I have Nothing good to say about this book Nothing Zilch Nada Not one damn word And I always make it a point to give praise where praise is due Now let s get into the list of thin 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 off so I raided my phone s Kindle app for free for one day novellas I downloaded and somehow forgot The first on 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 " principle wasn t necessarily a good idea The did try her best to provide an "ENTERTAINING STORY BLESS HER SOCKS BUT "story bless her socks but 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 or two I wrote a summary but it made the story look so silly that I deleted the lot Besides it s only a 64 page novella so read it yourself if you re dying to now 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
of your eyeballs My English is obviously crap but this novella It suffers misspellings grammatical errors odd your eyeballs My English is obviously crap but this novella It suffers misspellings grammatical errors odd of vocabulary continuity errors stable boy s name alternates between Jed and Jeb for instance and many instances of incoherency Also from major and minor anachronisms modern dialogue inconsistent characterisations odd editorial decisions and surprise plot holes The author also doesn t seem to have a firm grip on Britain s class system 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 badly 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 could. When her family was slaughtered and she was forced into a life of servitude by her aunt and uncle Emily Moncrief had given up all hopes of having. ,
Ken 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 to our 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 out of wedlock I don t now about you but it sounds like if the father got "His Daughter Pregnant Emily However "daughter pregnant Emily however this to mean that her father isn t her father and her mother
Got Pregnant By Someone Elsepregnant by someone else marrying Emily s father I just don t now 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 of the problems previous reviewers mention
with spelling and formatting are fixed A cute short read I miss regenciesspelling and formatting are fixed A cute short read I miss regencies Run on sentences Incorrect words protocol instead of prodigal for example Chapters that were 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 lack of character and story development There just isn t enough time to really get to now your characters and the stories can be really rushed Even with that in mind I do enjoy a short story every once in awhile in between books in a series to ind of break it up for me So I do enjoy them for what they are super uick fun short stories I liked this 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 sister. A future togetherThis is the first book of the Regency Heroes Series about gentleman who are noble and rescue their lady loves no matter the cost.