Score: 4.5
From 170 Ratings

Four Nights with the Duke


  • Author: Eloisa James
  • Release Date : 2015-03-31
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 1494560 Bytes


Eloisa James returns with another fabulous romance in her New York Times bestselling Desperate Duchesses series!As a young girl, Emilia Gwendolyn Carrington told the annoying future Duke of Pindar that she would marry any man in the world before him—so years later she is horrified to realize that she has nowhere else to turn.Evander Septimus Brody has his own reasons for agreeing to Mia's audacious proposal, but there's one thing he won't give his inconvenient wife: himself.Instead, he offers Mia a devil's bargain . . . he will spend four nights a year with her. Four nights, and nothing more. And those only when she begs for them.Which Mia will never do.Now Vander faces the most crucial challenge of his life: he must seduce his own wife in order to...

Score: 4
From 158 Ratings

Desperate Duchesses


  • Author: Eloisa James
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 1000709 Bytes


Welcome to a world of reckless sensuality and glittering sophistication . . . of dangerously handsome gentlemen and young ladies longing to gain a title . . . of games played for high stakes, including—on occasion—a lady's virtue.A marquess's sheltered only daughter, Lady Roberta St. Giles falls in love with a man she glimpses across a crowded ballroom: a duke, a game player of consummate skill, a notorious rakehell who shows no interest in marriage—until he lays eyes on Roberta.Yet the Earl of Gryffyn knows too well that the price required to gain a coronet is often too high. Damon Reeve, the earl, is determined to protect the exquisite Roberta from chasing after the wrong destiny.Can Damon entice her into a high-stakes game of his own, even i...

Desperate for a Duke

Desperate for a Duke


  • Author : Dayna Quince
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1945340215


Desperate for a Duke Book Description :

When only a Duke will do... When her father resorts to suicide to escape his gambling debts, Heather Everly is heartbroken. But her sorrow turns to terror when she discovers that his last losing bet was her hand in marriage to the scoundrel Lord Brightly. The blackmailing nobleman threatens to ruin Heather and her sisters by revealing their father's cause of death to Society--unless Heather marries him. Desperate, she knows she must marry a man with enough wealth and status to silence the evil Lord Brightly and save her family from ruin. The elderly Duke of Ablehill is believed to be Heather's best opportunity for a speedy marriage to a powerful man. But when she attends a house party hoping to meet the duke, she finds he is injured and has sent his ...

Desperately Seeking A Duke
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

Desperately Seeking A Duke


  • Author : Celeste Bradley
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2008-03-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429937351


Desperately Seeking A Duke Book Description :

The only way for vicar's daughter Phoebe Millbury to inherit a family fortune is to find herself a duke—just as her late grandfather demanded in his will. But Phoebe, who's still trying to make good after a romantic scandal, also has her two cousins to contend with. They're all competing for the same money, maybe even the same men. ..until Phoebe meets her match in the terribly handsome and charming Rafe Marbrook. When she receives a marriage proposal from the Marquis of Brookhaven, Phoebe is thrilled to learn that Rafe is headed for dukedom...and accepts his offer. There's only one problem: It's from Rafe's older, less captivating brother, Calder. Now Phoebe finds herself on the verge of yet another scandal as she faces a desperate choice: Marry C...

A Duke of Her Own
Score: 3.5
From 15 Ratings

A Duke of Her Own


  • Author : Eloisa James
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-08-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061976049


A Duke of Her Own Book Description :

A duke must choose wisely . . . Leopold Dautry, the notorious Duke of Villiers, must wed quickly and nobly—and his choices, alas, are few. The Duke of Montague's daughter, Eleanor, is exquisitely beautiful and fiercely intelligent. Villiers betroths himself to her without further ado. After all, no other woman really qualifies. Lisette, the outspoken daughter of the Duke of Gilner, cares nothing for clothing or decorum. She's engaged to another man, and doesn't give a fig for status or title. Half the ton believes Lisette mad—and Villiers is inclined to agree. Torn between logic and passion, between intelligence and imagination, Villiers finds himself drawn to the very edge of impropriety. But it is not until he's in a duel to the death, fighting...

When the Duke Returns
Score: 3
From 8 Ratings

When the Duke Returns


  • Author : Eloisa James
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061980152


When the Duke Returns Book Description :

The Duchess of Cosway yearns for a man she has never met . . . her husband. Married by proxy as a child, Lady Isidore has spent years fending off lecherous men in every European court while waiting to meet her husband. She's determined to accept him, no matter how unattractive the duke turns out to be. When she finally lures Simeon Jermyn back to London, his dark handsomeness puts Isidore's worst fears to rest—until disaster strikes. The duke demands an annulment. Forsaking his adventuresome past, Simeon has returned to London ready to embrace the life of a proper duke, only to find that his supposed wife is too ravishing, too headstrong, and too sensual to be the docile duchess he has in mind. But Isidore will not give up her claim to the title—...

Four Nights with the Duke
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Four Nights with the Duke


  • Author : Eloisa James
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2015-03-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062223920


Four Nights with the Duke Book Description :

Eloisa James returns with another fabulous romance in her New York Times bestselling Desperate Duchesses series! As a young girl, Emilia Gwendolyn Carrington told the annoying future Duke of Pindar that she would marry any man in the world before him—so years later she is horrified to realize that she has nowhere else to turn. Evander Septimus Brody has his own reasons for agreeing to Mia's audacious proposal, but there's one thing he won't give his inconvenient wife: himself. Instead, he offers Mia a devil's bargain . . . he will spend four nights a year with her. Four nights, and nothing more. And those only when she begs for them. Which Mia will never do. Now Vander faces the most crucial challenge of his life: he must seduce his own wife in ord...

17 Carnations
Score: 3
From 11 Ratings

17 Carnations


  • Author : Andrew Morton
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-03-10
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455527090


17 Carnations Book Description :

From the author of New York Times bestseller MEGHAN comes a scandalous historical drama about the secrets hidden between the royal family, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, the Duke of Windsor, and Adolf Hitler before, during, and after World War II. Andrew Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife, Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain, and the attempted cover-up by Churchill, General Eisenhower, and King George VI of the duke's relations with Hitler. From the alleged affair between Simpson and the German foreign minister to the discovery of top secret correspondence about the man dubbed "the traitor king" and the Nazi high comm...

Belle of the Ball

Belle of the Ball


  • Author : Dayna Quince
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1945340266


Belle of the Ball Book Description :

The viscount's plan to kiss and tell may spell his ruin... From the moment Lady Anabelle Darling meets Viscount Draven, she knows there's something dangerous about him. Cold, arrogant and callous, he enjoys playing the villain with a touch of cutting wit. But when she finds herself unexpectedly alone with him, the danger only grows. He says things that make her heart skip and her breathing hitch. Determined to keep her distance, she plans to find a respectable husband. Draven offers nothing but sinful dalliance and forbidden pleasure. Draven relishes the role of scoundrel. This is never more apparent than when he spreads a rumor that he and Lady Anabelle shared a kiss--or at least that's what he tells her. She's lovely when she's furious, and he can'...

Desperate Duchesses
Score: 3
From 17 Ratings

Desperate Duchesses


  • Author : Eloisa James
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0061800465


Desperate Duchesses Book Description :

Welcome to a world of reckless sensuality and glittering sophistication . . . of dangerously handsome gentlemen and young ladies longing to gain a title . . . of games played for high stakes, including—on occasion—a lady's virtue. A marquess's sheltered only daughter, Lady Roberta St. Giles falls in love with a man she glimpses across a crowded ballroom: a duke, a game player of consummate skill, a notorious rakehell who shows no interest in marriage—until he lays eyes on Roberta. Yet the Earl of Gryffyn knows too well that the price required to gain a coronet is often too high. Damon Reeve, the earl, is determined to protect the exquisite Roberta from chasing after the wrong destiny. Can Damon entice her into a high-stakes game of his own, eve...

A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783  with Notes and Other Illustrations

A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783 with Notes and Other Illustrations


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1816
  • Genre: Trials
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105062192575


A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783 with Notes and Other Illustrations Book Description :

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