I had moved away from Regency Romances in recent years. No real reason except perhaps that the paranormal drew me into it’s spell a bit deeply. I was reluctant to start a trilogy of Regency Romances that a friend pass on to me – but decided to give it one chance to capture me again. I’m glad I did. I don’t know that Regencies will replace my beloved Paranormal Romances any time soon, but it is an enjoyable break from ghosts, vampires and shifters.
from Goodreads: He had a perfectly orderly life…
William, the sixth Duke of Pelham, enjoys his punctual, securely structured life. Orderly and predictable—that’s the way he likes it. But he’s in the public eye, and the scandal sheets will make up anything to sell papers. When the gossip papers link him to Juliette, one of the most beautiful and celebrated courtesans in London, chaos doesn’t begin to describe what happens next…
Until she came along…
Juliette is nicknamed the Duchess of Dalliance and has the cream of the nobility at her beck and call. It’s disruptive to have the duke who is the biggest catch on the Marriage Mart scaring her other suitors away. Then she discovers William’s darkest secret and decides what he needs in his life is the kind of excitement only she can provide..
- Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages
- Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca (September 1, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1402269730
- ISBN-13: 978-1402269738
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