The Duke

by Gaelen Foley

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This wonderfully sexy and elegant series will appeal to fans of historical romantic fiction and all women who went weak at the knees at the thought of Colin Firth’s Darcy!

The Duke Synopsis

Driven to uncover the truth about the mysterious death of the woman he loved, the Duke of Hawkscliffe will go to any lengths to unmask a murderer. Even if it means jeopardising his reputation by engaging in a scandalous affair with London's most provocative courtesan - the desirable but aloof Belinda Hamilton.

Bel has used her intelligence and wit to charm the city's titled gentlemen while struggling to put the pieces of her life back together. She needs a protector, so she accepts Hawkcliffe’s invitation to become his mistress in name only. He asks nothing of her body, but seeks her help in snaring the same man who shattered her virtue. Together they tempt the unforgiving wrath of Society - until their risky charade turns into a dangerous attraction, and Bel must make a devastating decision that could ruin her last chance at love…

 

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We are offering THREE lucky people the chance to win the Series 4 box set of the hit ITV period drama (RRP: £24.99). 1796: To defend Cornwall and those he loves from an empowered George, Ross must learn to play the political game on a journey that takes him to the nation's capital and into new perils. While Demelza manages the Poldark’s affairs at home, Elizabeth moves to further secure her marriage. Drake struggles in resigning Morwenna to life with Osborne and the Enyses are tested as never before. Prime Minister Pitt calls an election and uncertainty grips the country. While Ross watches Cornwall suffer under the power of Truro’s MP, George Warleggan, Demelza’s infidelity leaves her strained between her husband and a lovesick Hugh, who is set to rival George in the upcoming election. The Enyses contemplate having a child and Elizabeth seeks the same to secure her marriage. Meanwhile, Morwenna uses Osborne’s affair with her sister Rowella to keep the reverend’s advances at bay and Demelza seeks to reconcile rival local Lords Falmouth and Basset. The draw closes on the 31st August and the winner will be notified by the 7th September.

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The Duke Press Reviews

‘sizzling and sexy’ MARY JO PUTNEY

 

‘The strong suspense, intriguing characters and deft descriptions of the era, as well as historical personages, add an aura of reality that transports readers to Regency England. Gaelen Foley's talents, like fine wine, only improve with each new book.’ ROMANTIC TIMES

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ISBN: 9780749955991
Publication date: 05/01/2006
Publisher: Judy Piatkus Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780749955991
Publication date: 5th January 2006
Author: Gaelen Foley
Publisher: Judy Piatkus Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
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About Gaelen Foley

Gaelen Foley holds a B.A. in English literature and it was while studying the Romantic poets, such as Wordsworth, Byron, and Shelley, that she first fell in love with the Regency period in which her novels are set. After college, she moonlighted as a waitress for five years to keep her daylight hours free for writing and honing her craft. Her dedication paid off in 1998 when her first novel was published. She went on to win the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for Best First Historical Romance. Seven years and many awards later, this USA Today bestselling author is ...

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