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One Kiss From You (edition 2003)

by Christina Dodd

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Title:One Kiss From You
Authors:Christina Dodd
Info:Avon (2003), Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
Collections:Adult, Read but unowned
Rating:***1/2
Tags:romance, fiction, 2005, historical fiction, steamy

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Better than the first book in the series, but not an entire star's worth. A fun story that stretched the boundaries a little bit too far, Eleanor and Remington's story was missing much of the ick factor from Maddie and Gabriel's story, thank goodness. It also had a cute dog, which is always a plus. The revenge subplot was a bit on the confusing side at times, but nicely resolved. So far, though, I like Dodd's contemporary stories much better than her historicals. ( )
  beckymmoe | Apr 3, 2013 |
Eleanor, out of gratitude to cousin (the duchess) for taking her in when she fled her father and stepmother's house, agrees to impersonate cousin in meeting the man who won the duchess's hand in marriage in a poker game. Of course, Eleanor falls in love, and though Remington doesn't get the duchess he planned for, he eventually realizes he won anyhow. Great chemistry - Dodd is a VERY steamy writer! ( )
  kayceel | Nov 27, 2012 |
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To my mother, Virginia Dodd--you're the best mother in the world, my only parent, and words can't convey how much I appreciate your sacrifices, your kindnesses and your constant support. I cherish and love you.
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The coach belonging to the Duchess of Magnus pulled up to the tall house on Berkley Square, and an imposter stepped out.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060092661, Mass Market Paperback)

A bold woman known as the "duchess of Magnus" was wagered—and won—in a card game. But the woman who arrived was her shy, quiet cousin Eleanor.

Eleanor de Lacy must have been mad to agree to exchange identities with her stronger-willed cousin. She would never convince Remington Knight of the folly of this union—especially since the man seemed so determined for it to take place. Worse still, she finds Remington dazzlingly attractive—and she's charmed by his attempts to seduce her, even though he believes she is already his. But if he ever learns of Eleanor's deception, this daring rogue will wreak havoc . . . upon her reputation and her heart.

Remington had expected a haughty, unbending aristocrat who would ensure his entrance into good society. But this "duchess" is a most pleasant surprise—modest, warm-hearted, endearingly awkward, and a delight to the eye. In short, she is exactly the sort of bride Remington could fall passionately, completely in love with . . .

. . . if he weren't so intent on his revenge.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:46:47 -0400)

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Exchanging identities with her strong-willed cousin, Eleanor de Lacy sets out to convince Remington Knight, the man who had won her cousin's hand in marriage in a card game, of the folly of their forthcoming nuptials.

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