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Paperback, Createspace, 2012, ISBN13 9781477621356, ISBN10 1477621350
"The first fully original series from Austen pastiche author Jeffers is a knockout." - Publishers Weekly "Jeffers's close look at the dark secrets of Regency society instills a sense of realism." - Publishers Weekly After years away from England, members of the Realm return home to claim the titles and the lives they had previously abandoned. Each man holds onto the fleeting dream of finally know love and home. For now, all any of them can hope is the resolution of his earlier difficulties before Shaheed Mir, their old enemy, finds them and exacts his revenge. Mir seeks a mysterious emerald, and he believes one of the Realm has it. GABRIEL CROWDEN, the Marquis of Godown, can easily recall the night that he made a vow to know love before he met his Maker. Of course, that was before Lady Gardenia Templeton's duplicity had driven Godown from his home and before his father's will had changed everything. Godown requires a wife to meet the unusual demands of the former marquis's stipulations. Preferably one either already carrying his child or one who would tolerate his constant attentions to secure the Crowden line before the deadline. GRACE NELSON dreams of family died with her brother's ascension to the title. Yet, when she meets the injured Marquis of Godown at a Scottish inn, her dreams have a new name. However, hope never has an easy path. Grace is but a lowly governess with ordinary features. She believes she can never earn the regard of the "Adonis" known as Gabriel Crowden. Besides, the man has a well-earned skepticism when it comes to the women in his life. How can she prove that she is the one woman who will never betray him? The Regency era has never been hotter.
|Number of Pages:||328|
|Publisher:||Createspace Independent Pub|
|Publication Date:||July, 2012|
|Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H):||6.00 x 9.00 x 0.76 Inches|
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