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DUKE OF MIDNIGHT BY ELIZABETH HOYT

Source: Purchased from Amazon Kindle

(Maiden Lane #6)

Genre: Historical Romance (Georgian – 1730s)

Official Blurb 

WHEN A MASKED MAN . . .

Twenty years ago Maximus Batten witnessed the brutal murders of his parents. Now the autocratic Duke of Wakefield, he spends his days ruling Parliament. But by night, disguised as the Ghost of St. Giles, he prowls the grim alleys of St. Giles, ever on the hunt for the murderer. One night he finds a fiery woman who meets him toe-to-toe-and won’t back down . . .

MEETS HIS MATCH . . .

Artemis Greaves toils as a lady’s companion, but hiding beneath the plain brown serge of her dress is the heart of a huntress. When the Ghost of St. Giles rescues her from footpads, she recognizes a kindred spirit-and is intrigued. She’s even more intrigued when she realizes who exactly the notorious Ghost is by day . . .

DESIRE IGNITES A DANGEROUS PASSION

Artemis makes a bold move: she demands that Maximus use his influence to free her imprisoned brother-or she will expose him as the Ghost. But blackmailing a powerful duke isn’t without risks. Now that she has the tiger by the tail, can she withstand his ire-or the temptation of his embrace?

I absolutely love this series and am hoping against hope that this will not be the final book!

★✩★✩★✩★✩★

LADY JENNY’S CHRISTMAS PORTRAIT BY GRACE BURROWES

Source: Purchased from Amazon Kindle

(The Duke’s Daughters #5)

Genre: Historical Romance (Regency)

Official Blurb 

A freshly wrapped Regency Christmas romance from New York Times and USA Todabestselling author Grace Burrowes.

What Lady Jenny wants for Christmas…

For Christmas, soft-spoken Lady Jenny Windham craves the freedom to pursue her artistic ambitions, though it will mean scandalizing her ducal parents and abandoning all hope of a family of her own. She confides her plans to successful artist Elijah Harrison when he’s commissioned to paint a portrait of her small nephews, because assisting Elijah will bring Jenny that much closer to her heart’s desire—won’t it?

…Will break both their hearts.

Elijah Harrison finds in his unlikely assistant not only an inspiring muse and unappreciated talent, but also a lovely and passionate woman. If Elijah supports Jenny’s career, his own professional interests will suffer, but more significantly, he will lose Jenny forever. Both Jenny and Elijah must choose between true love and a lifelong dream.

I blame Dot of La Deeta Reads for making me buy this book. She will know why!

★✩★✩★✩★✩★

HERO’S REDEMPTION BY GEORGIE LEE

Source: Gift from the author

Genre: Historical Romance (Regency)

Official Blurb 

London, 1817

Devon, the Earl of Malton, is a hero for his deeds at the Battle of Waterloo. But he suffers terrible nightmares, and drinks himself to sleep most nights. A habit he vows to break when he awakes one morning to find a woman sharing his bed, no memory of how she got there, and her angry brother at his door.

Cathleen is mortified when her wastrel brother and his greedy wife propose a blackmail scheme involving the earl, but as a penniless war widow she’s at their mercy. She goes along with the plan and sneaks into Devon’s bed one night, and ends up comforting him through a night terror.

Charmed by her beauty and kindness, Devon determines that rather than pay the blackmail, he will offer his hand in marriage to Cathleen. Although she is deeply attracted to the stoic earl, Cathleen cannot understand why Devon would want to marry her. What she doesn’t know is that Devon owes her a debt that can never fully be repaid…

I recently won a copy of Georgie Lee’s ENGAGEMENT OF CONVENIENCE but she has had problems sending me a digital copy. It would seem Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk do not speak the same language! Ms Lee has kindly sent me a PDF copy of this novella with apologies for the delay. 

★✩★✩★✩★✩★

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