Posts Tagged With: Series – A Year Without a Duke

Book Review: A Duke by December by Sabrina Darby

Reviewed by Heather C

28485033Title: A Duke by December
Author: Sabrina Darby
Series: A Year Without a Duke
Hero/Heroine: Nathaniel Hughes/Elizabeth Smith
Genre: MF Historical Romance
Length: Novella
Release Date: February 8, 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, there is nothing more warming than scandal and love…

A DUKE BY DECEMBER

Elizabeth Smith is secretly in love with the tall, handsome golden-haired man who rescued her from Arkansas Territory and offered her a new life. Unfortunately, she knows he’ll never see her as anything more than his secretary.

Nathaniel Hughes has spent the majority of his life in America amassing his fortune. When he discovers he is the next Duke of Beckworth, he must reluctantly travel to England, face down his past, and rehabilitate an estate to save those who live on it. But every duke requires a duchess and an heir.

He’ll figure this out somehow with Lizzie, his loyal and capable secretary, at his side. Once at Beckworth, he finds it increasingly difficult to deny a powerful attraction to the woman he has vowed to protect—even from himself. Can he find the strength to choose duty over desire?

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Categories: 4 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, M/F, Published in 2016 | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: An Affair in Autumn by Jennifer Haymore

Reviewed by Heather C

28453749Title: An Affair in Autumn
Author: Jennifer Haymore
Series: A Year Without a Duke #4
Hero/Heroine: Markus Hawkins/Caroline Addison
Genre: MF Historical Romance
Length: 100 pages
Release Date: February 1, 2016
Available at: Amazon
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

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…

An Affair in Autumn, Book 4

On a mission to locate the missing Duke of Beckworth, Lord Markus Hawkins boards a ship bound for America, where he finds himself trapped in close quarters with his childhood friend-turned-enemy, Caroline Addison.

Caro is headstrong, frustrating, selfish, wickedly intelligent, and so damn beautiful Mark can’t see straight when she’s near. Torn between wanting to kiss her senseless and wanting to strangle her, Mark has no idea how he’s going to survive the torture of the long weeks ahead.
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Categories: 4.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, M/F, Published in 2016 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Seduced in September by Genevieve Turner

Reviewed by Heather C

28379006Title: Seduced in September
Author: Genevieve Turner
Series: A Year Without a Duke #3
Hero/Heroine: Edward Coyne/Adele Vere
Genre: MF Historical Romance
Length: 95 pages
Release Date: February 1, 2016
Available at: Amazon
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

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…

Seduced in September, Book Three

Adele Vere is the model of a perfect English governess: docile, good-tempered, and well principled. She’s worked her entire life to keep others from knowing the truth—it’s all a façade. If her origins were discovered, she’d fall too far to ever recover.

No one is more dangerous to her than Edward Coyne, the roguish stable master tasked with her riding lessons. His knowing gaze and bold touches make her suspect that he sees through her lies. When Mr. Coyne surprises her with an audacious offer, she must choose: remain safely behind the walls she’s erected… or dare the fall she so fears in her reach for love.
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Categories: 4 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, M/F, Published in 2016 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Forbidden in February by Suzanna Medeiros

Reviewed by Heather C

28254666Title: Forbidden in February
Author: Suzanna Medeiros
Series: A Year without a Duke #2
Hero & Heroine: Robert Milton & Isabel Durham
Genre: MF Historical Romance
Length: 71 pages
Release Date: January 25, 2016
Available at: Amazon
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

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…

Forbidden in February, book 2

Robert Milton’s future as the valet to the Duke of Beckworth is uncertain. His employer has died, leaving no heir in sight. When Robert’s mother also dies, he discovers that her companion has taken over her household.

Isabel Durham’s dream of gaining her independence is almost a reality, but her cousin is determined to see her married to a wealthy but much-older man. Robert’s arrival in London is the answer to her prayers. Neither can deny the very real attraction sizzling between them and if he ruins her, she’ll be free of the unwanted marriage.

But Robert’s very existence has proven to him that romantic entanglements are to be avoided at all costs. His desire for Isabel could cost him the one thing he’s vowed never to lose–his heart.
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Categories: 3 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, M/F, Published in 2016 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Jilted in January by Kate Pearce

Reviewed by Heather C

28254649Title: 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
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

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?
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Categories: 3.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, M/F, Published in 2016 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment