Bewitching [Jill Barnett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Duke of Belmore is horrified to learn that his beloved Joy MacQuarrie is a. What’s a duke to do when a carefully selected bride rejects him rather than marry without love? He salvages his pride by marrying the next woman who falls into. Read Bewitching by Jill Barnett by Jill Barnett by Jill Barnett for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android.

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Even though he knows next to nothing about her or her background. They are stuck with the MacLachlans–two brothers and two unruly kids. After several painful tries you would hope she stops, but no.

branett Hero has an attitude that isn’t horrible but is certainly dull and ends up making one bxrnett decision and throwing his life into complete turmoil. When he finds that she is indeed a witch, Alec agrees to stay married to Joy, but only if she agrees that she will do no more witchcraft. The Earl of Downe, an barnet rake, has come home, and Letty Hornsby and her “hellhound” Gus are on the hunt for a man. One hilarious incident after another keeps the story’s pace clipping along to a satisfying, very romantic conclusion.

Utterly adorable and fun! On the run in the jungle, the battle-scarred soldier of fortune didn’t know what to do with the pampered blonde placed in his care. There is, as well, an excellent cast of secondary characters. Audible Feb Bell Bridge Books.

What do you get when you introduce a, slightly incompetent, Scottish witch to a stiff rumped English Duke? I am now a grown woman with children of my own, and that copy of my mother’s has been read so jilp times by me that she had to buy me a newer copy just so I would quit reading hers before the binding completely gave way. When the Duke happens to find a lonely lady in the woods he of course does the right thing and takes her to the nearest inn.


Even her fine bloodline didn’t make Joy quite proper enough to be a Duchess, but a proud nobleman like Alec, Duke of Belmore, did as he pleased – and he wanted to marry the beautiful girl who aroused his desire.

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Full of fun and wit. Her characters are joyously fresh and her style is a delight to read–a ray of summer sun. Calum is the logical brother, solid and steady, while Eachann lives by his impulses.

Unfortunately, there were some grammatical errors that distracted from the read. Later the duke is wondering in the forest why are you there, man? She stands alongside Judith McNaught as one of only two authors to ever receive a six-star review from Affaire de Coeur Magazine and her work has been published in 23 languages and appeared on numerous bestseller lists.

He is nothing but a curt bully. Her dreams, her hopes, and every moment existed only because he did.

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It doesnt always work as she intends. Her father’s call to sea took him away for months at a time, and there was no one but Hallie to raise her headstrong sisters and impish twin brothers. Alec spends the rest of the story alternately fighting his deepening feelings for Joy, and being very angry at her for not being the correct sort of woman he needs as his duchess.

I had a little trouble with forgiving Alec his big moment of stupidity toward the end, but I appreciated the fact that his behavior was completely in character for him. The Duke, Alec, was spurned by his choice of bride, so he marries Joy upon meeting her and learning she had an acceptable background.


I didnt get much of a the Regency feeling but I didnt care. In a heartbeat everything changes, and March and her family suffer a tragic change, one that drives a schism into her once perfect life, and will test the bonds of love and family far beyond any definition of recovery.

A witch whose powers of white magic were not always perfectly under control The sequel, Dreaming, is also wonderful and quite amusing, but Bewitching will always have a special place in my heart as it is the book that made me fall in love with reading while I fell in love with Alec, Duke of Belmore and his darling Joyous Fiona MacQuarry. The only real sense that we get from her being from Scotland is the use of this word ad nauseam.

Alec Castlemaine, Duke of Belmore is rejected by his carefully selected bride because he is too predictab Charming Cross-Genre Romance “From the moment she saw him, some thread had linked them together. Bewitching is that rare romance that combines laughter, tears, and sumptuous love scenes. I liked the scenes with Stephan.

I mean two weeks could pass in a few pages and then the author would spend half a chapter on a single love scene. So many things happens to them on the emotional journey they take. Joy, a Scottich witch, has big trouble with her magic. After she reveals her powers on their wedding night, the duke forbids her to perform any hocus-pocus.