The Vagabond Duchess [Claire Thornton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. He’d promised to return. But Jack Bow is dead. Buy The Vagabond Duchess (Harlequin Historical) by Claire Thornton (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free. Practical Temperance has no time to grieve for the irresistible rogue who gave her one night of comfort in a blazing city. She must protect her unborn childb.
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Temperance kicked the ducehss chair leg thorntpn hard as she could. Please try again later. So many tantrums and no one to discipline him, especially since thorntln dad was a wanderer and most likely let him have his way out of guilt at not being home all the time. She forgot her reason for coming to the tavern.
This makes him resourceful and resilient, but unwilling to put himself at the whims of others. Tredgold disentangled himself from the chair and staggered to his feet.
His friend stared at him with an open mouth for several seconds, then clutched his head and cowered in his seat. Secrets of a Runaway Bride. Practical Temperance has no time to grieve for the irresistible rogue who gave her one night of comfort in a blazing city. But she loses track of Jack when he goes to rescue his cousin, and then she hears that he has been killed in the fire. Only four stars because, although there is some period detail and to the best of my knowledge what there is was all accurate, it didn’t have quite the depth of period authenticity required to fully bring to life such a vital, glittering and dangerous epoch of history.
If I give this five stars, what would I give Dorothy Dunnett? I constantly ask for more diversity in the genre and at the same time it was pointed out I limited myself from exploring all the places I could find that diversity. It hit the edge of the table, then smashed to the floor.
He shook out the length of linen and tossed it over his head. See all 6 reviews. It is such a warm, sweet story.
Naturally, when they meet each other the sparks fly. Oh, my poor heart!
The Vagabond Duchess (City of Flames, #3) by Claire Thornton
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Trivia About The Vagabond Duch Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Very slowly, by casual degrees, she allowed her gaze to drop until she was once more looking at the mantelpiece. Jacob and his cousins spend the next few thorntton in further complicated escapes, rescues, intrigues and foiling murder plots: To her indignation a note of humour crept into his voice.
Refresh and try again. Arianna rated it really liked it Sep 30, Victoria rated it it was ok Jan 26, All 3 books take place roughly simultaneously, around the time of the Great Fire of London ina less written about time period.
This is even more true of his relationship with their cousin John, because many years before Swiftbourne had had the unpleasant duty of telling the eleven year old John of the execution by his parliamentarian allies of John’s royalist father, the first Duke of Vagaobnd.
Was he even singing the same song he’d started with? It was an irritating, tormenting pleasure. The dark-eyed vagabond might be as arrogant as the devil, but he had the finest voice she’d ever heard, and his musicianship was remarkable. You submitted the following rating and review.
The vagabond musician had come to Temperance’s aid. Until she arrives at Jack’s home…and the counterfeit wi He’d promised to return. But Jack Bow is dead.
The Vagabond Duchess
Temperance is a shopkeeper that has lost her entire family and was left to fend for herself, she’s independent and strong-willed. The plot line basically follows their intial courtship while Jack is a vagabond and then Temperance’s life as the new Duchess. He’d promised to return. His voice curled deep down inside her, stirring nameless urges so intimate and disturbing part of her wanted to run away and hide. Until she arrives at Jack’s home I’ve probably reread this half a dozen times, that’s how much I enjoyed it.
The only thing I would change is Toby; a very spoiled child.
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Jack, the Duke, does masquerade as a vagabond at times. Until he dies I can’t claim my inheritance,’ Tredgold said, as if he had a genuine grievance. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Oh, I’m so scared. He turned away from her, tilting his chair onto its back legs as he reached for the wine jug. A Kiss of Lies. The Seduction of Elliot McBride.
May 23, Jenn rated it really liked it. He was rewarded with applause and whistles. City of Flames 3 books. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? What kind of musician could hold a tavern of drinking men in thrall at nearly midnight?