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An Affair before Christmas (Desperate Duchesses Series #2)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2012

    Slow start

    Your halfway through the book before it gets interesting.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2007

    I like this author but...

    When i bought this book..i had great hopes it would be good. I was happy to see familiar characters. the story is good...but the plot is slow. It takes forever for the hero to realize some things. I am not going to reread this book as i do others from this author

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2007

    Better than most but not her best

    I definitely liked this book more than the first in this series, Desperate Duchesses. I thought her characters were more sympathetic and developed here than in the first. James is such a great writer but the plot was a little thin. I feel like she's being pushed to keep the books coming when they aren't quite ready. She makes it obvious that these people love each other but no real examples why...they seem to not know the other one at all. She also loves to make truly immoral people sympathetic and I have a hard time believing that women (and men) who see things in more black and white would truly be friends or in love with people who definitely live in a dark gray world. Her historical references are fascinating and I enjoyed seeing the other characters interactions unlike other reviewers.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2007

    Well...could have been better

    In fact, I kept reading thinking it would get better because her books usually are better. And then I was at the end...and it never really quite satisfied. However, liked the idea that the other two story lines are still to be resolved.

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