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When Alinor encounters Bianca's handsome brother Guilhem Duc d'Attalens it's not just her life that's in danger Alinor finds herself powerless to resist Guil. A broken axel on a narrow bridge put Lady Alinor of Claverstock and her cartload of abbey grain right in the path of the formidable Guilhem Duc d Attalins Lady Alinor is not one to back down from a challenge whether working at the nunnery nursing the sick or defending the abbey s grain against Prince Edward s soldiers Mastering her feelings around the strong and stoic Guilhem might be too difficult a task for even her strong will Guilhem is immediately drawn to Alinor s fiery spirit all the so after he happily learns she isn t a real nun but he daren t make her his own because of a secret shame staining his past The two are drawn together as ueen Eleanor and Prince Edward s political web closes in around them Finally their mutual passion is too potent to ignore Medieval historical romance can be a tricky genre for the modern author to negotiate These days the hero must be than simply handsome strong and rich He must also be intelligent compassionate and if not actually a feminist at least willing to concede that women should be treated with unflagging respect This is a tall order for a thirteenth century knight even a fictional one Similarly the heroine is no longer allowed to be a doe eyed object of desire but must be an adventuress in her own right Meriel Fuller makes an admirable effect to tell a thirteenth century story for a twenty first century audience Alinor is independent and feisty and is also a target for the casual violence against women that was very much a part of her world Guilhem admires Alinor for unconventional behavior but even he uses his size and sex to intimidate her To his credit he is afterwards ashamed of his dishonorable behavior What Fuller creates in Commanded by the French Duke is a fantasy of medieval romance where the hero follows a code of chivalry updated for the twenty first century

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Commanded by the French Duke

One knight to capture her heart Alinor of Claverstock takes her life in her hands when she rescues Bianca d'Attalens from her stepmother's evil clutches But. Just overwhelmingly meh The synopsis made this sound like an exciting story but even though stuff happened it was boring instead of entertaining Part of the issue was that the heroine spent most of the time throwing tantrums instead of actually doing anything It also seemed to suffer from plotting issues At around chapter 12 I was wondering how there were going to be another eight chapters The answer was the author introduced what felt like an entirely new plot line that was then uickly and poorly resolved view spoilerThe ending felt very rushed to me and this could have used an epilogue to actually show them in a happy relationship hide spoiler

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Hem and is soon caught up in a perilous web of intrigue and forbidden attraction An attraction that heightens when they are sent together into enemy territory. Horrible Just horrible Incredible lack of characterization Current day language in the mouths of medieval people I finished it by skimming because I just couldn t stand it The ending was abrupt and I didn t realize for a moment that it had in fact ended Just ugh


10 thoughts on “Commanded by the French Duke

  1. says:

    NOPE DNF pg 91Please understand I'm reluctant to complain about dialogue sounding too modern I hate reading historicals where the characters converse with stilted wooden dialect that sounds like old timey robots indeed I often prefer medievals where the conversations feel natural informal not forced into the author's idea of what their readers think Historical People Sounded Like capitalized because you know exactly the sort of

  2. says:

    The plot seemed interesting enough at first glance and being the sucker I am for historicals of all varieties I dove in I kind of wish I hadn'tThe book wasn't bad at least not outright It was pretty ok in the beginning a bit confusing if I'm honest with how it opened and honestly the way the heroine reacted to the knights went from understandable to ridiculous in no time And to have the Prince Edward hit her even though she had

  3. says:

    Just overwhelmingly meh The synopsis made this sound like an exciting story but even though stuff happened it was boring instead of entertaining Part of the issue was that the heroine spent most of the time throwing tantrums instead of actually doing anything It also seemed to suffer from plotting issues At around chapter 12 I was wondering how there were going to be another eight chapters The answer was the author introduced w

  4. says:

    A broken axel on a narrow bridge put Lady Alinor of Claverstock and her cartload of abbey grain right in the path of the formidable Guilhem Duc d’Attalins Lady Alinor is not one to back down from a challenge whether working at the nunnery nursing the sick or defending the abbey’s grain against Prince Edward’s soldiers Mastering her feelings around the strong and stoic Guilhem might be too difficult a task for even her strong will Gui

  5. says:

    A good story with a likeable hero and heroine Guilhem was strong and honourable and Alinor was courageous and loyal even prepared to protect her friends in the face of impossible odds Prince Edward's display of violence towards the heroine was

  6. says:

    Non del tutto risolto La cosa più divertente è stata capire come mai i sovrani Enrico ed Eleonora avevano un figlio ed erede di no

  7. says:

    It was an enjoyable read till the end The book just abruptly ends The author could have ed expanded and developed the story better therefore she missed some good opportunities

  8. says:

    Horrible Just horrible Incredible lack of characterization Current day language in the mouths of medieval people I finished it by skimming because I just couldn't stand it The ending was abrupt and I didn't realize for a moment that it had in fact ended Just ugh

  9. says:

    It was okay Some parts moved along pretty well Some parts were lacking Not too crazy about the dialogue

  10. says:

    Passionate poignant and pleasing best describe Fuller’s newest medieval romance RT Book Reviews

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