Read “The Duke” by Gaelen Foley with Rakuten Kobo. Driven to uncover the truth about the mysterious death of his ladylove, the Duke of Hawkscliffe will go to . Driven to uncover the truth about the mysterious death of his ladylove, the Duke of Hawkscliffe will go to any lengths to unmask a murderer. Even if it. Gaelen Foley’s first novel was published in and she went on to win the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for Best First Historical.

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I will definitely be adding them to my list of “Super Couples” in books! I just had a problem with the whole setup because it seemed like a really dumb plan in the first place. The Duke has earned a place of honor on my keepers bookshelf! Ugh, I’m still waiting for this one to get here!!! That there is more in this world, than revenge, societal opinion and duty. Anyone who loves a good romance and happy endings! Piatkus Tightrope Amanda Quick. But he doesn’t stop the stupid dule. All he must do is risk his neck on the mission she proposes-and obey her every command.

Doley forgot to say how irritating I found it that the back of the book referred to Bel as “London’s most provocative courtesan” ofley she hadn’t even slept with anyone else. She insists he’s better than he thinks. She could want for nothing and he is her protector and he’s healed her.


Inspired by Your Browsing History. The sixth novel in a sumptuous romance series by New York Times bestselling author Gaelen Foley will make you blush with delight.

When the knight in shining armor does arrive, he has other plans for her foleey it has nothing to do with her new learned courtesan skills. Open Preview See a Problem? Once Upon a Christmas Eve.

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Instead it bore a bit more resemblance to the historical reality of that era. And what a good lucky dip it was! He said she was his lady and not a whore when Bel begged him not to risk his life for her, yet he turns around and does exactly that by hhe her to stay his mistress and treating her like an illicit dirty secret.

However, as he’s too elderly to exact revenge himself, he trusts Robert with the task, explaining his strong suspicions that his wastrel nephew and heir Dolph Breckinridge did it to prevent Lucy dule conceiving a child that would have deprived thw of his inheritance.

Everything just comes to a screeching halt and becomes incredibly muddled after the dual. Until danger threatens, and Trevor rediscovers how easy it is to be a hero. What a wonderful story. The ending and the overall progress of the story was underwhelming.

The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. His Wicked Kiss Details. She needs the money, Robert is kind enough to give it to her, and she’s creative enough to repay him with her hostessing skills and public attentions.


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Similarly, Belinda is not “oh woe is me” about being a courtesan – while she wishes life had been different, she had reasons for her choice and accepts the consequences. Also, I kept noticing a lot of odd grammatical errors and awkward sentence structuring in this. They are totally enthralled with each other and Foley does an excellent job showing it.

Her father was in debtor’s prison and she couldn’t earn enough tbe to take care of both of them. And certainly not put a monetary value on things too precious to be treated that way.

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