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‘The Duchess’ by Danielle Steel

STORY: Angelique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. At eighteen she is her father's closest, most trusted child, schooled in managing their grand estate. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out,… Continue reading ‘The Duchess’ by Danielle Steel

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‘Romeo and Juliet: A Novel’ by David Hewson

STORY: It's a story you think you know: the age-old tale of "star-cross'd lovers"; two families at war; a romance, so pure and absolute, fated for a tragic end. It's a story so thoroughly embedded in our culture, and so frequently retold. Yet, nothing captures the spark, the possibility, and the surprise of Shakespeare's work… Continue reading ‘Romeo and Juliet: A Novel’ by David Hewson

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‘The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie’ by Jennifer Ashley [Audiobook]

BOOK BLURB: The year is 1881. Meet the Mackenzie family--rich, powerful, dangerous, eccentric. A lady couldn't be seen with them without ruin. Rumors surround them--of tragic violence, of their mistresses, of their dark appetites, of scandals that set England and Scotland abuzz. The youngest brother, Ian, known as the Mad Mackenzie, spent most of his young… Continue reading ‘The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie’ by Jennifer Ashley [Audiobook]

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‘The Bridegroom Wore Plaid’ by Grace Burrowes [Audiobook]

BOOK BLURB: In an effort to preserve the family estate, Ian MacGregor, the Earl of Balfour, must marry for money. When a promising match emerges in the form of Genie Daniels, a rich English heiress, Ian begins devising a strategy to woo her. When he meets Genie’s poor cousin Augusta, he discovers a new avenue to Genie’s heart.… Continue reading ‘The Bridegroom Wore Plaid’ by Grace Burrowes [Audiobook]

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‘Flowers from the Storm’ by Laura Kinsale [Audiobook]

BOOK BLURB: He's a duke. He's a mathematical genius. He can't talk and he's locked in a lunatic asylum. Only a modest Quaker girl can reach him, but when she helps him to escape, she's swept into his glittering aristocratic world, her life torn apart by his desperate attempt to save himself. Laura Kinsale personally chose… Continue reading ‘Flowers from the Storm’ by Laura Kinsale [Audiobook]

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‘Thunder and Roses’ by Mary Jo Putney [Audiobook]

BOOK BLURB: They called him the Demon Earl. They said he could do anything. Son of a rogue and a gypsy, Nicolas Davies was a notorious rake until a shattering betrayal left him alone and embittered in the Welsh countryside. Desperation drives quiet schoolmistress Clare Morgan to ask the Demon Earl to help save her… Continue reading ‘Thunder and Roses’ by Mary Jo Putney [Audiobook]