In doesn t make the best first impression to Viola or readers but from the first conversation he has with Viola his character comes alive Then he thought about the way her eyes sparkled when she scolded him It was an outlandish thing to find attractive I really enjoyed the first half these two had good byplay and the way Devin kept trying to grasp Viola as she flittered away kept me locked in These two had some sweet moments and I do think their journey to love especially Viola Devin Falls First Came Devin falls first came in the pages #but the second half slowed way down for me There were long scenes #the second half slowed way down for me There were long scenes them just focused on the wanting to kiss and just when I was starting to really delight in them sex scenes took over and I lost some of their good conversational play No one would have arranged a marriage between s which I think is to our benefit And I think you would be a marvelous duchess Her eyes were shocked so Devin added firmly I am going to woo you I also thought the second half spent too much time focused on the vicar s romantic troubles it really felt like the author ran out of steam for the main couple so moved onto the vicar Even though Viola and Devin had pleasing chemistry I still felt like Devin wasn t developed enough He had an abusive father lost his mother young and then had an Cirsova (Issue uncle and two cousins for his only family It is also broughtp that he likes is good at math but so little was done with this I m not sure why it was even included These were plot points to his character but he still only felt sketched out like I said he does come alive in Viola s presence but when we lose them in the second half he becomes even less memorable He was in love with his wife desperately wildly in love with his wife and she was telling him that he was the reason for the greatest anguish she d ever experienced The beginning half was sweet but when I was really starting to sink into the story and enjoy the couple together the second half slowed down had sex scenes than the conversational byplay I was delighting in and focused on a side character s romance issues I think some emotional moments were missed on not having scenes with Viola and her stepfather and even with her step siblings I do think Viola will reach the heart of some who never feel they Nuestra propuesta inconclusa. Ecuador-Perú uite belong or feel dull in the presence of others who shine so effortlessly it was lovely to see Viola who feels that way become the shining star in Devin sniverse Title Say Yes to the DukeSeries The Wildes of Lindlow Castle 5Author Eloisa JamesRelease date May 19 2020Cliffhanger noGenre historical romanceHer show of courage Her cure It was love Love had changed everythingThis is only my second foray into The Wildes of Lindlow Castle series because The Volleyball Coaching Bible - Volume II (The Volleyball Coaching Bible, unfortunately the first book failed to hook me It wasn t bad but it didn t wow me either Then I spotted this book and the synopsis sounded so perfect for me that I decided to give the Wildes another whirl I m so so happy I did because this romance was everything I needed right now In fact I m now eager to go back and catchp on some of the previous titles Viola is a shy wallflower who was raised in a prestigious family She s surrounded by bold and talented people people whom are respected by society However as a mere stepdaughter to the Duke of Lindlow she feels inferior to his full blooded aristocratic children She senses the silent judgment of others and knows that they Diccionario trilingüe Miskitu - Sumu-Mayangna - Español ultimately find her lacking in every way possible After all she s short forgettable in looks and sonsettled at social gatherings that she s developed a tendency to get sick from nerves What she doesn t see about herself is that she may have a tender heart that needs to be handled with care but she has a stubborn streak a mile wide When put to the test she can hold her own with even the most austere snobs Even Devin Elstan Duke of Wynter the most sought after catch of the season These two had the best first meeting ever Devin was giving me all of the best Mr Darcy proud and snobby vibes Viola was in the wrong place at the right time and overheard him saying The Very First Christmas Stocking the Gifts of the 7 Coins unforgivably rude things about her The way she bravely confronted him and turned the tables on him proved that this wallflower had some fire smoldering in her that made fantastic sparks Devin istterly reluctantly beguiled Suddenly his Twisted (LOST, unemotional search for a wife has taken a turn and he s relishing the hunt with Viola in his sights The only problem Her affections have already been claime. 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Say Yes to the Duke by Eloisa James5th book in The Wildes of Lindow Castle series Historical romance Can be read as a stand alone Lighthearted and often amusing I did a lot of smiling while reading this book The heroine went from timid to confident while their relationship went from confrontational to passionate I fell in love with both the heroine for her heart and the hero for his protectiveness and patience Plus the two together get a little randy in their courtship which is For the Love of Texas (The West Texans unexpected from their characters as first portrayed I also love this author s intellectual level of writing I always have to lookp words in the dictionary Sure you
*can discern *discern the Pirate Barbarian usually by the sentence but her writing is filled with amazingly Obseuious language Don t be put off by this As I said it snderstood by the sentence structure This struck me as the perfect extract His A Fearless Heart : Why Compassion is the Key to Greater Wellbeing uncle guffawed Not a wordsed often but it creates a vivid image An auto buy aut 3 35 Not Much Action but Some Humor StarsThis is another book I wanted to like than I actually did SighI tend to enjoy Eloisa James books but this one lacked action in the plot not action in a steam level way but action in general Literally there was very little going on aside from a wedded by scandal that wasn t overly scandalous and a play put on at a church which was apparently a sacrilegious thing to do at the time Miss Viola Astley is a member of the Wilde family by association her mother is the 3rd duchess but Viola was already born when they married as her father passed away when she was very young Thus she was raised with the rest of the Wildes without possessing any of their genetics and she feels it shows as she is the opposite of her step siblings and the rest of the family The sister she is closest to is Joan who is only a little older than Viola but while Joan is actually not a Wilde herself her moth 45 starsThis book was fabulous I sually don t like historical that was written recently except for Lisa Kleypas and some other authors but this book was so good I loved that Viola wasn t a spinster I am so sick and tired of the spinster trope I seriously can t take it It is so tired and honestly a little historically inaccurateViola was shy and mentally scarred from a humiliating episode at her first ball She was compassionate and loved animals Viola definitely reminded me of a Kleypas heroine a very hi 5 STARS You re my life Another FABULOUS book in this series Kleypas heroine a very hi 5 STARS You re my life Another FABULOUS book in this series if you can get the audio I highly recommend you go that route Audio 5 STARSOh you guys Eloisa James is the absolute een of long drawn out intimacy building dialogue between her main characters Every conversation is FULL to bursting with romance dry humor and tenderness And Viola and Devin got the full treatment I loved every word of their storyThis series is 100% character driven so don t expect any action seuences lolI can t wait for Joan s book which I hope is next 33 stars I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my reviewIn the fifth Wildes of Lindow Castle series Viola who is the duke s stepdaughter is making her debut into society She s the extremely shy one who pukes when she gets nervous and just rather become a wallflower Viola s nervousness comes from feeling like she isn t a true Wilde because of her step status I m new to the series and found I had no problem jumping in here in fact I wish there had been scenes with Viola and the Wilde family She spends a lot of time with her sister Joan who is also debuting but I wish we could have seen her with her mother and especially stepfather to get some heartfelt scenes where he explains that he feels she is his daughter no step to it He had found a treasure in the Lindow library and he merely had to win it away from a vicar How hard could that be When Viola meets the new vicar she can t believe how handsome he is and how she feels comfortable around him so she decides that he is who she should marry even though the vicar is already engaged This issue was handled a bit Tewasnya Dewa Iblis Awan Api (Long Hu Men The Next Level 01) unwieldy where the vicar s fiancee isptight and has an offputting personality so Viola feels vindicated in saving the vicar from the fiancee and the story kind of stays away from judging Viola for going after him Our hero the Duke of Wynter Devin comes into the picture when Viola overhears him saying he wants her sister for a wife because Viola isn t a true Wilde Dev. A shy wallflower meets her dream man or does she in the next book in New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James' Wildes of Lindow seriesMiss Viola Astley is so painfully shy that she’s horrified by the mere idea of dancing with a stranger; her pcoming London debut feels li. D by someone much classically handsome generous of spirit than he Duke in competition with a vicar He had found generous of spirit than he A Duke in competition with a vicar He had found treasure in the Lindow library and he merely had to win it away from a vicar How hard could that be Even given the fact that his treasure had made it clear that she had no interest in his courtship his title or his personOh how the mighty was humbledI couldn t get enough of his attempts to win Viola s attention And eventually her heart The man is nothing if not confident and he knows how to turn on the charm when it suits him When Devin pursues her he s like a force of nature Viola starts to wonder if her feelings for the good Vicar are superficial and childish in nature She had this naive side to her when it came to matters of the heart Hilariously clueless about his attempts to impress her when everyone around them watched with knowing grins Otis and Joan in particular took great joy in seeing their battle of wills when they faced off against each other One of the highlights of the story for me was the entire group of secondary characters The whole family had such a tight bond It was kind of reminiscent to Julia inn s Bridgertons playfulness There was also another story arc in the second half with the ever suffering vicar and his repulsive fianc As much as you grow to love the Wildes Miss Pettigrew is someone you ll love to hateViola flourishes before your eyes She comes out of her shell and grows in confidence on each page Chance Encounter under Devin s tender affections The cool cutting Duke who doesn t know how to get close to people learns what it is to love But there s a shared event between them just waiting to benearthed He lives in fear of a past mistake ripping everything away at a moment s notice At a time when there isn t much to smile about these characters swept me away for a few hours and made me giddy with happiness I can t recommend this book enough and I see a Wilde family binge read coming on very soon Historical romance readers rejoice you found your next five star read right here binge read coming on very soon Historical romance readers rejoice you found your next five star read right here SMOKIN HOT BOOK BLOG ON the plot of this was stupid nonexistent but i wasn t madi liked the characters perfectly fine i appreciated the honesty that the characters had with each other re sex this wasn t ground breaking but i love the wildes While Eloisa James is one of my favorite historical romance authors and I loved Say No to the Duke sadly this one was a HUGE miss for me I had to DNF this at 70% In the beginning Viola is so anxious in social situations that she always pukes and embarrasses herself She literally pukes ON someone in the beginning of the book For some reason this social anxiety is just magically cured and there s not real progression to her being comfortable in society Then for the romance it was super insta lovey and there really wasn t a lot of courting or conflict They talked he flirted that s it There were no stakes or any real action in this book When it came to the pacing this book was weirdly slow and fast NOTHING HAPPENS The characters just sit around and talk And talk some And that s it They go to a ball They have tea And I was so bored There was nothing keeping the couple apart nothing they had to worry aboutthere was just not really a lot to this book I had to force myself to read and wasn t enjoying the story so I decided it was time for me to just put it down I need a lot to the plot and the relationship dynamics in historical romances to enjoy them so I just couldn t get into this one Got to go with 25 to 3 stars with this oneSay Yes to the Duke is the 5th book in The Wildes of Lindow Castle seriesI ve read all the books so far It s with no exception that I would read this one as wellThe book was okayThe plot felt non existent and pretty boring after Devin and Viola decided to get married in about the halfway point of the bookThe writing was still good the characters weren t earth shattering and the plot wasn t terribleHonestly this was just a safe book in the seriesBy the end of this I cared for all the drama that was happening between Mr Marlowe Caitlin and Miss Pettigrew I didn t even care when the main characters getting hot and heavy in the closetI m not sure if that s what Eloisa James was going for on the reading experience It s adorably romantic but not much really happens However a few swoon worthy scenes make NodeMCU ESP8266 Communication Methods and Protocols : Programming with Arduino IDE up for little conflict other than an insecure shy girl trying to let a nerdy Duke know she s not right for him When of course she is. Oman whom he believes to be in love with another manA vicar no lessDevin knows he’s no saint but he’ssed to conuest and he’s determined to win Viola’s heartViola has already said Yes to his proposal but now he wants her nruly heartand he won’t accept No for an answer. .