A Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole

A Duke by Default

Reluctant Royals #2

Alyssa Cole with Karen Chilton (Narrator)

missing duration info Add in missing duration information first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction contemporary romance lighthearted slow-paced

Description

New York City socialite and perpetual hot mess Portia Hobbs is tired of disappointing her family, friends, and-most importantly-herself. An apprenticeship with a struggling swordmaker in Scotland is a chance to use her expertise and discover what ...

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Moods

lighthearted 75%
funny 59%
emotional 54%
hopeful 26%
adventurous 17%
relaxing 12%
inspiring 10%
reflective 8%
challenging 4%
mysterious 2%
tense 2%

Pace

medium 69%
fast 19%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Character: 40% | Plot: 6% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 4%

Average rating

3.93

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