The Captain's Bluestocking Mistress (The Dukes of War #2)

The Captain’s Bluestocking Mistress by Erica Ridley

Genre: Historical Romance ( Recency)

Series: The Dukes of War #2

Source: Received for an honest review via Net Galley

  • Series: Dukes of War
  • Paperback: 206 pages
  • Publisher: Intrepid Reads (January 27, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1939713315
  • ISBN-13: 978-1939713315

Book Description (From Amazon)

 March 2, 2015
Captain Xavier Grey’s body is back amongst the beau monde, but his mind cannot break free from the horrors of war. His friends try to help him find peace. He knows he doesn’t deserve it. Just like he doesn’t deserve the attentions of the sultry bluestocking intent on seducing him into bed…

Spinster Jane Downing wants off the shelf and into the arms of a hot-blooded man. Specifically, the dark and dangerous Captain Grey. She may not be destined to be his wife, but nothing will stop her from being his mistress. She could quote classical Greek by the age of four. How hard can it be to learn the language of love?

Regency-set Historical Romance Novel

Enjoy the emotional, laugh-out-loud second book in USA Today bestselling author Erica Ridley’s new Dukes of War regency romance series!

The Dukes of War historical romance books in series order:

  • The Viscount’s Christmas Temptation (#0.5)
  • The Earl’s Defiant Wallflower (#1)
  • The Captain’s Bluestocking Mistress (#2)

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#2 in “The Dukes of War” series, but can be read as a stand alone. An interesting Recency Historical Romance set on 1816 England. See, the prequel, “The Viscount’ Christmas Temptation”(a novella) and “The Earl’s Defiant Wallflower”, you will not be disappointed.

A true romance from beginning to the last page. It was easy to connect with the H/H. A spinister Bluestocking and an ex-soldier. Both disillusioned with life and it’s expectations, finally find their HEA. Dramatic and an effective romantic read. Well written tale of finding true love, healing, passion, and romance. Oh, yes, and a demon of a goat, you have this incredible story to find more on this demonic goat. LOL. A satisfying and very enjoyable read. A quick read to me, kept me turning pages.

*Received for an honest review from the author via Net Galley*

Rating: 4
Heat rating: Mild
Reviewed by: April R,courtesy of My Book Addiction and More