By Grace Burrowes, Miranda Neville, Carolyn Jewel, Shana Galen
"Why Do Dukes Fall in Love?
Every summer time the cream of society gathers on the Dukeries, named for the ducal estates targeted in a single small nook of Nottinghamshire. whereas the entertainments comprise events, balls, and a recognized boat race, the ducal hosts and their visitors locate heartbreak, love and satisfied endings.
Four heartwarming tales from 4 bestselling old romance authors.
MAY i've got THIS DUKE? by means of Grace Burrowes
The difficulty with Houseparties. . .
Gerard Hammersley, Duke of Hardcastle, is dragooned via an outdated pal into attending a home get together, although Hardcastle refuses to fall prey to the matchmakers who get pleasure from such gatherings. He recruits his nephew’s prim, prickly governess, pass over Ellen MacHugh, to maintain him from being compromised via the conniving debutantes, and provides in trade to deflect the drunken viscounts who plague Ellen.
. . . is they needs to finish.
Ellen has the same opinion to Hardcastle’s scheme for 2 purposes. First, she’s been drawn to His Grace because the day she laid eyes on him, and is aware that at the back of Hardcastle’s loss of attraction lies a ferociously unswerving and trustworthy center. moment, she’s departing from Hardcastle’s family on the end of the home celebration, and weeks safeguarding His Grace’s bachelorhood is as a lot pleasure—and as a lot torment—as she will be able to undergo sooner than she leaves him.
DUCHESS OF SCANDAL via Miranda Neville
Too Many Scandals
After months of marriage, the Duke of Linton agreed to stay except his spouse. Thrown jointly because of a scheduling blunders, Linton unearths Althea nonetheless has the ability to make his middle race. Linton turns out various from the serious, detached guy Althea married. yet notwithstanding she burns for him as a lover, can she belief him to be the husband she wishes?
WAITING FOR A DUKE such as you through Shana Galen
There’s no such factor because the ideal hero…
Nathan Cauley, 10th Duke of Wyndover, is so good-looking women swoon—literally swoon. His blond hair and blue eyes definitely draw awareness on the Duke of Sedgemere’s apartment social gathering, yet Nathan doesn’t need a fawning younger omit for his duchess. He stumbles upon a bedraggled lady slumbering lower than Sedgemere’s bridge, and his protecting instincts stir. while he acknowledges her because the princess he fell in love with 8 years ahead of, he’s decided to win not just her affections yet her center.
Or is there?
After revolutionaries bloodbath Princess Vivienne’s family members, she and the pinnacle of her safeguard flee to England. ahead of they could achieve London to beg asylum, assassins kill the final of her defenders. Vivienne is on my own and at the run whilst the Duke of Wyndover involves her rescue. She slightly recalls assembly him years earlier than, and isn’t ok with gents who're extra beautiful than she is. Nathan is greater than an exquisite face, even though, and while the assassins go back, he may well simply turn out to be the duke Vivienne has been awaiting.
AN flawed DUCHESS via Carolyn Jewel
The Duke of Stoke Teversault has good earned his acceptance for cold calculation. certainly, lately widowed Georgina Lark has no notion he’s enjoyed her for the reason that earlier than her overdue husband swept her off her toes. Stoke Teversault capacity to maintain it that method. The chilly and forbidding duke and the blithe and open Georgina couldn't be much less perfect in any ability. And but, whilst Georgina and her sister arrive at his domestic, his ice-bound middle could soften away.
Georgina Lark hasn't ever considered considered the Duke of Stoke Teversault as a guy in a position to inducing ardour in a person. He’s lengthy disapproved of her, yet she is going to be perpetually thankful to him for his suggestions after her husband died.
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