Author: Christina Brooke

Review: A Duchess to Remember by Christina Brooke

Review: A Duchess to Remember by Christina Brooke

  Lady Cecily Westruther is happy to go along with the Ministry of Marriage’s plans and marry a duke. She craves independence and as the gentleman in question already has an heir and a mistress, she won’t have to spend any time with him. Now this is where things get a little silly but also a bit more entertaining. She wrote a damning letter about her fiancé when she ten and suddenly feels the need to retrieve it before her potential marriage can be destroyed. She dresses up as a footman and breaks into the house where she thinks the […]

July 28, 2013 Reviews 0 Comments
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Review: Mad About the Earl by Christina Brooke

Review: Mad About the Earl by Christina Brooke

  The Ministry of Marriage (MoM) is back and this time they are determined to marry Lady Rosamund Westruther (aka Beauty) to Griffin, Earl of Tregarth (aka the Beast). Rosamund has no problems with doing her duty and indeed waits three years for Griff to get his act together. He only decides to marry her in order to protect his sister and is genuinely surprised when she fails to follow his caveman-like edicts and toddle down to Cornwall to marry him. Griff has to court her properly before she will let him put a ring on her finger. Griff is […]

July 21, 2013 Reviews 0 Comments
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Review: Heiress in Love by Christina Brooke

Review: Heiress in Love by Christina Brooke

  The Ministry of Marriage (MoM) is a select group of powerful men and women in Britain who arrange marriages between their houses. Marriage after all is a business and a desirable way to gain political or economic advantages. Love certainly never enters into things. Jane Westruther was the victim of the MoM’s meddling. She did her duty and married Jonathon Westruther, Earl of Dauntry even though they weren’t suited to each other. When Jonathon dies suddenly, Jane hopes she will be left free to live out her life as she wishes, caring for her adopted son Luke. Unfortunately, Jonathan […]

July 19, 2013 Reviews 0 Comments
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Review: London’s Last True Scoundrel by Christina Brooke

Review: London’s Last True Scoundrel by Christina Brooke

  Much like the Curate’s egg, there were parts that were excellent and other bits that left me cold. Hilary de Vere is used to discrimination because of her boorish family. She is fired from a ladies’ academy as their new patron doesn’t want a de Vere corrupting the girls. On her way home she comes across charming rogue Jonathon Westruther, Earl of Davenport. She decides to travel to London with him so she can have her very first season and hopefully find a respectable husband. Hilary started out as a strong character – she could put Davenport in his […]

July 13, 2013 Reviews 0 Comments
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