Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a Beauty . . . Naturally, she's betrothed to a Beast.
Piers Yelverton, Earl of Marchant, lives in a castle in Wales where, it is rumored, his bad temper flays everyone he crosses. And rumor also has it that a wound has left the earl immune to the charms of... read more
“"Ladies don't swim."”Linnet to Piers when he shows her the pool of water for the first time.
“He considers himself a bosom friend of the king, or at least he did before the king turned batty as a... as a bat.”Zenobia
“"My father did inform you that I'm planning to live a normal life span, didn't he?" "He didn't mention it. Sometimes plans change. One can only hope."”Piers and Linnet
“"She told me once that men hung." "Hung?" "Hung. In front. You don't hang, do you? You don't mind my saying that, do you? I formed this disgusting vision of - of a hanging thing and - well, you don't hang at all. You stand straight up."”Linnet and Piers
“My da says the best womenfolk have really big peaches.”Gavan
“Come on, then. Time for a private consult with your favorite doctor. Come tell me all about that nasty raw feeling caused by that seducing devil who took advantage of you.”Piers
“She’s like my other half,” Piers said savagely, keeping his head down. “My other bloody half, like some sort of joke that Plato made up. Like nothing I ever wanted, and then, there she was.”Highlighted by 19 Kindle customers
THIS DUCHESS OF MINEHighlighted by 14 Kindle customers
AFFAIR BEFORE CHRISTMASHighlighted by 14 Kindle customers
That sparkle makes it all the more sad that real women rarely live up to their fictional counterparts. They have yellowing teeth, or spotty skin. They have the shadow of a mustache, or a nose so big that a mouse could ski down it.Highlighted by 13 Kindle customers
WHEN THE DUKE RETURNSHighlighted by 13 Kindle customers
“Don’t tell me you’re going to try for virgin birth, my love. I can’t imagine that it worked very well back in Jerusalem. Every time the bishop talks about it at Christmastime, I can’t help thinking that the poor girl must have had a miserable time trying to get people to believe her.”Highlighted by 10 Kindle customers
PLEASURE FOR PLEASUREHighlighted by 9 Kindle customers
He rolled to face her, and their eyes met in a way that had everything to do with love, the kind strong enough to snatch someone back from the grave, the kind that never fades and never fails.Highlighted by 7 Kindle customers
By Eloisa James WHEN BEAUTY TAMED THE BEASTHighlighted by 7 Kindle customers
Linnet Berry ThrynneHighlighted by 4 Kindle customers
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