Review: An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons, Book 3) by Julia Quinn

by Keira G on December 2, 2013 · 2 comments

in 4 Stars, Bastard, Big Misunderstanding, Book Review, Cinderella, Gentry, Housekeeper/Maid, P-R

offer from a gentlemanHeroine: Sophie Beckett might be the daughter of an earl, but she’s not legitimate. She’s lived as an unpaid maid to her stepmother and stepsisters since her father passed away. One evening, she dared to sneak into Lady Bridgerton′s masquerade ball and found “Prince Charming.” As charming as he may be, Sophie know not even a second son would never marry her… or would he?

Hero: Benedict Bridgerton’s society nickname ‘Second’ relegated him to a nonentity from a young age. It’s a state of being he’s determined to break even if society would rather keep him there. At a family ball he spies a gorgeous creature dressed in silver, but before the evening’s end she vanished. Years later, his mother gets a new housemaid who stirs him. But he’s still determined to find his silver beauty and wed her… even if his heart might be leaning elsewhere.

Review: Fancy a sweet Cinderella romance? Then you’ll want to pick this book up! We start at the ball almost immediately and boy is it an adorable sequence with a splash of sexy. Their story is part magic and part harsh reality. In the magic of the ball all seems possible. In the light of day, he’s a nobleman and she’s a maid. How could it ever work? In reality, it couldn’t, but lucky for Benedict he’s falling for the same woman twice. Sensual, charming, and full of life.

Fav Quote: “I can live with you hating me,” he said to the closed door. “I just can’t live without you” — Benedict to Sophie

Rating: ★★★★☆

Buy: An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons)

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1 Lisa December 2, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Keira,
Hi Keira,
I always appreciate your well worded and honest reviews. I do feel the need to comment on your comment in this review. You wrote “In the light of day, he’s a nobleman and she’s a maid. How could it ever work? In reality, it couldn’t” Are you forgetting that England’s heir to the throne recently married not only a commoner, but a gal whose grandmother came from a line of dirt poor coal miners.
Keep up the great reviews!!
Lisa

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2 Keira December 3, 2013 at 10:18 PM

lol okay you got me! :)

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