“Spinster Heiresses trilogy”- review

If Ever I Should Love You
(Spinster Heiresses #1)

bookAbout the book: Once upon a time there were three young ladies who, despite their fortunes, had been on the Marriage Mart a bit too long. They were known as the “Spinster Heiresses” . . . 

He’s inherited a title, but not a penny to speak of, so the Earl of Rochdale knows he must find a wife—preferably one tolerably pretty and good-tempered, but definitely wealthy, and willing to exchange her fortune for his family name.

His choice: Leonie Charnock, one of the season’s “Spinster Heiresses.” Years before, the earl had saved the dark-eyed beauty’s reputation, and she is still breathtakingly lovely, leading Rochdale to hope that their marriage will be more than in name only.

However, Leonie doesn’t want to be anyone’s wife. Nearly destroyed by the secrets in her past, Leonie agrees to their union with one condition: there will be a wedding but no bedding. But it’s a condition the new Countess Rochdale isn’t sure even she can keep . . .

MY THOUGHTS 

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The story– 3/5

Setting of the book– 3/5

Main Hero– 2/5

Smexy Times?– Some

Overall – 2,9/5 stars 

Trigger warning – alcohol abuse and rape

This wasn’t the best start of a trilogy. Like the story wasn’t the worst even enjoyable in some parts, but those “plot twists” just…why?The back story of this love story was good, but I wanted to know more about our Spinster Heiresses like you want me to believe that the best friends who are so close see each other just once a year? And don’t at least write letters to each other?! Doesn’t make sense. But on the other side, I did feel the chemistry between our main couple,that’s saved this book for me.

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A Match Made in Bed
(Spinster Heiresses #2)

book 2About the book: Miss Cassandra Howell is too tall, too bookish, and too smart—but she does have money and a father who wants a grand title for her. Cassandra hasn’t felt a desire to marry until she meets the sinfully handsome Duke of Camberly, who captures her imagination . . . until Soren York, Earl of Dewsberry and her family’s sworn enemy, steps in the way.

The Holwells ruined Soren’s family, and he’s lived on the knife’s edge trying to resurrect their fortunes . . . until he considers marrying the Holwell Heiress. Not only would her dowry give him the funds he needs, he has secretly had an eye on the independent-minded bluestocking since they both first realized the differences between men and women.

She likes to read; he has no patience for books. She knows little of sex; he is a man of the world and willing to school her. Her family destroyed his; his offer of marriage may be her only salvation.

Now Cassandra and Soren must learn to love each other for who they are, not what they are—and the lessons are becoming an exercise in absolute pleasure.

MY THOUGHTS 

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The story– 4/5

Setting of the book–4/5

Main Hero– 4/5

Smexy Times?– Some

Overall – 4/5 stars

This one was good! Just ditch the first one and read this one instead. I loved Cassandra, and her voice was very prominent. The feud between our families was…weak, but that’s mine only complain. I loved it and would recommend!

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The Duke That I Marry
(Spinster Heiresses #3)

book 3About the book: Is it wrong for a woman to want more?

Not if she is a Spinster Heiress. They do not settle. Any young miss would be very lucky to find herself promised to a man like the Duke of Camberly. However, Miss Willa Reverly has watched her friends marry for love. Camberly may be the prize of the season, but she will not be “sold” to any man. She wants his devotion or she wants nothing at all.

When is a Marriage of Convenience inconvenient?

Newly named to the ducal title, Matthew Addison is determined to discover the secrets behind Mayfield, the bankrupt estate he has inherited. He doesn’t have time to coddle a headstrong heiress who is determined to ditch him over something as silly as “love.” Little does he know that his questions will place her in jeopardy. Now he must do what he must to save them both.

Could it be that in running from danger they might be racing headlong into a truly unexpected fate: falling in love?

MY THOUGHTS 

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The story– 3/5

Setting of the book– 3/5

Main Hero– 3/5

Smexy Times?– Some

Overall-3/5 stars 

We are finishing our trilogy ended on an average note. It was enjoyable, but not perfect. It didn’t grab me, but was it still an okay book? Yes, it was. Loved the epilog where we got to see how are our Heiresses doing, would love to see something like 10 years in the future but I’m satisfied with what we got.

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