Duke Most Wanted
Sophie Blake’s grandfather willed his fortune to the first of his granddaughters to marry a duke. Since her cousin, Deirdre, will seal the deal any day now, the quiet, bookish Sophie can sit back and enjoy her time with the only man she truly adores: Graham. No matter that the part charmer, part... show more
Sophie Blake’s grandfather willed his fortune to the first of his granddaughters to marry a duke. Since her cousin, Deirdre, will seal the deal any day now, the quiet, bookish Sophie can sit back and enjoy her time with the only man she truly adores: Graham. No matter that the part charmer, part scoundrel has absolutely no designs on her! Sophie is content to engage Graham in lively conversation, beat him at cards. . .and probe at the darkness hiding behind his rakish smile.Then Graham unexpectedly gains a title, an estate in near ruins and a mountain of debt. If there is any chance of survival he must find a rich wife—quickly. As his hunt for a bride begins, Sophie realizes that she isn’t even in the running. Suddenly no longer content to be a wallflower, Sophie gets a stunning make-over and becomes the belle of the ball. Lots of heads are turning…including Graham’s. But this beauty has secrets of her own. Will she be his salvation or seal his fate?
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 29th 2008
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 342
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
Series: Heiress Brides (#3)
3.5 actually. I debated on giving it a higher score but there was one little thing that was central to this book yet came out of nowhere. And...there was something else that I found...off.Ok, the previous two books were about cousins. There were three cousins. Their mothers were sisters. Someti...
The third and final book in the Heiress Brides series, was a great one for the most part. The ending however, pretty much ruined most of the fun for me since Sophie's character, who seemed the most likable of the heiresses thus far, took a turn for the worse.Sophie is the third cousin contesting for...
A delicious Regency read!! Engaging characters and an entertaining plot line. Nice amount of steam to keep the story popping!They really are quite a pair! Sophie was easily my fav of the cousins!!I love a lively historical with all the pomp and circumstance! Really enjoyable read!A fun series.