Thursday, February 13, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Historical Romance Edition #20

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Happy Thursday, everyone! And welcome to a new feature on Buried Under Romance and Love Saves the World.

What is Throwback Thursday?
Traditionally, Throwback Thursday celebrates nostalgia, asking participants to post a personal photo or an image from their past -- usually from 5 to 10 years ago. There are a lot of book blogs that also do a book-related Throwback Thursday.

The Historical Romance Edition:
Since Mary of Buried Under Romance and I are unapologetic lovers of historical romances, we've decided to focus on our beloved genre.

Here are our rules:
1. It must be posted on a Thursday.
2. It must be a historical romance novel published before October 3, 2008.


The Inconvenient Duchess by Christine Merrill, published October 2006

Blurb:

Dear Cici and Father,
I have come to Devon and married a duke. And I'm more tired and hungry than I have ever been in my life. Please let me come home.


Compromised and wedded on the same day, Lady Miranda was fast finding married life not to her taste. A decaying manor and a secretive husband were hardly the stuff of girlish dreams. Yet every time she looked at dark, brooding Marcus Radwell, Duke of Haughleigh, she felt inexplicably compelled -- and determined -- to make their marriage real!

I've written about how I came to discover Christine Merrill when I reviewed this book in September. Bottom line is that I really loved this book and came to fall in love with Merrill's writing. I plan to work my way through Merrill's backlist this year and I'm also following her The Saint and the Sinner series.

To find out more about Christine Merrill and her books, click below:
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Head over to Mary @ Buried Under Romance and Ki Pha of Doing Some Reading for their picks for Throwback Thursday.^_^

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2 comments:

kipha said...

:D This is a great book!!!! Love it~

Jennifer said...

I got this book for free when I first started using my e-reader, but still have never gotten to it. I'll have to try it soon. I actually read a Christine Merrill book (The Saint) that I got through Netgalley and it was okay. Her writing style is interesting though I wasn't a huge fan of the set-up of the romance. Thanks for sharing!

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