The Duke's Desire

The Duke's Desire

eBook - 2012
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A classic Signet Regency Romance from beloved author June Calvin. AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME The beautiful Viscountess Deborah Silverton has vowed never to wed again. The death of her hateful husband ended an unspeakable nightmare. On the other hand, she desperately wants to see her sixteen-year-old daughter Jennifer safely married. If Jennifer does not find a decent husband, either her grasping guardian will auction the girl off to the most odious libertine in the realm, or she will be snapped up by one of the seductive rakes circling like sharks around her. Fortunately, the Duke of Harwood is in London. Not only is Harwood as handsome as he is wealthy, his wife's death has left him in clear need of a spouse. How could he possibly resist a young lady as lovely as Jennifer? But Deborah is shocked to find that she is the focus of the Duke?s flirtatious attentions. Struggling to suppress her growing passion for the Duke, Deborah is determined to convince him to wed Jennifer. But Harwood?s keen wit, iron will, and subtle wiles, might just persuade Deborah to forget her disdain for marriage and succumb to her secret desire for the Duke?
Publisher: New York, New York : InterMix Books/Penguin Group (USA), 2012.
ISBN: 9781101578872
1101578874
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: 3M Company
Summary: A classic Signet Regency Romance from beloved author June Calvin. AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME The beautiful Viscountess Deborah Silverton has vowed never to wed again. The death of her hateful husband ended an unspeakable nightmare. On the other hand, she desperately wants to see her sixteen-year-old daughter Jennifer safely married. If Jennifer does not find a decent husband, either her grasping guardian will auction the girl off to the most odious libertine in the realm, or she will be snapped up by one of the seductive rakes circling like sharks around her. Fortunately, the Duke of Harwood is in London. Not only is Harwood as handsome as he is wealthy, his wife's death has left him in clear need of a spouse. How could he possibly resist a young lady as lovely as Jennifer? But Deborah is shocked to find that she is the focus of the Duke?s flirtatious attentions. Struggling to suppress her growing passion for the Duke, Deborah is determined to convince him to wed Jennifer. But Harwood?s keen wit, iron will, and subtle wiles, might just persuade Deborah to forget her disdain for marriage and succumb to her secret desire for the Duke?

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