The Trouble with Being a Duke

The Trouble with Being a Duke : At the Kingsborough Ball

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Sometimes happily ever after ...Anthony Hurst, Duke of Kingsborough, knows the time has come for him to produce an heir. But first he must find a bride. When he meets the most exquisite woman at his masquerade ball, he thinks his search is over ...until the breathtaking beauty runs off. With few clues other than her figure, her scent, and the memory of her kiss, Anthony must find his mystery lady...needs a little bit of help. Isabella Chilcott can scarcely believe it: she is finally at the Kingsborough Ball. As a child, she dreamed of dancing a waltz here, and now, thanks to a gorgeous gown she's found in the attic, Isabella is living her fairytale fantasy. And she's waltzing with the Duke of Kingsborough himself! But she must escape before he discovers her secrets ...for she is not who she pretends to be, and falling in love with Prince Charming is the last thing she can allow herself to do ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 106 x 172 x 28mm | 181.44g
  • AVON BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062245074
  • 9780062245076
  • 341,987

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"Regency fans will happily devour this tale's heady passion, comical interludes, and engaging story." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review) "I fell in love after the first page and didn't want the book to end!" -- USA TODAY Bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken "...a flawless, fairy tale-like romance that will enchant readers with its perfect blend of sharp wit and sizzling sensuality." -- Booklist "Barnes makes her print debut with a flawless, fairy tale-like romance that will enchant readers with its perfect blend of sharp wit and sizzling sensuality." -- Booklist "A fun, fast-paced, wish-fulfilling romance that tugs at readers' hearts." -- Romantic Times BOOKclub "Funny, whimsical, and wonderfully romantic, this delightful riff on the Cinderella story is pure fun." -- Library Journal
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About Sophie Barnes

Born in Denmark, Sophie Barnes spent her youth traveling with her parents to wonderful places all around the world. She's lived in five different countries, on three different continents, and speaks Danish, English, French, Spanish, and Romanian. But, most impressive of all, she's been married to the same man three times-in three different countries and in three different dresses. When she's not busy dreaming up her next romance novel, Sophie enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, cooking, gardening, watching romantic comedies and, of course, reading.
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Rating details

894 ratings
3.49 out of 5 stars
5 19% (173)
4 32% (288)
3 32% (287)
2 11% (100)
1 5% (46)
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