handsome actor who adores her and James dies in foreign parts view spoiler [oooo, hung for being a pirate!

If James isn’t the man who marries her, not only will the James Ryburn, Earl of Islay, is informed by his ducgess a duke that he has to marry Theodora Saxby, his best friend since they were children. James heard him only dimly; he was concentrating on not throwing up as he tried to think through the dilemma before him.

I know many people enjoyed it.

I had problems from the very beginning.