From a New York Times bestselling author: A forbidden love, opposites attract romp between a meticulously proper duke and an impishly improper spinster in this witty, feel-good romance!
This year, the Duke of Nottingvale's Christmastide house party doubles as a bride hunt. The handsome duke seeks a blue-blooded debutante as respectable as he is, and his parlor is brimming with paragons of propriety.
Inveterate spinster and unapologetic hoyden Miss Cynthia Louise Finch does not fit the mold. Any mold. Her younger cousin is perfect for the duke! By matchmaking the two, Cynthia will save her favorite cousin from a horrific fate. The only problem? Cynthia has always held a tendre for the duke. And for the first time, she seems to have caught his attention...
The Duke of Nottingvale knows his responsibilities: Duty and decorum above all else. A respectable lord would never sneak away for stolen moments with a fearless, audacious minx he cannot make his duchess. He definitely wouldn't kiss her. Or fall in love...
Welcome to a heartwarming series of fun Regency romps nestled in a picturesque snow-covered village. After all, nothing heats up a winter night quite like finding oneself in the arms of a duke!
THE 12 DUKES OF CHRISTMAS:
1. Once Upon a Duke
2. Kiss of a Duke
3. Wish Upon a Duke
4. Never Say Duke
5. Dukes, Actually
6. The Duke's Bride
7. The Duke's Embrace
8. The Duke's Desire
9. Dawn with a Duke
10. One Night with a Duke
11. Ten Days with a Duke
12. Forever Your Duke
This was a lovely end to the series. This book can be read alone, but if it’s your first one from the series you will have a few spoilers as past characters make their presence felt.
Alexander came to his position of Duke at seventeen and he used the rules, perpetuated by his parents, to help himself navigate his way through life. Unfortunately he has forgotten how to live life and enjoy it.
This season’s Christmas party has been designed for Rafe to find the perfect Duchess. The problem is that the perfect Duchess for him is not perfect. Cynthia is unconventional and enthusiastic. She does what she wants and tries hard to ignore her attraction for Rafe.
This story and some of the other stories from the end of the series, happen at the same time, but in the background. This is one of the best stories in the series. It was an enjoyable and humorous read.