Books by Peggy Waide

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Duchess for a Day

a Retro Review originally published on July 25, 1999 There are no two ways about it - Duchess for a Day is a book that defines the word "cheesy." The love scenes could be entered in the Purple Prose Parody Contest. The plot relies on contrivances like fake amnesia and an unrealistic marriage of co ...

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Mightier Than the Sword

Peggy Waide’s Mightier Than the Sword is a rather stock Regency-set historical featuring a war hero and bluestocking as its leads. While nothing particularly out of the ordinary, this light romp of a read isn't totally without merit. Adam Hawksmore, the Earl of Kerrick, has been imprisoned by ...

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Potent Charms

Overly arrogant bossy heroes, flawless in face and body and always wealthy beyond belief, rarely appeal to me. In fact, they usually annoy me pretty quickly. When I discovered that the hero of Potent Charms fit all of these qualifications and then some, I groaned aloud at what I was convinced would ...