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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Posted by Rosario on Tuesday, February 08, Instead, let’s just kidnap her and give the hero THREE days to track me acele in my hillbilly secluded cabin. It got killed with the application of plot though. It been years since I have read this book, and I only remembered how well I love ashworfh story and how well written it was. To see older ones, here’s an alphabetical index: Although 34 is not considered middle aged.

Template credit Simply Fabulous Blogger Templates. It was all details which wouldn’t have mattered much on their own, but together, the effect was duks.

Rosario’s Reading Journal: Duke of Sin, by Adele Ashworth

Will, the reclusive duke thought to have murdered his wife. The dialogue is highly unusual for an historical romance. Robb Purity in Death, by J. As far as the story goes I enjoyed reading about characters who were more mature and sensible than usual.


So when I saw this, I just had to pick it up again and start reading it. Adele was destined to be a singing, reading, reporting, Miss America. October 4, Publication Date: And, not to put too fine a point on it, I loved virtually everything about the Duke of Trent, Ms. Adele Ashworth also has a decent-sized backlist, which is always good news when you find an new author you like. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Readers who like good sexual tension. Mindlessly amusing in the beginning, until ridiculously cliche and overwrought plot points kept on piling up.

At the same time she is independent and self assured, downright acid sometimes when it comes to talking to her supposedly betters. The book begins in in Penzan Although I gave it 9nly 5 stars, Dkue did enjoy it. He’s also being cautious because this proposition from Vivian is unusual but mostly, he wants a friend. Her compulsion meets his attraction and sparks fly.

Thus ended her dreams of solving crimes. All’s well, until someone threatens to reveal her married status and expose her to scandal That she is in fact still married, and that she and her husband decided on a legal separation.

But I did like Vivian The idea of law school seemed far less enjoyable after immersing herself in Victoria Holt at the age of twelve. It kept my interest, though, and it had a good flow. 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.


Since her acting and music reading talents were also suspect, she decided Broadway might not be for her. I picked up this book because I found it on a goodreads list with the words “reclusive duke” – let’s be honest, this is my catnip. Nov 08, Wench rated it it was ok Shelves: There were a few things that bothered me a bit: How do two honest and respectful and loving souls find peace and togetherness when everything around them seems to want them to stay apart.

Maybe this will explain a ashwkrth things about them, like for example why one of them is such an excellent forger. Although I gave it 9nly 5 stars, I did enjoy it. From beautifully detailed 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.

Duke of Sin

An what a virgin she is! 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.

This story is full of twists, turns, blackmail, steamy scenes and 2 lonely people who don’t want to hide anymore. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.