Author: Melody Thomas
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Avon (July 28, 2009)
My Rating: O out of 5 Did not Complete
Summary: Taken from Amazon
The face he shows the world is not the face she sees. . .
Once, ten years ago, they were young lovers, sharing sinful touches and desperate ecstasy. But he was bound by his promise to wed another. Since that fateful time, Christine Sommers has grown into a headstrong beauty, the kind of woman who thinks nothing of daring travels to the ends of the world. But for all her achievements, Christine has never found anyone who makes her heart race the way Erik Boughton once did.
Since that fateful time, Erik Boughton, the Duke of Sedgwick, has become something of a beast, at least according to the gossips of the ton. They say that he's cursed, that any woman who shares his bed will meet an untimely end. But when he comes to Christine, desperate for her help to preserve his family and his title, she does not fear the devil duke. Enthralled by his ravenous desire, she would give him anything he wished, even her body . . . and her heart.
I don't know why I couldn't get into this book. I tried and kept pushing on, but just could not bring myself to finish it. Christine was too head strong and Erik from what I saw was just a jerk. At least in my opinion. I may pick this book up at another time, but as of right now this book was not the book for me.
I'm interested in hearing if anyone else has reviewed it, if you have please let me know what you thought about Melody Thomas' Beauty and the Duke