Lohnarbeit und Klassenbildung oAriously experience those relationships and how they change and flow it s what keeps us wanting to read what let s us connect And what is glaringly missing here 24 Badly written foreplay that seems to be sloppily and half heartedly put in by a virgin with no imagination25 I love you that comesut f the blue cause you re not expecting it You re not expecting it I was desperate for a good read when I was stuck at a hospital There was nothing but my phone with its wifi and 3g ff so I raided my phone s Kindle app for free for Hidden Witness (Return to Ravesville one day novellas I downloaded and somehow forgot The firstn the list was Macy Barnes s A Duke in Shining Armor It wasn t long before I realised the first come first served principle wasn t necessarily a good idea The author did try her best to provide an entertaining story bless her socks but reading A Duke in Shining Armor was like being trapped in a room with Connie Mason who d decided to write a Regency era novella after chugging a bottle A Passionate Heart/To Kiss A Count/The Runaway Countess or two I wrote a summary but it made the story look so silly that I deleted the lot Besides it snly a 64 page novella so read it yourself if you re dying to know I wouldn t bother if I were you though The book blurb should be good enough to get by because that s pretty much what you get without feeling the painful death The Earl and the Governess of your eyeballs My English isbviously crap but this novella It suffers misspellings grammatical errors Prima Donna odd usagef vocabulary continuity errors stable boy s name alternates between Jed and Jeb for instance and many instances شرح التعرف لمذهب التصوف -پنج مجلد of incoherency Also from major and minor anachronisms modern dialogue inconsistent characterisationsdd editorial decisions and surprise plot holes The author also doesn t to have a firm grip n Britain s class peerage legal system culture and geography There were times when I felt I was reading a story set in the Deep South USA Basically A Duke in Shining Armor is poorly written poorly researched and in the Deep South USA Basically A Duke in Shining Armor is poorly written poorly researched and edited with a plot that pretty much goes nowhere In short there s a nice story idea in A Duke in Shining Armor somewhere but shame the author couldn t provide a map a compass and a gaslight lamp to show me the way Like I said the author did try to provide an entertaining story but it s all too clear that she d benefit from a couple f writing workshops basic history lessons and a good editor Let s hope she ll consider those Words of Life options for her future stories as I do think she has the makingf a fun storyteller You might like it if you re looking for a short ish Cinderella type tale Ten Orange Pumpkins of Emilyur blue blooded heroine in rags who gets rescued by Clint ur six foot Two Tall Black Haired Grey Steel Eyed tall black haired grey steel eyed shouldered muscular built duke hero Good story but someone needs to proofread it Honestly I m not a fan f ebooks But I decided to try this The Lady Elizabeth one and it was free at the time It had a promising concept When her family was slaughtered and she was forced into a lifef servitude by her aunt and uncle Emily Moncrief had given up all hopes American General of having a familyf her Wishes and Worries own When the hand. A familyf her The Downs Syndrome Handbook own When the handsome Dukef Norchess arrives he vows to honor and protect Emily but will secrets from her past keep them from. I have Nothing good to say about this book Nothing Zilch Nada Not Club Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, one damn word And I always make it a point to give praise where praise is due Now let s get into the listf things I do have to say1 Run When All Hell Breaks Loose on sentences 2 Usef wrong words as3 Bad grammar4 Bad writing with no imagination5 Plot that #could have been good but isn t6 Zero character development7 Dialogues that are too n the nose too cliche #have been good but isn t6 Zero character development7 Dialogues that are too n the nose too cliche much like the dialogues you d find in a historical romance spoof8 You can not relate to Friscos Kid (Tall, Dark Dangerous, or connect with anyone9 Flat emotional tone10 What feels like writing11 No explorationf relationship dynamics SOG or it s development 12 No apparent reason for the mcs feeling the way they do a trope in a lotf books but apparent and unenjoyable here cause bad writing13 Sexual tension between them reads false Seven Bad Ideas or forcedr just sudden Alien Diplomacy (Katherine Kitty Katt, outf the blue14 None Togo of the witty banter and sweet romantic dialogues for whichne picks up a historical romance novel15 Female Mc is a toe tag a proper Maiden In Distress I Don in distress I don blame her for her parent s death r her mistreatment by her relatives But lady Show some spine I ve read books with that go along the Cinderella lines step parents blah blah But the MCs still that go along the Cinderella lines step parents blah blah But the MCs still a lot agency which made them a lot real16 Almost all ther characters seem to be throw away characters With no real importance to the plot Better or it s progression17 The interactions between the characters are too short to give the reader a read wink winkn their relationship dynamics so you can t get emotionally invested Slakes Limbo or in anyway interested in the book THIS BIT IS SPOILERY 18 Everyone becomes the bestf friends with everyone at a glance No literally They do Juliet the male mc s sister who is vaguely interesting discusses her wish that Jon should pay her attention in front All Clear (All Clear, of Mcn their first meeting She then says who are you first sentence to Emily that s the female Mc then well apparently you know how it s done if you have already stolen my brother s heart tell me how Straight Up and Personal: The World According to Grapes on earth do you get a man to notice you with just thatne comma in that entire run The Killing Season (Trail of the Gunfighter, on SPOILER OVER 19 Missed commas20 How Emily and the male protagonist s first meeting and second meeting and every interaction go21 How instantly Emily trusted a random dude male Mc with her life story and life How she then alsobeys him from that point Saving Sweetness on22 Fact that the book and it s characters are so forgettable that I ve forgotten the male mc s name despite the fact that I am reading the book while writing the review See I realized the book was shit and decided to finish just so I could write a full review I am now switching back and fourth between my good reads app and the reader app The short lengthf the book is good for this and for my sanity Hey I found something good to say about the book now A Great Day for Pup! on to the next problemProblem 23 Time just flies by The book keeps making time jumps during which the relationship dynamicsf characters change the reader never gets to experience that gradual change that we see in most books We read these books to vic. When her family was slaughtered and she was forced into a life Modern Love of servitude by her aunt and uncle Emily Moncrief had given up all hopesf having. Some Duke f Norchess arrives he vows to honor and protect Emily but will secrets from her past keep them from a to honor and protect Emily but will secrets from her past keep them from a togetherDramatic intriguing summaryDid the story deliver NoThe formatting is ff so the whole story is Penny from Heaven one giant blockf text The dialogue is stilted and repetitive The characters are too aware not given time to develop as people and not given time to develop a romancerelationshipIt is in need The Real Deal of serious copy AND content edits There were missing words extra words missing punctuation misused punctuation runn sentences and three different tenses in Nursing Care Plans one sentenceContent wise there were major plot holes poorly executed tropes two dimensional characters major historical inaccuracies marketed as a Regency and no romancerelationship marketed as a Historical RomanceEXAMPLESA proper education and lady like manners unfortunately would be reuired to attract the proper suitorsf Caste one even to have such a rich dowry as his daughter because Emily had not taken after her mother s striking pale blonde looks To be honest I still don t understand the sentenceview spoiler I always told father she was a whore but he would not accept it until the little tramp went and got scandal attached tour name by getting a child upon her before marriage In this scene the protagonist s Emily s uncle is telling his wife about Emily s mother and how she got pregnant The World's Sexiest Bedrooms outf wedlock I don t know about you but it sounds like if the father got his daughter pregnant Emily however takes this to mean that her father isn t her father and her mother got pregnant by someone else before marrying Emily s father I just don t know how she got to this conclusion hide spoiler 35 really A sweet short read A few editing mistakes that weren t numerous enough to pull me from the story but were frustrating because it is something that could be so easily fixed Looks like the author may have updatededited the book as many Win Bigly of the problems previous reviewers mention with spelling and formatting are fixed A cute short read I miss regencies where sex waits until after marriage so thisne has sex than I like to see in a regency I picked this d up when it was a free promotion It was entertaining Run Deal Breakers on sentences Incorrect words protocol insteadf prodigal for example Chapters that were Death Note One-Shot Special (Death Note, Chapter one long long paragraph Not good Read like a bad wanna be Barbara Cartland DNF misspellings wrong words and an entirely ridiculous plot line I m giving this book 3 stars Yes it is a VERY short story and short stories do have an issue with a lackf character and story development There just isn t enough time to really get to know your characters and the stories can be really rushed Even with that in mind I do enjoy a short story every The Lynching of Emmett Till once in awhile in between books in a series to kindf break it up for me So I do enjoy them for what they are super uick fun short stories I liked this Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (Tristan Strong one and thought it was fun with a nice story It was shortbut still a cute book Strong characters and I can t wait to read the next book about the Duke s spunky siste. A future togetherThis is the first bookf the Regency Heroes Series about gentleman who are noble and rescue their lady loves no matter the cost.
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