ARC Review: The Duke and Miss Christmas by Amelia Grey

Posted October 17, 2015 by Francesca in Reviews / 4 Comments

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ARC Review: The Duke and Miss Christmas by Amelia Grey
The Duke and Miss Christmas
by Amelia Grey

3.5 Stars


Released: October 13th 2015
Series: The Heirs' Club of Scoundrels Trilogy #2.5
Published by St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages: 84
Format: eARC

“…this was enjoyable and sweet and full of holiday charm.”
~ Under the Covers

This was my first Holiday read of the year and to my surprise it was a lot shorter than I was expecting.  Yes, I know, it’s a novella.  But I was still expecting a bit more.  I have read other novellas where the author manages to give me enough story in the page count that I’m satisfied with their HEA.  In this case, although I enjoyed the novella, I felt the HEA it was rushed.

As far as the characters go, I really enjoyed Crispin, the Duke of Hurst, and our unlikely heroine Miss Gwen Primm.  Her family is definitely one that I would love to read more about because they are all women with personality that don’t care to follow the rules of society and etiquette necessarily.  So in that respect, Gwen was right along my alley.  Especially when the first thing that happens when she meets the hero is that she hits him in the face with a fruit basket. 😉

I would’ve loved to see this fleshed out in a full length story just to lend more credibility to the fact that these two have fallen in love and are headed for marriage.  Nevertheless, this was enjoyable and sweet and full of holiday charm.




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About Amelia Grey

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Amelia Grey read her first romance book when she was thirteen. She’s been a devoted reader of love stories ever since.
Amelia has been happily married to her high school sweetheart for over thirty-five years and she lives on the beautiful gulf coast of Northwest Florida.

With more than twenty-five books published, she is a two-time winner of the prestigious Booksellers Best Award. She’s also won the Aspen Gold, and the Golden Quill Awards. Writing as Gloria Dale Skinner, she won the coveted Romantic Times Award for Love and Laughter and the Maggie Award. Amelia’s books have been published in Europe, Indonesia, Turkey, Russia, and Japan.

Several of her books have been featured in Doubleday and Rhapsody Book Clubs.


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I’ve been disappointed with novellas for that reason as well…that’s why i avoid them


Thanks for the review Francesca

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Amy R

Thanks for the review.

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