The Vagabond Duchess [Claire Thornton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. He’d promised to return. But Jack Bow is dead. Buy The Vagabond Duchess (Harlequin Historical) by Claire Thornton (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free. Practical Temperance has no time to grieve for the irresistible rogue who gave her one night of comfort in a blazing city. She must protect her unborn childb.

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The Vagabond Duchess is a bit different from most historicals around. Other books in the series. Secrets of a Runaway Bride. She must protect her unborn child – by pretending to be Jack’s widow. The room seemed even hotter than it had a few moments ago.

Only four stars because, although there is some period detail and to the best of my knowledge what there is was all accurate, it didn’t have quite the depth of period authenticity required to fully bring to life such a vital, glittering and dangerous epoch of history.

The three books of the series are: Temperance is a shopkeeper that has lost her entire family and was left to fend for herself, she’s independent and strong-willed. Learn more about Amazon Prime. You submitted the following rating and review. All 3 books take place roughly simultaneously, around the time of the Great Fire of London ina less written about time period.


But after a few moments the music reached out to her, drawing her in as surely as it held the rest of the audience. I wish there was more history and character development given that the story takes place during such a big historical event, the London Fires.

It was both exciting and unsettling to watch him play with such skill. And Temperance Challinor’s quietly respectable life is changed forever.

He came at her in a rush, faster than she’d expected. See our Returns Policy. So many tantrums and no one to discipline him, especially since his dad was a wanderer and most likely let him have his way out of guilt at not being home all the time. A Day for Love. His dark eyes seemed to pierce straight to her heart. Until she arrives at Jack’s home See all 6 reviews.

Because of this the characters are excellently flushed out. At the Duke’s Wedding.

Her fingertips tingled with the urge to touch him there. At first Temperance couldn’t believe it.

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Tredgold wasn’t incapacitated, and now he was forewarned. The three books of the trilogy tells the story of three cousins against the backdrop of the wars, turmoil and disasters of seventeenth century in general and the Great Fire in particular. He was a fashionably-dressed young man, but his clothes were the worse for wear. It takes place inwith repercussions from the king’s exile, the vicious spread of the plague and the horrid London fires.


But though the stick extended her reach, she hadn’t managed to get as much power behind her blow as she’d hoped. December 15, Imprint: Vzgabond raised his eyebrows superciliously, allowing his gaze to move up and down Temperance’s body in an insulting assessment.

She stopped looking at the mantelpiece and stared at him suspiciously. Lists with This Book.

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The grandfather of all three cousins is Ralph Balston, 1st Earl of Thhornton, who has successfully navigated the dangerous waters of mid 17th century politics by twice changing sides at the perfect time. Customers who bought this item also bought. The Mad Earl’s Bride. The Duke’s Perfect Wife. Until she arrives at Jack’s homeā€¦and the counterfeit widow of a vagabond becomes the real wife of a very much alive duke!

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The Vagabond Duchess (City of Flames, #3) by Claire Thornton

She must protect her unborn child-by pretending to be Jack’s widow. Just a moment dcuhess we sign you in to your Goodreads account. She might be unusually tall and no great beauty, but at least she was sober and well groomed and didn’t wantonly insult strangers. But Jack Bow is dead.