It was shortbut still a cute book Strong characters and I can t wait to read
The Next Book About The next book about the s spunky sister Good story but someone needs to proofread it Looks like the author may Le Vilain petit atar have updatededited the book as many of the problems previous reviewers mention with spelling and formatting are fixed A cute short read I miss regencies where sex waits until after marriage so this oneas sex than I like to see in a regency I picked this d up when it was a free promotion It was entertaining I m giving this book 3 stars Yes it is a VERY short story and short stories do Adoniram Judson have an issue with a lack of character and story development There just isn t enough time to really get to know your characters and the stories can be really rushed Even with that in mind I do enjoy a short story every once in awhile in between books in a series to kind of break it up for me So I do enjoy them for what they are super uick fun short stories I liked this one and thought it was fun with a nice story I was desperate for a good read when I was stuck at aospital There was nothing but my phone with its wifi and 3g off so I raided my phone s Kindle app for free for one day novellas I downloaded and somehow forgot The first on the list was Macy Barnes s A Duke in Shining Armor It wasn t long before I realised the first come first served principle wasn t necessarily a good idea The author did try Числа her best to provide an entertaining story blesser socks but reading A Duke in Shining Armor was like being trapped in a room with Connie Mason who d decided to write a Regency era novella after chugging a bottle or two I wrote a summary but it made the story look so silly that I deleted the lot Besides it s only a 64 page novella so read it yourself if you re dying to know I wouldn t bother if I were you though The book blurb should be good enough to get by because that s pretty much what you get without feeling the painful death of your eyeballs My English is obviously crap but this novella It suffers misspellings grammatical errors odd usage of vocabulary continuity errors stable boy s name alternates between Jed and Jeb for instance and many instances of incoherency Also from major and minor anachronisms modern dialogue inconsistent characterisations odd editorial decisions and surprise plot Is Your Networking Net Working? holes The author also doesn t seem toave a firm grip on Britain s class system peerage legal system culture and geography There were times when I felt I was reading a story set in the Deep South USA Basically A Duke in Shining Armor is poorly written poorly researched and badly edited with a plot that pretty much goes nowhere In short there s a nice story #idea in A Duke in Shining Armor somewhere but shame the author couldn t provide #in A Duke in Shining Armor somewhere but shame the author couldn t provide map a compass and a gaslight lamp to show me the way Like I said the author did try
to provide an entertaining story but it s all too clear that she d benefit from a couple of writing provide an entertaining story but it s all too clear that she d benefit from a couple of writing basic The Revolutionary Paul Revere history lessons and a good editor Let sope she ll consider those options for Tainted Breeze: The Great Hanging at Gainesville, Texas, 1862 her future stories as I do think sheas the making of a fun storyteller You might like it if you re looking for a short ish Cinderella type tale of Emily our blue blooded MAKA MAKA Vol1 heroine in rags who gets rescued by Clint our six foot two tall blackaired grey steel eyed broad shouldered muscular built duke All About Light Rookie Read About Science hero 35 really A sweet short read A few editing mistakes that weren t numerous enough to pull me from the story but were frustrating because it is something that could be so easily fixed DNF misspellings wrong words and an entirely ridiculous plot line Iave Nothing good to say about this book Nothing Zilch Nada Not one damn word And I always make it a point to give praise where praise is due Now let s get into the list of things I do Secrets Sequences (Secret Coders) have to say1 Run on sentences 2 Use of wrong words as3 Bad grammar4 Bad writing with no im. Whener family was slaughtered and she was forced into a life of servitude by Sanando El Alma Eterna - Perspectivas de Vidas Pasadas y Regresion Espiritual her aunt and uncle Emily Moncriefad given up all Crown of Cinder (Wings of Fury, hopes ofaving. Agination5 Plot that could How to Draft Basic Patterns have been good but isn t6 Zero character development7 Dialogues that are too on the nose too cliche too much like the dialogues you d find in aistorical romance spoof8 You can not relate to or connect with anyone9 Flat emotional tone10 What
feels like writing11 no exploration of relationship dynamics like writing11 No exploration of relationship dynamics it s development 12 No apparent reason for the mcs feeling the
they do a trope a lot of books but and unenjoyable Crafting Novels Short Stories here cause bad writing13 Sexual tension between them reads false or forced or just sudden out of the blue14 None of the witty banter and sweet romantic dialogues for which one picks up aistorical romance novel15 Female Mc is a toe tag a proper maiden in distress I don t blame The Road from Damascus her forer parent s death or A Seat At The Table: A Novel of Forbidden Choices her mistreatment byer relatives But lady Show some spine I ve read books with that go along the Cinderella lines step parents blah blah But the MCs still showed a lot agency which made them a lot real16 Almost all other characters seem to be throw away characters With no real importance to the plot or it s progression17 The interactions between the characters are too short to give the reader a read wink wink on their relationship dynamics so you can t get emotionally invested or in anyway interested in the book THIS BIT IS SPOILERY 18 Everyone becomes the best of friends with everyone at a glance No literally They do Juliet the male mc s sister who is vaguely interesting discusses Soul Unchained (Sons of Wrath, her wish that Jon should payer attention in front of Mc on their first meeting She then says who are you first sentence to Emily that s the female Mc then well apparently you know Hunted Wolf (Seraphine Thomas, how it s done if youave already stolen my brother s The Jewish People: 2Their History and Their Religion heart tell meow on earth do you get a man to notice you with just that one comma in that entire run on SPOILER OVER 19 Missed commas20 How Emily and the male protagonist s first meeting and second meeting and every interaction go21 How instantly Emily trusted a random dude male Mc with Wilhelm Van Gloeden her life story and life How she then also obeysim from that point on22 Fact that the book and it s characters are so forgettable that I ve forgotten the male mc s name despite the fact that I am reading the book while writing the review See I realized the book was shit and decided to finish just so I could write a full review I am now switching back and fourth between my good reads app and the reader app The short length of the book is good for this and for my sanity Hey I found something good to say about the book now on to the next problemProblem 23 Time just flies by The book keeps making time jumps during which the relationship dynamics of characters change the reader never gets to experience that gradual change that we see in most books We read these books to vicariously experience those relationships and Samotny rejs OPTY how they change and flow it s what keeps us wanting to read what let s us connect And what is glaringly missingere 24 Badly written foreplay that seems to be sloppily and alf eartedly put in by a virgin with no imagination25 I love you that comes out of the blue cause you re not expecting it You re not expecting it cause there was no buildup to it except some badly written nipple pinching There was no buildup to it cause time jump I love the I love you moment in books it s kinda the semi climax before the actual climax in romance novels It s the POINT OF the ROMANCE NOVEL Omega Beloved - Reimagined hello It s a ROMANCE NOVEL Give us the romance Don t just time jump it THE REST IS ALL SPOILERY BUT THE ENTIRE BOOK IS ALREADY SPOILED SO REALLY DON T BOTHER CARING 26 This whole fucked up scene Premise At some point in the book male Mc I know I mustave read The Nalco Guide to Boiler Failure Analysis his name a few times But fuck it Iave forgotten it again Anyway male mc my mom is annoying she s meddlesome she says I can t marry a girl without Who Is Esau Edom? her approval And she wants me to marry Elisabeth The sceneMale A family ofer own When the Weeds Among the Wheat Discernment Where Prayer and Action Meet handsome Duke of Norchess arrivese vows to Sesame Street Elmo's Easy as ABC Book and DVD Flap Book and DVD honor and protect Emily but will secrets fromer past keep them from. C I will talk to my mom get er approval Me ooh The book will ave conflict now and maybe just maybe become interesting Male mc mama I wanna marry EmilyMama OK Go for itMe should ave known lazy writing at it s laziest27 Badly written sex Oh gosh So so so so so badly written sex With the corniest most cringe worthy pillow talk28 Plot points that aren t sufficiently exploredExample this sceneEmily I overheard my uncle and aunt say #I m a bastard My pop isn t my popMe conflict of emotionsMale mc don t careEmily OK great28 The scene #m a bastard My pop isn t my popMe conflict of emotionsMale mc don t careEmily OK great28 The scene she finds out er parent s death was The Body Scoop for Girls her uncle and aunt s fault cause they made shady business deals She then grows a spine and says I will deal with this Male Mc then says nah don t bother your pretty self you just look after the wedding preparations I ll take care of this She says oh youandsome man OK Here take my agency again and You Don't Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie's Dark Side here s a knife cut off the balls I just grew29 just wait till Jon sees you in that dress Juliet I bete will think of you as a child no Emily says to the tomboy Juliet Translation don t be yourself Just dress pretty30 Suddenly Emily becomes an expert in the affairs of the FREE AUDIOBOOKS 01 How to download Free AUDIO BOOKS MP3 File Human Read or Computer Generated TKP 0027 heart and gives advice Again Out of the blue lines preceded by time jump This is literally the second scene after the cut the balls I just grew scene FYI the scene after that iser wedding and the book endsI ve changed my mind there s one flaw The Art and Making of The Expanse here 31 the book was too long32 This read like a sloppily written Cinderella book for adultsHave no spunk andave no spineOh oh lady that is just fineFor a man will find you by pure chanceAnd ask you wed im with or without a dance He will makeWay They Do Trope
all your problems go away You just look pretty and I love you e ll saySoundsyour problems go away You just look pretty and I love you Play Like You Mean It he ll saySounds Honestly I m not a fan of ebooks But I decided to try this one and it was free at the time Itad a promising concept When Norse Mythology her family was slaughtered and she was forced into a life of servitude byer aunt and uncle Emily Moncrief A Timeless Romance Anthology All Regency Collection had given up allopes of What did Jesus Really Say? having a family ofer own When the A Man for All Seasons handsome Duke of Norchess arrivese vows to Matlhasedi Bosa BO Sele Setlopha SA Tlelase Ya B honor and protect Emily but will secrets fromer past keep them from a future togetherDramatic intriguing summaryDid the story deliver NoThe formatting is off so the whole story is one giant block of text The dialogue is stilted and repetitive The characters are too aware not given time to develop as people and not given time to develop a romancerelationshipIt is in need of serious copy AND content
Edits There Were Missing WordsThere were missing words words missing punctuation misused punctuation run on sentences and three different tenses in one sentenceContent wise there were major plot Casual Car Deception holes poorly executed tropes two dimensional characters majoristorical inaccuracies marketed as a Regency and no romancerelationship marketed as a Historical RomanceEXAMPLESA proper education and lady like manners unfortunately would be reuired to attract the proper suitors of one even to Passionate have such a rich dowry asis daughter because Emily Post Modernizm ve Alımlama Estetiği had not taken afterer mother s striking pale blonde looks To be The Spanish Civil War As a Religious Tragedy honest I still don t understand the sentenceview spoiler I always told father she was a whore bute would not accept it until the little tramp went and got scandal attached to our name by getting a child upon Wedding-Night Baby her before marriage In this scene the protagonist s Emily s uncle is tellingis wife about Emily s mother and La maladie de Gougerot-Sjgren: Vers la gurison avec les mdecines alternatives how she got pregnant out of wedlock I don t know about you but it sounds like if the father gotis daughter pregnant Emily คินดะอิจิยอดนักสืบ 29 หน้ากากมรณะ คินดะอิจิ โคสุเกะ however takes this to mean thater father isn t Golden Hill her father ander mother got pregnant by someone else before marrying Emily s father I just don t know My Dad Wrote a Porno: The fully annotated edition of Rocky Flintstone's Belinda Blinked how she got to this conclusionide spoiler Run on sentences Incorrect words protocol instead of prodigal for example Chapters that were one long long paragraph Not good Read like a bad wanna be Barbara Cartland. A future togetherThis is the first book of the Regency Heroes Series about gentleman who are noble and rescue their lady loves no matter the cost.