Duchess By Chance By Wendy Vella – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Duchess By Chance. (Book 1) Buy on Amazon It is a standalone story in Wendy Vella’s popular Regency Rakes series. All books in the series can be read out. Duchess by Chance by Wendy Vella on BookBub. Daniel, Duke of Stratton, learns of his betrothal to Miss Berengaria Evangeline Winchcomb minutes before his.

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An aerage below 4 on goodreads?? There are also the occasional words left out, and the author also has a problem with the difference between “to” and “too. Her dialogue is equally fantastic. Duchess by Chance, by Wendy Vella, is a sweet and entertaining Regency romance.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aug 09, Julie added it. She blushed just thinking of what they had shared last night in this bed.

Mar 15, Crazychriss rated it really liked it Shelves: However, her courage falters when she faces the devilishly handsome but unyielding Duke who is now her husband. She feels totally unprepared for this. After the wedding, Daniel vows to leave Eva at his country estate and return to London. And duchesss didn’t disappoint!

Daniel has to marry Eve. I’m in general not really a fan of a wenddy who blames the woman even though she’s just as innocent as he is. I’m looking forward to Claire’s story! There were also times that I was absolutely terrified for Eva or Daniel. Daniel, the Duke of Stratton, learns that he’s betrothed to the daughter of an unscrupulous gambler at his father’s deathbed.


Review: Duchess by Chance by Wendy Vella

Having been abused by her older brothers, Eva hopes that her marriage will be a new beginning. There is Daniel’s friend Simon who I love and he offers a strong friendship and hilarity.

On the other hand, Eva finds Daniel to be the most handsome man, looking like a gentleman should. Ho Traditional romance with damsel in distress and pat ending This is probably the first heterosexual romance I’ve read that had such a very traditional feel – a Regency damsel in distress with a secret rescued by a steady, noble lord. So, I thought I might skip a few pages only to find out I was at chapter 10 out of So, that doesn’t make him inclined to be warm to Eva.

And yeah, I must admit, there are some typos but I’m not a native so it might be that I overlooked some and yet, I wasn’t that annoyed by that.

D Drama, love, romance, friendship, hate, danger. Anyways, I loved his relationship with his grams and was just overly fond of him and our heroine together. Eva wins over everyone she smiles at, and I really enjoyed her interactions with the Dowager Duchess. I missed reading Historical Romances. Eventually, the H was able to help both the heroine and her brother and the villains got exactly what they deserved. Want to Read saving….

Eva and Daniel must marry on her 18th birthday, according to a contract her father made his father sign to absolve him from gambling debts. I enjoyed reading about their carriage ride home to Stratton Hall after their hasty weddinghow Daniel didn’t even know the color of his new wife’s hair or eyes — or even what to call her. Will her past come back to cause trouble?


The conversations flow as easily as her narrative even when the situations are less than comfortable. Cute story, but something that I may have already read before. The author writes a captivating tale.

Review: Duchess by Chance by Wendy Vella | Rainy Thursdays

This would give them a chance to ‘serve’ their country and might even be the making of them? There were This book was so ridiculous. Cute story, but something that I may hav Historical English romance with an arranged marriage set-up that turns from bitterness to friendship to love in a steady meaningful way. Vella does her again. This was part of a three book set, which, I mean, how economical! You are commenting using your Twitter account. Like the author has a paint-by-numbers guide on how to write a developing romance and followed it correctly, but the result lacked vells realness, any personality or passion.

Supported by an equally diverse cast, Vella clearly knows how to write realistic and entertaining characters. To add I enjoy reading Wendy Vella’s regency romances.

The poor girl didn’t even think she was attractive and her horrible clothing made her look unattractive to the hero. Thank you, Wendy, for the opportunity to read your work. There were at least three rape attempts. May 28, Tonileg rated it it was ok Shelves: After his late father gambled his fortune away, all he had left to wenry was his son.