Books by Sophie Barnes

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The Illegitimate Duke

Sophie Barnes’ Diamonds in the Rough series continues with the sensual but imperfect The Illegitimate Duke, about two society wallflowers who find love in a deeper place. Lady Juliette Matthews, raised from a nightmarish and slavish poverty to her second London season thanks to the death of a d ...

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A Most Unlikely Duke

My reading resolutions for 2017 included trying some new authors and reading more historical romances, a genre that is my first love but has been neglected of late. Accordingly when the opportunity came up to review Sophie Barnes’ new historical romance A Most Unlikely Duke, I decided to take the ...

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His Scandalous Kiss

His Scandalous Kiss is the third book in Sophie Barnes' Secrets of Thorncliff Manor series and tells the story of a disfigured and masked war hero who is hiding in life's shadows when he unexpectedly finds love after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman at a masquerade. Sound vaguely familia ...

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The Scandal in Kissing an Heir

Often when I read historical romance, I'm looking for something with a strong sense of place and time, and at least a little bit of realism. However, every now and again, some fun wallpapery fluff hits the spot as well. And if you're in the mood for a fluffier historical, The Scandal in Kissing an H ...

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Lady Alexandra's Excellent Adventure

Sign a book isn’t really working for you: Part way through, the heroine challenges the hero to a duel. You think, “Maybe one of them will die! I hope it’s her.” Usually, that’s not quite the reaction the author is aiming for. But then I can’t really say this book was the type of read I w ...