Book Review

Read my Review of Too Wilde to Wed by Eloisa James – the next in the Wildes of Lindow Castle series!

No one is more surprised than Lord North when he returns from war to find his ex-fiancee in his ancestral home…working as a governess in a sexy, fiery new Wildes of Lindow Castle romance by New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James…

The handsome, rakish heir to a dukedom, Lord Roland Northbridge Wilde—known to his friends as North—left England two years ago, after being jilted by Miss Diana Belgrave. He returns from war to find that he’s notorious: polite society has ruled him “too wild to wed.”

Diana never meant to tarnish North’s reputation, or his heart, but in her rush to save a helpless child, there was no time to consider the consequences of working as a governess in Lindow Castle. Now everyone has drawn the worst conclusions about the child’s father, and Diana is left with bittersweet regret.

When North makes it clear that he still wants her for his own, scandal or no, Diana has to fight to keep from losing her heart to the man whom she still has no intention of marrying.

Yet North is returning a hardened warrior—and this is one battle he’s determined to win.

He wants Diana, and he’ll risk everything to call her his own.


About the Book

Too Wilde to Wed
by Eloisa James

The Wildes of Lindow Castle Series

Historical Romance

Avon Books

Publication Date
May 29, 2018

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My Thoughts

It doesn’t matter what century you are in – being jilted in love will leave a bad taste in your mouth.  North wasn’t absolutely sure he was necessarily ready for marriage but when his engagement was called off it gave him the perfect opportunity to serve his country.  Fast forward two years later and he gets the surprise of his life to find his ex-fiance’ living – and more importantly working! – in his family home.  Neither one of them is prepared for Diana to continue living under the same roof as North.  They quickly realize that neither of them were completely true to themselves when they were betrothed and they might actually enjoy each other’s company.

This was the first book I read by Eloisa James but I can promise you it will not be the last.  I wish I had read the previous Wilde book in this series because I just loved so much about this family and their dynamic.  The age range between the siblings is quite large but that makes sense when the duke is on his third child bearing wife.  I will be avidly waiting on future Wilde sibling books.  This is a fairly long book – over 350 pages – but I was able to read through it quickly.  The pacing seems steady, if a little fast; overall this is a book I was able to read through within a day.  I enjoy most historical romances – I haven’t quite determined if there is a time period that I don’t like reading about – but I have to admit that I kept getting thrown off by the talk of the powdered wigs and face paint; I wouldn’t say it took away from the story since it seemed to be time accurate, but it’s hard to picture this handsome Duke with a powdered wig on.  However, the romance between the characters was realistic – you could feel the tension from the first time they reconnected & their relationship growth was attention grabbing.  Also the family of Wildes really helped add to the story and I can’t wait to read more of them.

Tour Wide Giveaway

To celebrate the release of TOO WILDE TO WED by Eloisa James, we’re giving away one hardcover copy of WILDE IN LOVE and a peacock keychain!

GIVEAWAY TERMS & CONDITIONS:  Open to US shipping addresses only. One winner will receive a hardcover copy of WILDE IN LOVE by Eloisa James and a peacock keychain. This giveaway is administered by Pure Textuality PR on behalf of Avon Romance.  Giveaway ends 6/10/2018 @ 11:59pm EST. Avon Romance will send the winning copies out to the winner directly. Limit one entry per reader and mailing address. Duplicates will be deleted. CLICK HERE TO ENTER!



About the Author

ELOISA JAMES is a New York Times best-selling author and professor of English literature who lives with her family in New York, but can sometimes be found in Paris or Italy. She is the mother of two and, in a particularly delicious irony for a romance writer, is married to a genuine Italian knight. Visit her at

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