A Duke for Miss Townsbridge

The Townsbridges, Book 4

Romance - Historical
154 Pages
Reviewed on 10/28/2020
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Author Biography

Born in Denmark, USA TODAY bestselling author Sophie Barnes spent her youth traveling with her parents to wonderful places all around the world. She’s lived in five different countries, on three different continents, and speaks Danish, English, French, Spanish, and Romanian with various degrees of fluency. But, most impressive of all, she’s been married to the same man three times—in three different countries and in three different dresses.

When she’s not busy dreaming up her next romance novel, Sophie enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, cooking, gardening, watching romantic comedies and, of course, reading.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Bernadette Diane Anderson for Readers' Favorite

A Duke For Miss Townsbridge: The Townsbridges, Book 4 by Sophie Barnes has all the drama and passion to make you both happy and angry with the key characters, Matthew Donovan, Duke of Brunswick, and Miss Sarah Townsbridge. Born into the same privileged class but raised in entirely different family environments, their first encounter is both awkward and dramatic by normal social standards at that time. Sarah is encouraged to marry by her mother who believes she is running out of time and options; however, Sarah desires a marriage based on love. Matthew Brunswick wants a marriage of convenience devoid of love or friendship. Simply put, he wants a suitable mother for his children and heirs and his mind is set on Miss Townsbridge. Learning of his tragic childhood and upbringing, Sarah makes it a challenge to fix his sorrowful emotional state and bring love back into his life. Join Sarah Townsbridge on her mission and see how she tries to help a man who is determined not to be helped.

Sophie Barnes gives you a great reading experience in this period romance drama. All through the story, your emotions are being brought to a wonderful climax. You are taken on a journey true to the era and feel the sadness, happiness, and humor associated with that time and society's expectations. Stories of family members are revealed slowly and gently through the background to this story, helping you to imagine very easily how each occasion would play out. Although not a particularly short story, it does make for such a pleasant, easy read that you want the story to go on a little longer to enjoy the reading experience. Whatever type of romance or drama you normally read, A Duke For Miss Townsbridge by Sophie Barnes is definitely one for you to delight in. A wonderful Regency romance!