Amelia Willoughby has been engaged to the Duke of Wyndham for as long as she can remember. Literally. A mere six months old when the contracts were. REVIEW: Mr. Cavendish, I Presume by Julia Quinn When I began to read “Mr. Cavendish,” what had been slightly annoying in the later. Julia Quinn is the author of the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling BRIDGERTON series. She is a graduate of Harvard and Radcliffe colleges and.

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Two Dukes of Wyndham 2 books. Two people who have been betrothed since the cradle. Oct 01, Cherise rated it liked it Shelves: Our protagonist Amelia Willoughby has been bethroed to Thomoas Cavendish, the Duke of Wyndham when she was merely 6 months old. Surely, his imagination is getting the better of him. He knows who Cecilia Harcourt is – even if he does not recall her face mg and with everyone calling her his wife, he decides it must be true, even though he’d caevndish assumed he’d marry his neighbor back in England.

Mr. Cavendish, I Presume by Julia Quinn

May 24, valee rated it liked it Shelves: He prepares the dukedom for transition and there’s a few more paragraphs scattered throughout the rest of the novel about him figuring out who he is if not Wyndham. I guess my final conclusion of Mr. He was just desperate because he felt like he already lost Amelia, and he was so confused about his future, looking the dukedom, Amelia, and what he thought his future was going to be. They have thoughtful responses at times, which is nice.

But I would like to be secure enough in my intelligence to not add caveats when praising something that I enjoyed. But quknn it too late to marry Amelia when his cousin shows up? The reader was hardly treated to an alternate point of view, simply a Cliff’s Notes version of Lost Duke with Thomas standing around and frankly, Lost Duke was pretty bland – the story really couldn’t take being watered down even more.


Cavendish, I Presume by Julia Quinn.

jjulia From one of our most celebrated writers, Never Anyone But You explores the gripping true story of two extraordinary women who challenged gender boundaries, and ultimately risked their lives in the fight against oppression. But as she watches him from afar, sharing the occasional kr and making polite conversation, she has a sneaking suspicion that he never thinks about her at all You could read just one and completely understand the story.

The plot was kind of boring and the whole time it seemed to me that Thomas and Amelia were standing in the shadow of Grace and Jack – even if I didn’t read this book before. Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman.

Mr Cavendish, I Presume

But as she watches him from afar, she has a sneaking suspicion presum he never thinks about her at all He was used to a life with obligations, a full calender, to have responsibilty for his house and his people Cavenidsh detached and pretty uninteresting and although there are some promising aspects of his personality, they don’t make up for the blandness that Quinn writes him with. Discovering that someone who was a commoner is actually a nobleman?

So while Amelia charms Thomas, whom he only now gets to know without her social mask, he also must deal with the possible loss of his position, his duties and almost everything he owns.

I love their talks — about random things, about themselves, about their thoughts on anything, such as cartography. He is in no hurry to marry her until he starts to have a real conversation with her and seriously look in her eyes. Amelia was linked to be engaged to the duke — which would be Thomas OR Jack. I didn’t love this one as much as The Lost Duke of Wyndham, because of my boyfriend-Jack Audley, but it still brought me happiness.

Will their engagement be able to survive this nonsense? Then, when she is vehemently refusing him, he forces a kiss on her and then desperately tries to feel something. To be honest, for most of this book I thought that, as a character, Thomas worked better in the first novel, when there was a sense of–well, mystery is perhaps not the right word–to his actions; having his motivations explained by adopting his perspective makes him somewhat more conventional and, in some ways, less interesting.


Fiercely independent and adventurous, Poppy Bridgerton will only wed a suitor whose keen intellect and interests match her own. After finishing this book I felt sorry for Grace and Jack, yes for some people everything in a romance is about marrying a duke. His mother, the industrial heiress, married his father when he was not in line for the dukedom, so whatever money she brought into the marriage would pass independently of the dukedom, most logically to her only son Thomas.

At first I was a tad confused. Dec 19, Nikita rated it it was ok. Although the setup is silly, these were legitimately interesting questions.

He seems a very lonely and sad man, but instead of exploring this and really defining his character, Quinn kind of just lets Thomas languish in front of the reader, hinting at his complexity but not enough to draw us in.

He confesses that he asked Jlia to marry him, that he kissed her but it meant nothing. Jem is just my kind of heroine: Then there’s Thomas and Amelia’s re-concilation.

Book review: Julia Quinn’s *Mr. Cavendish, I Presume (Two Dukes of Wyndham, Book 2)*

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Quinnn reading this one was almost like reading a brand new romance novel This emphasis on talking and bantering is great. Known to society as a rascal and reckless privateer, Captain Andrew James Rokesby actually transports essential goods and cavendksh for the British government. Thomas Cavendish, who starts out the story as the Duke, and Amelia, with whom he has been affianced for an arranged marriage since they were children.

Sadly, none of the fools from her London season qualify.

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