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Jan 30 - Book Review

Thursday Mail Call

Check out what I found in the mail when I woke up this afternoon (I’m a night~shifter, remember. 7p-7a.). Due to the massive snowstorm just to the north of North Carolina, they were a little off schedule, but better late than never! The only problem I have now, is deciding which one to read first!!

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Jan 28 - Book Review

ARC Review: Catch a Falling Heiress by Laura Lee Guhrke

When I saw Laura Lee Guhrke had a new book out, I jumped at the chance to read it. I really liked the first book in the series, When the Marquess Met His Match (An American Heiress in London, #1). I think that Guhrke is a very original storyteller and her heroines are usually pretty strong, which I love. She always has unique storylines and I know that I’m in for some surprises. In her new book, “Catch a falling Heiress”, Guhrke follows the same recipe. Linnet Holland is a strong heroine. She is an heiress and although her mother has tried to marry her off to a British member of the ton she has not succeeded. Linnet had her heart broken by a member of the ton before and she is not about to fall into the same trap again. Now that she is back in America, she is…

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The Rule of Law and Changing Attitudes: HOW TO LOSE A DUKE IN TEN DAYS

by Laura Lee Guhrke Series: An American Heiress in London Published by Avon, Harper Collins Genres: Historical Romance, Victorian Source: Publisher HOW TO LOSE A DUKE IN TEN DAYS An American Heiress in London Laura Lee Guhrke HarperCollins/Avon 04/29/2014 Paperback/e-book 384 pages Copy of the book provided by publisher for review purposes. No remuneration was exchanged and all opinions presented herein are my own except as noted. From USA Today bestselling author Laura Lee Guhrke comes the story of a bargain, a marriage of convenience…and the chance for love to last a lifetime They had a deal… From the moment she met the devil-may-care Duke of Margrave, Edie knew he could change her life. And when he agreed to her outrageous proposal of a marriage of convenience, she was transformed from ruined American heiress to English duchess. Five years later, she’s delighted with their arrangement, especially since her husband is…

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May 27 - Book Review

Review: How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days by Laura Lee Guhrke

Rowena’s review of How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days (An American Heiress in London #2) by Laura Lee Guhrke. They had a deal… From the moment she met the devil-may-care Duke of Margrave, Edie knew he could change her life. And when he agreed to her outrageous proposal of a marriage of convenience, she was transformed from ruined American heiress to English duchess. Five years later, she’s delighted with their arrangement, especially since her husband is living on another continent. But deals are made to be broken… By marrying an heiress, Stuart was able to pay his family’s enormous debts, and Edie’s terms that he leave England forever seemed a small price to pay. But when a brush with death impels him home, he decides it’s time for a real marriage with his luscious American bride, and he proposes a bold new bargain: ten days to win her…

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May 06 - Book Review

Two Dukes and a Scandal Tour with Gayle Callen, Laura Lee Guhrke and Caroline Linden

Meet Gayle Callen, author of Redemption of the Duke. After a detour through fitness instructing and computer programming, Gayle Callen found the life she’d always dreamed of as a romance writer. This USA Today bestselling author has written more than eighteen historical romances for Avon Books, and her novels have won the Holt Medallion and the Laurel Wreath Award. Gayle lives in Central New York with her three children, her dog, Apollo, and her husband, Jim the Romance Hero. Places to find Gayle:  | Site | Facebook | Twitter | “Research and the Historical Romance Author” I write historical romances; naturally, you must assume I do a lot of research. And over the years I have. Luckily, I’ve written over twenty historicals, so the basics come to me naturally now. But over the years I’ve collected some incredible research books. The hard part was trying to remember where I read something, without having to reread all…

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May 05 - Book Review

Two Dukes and a Scandal: Spotlight, Guest Post and Giveaway!

Today, I am very excited to be the next stop on the Two Dukes and a Scandal book tour for Avon Romance authors Caroline Linden, Laura Lee Guhrke and Gayle Callen. Laura Lee Guhrke has written a fantastic guest post, as part of this visit. There is also a giveaway, so check it out below to see what you can win! So, what are these Two Dukes and a Scandal about? The three titles I am spotlighting today are Caroline Linden’s It Takes a Scandal, Laura Lee Guhrke’s How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days and Gayle Callen’s Redemption of the Duke. It Takes a Scandal by Caroline Linden The second book in a deliciously sexy new series from USA Today bestselling and RITA award winning author Caroline Linden, in which an utterly shocking book–Fifty Shades of Grey for the Regency era– has all of London talking and gives more than one young miss…

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Apr 27 - Book Review

How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days (American Heiress in London #2) by Laura Lee Guhrke

Title: How to Lose a Duke in Ten DaysAuthor: Laura Lee GuhrkePublisher: Avon BooksOn Sale Date: April 29, 2014Click Here to Buy at Amazon Click Here to Buy at B&N Book Blurb: They had a deal . . .From the moment she met the devil-may-care Duke of Margrave, Edie knew he could change her life. And when he agreed to her outrageous proposal of a marriage of convenience, she was transformed from ruined American heiress to English duchess. Five years later, she’s delighted with their arrangement, especially since her husband is living on another continent.But deals are made to be broken . . . By marrying an heiress, Stuart was able to pay his family’s enormous debts, and Edie’s terms that he leave England forever seemed a small price to pay. But when a brush with death impels him home, he decides it’s time for a real marriage with his luscious American…

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Apr 26 - Book Review

Early Review of How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days (An American Heiress in London, #2) by Laura Lee Guhrke

Title: How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days: An American Heiress in LondonClassification: Adult Fiction Genre: Historical Romance Series: American Heiress in London Format: Paperback; 384 pages Publisher: Avon (April 29, 2014) ISBN-10: 0062118196 ISBN-13: 978-0062118196Author’s Website: http://lauraleeguhrke.com/Notes: Received and eARC loan from the publisher. Once upon a time a young heiress made a deal with a Duke. She would pay off his substantial debt, manage his estates, support both him and his sponging relatives in the lifestyle they desired, and allow him to lead the life he longed to in Africa. In exchange, he’d marry her and, this is the most important thing of all, never ever return home. For five years the young Duchess lived the life of her choosing with respect and no one to account to but herself. Then one day while attempting to help her younger sister board a train headed to a finishing…

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Apr 25 - Book Review

Excerpt of HOW TO LOSE A DUKE IN TEN DAYS

Laura Lee Guhrke HOW TO LOSE A DUKE IN TEN DAYS is not out until Tuesday (April 29) but we have an excerpt right here!

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Apr 25 - Book Review

Review and Giveaway: How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days by Laura Lee Guhrke

Summary: From USA Today bestselling author Laura Lee Guhrke comes the story of a bargain, a marriage of convenience…and the chance for love to last a lifetime. They had a deal… From the moment she met the devil-may-care Duke of Margrave, Edie knew he could change her life. And when he agreed to her outrageous proposal of a marriage of convenience, she was transformed from ruined American heiress to English duchess. Five years later, she’s delighted with their arrangement, especially since her husband is living on another continent. But deals are made to be broken… By marrying an heiress, Stuart was able to pay his family’s enormous debts, and Edie’s terms that he leave England forever seemed a small price to pay. But when a brush with death impels him home, he decides it’s time for a real marriage with his luscious American bride, and he proposes a bold new…

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