Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Duke in my Bed Blog Tour - Review

Hey all and welcome to our stop on The Duke in my Bed blog tour. I had the pleasure of being able to review this book, so that is a little further down. Don't forget to add this book on goodreads, it is a must read for historical romance lovers. ^_^
The Duke in my Bed
By Amelia Grey
Genre: Historical Romance
Tour Organizer: N K Author Services

From bestselling author Amelia Grey comes The Duke in my Bed, a wickedly romantic tale of one reckless bachelor, five unwed sisters, and a wildly unconventional game of love...
As a notorious member of the Heirs' Club, Bray Drakestone can't resist a challenge from one of his well-heeled colleagues---especially when it involves money and horses. But the friendly wager takes an unexpected and deadly turn. Bray is forced to agree to marry one of his challenger's five sisters---sight unseen. Now gamblers all over London are placing bets on whether Bray will actually go through with it...
Miss Louisa Prim, the eldest sister, doesn't care a whit what the reckless rogue at the Heirs' Club promised her brother---she has no intention of marrying the future Duke of Drakestone. Bray, however, sees her rejection as another challenge. He bets that the fiery Miss Prim will not only agree to marry him, she will propose to him! With four sisters behind her, Louisa knows she can't lose. But why does her opponent have to be a divinely handsome scoundrel? And so sweetly, irresistibly seductive...


About Amelia

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Amelia Grey read her first romance book when she was thirteen. She's been a devoted reader of love stories ever since.
Amelia has been happily married to her high school sweetheart for over thirty-five years and she lives on the beautiful gulf coast of Northwest Florida.
With more than twenty-five books published, she is a two-time winner of the prestigious Booksellers Best Award. She's also won the Aspen Gold, and the Golden Quill Awards. Writing as Gloria Dale Skinner, she won the coveted Romantic Times Award for Love and Laughter and the Maggie Award. Amelia's books have been published in Europe, Indonesia, Turkey, Russia, and Japan.
Several of her books have been featured in Doubleday and Rhapsody Book Clubs.
You can follow Amelia on Facebook or email at to be added to her newsletter and contest list.
My Rating:


My Review:
Oh how I've missed the Historical Romance genre, I've been reading nothing but YA & NA lately. Don't get me wrong I love those genres too but it was so refreshing to get back to an old favourite.
Firstly, I just wanted to comment about that cover, that cover is just stunning!! Gets major cover love from me. ^_^
This is my first book by Amelia Grey and it's definitely intrigued me to read more of her work.
Known scoundrel Bray, the Duke of Drakestone isn't one to sit back and be told what to do. So on one tragic night when a carriage race went terribly wrong, he was forced into a promise he didn't want to fulfill. Bray must marry the eldest sister of his challenger. Due to witnesses Bray delays for as long as he can until Miss Prim ventures to London for her sisters first season. Once Bray set eyes on Louisa, he thought the marriage thing wouldn't be such a bad idea but when his proposal is rejected, he makes it clear to Louisa that it'll be her proposing to him in the near future.
Louisa wants nothing to do with the Duke of Drakestone, she thinks he's nothing but a drake and will not appreciate her the way a husband should. Louisa is headstrong and enjoys looking after her younger sisters, after losing her brother she's had to take charge. Meeting the Duke sparks something in her that she's never felt before, but how can someone make you so infuriated yet so intoxicated by feelings at the same time?
This story was beautifully written, with fun vibrant characters. I was mesmerised from start to finish.
I highly recommend to all Historical Romance lovers, so go grab yourself a copy of this book, get comfy in your reading spot and enjoy! Be swept away with the writing style of Amelia Grey. ^_^

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