Beguiling the Beauty (The Fitzhugh Trilogy Book 1) – Kindle edition by Sherry Thomas. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or. When the Duke of Lexington meets the mysterious Baroness von Seidlitz- Hardenberg on a transatlantic liner, he is fascinated. She’s exactly. Author: Sherry Thomas Publication Info: Berkeley Sensation ISBN: Genre: Historical: European. Beguiling the.

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And yet in this book there is virtually none of that. That he took it for granted nothing could possibly stand in the way of his will. A heartbroken Venetia disappears, intending to never let Christian know teh truth.

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What I actually knew is the beginning of the back cover blurb: You should have faith. Mostly, it’s this horrible dress she’s wearing. My biggest problems with historicals is that the women are always weak and they are often filled with rapes, blackmail, and coercion. Twenty-seven was a difficult age for bwauty unmarried woman.

His opinion of her falls still lower when she marries a scant year later and promptly takes up in a very scandalous affair with a friend of her new husband. But as long as he remained beyond introduction, they could look to him as a faint beam of hope in their increasingly demoralized endeavor.

How bizarre, how bizarre He doesn’t stop obsessing about her; now he “loves” her and “hates” her too, and the scare quotes are there because she’s still an imaginary woman to him. This book has a few of those elements.


Christian’s father, the late duke, had been a disappointment, as self-important as he’d been frivolous. The bare trees shivered in the wind.

But they wouldn’t be able to keep Helena on this side of the Atlantic for much longer. Do Beguilijg Thomas books always blow chunks? Thus far she has published romance, fantasy, mystery, and a wuxia-inspired duology.

My skin burns to be touched, my lips kissed, and my entire body passionately fondled.

Not that he knows how she lives her life, because, again, he doesn’t know her and doesn’t know anyone who’s close enough to her to provide him with any details about her life. Thus, I feel the book could have done without those scenes.

Beguiling the Beauty

The hero makes a mistake rhe is punished in a singular fashion for it, but of course that goes awry because he’s also a really decent guy. Yet, the successful romance novel is undoubtedly formulaic to a certain extent. There was something elemental to her beauty, like a mile-high thunderhead, a gathering avalanche, or a Bengal tiger prowling the darkness of the jungle. Christian was adorable, and so respectful well, mostly shsrry caring.

Beguiling the Beauty (Fitzhugh Trilogy, book 1) by Sherry Thomas

So it perhaps is appropriate that I start with the plot progression. Nov 28, Mei rated zherry it was amazing Shelves: The problem for me is that tricking someone to fall in love with you whether or not there’s sex is a completely horrible thing to do. She remarries a wealthy, older man, and it is rumoured she had an affair with one of her second husband’s best friends. View all 6 comments. Venetia had yet to ask that question. It was better for her to be kept away from England for as long as possible, but they must finesse the point, rather than force it.


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But because ST readily admits her influence I am mollified. It would be a shame to not meet him when I can. Beguuling 09, Christy rated it really liked it Shelves: But now she no longer stood in the same spot.

The characters and story in this book are great – both the hero and heroine are so flawed and fallible, yet completely lovable. A short time later Christian finished his last term at Harrow and went on to read the Natural Science Tripos at Cambridge.

Wicked and the Wallflower. The discussion engendered by the new fossils was most stimulating, so much so that instead of continuing on with his journey home, Christian accepted an invitation to dine with the curator beugiling several of his colleagues.

Oct 10, LaFleurBleue thomaa it really liked it Shelves: