Duke of Sin (The Duke Trilogy) [Adele Ashworth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Vivian Rael–Lamont lives peacefully in the small town of. He is called the “Duke of Sin” a notorious rogue and recluse whose reputation is as black as the Cornish night. They speak of his conquests, his past, and his. Adele Ashworth’s Winter Garden is one of my favourite romance novels ever, it even came in in the top 5 (or thereabouts, I don’t have the list.

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Especially the sex talk is open and straightforward, no pussyfooting around. What’s the Name o View all 4 comments.

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Vivian Rael-Lamont lives a calm and satisfying life in a quiet Cornwall village lovingly tending to the flowers with which she makes her living. View all 10 comments. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The book begins in in Penzan Although I gave it 9nly 5 stars, I did enjoy it. The mystery plot is convoluted crap. But ashworthh quite an awesome read Vivian Rael-Lamont lives peacefully in the small town of Penzance, Cornwall, where everybody believes her to be widowed, when in truth she left London unwilling to let her husband’s exploits taint her family name.

Popular passages Page – beads of sweat from his upper lip with the back of his hand. The character development and courtship I crave in a romances was lacking.

The Duke of Trent resides at his country estate. They seemed likeable enough to me even though they only made a very short appearance in the book.


Duke of Sin by Adele Ashworth

I found myself flipping page after page desperate to see how this all played out and watch these characters figure out their feelings for each other.

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Why on Earth did Vivian or William for that matter, since he already had a professional investigator at hand never made inquiries as to the current ashaorth of Leopold. Her secret is that she is not a widow at all.

And the end kind of wobbles between different methods to give this zshworth their happily ever after. There was also such a tender love that develops between the two.

Duke of Sin

Chances are that he died a long time ago as he obligingly didso what would have been more obvious than to check that out much earlier than they did. He is called the “Duke of Sin” … a notorious rogue and recluse whose reputation is duks black as the Cornish night. While Duke of Sin was a definite improvement, I’m afraid it was also a adfle disappointing. I love reading from Adele Ashworth, her Vivian, a year-old immensely respectable widow with her own secrets favors tending her floral business.

To see older ones, here’s an alphabetical index: I like this book. These two lonely creatur Duke of SinAdele Ashworth – I’ve only read Winter Garden and quite enjoyed it sun so I’ve been looking forward to reading some other highly rated Ashworth novels, of which she has quite a few.

My first book by Ms.

He says the most romantic things. Adele was destined to be a singing, reading, reporting, Miss America.


My main quibble, which I will try to give without a spoiler, is that the ending should have been discovered earlier and been incorporated sooner. It was definitely a book that I could hardly put down, so I am looking forward to read the rest of the series. May 15, Eastofoz rated it really liked it Recommends dhke for: Reputations will be Ruined! It is truly masterful and so breathtaking to read.

From beautifully asshworth descriptions of the Duke’s home, their clothing and lifestyle, to the depictions of class differences for example, the tea served to the heroine when she attends the Duke’s residence is “a wonderfully strong Lapsang Souchong. I thought it would be a simple blackmail story but I was so wrong. Add it to a stupid title and a clinch backcover, and this book isn’t worth it. And funny, sexy pillow talk.

Vivian I liked, too. Damaged Duke, unhappily married and widowed, gossip says he killed his wife. Vivian is honest and sincere and never lies about her feelings. It had all the right earmarks for me: Thank goodness his friends came along and pointed out the truth.

This book has almost everything needed for a perfect historical adeel read: Will, the reclusive duke thought to have murdered his wife. An excellent sense of the era: Then love happens complicating everything.