Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Book Review Of "The Making of a Duchess"

The Making of a Duchess By Shana Galen ( 5 Hearts Out Of 5 )

Julian Harcourt's family is aristocratic and one faithful night, when he was younger, the local villagers targeted his family and lit their house on fire. Julian almost did not make it out of his family's burning house, and for that matter out of France during the French Revolution. He lost his father, and his brothers to the fire that faithful night. Now, Julian is all grown up. Many years have passed, but one day out of no where he receives a letter from his old family butler informing him that he has found his brother Armand is alive! Julian must go back to France and save him. The only problem is that France is still at war with England, and Julian Harcourt's family is still being actively hunted.

Sara Smith has wonderful job as governess to a wonderful family. When her employer asks her to become a spy and spy on Julian Harcourt she is dumb founded and quickly refuses, until she is threatened. Now, she must play the part of some girl that is a family friend of Julian Harcourt's family. She does not even know about or how to even gather information on Julian Harcourt. She must prove that he is a traitor to his country. Will Sara be able to gather information on Julian without falling in love with him? Will Julian be able to rescue his brother without being captured, or will he be swept away by Sara's charm and beauty?

Right from page one I was instantly captured by Shana's book “The Making of a Duchess”. I could not put this book down, I was absolutely engrossed in Julian Harcourt's life. This book is so exciting that you will be on edge right to the end, and the end of this book is even more shocking. A great fast paced book, never once did it lack enjoyment or excitement. I will be reading the second book this series, and I can hardly wait to get started.

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Monday, July 18, 2011 Book Review Of "The Making of a Duchess" (Coming Soon) Book Review Of "The Making of a Duchess" (Coming Soon)

Twelve years after fleeing their burning chateau, Julien Harcourt, Duc de Valère, searches for his lost twin brothers. His frequent travels between England and France at a time when the exiled Napoleon is reported to be marshalling his troops raises the suspicions of English authorities who set secret operative Sarah Smith on his trail. A risky game of cat and mouse leads the two from the ballrooms of London to the prisons of Paris and into a fragile love that neither dares to hope for.

The first in a trilogy of three brothers struggling to reconnect and restore their noble heritage in the aftermath of the French Revolution, each losing his heart along the way.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011 Book Review Of "Captured by the Highlander" Book Review Of "Captured by the Highlander" (5 Hearts Out Of 5)

Lord Duncan wants revenge for the brutal killing of his beloved. His only way to seek revenge is to hunt down the man who killed his one true love. He locates his enemy, and finally has the opportunity to kill him, except that he's not there. He has left his fiancé in hopes of keeping her safe from all threats. Duncan then decides to capture the killers finance and draw the killer to him.

Will Duncan keep his heart locked away and his male sexual desires at bay? He keeps having urges to make passionate love to his enemies finance named Lady Amelia. Duncan is in for the fight of his life, can he control his male urges, and will he be able to see revenge for his beloved, or will he end up falling in love with his enemies finance?

You will not be able to turn the pages fast enough reading Captured by the Highlander. Just when you think you have this book figured out Julianne will have you re-thinking the whole plot of the book. This book is full of twists and turns, and I just loved it. This is the first book in this soon to be wonderful series. If this is what the first book is like, we the readers are going to be in for a treat. Fantastic job Julianne, I'm so looking forward to reading your next book.

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