How the Duke Was Won by Lenora Bell

Romance Book Club

How the Duke Was Won Discussion Questions

  1. What do you think of the 3rd person narration?
  2. This is a regency but it does not take place during the Season, how does this change the book?
  3. The book begins with James throwing knives at drawings of ladies while drunk to pick a possible bride, what do you think of him?
  4. We switch from James to Charlene, who do you like better at the beginning?
  5. Were you impressed that after being saved by the bouncer Kyuzo that she learned how to defend herself?
  6. Charlene is offered her dreams for three days of acting and making a Duke offer for her believing she is her half sister, should she take it?
  7. Would you take it?
  8. Do you like Charlene?
  9. Is meeting the women dressed as a footman a good idea?
  10. Charlene throws him when he gets fresh with her, does it make sense that this would intrigue him?
  11. James tries to stay away from a perfectly acceptable bride choice because he wants her, what do you think?
  12. What do you think of Flor?
  13. Did the book make you want chocolate?
  14. What do you think of the humor in the book, exploding bodices, sinking boats, etc.?
  15. Is Lady Vivienne a good foil for Charlene?
  16. Does James have a right to feel betrayed about being trapped because he compromised Charlene?
  17. Does Charlene’s desire to talk to Dorothea make sense?
  18. What do you think of James carrying Charlene out of the demimonde ball?
  19. Is Dorothea who you expected her to be?
  20. What did you think of the wedding?
  21. Did you like the book?
  22. Would you read more in the series?

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