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It's in His Kiss

by Julia Quinn

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Series: Bridgertons (Hyacinth, 7)

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Well, this has been a disappointing read. I love this series. The characters are wonderful and most of the time I can expect a funny and good romantic story. As usual, there are a few humorous situations and comments, but this book is weaker than the previous especially the first four. Actually, I think the moment Lady Whistledown stopped writing, the books went downhill. While I liked this story more than I did To Sir Phillip, With Love, I couldn’t find that thing that made me love An Offer From a Gentleman and Romancing Mister Bridgerton.

The closest description I can think of at the moment is a much more immature version of the first book (The Duke and I). I liked Hyacinth in previous books, but here I didn’t care.
The person who provides humour here is, as usual, Lady Danbury. This time is personal for her because Gareth is her grandson. ( )
  Irena. | Jan 28, 2016 |
eh, another Quinn novel i had to just put into the fantasy realm in order to enjoy it. they were breaking all sorts of society rules and i found it hard to believe Gareth would have allowed it or Hyacinth would have gotten away with it. relally love lady Danbury! ( )
  kdf_333 | Jan 17, 2016 |
eh, another Quinn novel i had to just put into the fantasy realm in order to enjoy it. they were breaking all sorts of society rules and i found it hard to believe Gareth would have allowed it or Hyacinth would have gotten away with it. relally love lady Danbury! ( )
  kdf_333 | Jan 16, 2016 |
eh, another Quinn novel i had to just put into the fantasy realm in order to enjoy it. they were breaking all sorts of society rules and i found it hard to believe Gareth would have allowed it or Hyacinth would have gotten away with it. relally love lady Danbury! ( )
  kdf_333 | Jan 16, 2016 |
eh, another Quinn novel i had to just put into the fantasy realm in order to enjoy it. they were breaking all sorts of society rules and i found it hard to believe Gareth would have allowed it or Hyacinth would have gotten away with it. relally love lady Danbury! ( )
  kdf_333 | Jan 16, 2016 |
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Prebble, SimonReadermain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Petra LingsminatTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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For Steve Axelrod, for a hundred different reasons. (But especially the caviar!)
And also for Paul, even though he seems to think I'm the sort of person who likes to share caviar.
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There were four principles governing Gareth St. Clair's relationship with his father that he relied upon to maintain his good humor and general sanity.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 006053124X, Mass Market Paperback)

Meet Our Hero . . .
Gareth St. Clair is in a bind. His father, who detests him, is determined to beggar the St. Clair estates and ruin his inheritance. Gareth's sole bequest is an old family diary, which may or may not contain the secrets of his past . . . and the key to his future. The problem is—it's written in Italian, of which Gareth speaks not a word.

Meet Our Heroine . . .
All the ton agreed: there was no one quite like Hyacinth Bridgerton. She's fiendishly smart, devilishly outspoken, and according to Gareth, probably best in small doses. But there's something about her—something charming and vexing—that grabs him and won't quite let go . . .

Meet Poor Mr. Mozart . . .
Or don't. But rest assured, he's spinning in his grave when Gareth and Hyacinth cross paths at the annual—and annually discordant—Smythe-Smith musicale. To Hyacinth, Gareth's every word seems a dare, and she offers to translate his diary, even though her Italian is slightly less than perfect. But as they delve into the mysterious text, they discover that the answers they seek lie not in the diary, but in each other . . . and that there is nothing as simple—or as complicated—as a single, perfect kiss.

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Gareth St. Clair has never liked his father and he is surprised when the old man calls him home. There, Gareth learns that he has inherited an old family journa, written by an Italian, from his older brother. Enter the gorgeous, and contentious, Hyacinth Bridgerton, who willingly offers to translate the book. Together Gareth and Hyacinth attempt to discover the secrets hiding within the text, their adventures taking them into many forbidden areas. And then they share a fateful kiss--one that begins an unexpected and heated courtship.… (more)

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