Honor’s Splendour (#76 on AAR’s Top Romances). Julie Garwood. Buy This Book. An AAR Top Romance. originally published on August 23, In true Garwood fashion, Madelyne wins over everyone with her kindness and her ineptness. She’s so loveable even Duncan’s fierce stallion. While I can’t say that Honor’s Splendour is my personal favorite Garwood book, it is a good read that I would certainly recommend. For me, Julie Garwood is just.

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Duncan’s sweet side was solidified for me when he watched over Madelyne while she was ravaged with fever, and I loved how he snuck into bed with her every night without her knowing. Now, for love, Madelyne would stand fast Duncan may have captured Madelyne, but Madelyne somehow snuck in and captured Duncan’s heart when he least expected it with her unselfish acts and sweet, clumsy, scatterbrained ways.

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Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Julie Garwood Star Rating: Oct 25, Kathleen rated it it was amazing Shelves: One example of Duncan’s caveman-like behavior was after their wedding ceremony, if you could call it that, Madelyne was questioning the validity of their marriage when Duncan said, “Madelyne, the marriage is real enough.

Having read some of her other books I was surprised to get that feeling. In the feuding English court, gentle Lady Madelyne suffered the cruel whims of her spledor brother, Baron Louddon. Early in life, I learned that self expression had to be forceful, imaginative, and quick,” says Ms.

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Trivia About Honor’s Splendour. Lists with This Book. Garwood, so please don’t hate me for saying this I loved this historical fiction by Julie Garwood.

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The heroes are divine and the bad guys zplendor inhuman gutless wimps. A Sensuality Hot Book Type: To read that stuff today is pretty awful. The POV changes didn’t help either. Then, in vengeance for a bitter crime, Baron Duncan of Wexton—the Wolf—unleashed his warriors against Louddon.

Dec 06, Gi’s Spot Reviews rated it it was amazing Shelves: After all, just because you’ve eaten a triple chocolate chunk fudge brownie once, doesn’t mean you won’t still love it the next time you eat it, right?

Madelyne had the issue that she was never the same character twice. I still would’ve liked a farther glimpse into their future though with maybe their own family as well as the h connecting with the family that she newly discovered at the end.

I think I will stick to Kleypas and Quinn. Even though I doubt that ladies behaved like that in those times, it was great to read: Honor’s Splendour was all about Duncan and Madelyne realizing they were made for each other and, as a bonus, making Louddon pay for his sins.

I will wait for my Duncan to come on his horse to rescue me one day!! My response to this young heroine reflects my age, and I would bet that what annoyed me would be a source of tarwood attraction to younger readers than I. There was potential for conflict Lady Eleanor, escaping, etc but the author never explores them.


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I didn’t like the tough-love aspect that Garwoood used with Adela, but, for the most part, I liked how Adela was treated.

I liked that, eventually, Duncan changes, beginning to admit flaws and wrongs.

View all 12 comments. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! She has a talent for combining a good romance with a strong plot, action, humor and characters that I can truly care about, to create a really good story. Thankfully there was enough tenderness to keep it from being overdone in this book, but Duncan and Madelyn still emotionally held back from each other a little too long for my taste, and their confusion over their feelings for one another seemed a bit forced to me.

It sounded like he was sick and almost as a h rny slimy type, with a very hoarse voice like a heavy smoker. She does it marvelously. I think I need to read some more from this author, because I do enjoy her writing style.