~Winner of the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense~
~National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award Finalist~
"This book had it all: drama, laughter and a few tears as well. The chemistry between Harry and Tessa just sizzled off the pages....If I could I would give this book ten stars, but I'm only allowed to give 5/5 stars." -Boonies123 Book Review
He's a policeman on a hunt for justice. She's a proud daughter of the London criminal underworld. Danger brings them together...and desire binds them in this passionate enemies to lovers romance!
Shattered by betrayal, former scholar Harry Kent has made a new life for himself as a policeman. Sent on a dangerous covert mission, he must protect a clever and wicked beauty who specializes in disguises and mischief. She stands for everything he scorns—and seduces him with every look of her innocent eyes…
A princess of London’s criminal underworld, Tessa Todd wants to defend her family against cutthroat enemies. Her powerful grandfather, however, insists upon keeping her under lock and key. When she is assigned a stoic and damnably handsome new bodyguard, she resists his dominant ways—and a passionate war of wills begins…
Thrown together by crisis, Harry and Tessa will test the bounds of desire, loyalty, and trust. On the run from their foes and from their own hearts, they must find salvation in each other—before time runs out.
Grace's books feature sizzling hot historical romance, fun and feel-good happily ever afters, and exciting mystery and adventure. Her books are standalones which can also be enjoyed as part of her interconnected series.
Game of Dukes series
1: The Duke Identity (Harry & Tessa)
2: Enter the Duke (Ransom & Maggie)
3: Regarding the Duke (Garrity & Gabby)
4: The Duke Redemption (Wickham & Beatrice)
5: The Return of the Duke (Severin & Fancy)
6: Steamy Winter Wishes: A Hot Historical Romance Short Story (featuring characters from all of Grace's series)
Lady Charlotte's Society of Angels
1: Olivia and the Masked Duke
2: Pippa and the Prince of Secrets (Preorder now!)
Heart of Enquiry (The Kent family)
Prequel Novella: The Widow Vanishes (Will & Annabel)
1: The Duke Who Knew Too Much (Alaric & Emma)
2: M is for Marquess (Gabriel & Thea)
3: The Lady Who Came in from the Cold (Marcus & Penny)
4: The Viscount Always Knocks Twice (Richard & Violet)
5: Never Say Never to an Earl (Sinjin & Polly)
6: The Gentleman Who Loved Me (Andrew & Primrose)
Mayhem in Mayfair
1: Her Husband's Harlot (Helena & Nicholas)
2: Her Wanton Wager (Percy & Gavin)
3: Her Protector's Pleasure (Marianne & Ambrose)
4: Her Prodigal Passion (Charity & Paul)
Chronicles of Abigail Jones (hot Victorian gothic paranormal romance):
1: Abigail Jones
About the Author
USA Today & International Bestselling Author Grace Callaway writes hot and heart-melting historical romance filled with mystery and adventure. Her debut novel was a Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® Finalist and a #1 National Regency Bestseller, and her subsequent novels have topped national and international bestselling lists. She is the winner of the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery and Suspense, the Maggie Award for Excellence in Historical Romance, the Golden Leaf, and the Passionate Plume Award for Historical Novel. She holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan and lives with her family in a valley close to the sea. When she’s not writing, she enjoys dancing, dining in hole-in-the-wall restaurants, and going on adapted adventures with her special son.
The Duke Identity
Grace Callaway takes us further into the lives of the Kent family, to the underworld of London, she keeps us guessing, who and why is someone blowing up buildings, brothels, coffee house. Enter Harry Kent who is enforced to protect the grand-daughter of the underworld boss, Tessa and any thing could happen and does.
Well done Grace Callaway as a reader I did not pick the villain.
Must read, stand alone, if you are a fan of the Kent family, they do make appearances in this book.