ARC Review – ‘A Devil of a Duke’ by Madeline Hunter

Title: A Devil of a Duke
Author: Madeline Hunter
Genre:  Romance, Historical
Date of Publication: 24th April, 2018
Synopsis: (from Goodreads)



He’s infamous, debaucherous, and known all over town for his complete disregard for scandal, and positively irresistible seductions. Gabriel St. James, Duke of Langford, is obscenely wealthy, jaw-droppingly handsome, and used to getting exactly what he wants. Until his attention is utterly captured by a woman who refuses to tell him her name, but can’t help surrendering to his touch . . .


Amanda Waverly is living two lives—one respectable existence as secretary to an upstanding lady, and one far more dangerous battle of wits—and willpower—with the devilish Duke. Langford may be the most tempting man she’s ever met, but Amanda’s got her hands full trying to escape the world of high-society crime into which she was born. And if he figures out who she really is, their sizzling passion will suddenly boil over into a much higher stakes affair . . .

This is a difficult review to write for me because my feelings towards the book are very tepid; it was a so-so read for me. If something is 1 or 2 stars, I have passionate dislike for it and usually many things to rant about; if something is 4 or 5 stars, I can write essays rhapsodizing over my love for it. But I found A Devil of a Duke to be firmly middle-of-the-road.

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Owlcrate: March 2018 – ‘Across The Galaxy’

OwlCrate is a monthly book subscription service that provides you with a newly released Young Adult novel plus other bookish extras, such as jewelry & accessories, bookmarks, stickers & prints, toys, etc.


Cost: $29.99 USD monthly, $86.98 for 3 months or $167.94 for 6 months.
Shipping Costs: $6.99 to US, $10.59 to Canada and $19.99 internationally.
Payment Method: Debit and Credit Cards.
Mailed Out: around the 20th of each month.

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Booked For The Weekend – March book box review: ‘Sea of Clones’

Booked For The Weekend is an Australian book subscription box that contains a newly released book and 3+ quality bookish items.


Booked For The Weekend
Cost: $39.95 AUD for the book box or option of $25 AUD for the goodies with no book
Shipping Costs: $9.95 within Australia | $12.95 to New Zealand | $25 to America, United Kingdom, Canada, Sweden & Denmark
Payment Method: Credit Card
Mailed Out: from the 20th onward each month

I was lucky enough to have been selected as a rep and received a complimentary box! If you like what you see, you can use my rep code Borg10 for a discount on book boxes at Booked For The Weekend.

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