How can she dare to imagine he loves her . . . when all London calls her The Ugly Duchess?
Theodora Saxby is the last woman anyone expects the gorgeous James Ryburn, heir to the Duchy of Ashbrook, to marry. But after a romantic proposal before the prince himself, even practical Theo... read more
“"That's why you are the sweet tartlet that you are, and Theo is the rather stern and magnificent cake that she is." "I am not a tartlet."”Cecil and Claribel
“"Sometimes I wish that knife had slashed you just an inch or two higher. Men are a good deal more compassionate when they're minus their dangling bits." "Who has a 'bit'? I have an oak tree, I'll have you know."”James & Griffin
“"I do. And it should be...it should be down." "Down? Do you ever remember me being down?" "Perhaps not. But I'm sure that it's supposed to be down." "Not mine. I'm up all the time."”Theo & James
“I love you. You're too elegant for me, and too beautiful, and far too smart, but I still love you, even given these drawbacks.”James
“It was truly astonishing that one's mother can pass away and yet one constantly hears her talking in one's ear.”Theo
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