Beauchamp Betrothals series

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Lady Cecily and the Mysterious Mr. Gray

Lady Cecily and the Mysterious Mr. Gray is the third installment in Janice Preston's Beauchamp Betrothals series. This is the first of them I've read, and while there are some references to events that seem to have taken place in previous books, they didn't detract from my understanding of the curre ...

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Scandal and Miss Markham

Scandal and Miss Markham is the second book in Janice Preston’s Beauchamp Betrothals series, and picks up the story of Lord Vernon Beauchamp, the younger brother of Leo, the Duke of Cheriton whose romance was featured in the previous book, Cinderella and the Duke.  Rather like his brother, Vernon ...

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Cinderella and the Duke

While I’m certainly not averse to the use of the Cinderella trope, I was actually quite pleased to discover that the title of Cinderella and the Duke is not all that representative of the story contained within the pages of this novel.  The characters are slightly older than are normally found in ...

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Off the Edge

Romantic suspense is one of the most "difficult to do well" sub genres in romance. If the romance works the suspense is often weak. If the suspense is fabulous, the romance is often unbelievable. But those of us who like romantic suspense got lucky in 2013. Carolyn Crane published two books in he ...