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A December with a Duke Seductive Scoundrels #3

He’s entirely the wrong sort of man That’s what makes him so utterly rightAfter a horrific marriage widow Everleigh Chatterton is cynical and leery of men She rarely ventures into society and when she must she barely speaks to them As a favor to a friend she reluctantly agrees to attend a Christmas house party Unfortunately Griffin Duke of Sheffield is also in attendance Even though Everleigh has previously snubbed him she can’t deny her attraction to the confident darkly handsome duke For almost a year Griffin has searched for the perfect duchess to help care for the o Series Seductive Scoundrels 3Publication Date 121818Number of Pages 125This is a lovely well written novella The main characters are likable memorable and you root for them from the first words in the book Then throw in the sweetest funniest most delightful little girl and you can t help but have a winner The story was so well fleshed out that I felt as if I had read a full length novel rather than a novella Given the background of the heroine in the book I thought it might be dark but the author handled it beautifully and it really wasn t too dark at all BTW just as a point of interest the female model on the cover is actually the book s author Everleigh Chatterton is finally a widow after two long torturous years of marriage She ll certainly never make the mistake of marrying again no matter what She cannot stand to be in a crowd and if there are men about she immediately flees the scene Marriage and men aren t all she hates she also hates Christmas because that is when her precious daughter diedThea Everleigh s best friend has persuaded her to attend a month long house party over the Christmas season It took a lot of persuasion to get Everleigh there one of the promises was that it was to be a very small and intimate gathering of close friends and family Evidently Thea s version of small and intimate and Everleigh s version were two entirely different things Everleigh s instinct was to leave immediately but Thea manages to convince her to stay for at least a little whileGriffin the Duke of Sheffield has taken in a child to raise as his own She is the daughter of the man who saved Griffin s life in India and now both of her parents are dead Griffin loves her like his own and treats her the same Now he needs to find himself a duchess who will accept this lovely child as her own So far it has been a very hard thing to do Then when he hears his daughter Sarah calling for him he begins to look for her Where does he find her In the arms of the most beautiful woman Griffin has ever seen and that woman is holding his child very sweetly and lovingly Hmmmmm looks like he s found his duchess As Griffin learns and about Everleigh he knows he s going to have to woo her very very slowly and carefully It is wonderful that she doesn t seem to be afraid of him and she likes to talk to him when she can t stand being near other men Maybe there is hope I loved Griffin s patience and the size of his heart He is one of the most appealing and caring heroes I ve ever read He isn t a man ho rake rascal or profligate He is just a good good personSarah s first meeting with Everleigh was wonderful The child was lost and couldn t find her papa and then she saw Everleigh Sarah was in awe As Everleigh picked Sarah up Sarah starry eyed and breathless said Are you an angel Of course later on Sarah had some really fun things to say like Papa we sawed a frozen spider web It looks like Nurse s crotch dollies Made you smile didn t I She was talking about the nurse s crochet doiliesThis was such a wonderfully emotional story and as I mentioned I loved Griffin There was no doubt in my mind that he loved Everleigh and that was wonderful When you read the story you ll know how very hard it had to be for Everleigh to overcome her history and trust Griffin I loved watching them come together to get their HEAPlease check out my reviews atBlog Page I reuested and received this e book at no cost to me and volunteered to read it my review is my honest opinion and given without any influence by the author or publisher

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Rphan he’s taken on He sets his sights on the exuisite but unapproachable Everleigh Chatterton after her sweet interactions with the child impress him He is convinced he can thaw her icy exterior and free the warm passionate woman lurking behind the arctic facade Only as Griffin pursues her it’s his heart that’s transformed Can Everleigh learn to trust and love again Will Griffin get his Christmas wish and make her his bride Or has he underestimated her wounds and fears and be forced to let her goThis Christmas Holiday Regency historical by a USA Today bestselling autho Given the subject matter in this book I was expecting a completely dark and depressing read I was pleasantly surprised to find that while there are some very sad very dark moments overall the novella was sweet and upliftingEverleigh Chatterton is a widow with no desire to remarry Two years with Arnold was than enough to show her that men are not to be trusted Everleigh is stunningly gorgeous and has had to fend off unwanted attentions for years She was raped by her husband s son and only married because she found herself with child She gives birth to Meredith and loses her a short time later She is completely devastated by the loss and as a result she hates marriage men and DecemberShe is attending Thea s house party and notices the Duke of Sheffield looking at her she made her position clear to him when they attended Thea s wedding not interested But when a child wanders into the room and is looking for her Papa Everleigh s heart goes out to her The child is taken with her immediately and she soon learns Sheffield is her Papa Griffin the Duke of Sheffield hears Sarah and is shocked to see her in Everleigh s arms Sarah doesn t like strangers and is prone to tantrums He is further shocked when Everleigh offers to help settle her for the night Griffin agrees and wonders if Everleigh is really the ice ueen that she resembles she mentions her daughter and that tomorrow is the anniversary of her passing After settling Sarah they return to the party Everleigh is amazed that she told him about her daughter and that he doesn t terrify or make her feel repulsed as she usually does around men He tells her about Sarah she is the child of his friends from India they passed away and Sarah was left alone he took her in and plans to raise her as his ownOver the next few days they spend a lot of time together she likes him but she worries that she could never be what he needs she is not even sure she could bear the touch of man and with her former sister in law causing problems she wonders if she would be trouble than she is worth Griffin has no such reservations Everleigh is everything he has ever dreamed of in a woman and he wants to marry herIt will take some coaxing kisses and a very cute little orphan but Griffin is ready to do whatever is necessary to win her even let her goI loved this story it is inspiring and very emotional I loved Griffin and never ever doubted that he was in love with Everleigh Everleigh had a lot to overcome and I loved that she was willing to trust Griffin with her heart This novella is part of a series but it can easily be read as a stand alone titleI am voluntarily leaving a review for an eARC that was provided to me The Family read I was pleasantly surprised to find that while there are some very sad very dark moments overall the novella was sweet and upliftingEverleigh Chatterton is a widow with no desire to The First Partition of Poland remarry Two years with Arnold was than enough to show her that men are not to be trusted Everleigh is stunningly gorgeous and has had to fend off unwanted attentions for years She was The Hero of Varay raped by her husband s son and only married because she found herself with child She gives birth to Meredith and loses her a short time later She is completely devastated by the loss and as a Palestrina and Other Plays result she hates marriage men and DecemberShe is attending Thea s house party and notices the Duke of Sheffield looking at her she made her position clear to him when they attended Thea s wedding not interested But when a child wanders into the Blackmailed By Daddy room and is looking for her Papa Everleigh s heart goes out to her The child is taken with her immediately and she soon learns Sheffield is her Papa Griffin the Duke of Sheffield hears Sarah and is shocked to see her in Everleigh s arms Sarah doesn t like strangers and is prone to tantrums He is further shocked when Everleigh offers to help settle her for the night Griffin agrees and wonders if Everleigh is उरलं सुरलं [Urla Surla] really the ice ueen that she Cock Tales resembles she mentions her daughter and that tomorrow is the anniversary of her passing After settling Sarah they Son of the Hero return to the party Everleigh is amazed that she told him about her daughter and that he doesn t terrify or make her feel The Alien Jigsaw repulsed as she usually does around men He tells her about Sarah she is the child of his friends from India they passed away and Sarah was left alone he took her in and plans to Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Human Learning raise her as his ownOver the next few days they spend a lot of time together she likes him but she worries that she could never be what he needs she is not even sure she could bear the touch of man and with her former sister in law causing problems she wonders if she would be trouble than she is worth Griffin has no such The Illusion of Gods Presence reservations Everleigh is everything he has ever dreamed of in a woman and he wants to marry herIt will take some coaxing kisses and a very cute little orphan but Griffin is Folk Tales From The Soviet Union ready to do whatever is necessary to win her even let her goI loved this story it is inspiring and very emotional I loved Griffin and never ever doubted that he was in love with Everleigh Everleigh had a lot to overcome and I loved that she was willing to trust Griffin with her heart 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R will make you smile laugh and sigh as Griffin woos Everleigh his reluctant widow If you enjoy reading second chance romances featuring strong heroines dukes house parties and loveable rogues with a pinch of mystery a dash of humor and gripping emotion then you’ll adore Collette Cameron’s enthralling SEDUCTIVE SCOUNDRELS SERES Buy A DECEMBER WITH A DUKE and settle into your favorite reading nook for a page turning entertaining Regency Yuletide adventure you can’t put down Though this book can easily be read as a stand alone most readers prefer to read the series in ord Everleigh is a widow who was abused by her late husband and his son Griffin is an adventurer who wants a mama for his adopted daughter When they meet at the holiday house party of a friend there is a strong attraction Is it possible that a gentle understanding man and a sweet Christmas angel named Sarah bring her the hope and love she needs so very much A heartwarming story and loveable characters most of them make this a winner


10 thoughts on “A December with a Duke Seductive Scoundrels #3

  1. says:

    ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️💋Such a sweet and sentimental festive romance deserves top marksGriffin and EverleighThe two got off to a ro

  2. says:

    A December with a Duke A Regency Romance is the third book in the Seductive Scoundrels series by Collette Cameron It can easily be read as a standalone storyEverleigh Chatterton is a widow She suffered the most horrendous marriage and is determined to never marry again She sometimes regrets that she will never h

  3. says:

    Series Seductive Scoundrels #3Publication Date 121818Number of Pages 125This is a lovely well written novella The main characters are likable memorable and you root for them from the first words in the book Then throw in the sweetest funniest most delightful little girl and you can’t help but have a winner The story was so well fleshed out that I felt as if I had read a full length novel rather than a novella Given the backgrou

  4. says:

    Given the subject matter in this book I was expecting a completely dark and depressing read I was pleasantly surprised to find that while there are some very sad very dark moments overall the novella was sweet and uplifting

  5. says:

    A sweet story; not very long but rather touching Enjoyed reading it; Sweet H and lovely brave h Also cute plot moppet and nice side characters Also villian and wannabe OW got a nice comeuppance

  6. says:

    Sweet romance Characters are fun well written and their plot is straight forward Rooted for them from page one

  7. says:

    A Christmas for all timeA beautiful love story written for my favorite time of the year Abuse is part of her past

  8. says:

    A December with a Duke is a sweet story about a heroine who has had a rough go of it Her first come out left her ruined and pregnant and force to wed the vile man’s father Her baby dies and now 2 years later she attends a Christmas house party thrown by her friends December has not been good to Everleigh and s

  9. says:

    Everleigh is a widow who was abused by her late husband and his son Griffin is an adventurer who wants a mama for his adopted daughter When they meet at the holiday house party of a friend there is a strong attraction Is it possible that a gentle understanding man and a sweet Christmas angel named Sarah bring her the hope and love she needs so very much A heartwarming story and loveable characters most of them

  10. says:

    This was a wonderful feel good read Griffin Duke of Sheffield has arrived at a Christmas month long house party He hopes to find a wife as well as a mother for his three year old adopted daughter Everleigh Chatte

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