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For the Duke's Eyes Only

If adventure has a must be Lady India Rochester. The intrepid archaeologist possesses a sharp blade and an even sharper knack for uncovering history's forgotten women. Unfortunately, she has one annoying weakness: the dangerously handsome Duke of Ravenwood. Former best friend. Current enemy. And the man who dared to break her heart.Daniel Bonds, the Duke of Ravenwo...

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For the Duke's Eyes Only Reviews

  • Lover of Romance

    This review was originally posted on Addicted To RomanceI received this book for free from Avon in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

    *May Contain Spolers*

    For The Duke's Eyes Only is the second book in the latest series by Lenora Bell. Here we have a story that features a second chance romance, some adventure, secrets and danger and some laughs. I will admit that I was a bit nervous in reading this book here. I really wanted to

    He knew how to make her laugh. He knew how to wound her. He was her one and only weakness. He always had been.

    I simply adored this book quite a bit, it was a delight in many ways. The first beginning scene, you truly feel the connection that Indy and Daniel have with each other even as children. They both have the same passion for knowledge and ancient artifacts and have their own dreams of their version of their future. But the life gets in the ways and they become enemies over the years. And now they will have to work together to solve a great mystery and bring a criminal to justice and hopefully prevent a war between England and France.

    I love you because...I always have. And I always will.

    The bantering between the couple was simply fantastic, and I had a blast with these two. They were so entertaining and I loved how quick-witted they both are and they really understand each other in certain ways that even they don't even fully realize. Daniel wants to protect Indy because he knows the dangers of this type of work....he almost died a year before from this work and is just trying to prove himself to his boss so he can be out in the field again. But Indy is determined to get this mission done, even though she doesn't know everything that is really going on. She is kept in the dark at times so I understood why she could be a bit ....DRAMATIC....alright they are both dramatic in different ways. I expected this since we do see some dramatics in the first book "What A Difference A Duke Makes" --book one of the School For Dukes series. I did feel that Indy could be a bit naive at times and just wanted to go head first into this mission without thinking things through. But she has such a interesting personality that fascinates the reader that surprisingly this element didn't bother me so BRAVO to Lenora Bell to creating a heroine that I normally don't care for and found myself wanting to be friends with this independent lady who is unconventional and true to herself.

    I had no problems with the hero, I could see things from his point of view and why he acts the way he does. We don't see what he goes through in his brutal training that he received, but I can just imagine how bad it must have been. And we also see what a close bond he has with his CO...who lost his family because of the job so we see that he doesn't want to lose Indy because of his choice to clear his father's name and do something bigger than make a difference and make the world a bit safer. He sacrfices quite a bit and I know that he may seem overbearing at times, but you also see that he does it out of concern for Indy. He has seen quite a bit evil in the world so I can see why the fear does get to him at times.

    The flow of the story was a bit slow at times especially in the middle, but I can guarantee that the beginning and ending are very fast paced but at times the pace slows and so I had to keep with it at times. I am not sure if it was due to a bit of frustration with some of antics by Indy or if the plot just slows a bit. I also found that there are some unresolved issues in this book like for example (view spoiler)

    Overall I found For The Duke's Eyes Only to be a laugh out loud, curl your toes and excite your senses love has adventure, wit, intrigue and some smexy times to sigh over....PURE DELIGHT!!



  • ☕ Kimberly

    This was fun, with plenty of suspense. RTC.

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  • Shawna

    4 stars - Historical Romance

    This was a unique, fun historical romance with an independent, kick-ass Indiana Jones-ish heroine and a Bond-esque hero. And the audiobook narrator, Beverley A. Crick, was fabulous, as always!

  • Under the Covers Book Blog

    I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

    This was my first read by Lenora Bell and I couldn't have been happier.  There was something unique about the premise of this book that made me jump ahead and skip book 1, which I'm behind on reading, and dive into this one.  The main characters are childhood best friends and basically had marriage contracts drawn up since then.  The good thing i

  • Iza Soares

    ♥I got a copy from the publisher through Edelweiss and this is my most honest uninfluenced review♥

    Rating: 7 of 7; 5 of 5; 9 of 10

    I was lucky enough to get an arc from Edelweiss and good lord that was so fucking amazing! Now I'm working (yeah I have a job now I'm just so fucking happy) I have basically no free time - and I even started to work the same week college started so yeah what's a free time anyway? I spent the whole friday lunch break reading and then half of saturday - I wanted to r

  • FV Angela

    Review originally posted at

    Favorite Quote:

    Men tended to take their rules seriously, especially the ones that kept women submissive, subservient, and on the wrong side of doors.”

    Lady India Rochester is an adventurer and an archaeologist with a sharp tongue and a keen intellect. She doesn’t accept the doors closed to her and couldn’t care less about the dirty looks of her male counterparts, she is determined to break the rules and create a name for herself ...more

  • Mei

    If you read this like a parody, I’m sure you’ll love it!

    I don’t need to tell you the story, there’s the summary at GR, but let me tell you that I found many fun moments that made me laugh because they were so cliché and OTT!

    We met India in the previous book and we already know that she’s a very unconventional lady.

    But what we discover here is why she’s so unconventional!

    (view spoiler)