(Mouse-over to see the cover’s stepback) Secrets of an Accidental Duchess. Hachette Book Group February 1, ISBN ISBN Jennifer Haymore is back with book two of her Donovan series-when the Jennifer Haymore – Secrets Of An Accidental Duchess – Little, Brown Book Group. Secrets of An Accidental Duchess (Donovan, book 2) by Jennifer Haymore – book cover, description, publication history.

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Desperate for news, Maggie sets off for Boonville, where the Federal army is camped.

Olivia is kind, gentle and an obedient daughter – but she also has a passion for life and wishes should could be treated like everyone else. The author provided a background of what had transpired so I did not feel lost. Escrets contracted malaria as a small child Olivia knows that every day she is susceptible to a recurrence of the fevers. A riveting true story of murder and detection in 15th-century Paris, by one of the most brilliant medievalists of his generation.

Secrets of An Accidental Duchess

His father had a temper that Max had seen first hand. He is truly good even though it takes him a while to realize it. She moved easily between the worlds of high fashion, adorning herself in the most regal Parisian gowns, and politics, managing her father’s presidential campaigns.

Yet the wild, soon-to-be Duke never imagined he’d fall in love with this innocent beauty. This is why the author creates such a good story. That’s not love, that’s a crush, one that can easily turn into love, but it can’t happen the first time you lay eyes on someone. Max shook his head, unable to prevent a sneer from forming on his lips, “You’re wrong, Fenwicke.


He’s got women left and right throwing themselves at him even though he’s got a wife locked up in his estate in Sussex. There she quickly captures the attention of Sergeant John Coulter, who grows to admire her skill and dedication. Don’t let yourself be put off by them if you find yourself annoyed like I was, because Secrets of an Accidental Duchess turned out to be a lovely story!

A truly tragic but devastatingly well written book”Ng is a true craftsman.

Drawn from the ssecrets of St Hilda of Whitby – one of the most fascinating and pivotal figures of the age – Hild transports the reader into a mesmerising, unforgettable world. She was flushed and needy. What he never expected was that once he really got duchesa know Olivia just what he truly risked in the wager he agreed to. Oct 02, Karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: All the ingredients one needs for a period romance.

Everyone may try to baby her and shelter her but she definitely doesn’t need it.

Secrets of an Accidental Duchess by Jennifer Haymore

Even if he is her husband. Apr 18, Teresa rated it liked it. I received a copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley. I think what really spiced up this story was the simply dreadful villain, Fenwicke.


The characters have all the human flaws that make them easy to identify with and will have the reader turning the pages just to see how this one will turn out. I think I would have enjoyed it more if I had read the first book in the series, since there were multiple references to one of jenniefr sister’s marriage and some intense family activity.

But beneath her delicate facade, Olivia guards a bold, independent spirit and the kind of passionate desires proper young ladies must Max caught sight of Olivia at a London ball and was caught watching her by his despised nemesis from Jeninfer, Leonard Reece Marquis of Fenwicke. Haymore creates make every reader feel as if they too are being held captive by the magic that is the blush of true love. For me I was a bit surprised at that because in the first sentences I really thought he was going to be a rakish devil, instead he wasn’t that at all!

Donovan Sisters 3 books. Olivia Donovan expects nothing from life but to become a spinster and live among her sisters.

Both books jdnnifer the series so far have been solid and entertaining, but also have the capacity to surprise – this book certainly does that.