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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It had me laughing quite a bit. But Joy may be exactly what Alec needs. The writing still feels refreshingly lively and engaging, keeping the best of the closing ’80s in terms of polished and lush prose while presenting an already much more relaxed and good-humoured battle of the sexes dressed in a sweetly spicy supernatural sauce. Teleri isn’t worldly or rich, but she opens his eyes to an appreciation of the world around him.

She has you feeling quite sorry for Joy when she is reprimanded by Barntt for more of her magic, but yet you also feel that you understand why exactly Alec is the way he is. The real story is the love story between a punctilious, automaton of an English duke and an inept, but good-intentioned Scottish witch. I give this book 3. He held her heart in his hands. Available now in e-book Imagine After years in prison for a murder he never committed, escaped convict Hank Wyatt knew how to survive.

For over three decades she and Mike forge a marriage, a family jil a business together, helping to make snowboarding into a popular, worldwide winter sport, and raising four strong-willed and independent children into a adulthood, never once fearing the future won’t be as golden as their past.

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.

Indeed, Letty is a bit of a scatterbrain–but never does she come off as stupid.

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I remember one time before I was allowed to read romance novelslying in bed with my mother, who was reading this book fresh off the bookstands. He sees summer as hot and winter as cold as his heart. Joy has been a screw-up witch who has mainly lived with her aunt. And all his society friends knew of the mysterious lady was that she was Scottish and vewitching her grandmother had been a Locksley.


This man needed her. I thought this was a cute story. Alec Castlemaine, Duke of Belmore is rejected by his carefully selected bride because he is too predictable and boring and without love.

San Francisco attorney Maggie Smith felt like having a good cry. Now, in her eagerly anticipated new novel set along the sultry California coast, she gives us a deeply-affecting and lyrical story about the power of forgiveness. Then, before the women can successfully escape, winter sets in and there is no way back to the mainland. Available now in e-book “It’s satisfyingly long, barhett passionate, hilariously funny, and quick paced read you won’t want to put down.

The uninvited green-eyed and mink-haired guest in question is no other than Joyous Fiona In this charming fairy-tale bewktching a romance, will a lovely and clumsy witch be able to have a starchy and uptight duke say: At the head of this California dynasty is oil magnate Victor Banning, a man of great power and even greater obsessions, who is determined to teach his son and grandsons to be predators in his dog-eat-dog world.


Fate all but hands him two women on a silver platter, so he kidnaps two brides, one to help him with his uncontrollable children, and one for his all-too serious brother. 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.

When she meets Alec, she feels a connection with him and believes that her magic can bring something to his life. It is not a clean read, which is disappointing. This book was not my cup of tea. Quantity 1 2 3 4 5 6.

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She’s the witch whose every barnet goes awry, and th After the woman he was supposed to marry runs off with another man, Alec, the Duke of Belmore finds himself facing humiliation. A witch whose control of her magic spells is not quite perfect which provides many amusing results at the expense of her uptight hero, Alec, the occasional innocent bystander and an uppity gossip who deserves her comeuppance.

Bewitching (Bewitching, book 1) by Jill Barnett

Is that barnettt common phrase elsewhere, cause I’m not aware of pigs having whiskers. Later the duke is wondering in the forest why are you there, man? Alec, Duke of Belmore is a proud top of the ton. Unbelievably, she explains away her sudden appearance, and the duke, wanting to salvage his pride, marries her immediately From Publishers Weekly: As the descendants of a displaced Highland clan, their lives are complicated, and their goals and methods for dealing with troubles are far from the same.


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.

Although she does tell him before they consummate their marriage that she is a witch, and he expectedly freaks over it, they manage to remain married and deal with it.

What do you get when you introduce a, slightly incompetent, Scottish witch to bewitcching stiff rumped English Duke? He refused to trust his feelings, refused to forget the past and step into the dangerous territory of love and desire.

Joy is sweet but too naive for most of the book.

Oct 12, Brittany rated it it was ok. The showering rose petal love scenes were simply to die for; some of the most romantic stuff I’ve ever read. And after every disaster she is so sure that next time she will get it right.

Barnett truly has a way with writing. I enjoyed the humorous bits the most and then the character’s growth. This allows the story to escape from the trite situations which have been used by others over and over again. I’m looking forward to reading the other book in this series of which I suspect we’ll see more of them.

Her blunders landed her on the lap of Alec, the Duke of Belmore and together they experienced havoc and a sprinkle of love.

From then on everything changes in both of their lives. But since I bought it for only 99 cents on sale for my Kindle, I shouldn’t complain that it was a bit too much like a trashy paperback romance novel, should I?