As far as London society knows, Giles Drew, the Duke of Basingstoke, is everything a proper aristocrat ought to be. But when a notorious scandal sheet publishes details of Giles’s questionable bedroom antics, only one bride can salvage his reputation.
Prim and penniless, Francesca Stanhope has resigned herself to a season full of the ton’s snickering—until the Duke of Basingstoke’s dizzying courtship transforms her fate. Yet wedded bliss quickly turns into a clash of wills as Franny realizes her handsome duke is a devil in disguise.
But beneath the newlywed’s skirmishes lies scorching heat. And while each attempts to tame the other, the truth is that this unconventional union may be all either could ever desire . . .
A young woman trying to do the right thing An earl’s son whose clumsiness is their downfall A scandal that turns the Haute ton upside down The undeniable spark that transforms a blunder into a tender connection
Sarah Moran’s attempt to save Kenver Pendrennon-the heir of an earl-as he slips off the Cornwall cliffs sends them both into each other’s arms and into the sea.
Now, marriage may be the only option to keep a scandal at bay. But what started as a terrible mistake may be exactly what both of them need…
Titles in The Duke’s Estates series include — The Duke Who Loved Me—♥—Earl on the Run—♥—Blame It on the Earl—♥—A Gentleman Ought to Know—♥—
This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.