: How to Entice an Earl (Ugly Ducklings) (): Manda Collins, Anne Flosnik: Books. How to Entice an Earl. Manda Collins. Buy This Book. This is the third (and final) novel in Manda Collins’ Ugly Ducklings series in which we. Lady Madeline Essex is the last of the unwed “ducklings” in her family – and by far the most outspoken. But when she boldly enters London’s most notorious.

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Maddie winds up holding the man as he gasps his last breath. Maddie and Christian have known each other a long time. And being proved right is wonderful. One for manfa Rogue Studies in Scandal. Nothing makes me feel better than to fall in love along with the hero and heroine in a romance, but frankly, that alone is just not enough for me.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Manra loved both characters and although their romance was not so expressiv as in the other two books, they were perfectly matched. At any moment, a huge exposition dump might occur, scrambling all the understood characterizations around. And now there is only the small novella left in the series to read!

How to Entice an Earl by Manda Collins

Not their well-being or their absurdity, but their marriage. And for some reason, Gresham is referred to as such — until, for some reason, his name reverts to Monteith… then back to Gresham for the bulk of the book… ot once again, he is referred to as Monteith.

But as a favor to his former commanding officer, he’s investigating a gamester for espionage on the night that Maddie ventures in looking more enticing than he’s ever seen her. Looking for beautiful books? Tuesday, January 22, Tuesday Review: But when she boldly enters London’s most notorious gaming house in search of fodder for her novel, even her sharp tongue can’t save her from the horrible crime she stumbles cllins there.


The one man who could tempt madna heart Tis was a delightful read, ending with our dear Cecily having a tk Nov 09, Linda rated it really liked it Shelves: Do you not think I have the intelligence to know that you were not Manda Collins makes some effort but I did not like this book. While Manda Collins has a good style of writing, this book is not her best effort. Because then she’d be ruined and he’d have to marry her immediately.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. No trivia or quizzes yet. Christian is informed that they will be attending Mrs. I liked the main characters well enough; they seemed to go together nicely, but I found it hard to st This is the last in the Ugly Ducklings trilogy, featuring the last unmarried cousin Lady Madeline Essex and Christian Monteith, Earl of Gresham. Christian is a war hero and still working for the Home Office. With sparkling Regency wit, a dash of mystery, and just the right amount of steam, How to Dance with a Duke is an enchanting debut, sure to sweep readers off their feet!

How to Entice an Earl (Ugly Ducklings, #3) by Manda Collins

There were a number of production errors that I found irritating, and which could easily have been solved by the employment of a good proof-reader. She could feel the frustration emanating from him in waves.

Manda blended both the romance and the mystery where they didn’t overshadowed each other. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Jul 04, Aislynn added it Shelves: So when Maddie enters Mrs. If I could talk to the main character Maddie, I would caution her that a partnership with your spouse is not all about doing what they are doing, but also supporting them in other ways.

Madeline, realizing that it might be best to remain silent before their hostess, kept quiet. But unlike Cecily and Juliet, she didn’t seem really smart on how she went about to do things, which I didn’t really notice when she was mentioned in the other two books.


How to Entice an Earl

Naturally, the male friend she asks to take her refuses, so she inveigles her brother into taking her along. It was a true friends-to-lovers plot and I loved it! Though they had started out speaking in undertones, both Maddie and Gresham had allowed their voices raise a bit in their exasperation with one another. And for some reason, Gresham is referred to as such — until, for some reason, his name reverts to Monteith… then back to Gresham for the bulk of the book… until once again, he is referred to as Monteith.

She was surprised when he stood up to her father over his attitude toward her and it just added to her feelings for him. For Cecily How to Dance with a Duke and Juliet How to Romance a Rakethe card proved to be a good luck charm, not only was it a way for them to meet eligible men, it soon lead to them meeting and falling in love with their husbands. I’m still bothered by how often the misunderstanding is just based on assuming the worst of someone.

He was honest, protective of those who he considers friends and his family, and patient, though Maddie has a way of running his patience thin. It reminds me a lot of Julia Quinn’s early work.

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Mass Market Paperbackpages. However, I stuck with it as I’ve read too many books that didn’t immediately hold my attention for various reasons and eventually turned out to be a really good book. Is Linton Maddie’s older or younger brother? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.