By Grace Burrowes, Miranda Neville, Carolyn Jewel, Shana Galen
"Why Do Dukes Fall in Love?
Every summer season the cream of society gathers on the Dukeries, named for the ducal estates targeted in a single small nook of Nottinghamshire. whereas the entertainments contain events, balls, and a recognized boat race, the ducal hosts and their site visitors locate heartbreak, love and chuffed endings.
Four heartwarming tales from 4 bestselling historic romance authors.
MAY i've got THIS DUKE? via Grace Burrowes
The hassle with Houseparties. . .
Gerard Hammersley, Duke of Hardcastle, is dragooned by means of an previous pal into attending a home social gathering, even though Hardcastle refuses to fall prey to the matchmakers who take pleasure in such gatherings. He recruits his nephew’s prim, prickly governess, omit Ellen MacHugh, to maintain him from being compromised through the conniving debutantes, and gives in trade to deflect the drunken viscounts who plague Ellen.
. . . is they needs to finish.
Ellen is of the same opinion to Hardcastle’s scheme for 2 purposes. First, she’s been interested in His Grace because the day she laid eyes on him, and is familiar with that at the back of Hardcastle’s loss of appeal lies a ferociously dependable and devoted center. moment, she’s departing from Hardcastle’s loved ones on the end of the home get together, and weeks safeguarding His Grace’s bachelorhood is as a lot pleasure—and as a lot torment—as she will undergo ahead of she leaves him.
DUCHESS OF SCANDAL by way of Miranda Neville
Too Many Scandals
After months of marriage, the Duke of Linton agreed to reside except his spouse. Thrown jointly as a result of a scheduling blunders, Linton reveals Althea nonetheless has the facility to make his center race. Linton turns out diverse 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 excellent hero…
Nathan Cauley, 10th Duke of Wyndover, is so good-looking women swoon—literally swoon. His blond hair and blue eyes definitely draw realization on the Duke of Sedgemere’s residence get together, yet Nathan doesn’t desire a fawning younger omit for his duchess. He stumbles upon a bedraggled girl sound asleep less than Sedgemere’s bridge, and his protecting instincts stir. whilst 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 kin, she and the pinnacle of her protect flee to England. sooner than they could achieve London to beg asylum, assassins kill the final of her defenders. Vivienne is by myself and at the run while the Duke of Wyndover involves her rescue. She slightly recollects assembly him years sooner than, and isn’t ok with gents who're extra beautiful than she is. Nathan is greater than a gorgeous face, notwithstanding, and while the assassins go back, he could simply turn out to be the duke Vivienne has been watching for.
AN wrong DUCHESS through Carolyn Jewel
The Duke of Stoke Teversault has good earned his recognition for cold calculation. certainly, lately widowed Georgina Lark has no proposal he’s enjoyed her when you consider that earlier than her past due husband swept her off her ft. Stoke Teversault ability to maintain it that manner. The chilly and forbidding duke and the blithe and open Georgina couldn't be much less acceptable in any means. And but, while Georgina and her sister arrive at his domestic, his ice-bound middle might soften away.
Georgina Lark hasn't ever considered considered the Duke of Stoke Teversault as a guy able to inducing ardour in someone. He’s lengthy disapproved of her, yet she is going to be without end thankful to him for his tips after her husband died.