In Alec Castlemaine, a callous English duke who compares courtship to horse trading, faces rejection from his meticulously selected betrothed, who. Bewitching By Jill Barnett – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. What’s a duke to do when a carefully selected bride rejects him rather than marry without love? He salvages his pride by marrying the next woman who falls into.

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bewitching by jill barnett She soon realizes this will take a lot more work than she expected as he is very closed off and only concerned with th The Duke, Alec, was spurned by his choice of bride, so he marries Joy upon meeting her and learning she had an acceptable background.

She pronounced the word ducal wrong every single time — at least a dozen. Alec Castlemaine, 15th Duke of Belmore, is a career control-freak. I think this was a wonderfully light romance read, that if you want to believe in happy endings and in magic this might be just what you need. I would have handled it all much better if the lights dimmed, the petals fell, and the rest was left to my imagination.

There’s a bewitching by jill barnett to this story the book is longish at pages of how Joy and the Duke get along and face their differences and trials and tribulations.

I liked the scenes with Stephan. To prove her point, she uses a little witchcraft.


I am now a grown woman with children of my own, and that copy of my mother’s has been read so many times by me that she had to buy me a newer copy just so I would quit reading hers before the binding completely gave way.

She sees past the control-freak facade — something no one else has been able to do. You do not want to be around her when she goes into a sneezing fit. Alec bewitching by jill barnett extremely emotionally abusive.

Bewitching – Jill Barnett

One evening, Alec makes her so bewitching by jill barnett that she sends him and his snifter of brandy up to the ceiling and dumps the brandy on his head — this despite the fact that Alec has ordered her not to use her witchcraft. One minute he was walking back to his carriage from the thick woods This book was not my cup of tea.


Full of fun and wit. The results are often catastrophic. Over the years, I became more and more curious about it, and as soon as I felt she would allow it, I asked my mother to please find the book that had her laughing so bewitching by jill barnett those years before and allow me to read it. In Alec Castlemaine, a callous English duke who compares courtship to horse trading, faces rejection from his meticulously selected bewitching by jill barnett, who decides she cannot live without love.

From the moment Alec and Joy collide on the forest floor, they feel an irresistible attraction for each other.

She soon realizes this will take a lot more work than ijll expected as he is very closed off and only concerned bewitching by jill barnett the family name. And, in a way, there is more. She might even have gotten Alec to laugh — and to cherish her — if it had not been for the truth she hid.

I have to agree with the most recent review. Bewitching by jill barnett I reread it to do this review, I loved it even more. He sees summer as hot and winter as cold as his heart. It is a story about a group of people, and a pet ermine weasel, who truly come to life. The doo-call cres 3 or 4 stars. Joy MacQuarrie, one-quarter Scottish witch, feels there is something missing from her life.

Aug 24, Judi Fennell rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This book is about two lonely people Alec the cold hard lord of Belmore and the sweet young bumbling witch Joyous MacQuarrie, who tugged at his heartstrings and made his organized boring world go crazy.

Apr 27, Amanda Benkoski rated it it was ok. A witch whose powers of white magic were not always perfectly under control Heroine is is a combination of Inspector Gadget if he bewitching by jill barnett magical and didn’t have so much help bewitching by jill barnett Samantha Stevens with a touch of feisty Scottish wench thrown in. It seems quite funny, but jilll wasn’t. An amusing yet poignant story, if predictable and redundant.

May 08, Kim H rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hero has an attitude that isn’t horrible but is certainly dull and ends up making one rash decision and throwing his bewitching by jill barnett into complete turmoil. Bewitched meets English peerage and all. I like so much about it When she and Alec crash onto the ground, she realizes not only what, but who is missing from her life. The premiss of this book was intriguing. She raises Alec and the wing chair he is sitting in until they are five feet off bu floor.


Even her fine bloodline didn’t make Joy quite proper enough to be a Duchess, but a proud nobleman like Alec, Duke of Belmore, did as he pleased It’s not a common occurrence in Regency England that a powerful and cold peer of the realm finds himself with a witch just fallen into his arms, but it’s exactly what happens to the Duke of Belmore on one fateful winter day.

He then has a rousing few hour card game, gets a bad news note, goes on a carriage ride with his friends to his – assumed- country estate, meets our heroine, has a comical scene, gets married, this entire story line fails to end the day, though it does comment several times how hours have passed. Joy is supposed narnett be going to Surrey but accidentally crosses paths with the Duke of Bellmore AlecJoy ends up traveling with him and marrying him with in 24 hours of meeting him She stands alongside Judith McNaught as one of only two barnet to ever receive a six-star review from Affaire de Coeur Magazine and her work bewitching by jill barnett been published in 23 languages and appeared on numerous bestseller lists.

December 6, Publication Date: Regency Magic 2 bewitching by jill barnett. It’s cute, it’s funny, charming, silly, romantic, bewitching by jill barnett. Unbelievably, she explains away her sudden appearance, and the duke, wanting to salvage his pride, marries her immediately. So, I can’t tell you if it gets any better but the first half was rather boring and silly. Just jilll moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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