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By Suzanne Enoch
Despatched to London by means of her untrustworthy uncle, the gorgeous and feisty Katherine Ralston arrives for the Season in utter depression. not just is she stuck up within the mad whirl of ballgowns and galas, she should also ensure that her disreputable uncle doesn’t promote her relations property in her absence.
Katherine Ralston, a rustic woman at middle, sees the Season in London as whatever she needs to undergo. Nicholas Varnon, often called the Black Duke for his rakish and impossible to resist charms, sees the season as an opportunity to fix his rakish popularity. but, he appears to be like taking relatively an curiosity within the lively Katherine. Suspicious of trickery, Katherine is decided to disregard the sinfully attractive charms of...the Black Duke. Little does she comprehend, she can have simply met her white knight in shining armor...
Another conventional Regency satisfaction from big apple occasions bestselling writer, Suzanne Enoch
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The Black Duke's Prize by Suzanne Enoch