The Duke of Dark Desires

The Duke of Dark Desires

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Wanted: Governess able to keep all hours . . . Rebellious Julian Fortescue never expected to inherit a dukedom, nor to find himself guardian to three young half-sisters. Now in the market for a governess, he lays eyes on Jane Grey and knows immediately she is qualified-to become his mistress. Yet the alluring woman appears impervious to him. Somehow Julian must find a way to make her succumb to temptation . . . without losing his heart and revealing the haunting mistakes of his past.Desired: Duke skilled in the seductive art of conversation . . . Lady Jeanne de Falleron didn't seek a position as a governess simply to fall into bed with the Duke of Denford. Under the alias of Jane Grey, she must learn which of the duke's relatives is responsible for the death of her family-and take her revenge. She certainly can't afford the distraction of her darkly irresistible employer, or the smoldering desire he ignites within her .But as Jane discovers more clues about the villain she seeks, she's faced with a possibility more disturbing than her growing feelings for Julian: What will she do if the man she loves is also the man she's sworn to kill?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 104.14 x 170.18 x 33.02mm | 181.44g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • AVON BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062243349
  • 9780062243348
  • 304,859

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Sizzling, addictive, and deeply romantic: Miranda Neville's novels are a joy to read. -- Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling author Readers are sure to enjoy the well written and interesting NEVER RESIST TEMPTATION. -- Romance Reviews Today "Wickedly sexy and just as witty, Miranda Neville is one to watch!" -- Lisa Kleypas "The best description for this new novel from Miranda Neville is wonderfully adorable. The spirit, the joie-de-vivre, and the wit make the dialogue sparkle and the characters pop." -- The New York Journal of Books "Neville scores big with this mix of hilarity, mystery, and passion." -- Publishers Weekly "Brimming with mystery, engaging characters, humor, clever repartee, fast-paced action, sizzling sensual scenes, romance, plot twists and a satisfying conclusion, this is a story you will want to read more than once. I highly recommend this delightful story!" -- Romance Junkies "As a widow and business owner, Juliana is a refreshingly different kind of Regency heroine, and Neville provides plenty of fascinating details about book collecting while infusing the plot of The Wild Marquis with just enough danger and desire to keep things interesting." -- Reader to Reader You'll love Miranda Neville's charming romance, intriguing plot and fresh new voice. -- Madeline Hunter A smart, determined French emigre and a reluctant, guilt-ridden duke find love and a few surprising answers in this densely plotted, passionate tale that is enhanced by a dash of danger and a lively trio of girls who will eventually merit their own stories. -- Library Journal I cannot recommend this book highly enough... Just make sure you pace yourself and savor this one. -- Smart Bitches "A very satisfying conclusion to the series." -- Dear Authorshow more

About Miranda Neville

Miranda Neville grew up in England before moving to New York City to work in Sotheby's rare books department. After many years as a journalist and editor, she decided writing fiction was more fun. She lives in Vermont.show more

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658 ratings
3.6 out of 5 stars
5 19% (128)
4 38% (253)
3 28% (184)
2 12% (76)
1 3% (17)
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