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When You Give a Duke a Diamond

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4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

This is the first book in the Jewels of the Ton Series. When Yo

This is the first book in the Jewels of the Ton Series. When You Give a Duke A Diamond is a nice Historical Romance that has some twists and turns. Its entertaining and a real page turner. The characters must deal with murder, mystery and conflict. We meet Juliet an...
This is the first book in the Jewels of the Ton Series. When You Give a Duke A Diamond is a nice Historical Romance that has some twists and turns. Its entertaining and a real page turner. The characters must deal with murder, mystery and conflict. We meet Juliet and William. They must work together in this story to keep Juliet from danger after she witnesses a brutal incident. The friction between them brings out their true selves and a connection that they both needed. This book is a great start to a series that I'm sure will be amazing. 4 stars to Shana Galen. Can't wait for the rest!

posted by Bitten-By-Love-Reviews on September 12, 2012

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5 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Not nearly as good as other reviews!

Do not buy into the other reviews of this book. It was average at best! I finished, which is the only reason I gave it 2 stars. I'm not sure it was even that good. The relationship seemed so forced! The hero at times seemed almost weird, so not really a good leadin...
Do not buy into the other reviews of this book. It was average at best! I finished, which is the only reason I gave it 2 stars. I'm not sure it was even that good. The relationship seemed so forced! The hero at times seemed almost weird, so not really a good leading man. The heroine was just okay too. Sometimes she was actually annoying! There was also not really any romance or chemistry! I would not waste your time or money!

posted by 9044802 on September 10, 2012

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  • Posted September 12, 2012

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    This is the first book in the Jewels of the Ton Series. When Yo

    This is the first book in the Jewels of the Ton Series. When You Give a Duke A Diamond is a nice Historical Romance that has some twists and turns. Its entertaining and a real page turner. The characters must deal with murder, mystery and conflict. We meet Juliet and William. They must work together in this story to keep Juliet from danger after she witnesses a brutal incident. The friction between them brings out their true selves and a connection that they both needed. This book is a great start to a series that I'm sure will be amazing. 4 stars to Shana Galen. Can't wait for the rest!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 20, 2012

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    A great adventure!

    ABOUT THE BOOK:
    William, the sixth Duke of Pelham, enjoys his punctual, securely structured life. Orderly and predictable—that's the way he likes it. But he's in the public eye, and the scandal sheets will make up anything to sell papers. When the gossip papers link him to Juliette, one of the most beautiful and celebrated courtesans in London, chaos doesn't begin to describe what happens next...

    Until she came along...

    Juliette is nicknamed the Duchess of Dalliance and has the cream of the nobility at her beck and call. It's disruptive to have the duke who is the biggest catch on the Marriage Mart scaring her other suitors away. Then she discovers William's darkest secret and decides what he needs in his life is the kind of excitement only she can provide...
    REVIEW:
    When You Give a Duke a Diamond was a very intriguing read. I found that I was looking forward to each turn of the page and anticipating what was going to happen next. There were several twists and turns, surprises, and hair-pulling decisions throughout this piece. But in the end, it is a great book that gives you an enjoyable read.
    The character building was great and as a reader you feel the connection to each one. I see this book having the capability to turn into a series, and if it does, I will be following along.
    The love story was sweet and the action great. I liked the plot and again, can see it stretching throughout the entire potential of a series.
    The only thing I was hung up on was a few of the writing pieces. At times, I felt as if I was being taken from my own imagination and told what to think, with too many details. Also, it seemed as though the wording had a bit of extra fluff to it.
    In the end though, I did enjoy this piece and look forward to reading more.
    Four out of five stars for a job well done.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2014

    A fun read

    Easy to read romance with a couple of twists. Very enjoyabe.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2013

    Shana Galen is always worth reading.

    Shana Galen's first book of a new trilogy makes me look forward to reading the next two books in the series!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2013

    Enjoyable!

    This was an interesting story of Juliette and Will. I was shocked by who the diamonds were at the end.

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  • Posted April 13, 2013

    Had fun reading this series!

    Had a lot of fun reading this series!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2013

    Good read

    Slow start but after around page thirty five the book started to pick up. It also had some pretty steamy scenes which i wasnt expecting.

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