Favorite Book of the Year Romance Writers of America
"An unprecedented SIX stars!" --Affaire de Coeur Magazine
From renown New York Times Bestselling Author Jill Barnett comes a tale of love that rocked the romance genre with its innovative, unique, and heartwarming characters. Forced by circumstance into a marriage of convenience with one of England's most prestigious dukes, Joy McQuarrie is hiding a scandalous secret.
Alec Castlemaine, Duke of Belmore, one of the wealthiest, proudest lords in all of England, has been rejected by the woman he believed would be the perfect wife--a beauty whose bloodline was flawless and family scandal free. His careful plans for the future have gone up in smoke...until a chance encounter with an oddly intriguing Scottish lass catapults him into a rash proposal and what he thinks will be a most convenient marriage. But his new wife has wedding night secrets to reveal and suddenly Alec's life is anything but convenient...
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Wonderfully, delightfully entertaining.
A Beautiful Love Story
This was a surprising gift, I did not expect that this would be added to my favorites list but it is there. The Duke and Joy are a wonderful characters that I loved from the start and the epilogue was a lovely addition to the ending. I want more!
This was a great story I laughed and cried.