Books by Gayle Buck

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The Hidden Heart

The Hidden Heart was originally published by Signet in 1992, and is billed as a fake-relationship story wherein the hero, Miles, Earl of Walmesley (who is, for some reason also referred to throughout as Lord Trilby which confused me at first, as I thought the author was talking about two different c ...

C
Cupid's Choice

The gradual awakening of the heroine, a girl who makes a doormat seem uppity, is the most interesting aspect of Cupid's Choice. Less interesting are the other characters and the plot. Guineveve Holland is a twin whose brother has just become an Earl. She, her brother and her mother are ...

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Lord Darlington's Darling

It's mystifying why so many forceful noblemen of romance fiction give the time of day to so many quiet maidens. Building on this enigma, Lord Darlington's Darling is about a woman who eventually graduates from being a doormat - proving that she knows not only what she wants, but also (and perhaps mo ...

C
Belle's Beau

Belle's Beau is a very uneven book. When I first started it, I thought it was terrible. The good news is that the book got better and better as it went along, but the bad news is that it took quite a bit of time to get better. Annabelle (Belle) Weatherstone is thrilled to be mak ...

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Cassandra's Deception

It's difficult to write a plausible twins-switching-places story. The author must convince the reader that the twins are superb actors and/or that all the characters around them are either blind or so simple-minded that they don't notice anything different about the twin they've supposedly known for ...

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The Chester Charade

The Chester Charade takes place at a house party. The roads were not safe nor reliable during the regency period and large house parties lasting for weeks were a way for people to get together with their friends and relatives for visits and parties. There is a large cast of characters in this book, ...