Books by Christina Brooke

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The Wickedest Lord Alive

To quote Charlie Brown – “Oh, Good Grief!” Here’s yet another of The Stupidest Titles Around attached to an historical romance. Is there some sort of competition for The Crappiest Title Ever of which I’m unaware? Fortunately, the book is rather more readable than the tit ...

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London’s Last True Scoundrel

London’s Last True Scoundrel is the first in Ms. Brooke’s Westruther series, and is, in short, a “rake-meets-uptight-and-proper-young-lady” story, a trope for which I admit to having a certain fondness. Because this is a continuation of her previous Ministry of Marriage series, a number of c ...

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The Greatest Lover Ever

I’m not exactly sure how The Greatest Lover Ever earned its title. Picking it up, I assumed it would be the story of yet another one of London’s most famous rakes. Someone who’d had scores of women and built up a reputation for himself. To the contrary, however, this is the story of two people ...

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Mad About the Earl

When I think of a DIK, it has to be more than just a great book, it has to have re-readability. It has to be a book that I would reread a bunch of times and love it each time like it was the first. While I don’t think that Mad About the Earl by Christina Brooke has rereadability, I think it is a f ...