Reviewed by Heather C
Title: Jilted in January
Author: Kate Pearce
Series: A Year Without a Duke #1
Hero/Heroine: Colin Ford/Rose Leyton
Genre: MF Historical Romance
Length: 81 pages
Release Date: January 25, 2016
Available at: Amazon
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Blurb: A Year Without a Duke
The duke has died. Long live the duke! The only problem is no one knows who the new Duke of Beckworth is. All of England wonders, but no one more so than the people who depend upon Beckworth for their livelihood. In 1816, a year so cold that the word “summer” is a cruel joke, that livelihood is even more uncertain. However, they are all about to find out, with the duke away, there is nothing more warming than scandal and love…
Jilted in January, book 1
Rose Leyton is stuck at the Duke of Beckworth’s country estate waiting for the return of her betrothed. If it wasn’t for the handsome assistant land agent, Mr. Colin Ford, she might believe she had ceased to exist at all. But when her intended arrives things aren’t quite how she expected.
As the youngest son of an impoverished peer, Colin is all too aware of how it feels to be ignored. His impulsive offer to save Miss Leyton from an unwanted marriage quickly becomes more serious than either of them anticipated. Can they both step out of the shadows and find a way to true independence and happiness?
When matrimonial matters don’t go quite as planned, can one jilted bride and an unlikely hero save the day?