Duke in a Box

Twelve Steamy Historical Holiday Novellas

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Publisher Description

Twelve novellas from your favorite historical romance authors featuring never-before-published steamy holiday stories. Don’t miss this limited time collection—on sale only from November 1-December 31, 2022. 

The Duke Who Came to Christmas Dinner

by Amy Rose Bennett

When a bah-humbug duke is invited to Christmas dinner by his widowed neighbor, the sweet-as-a-sugarplum daughter of his former estate steward, his initial reaction is to say no...until he recalls their long-ago first kiss beneath the mistletoe...

Mrs. Peabody and the Unexpected Duke

by Grace Callaway

When former lovers Hawker and Mrs. Peabody are paired on a spy mission over the holidays, they uncover the deepest secret of all: the truth of their own hearts.

Yule Be My Duke

by Darcy Burke

When enemies John and Cecilia are trapped alone in a cottage during a snowstorm, they know marriage will be imminent, but can they become lovers by morning?

The Frosty Duke

by Lila DiPasqua

When a socially awkward mathematician spinster seeks to enlist the aid of a handsome, skillful rake—things may not go to plan.

Desert Island Duke

by Kate Bateman

When Caro Montgomery is shipwrecked with her brother’s infuriatingly attractive best friend, Max Cavendish, their survival depends on working together. But will their island prove to be a tropical paradise. . .  or pure hell?

Her Duke at Midnight

by Christy Carlyle

When a young widow and an infamous duke meet at a country house party during the holiday season, the attraction that sparks between them takes them both by surprise.

Her Duke With Benefits

by Jess Michaels

After confusion and a storm trap old friends Leo and Alice together for the holidays, long hidden desires and feelings come to the surface. But if the duke offers his heart before their time together is over, will she take that gift?

The Duke Deal

by Valerie Bowman

When a young duchess asks her estranged husband to pretend they're happy during a Christmastide house party to fulfill her grandfather's dying wish of seeing the entire family together at the holidays, the duke agrees...with one condition: he wants an heir.


by Minerva Spencer

Antonia Redvers has been completely and madly in love with the infamous privateer Captain Lucas "O Duque" Cruz, her father's best friend, since she was a girl. This Christmas, Toni is done waiting—she's finally going to get her duke...

My Duchess, My Wife

by Sasha Cottman

With a castle full of relatives at Christmas, a Scottish duke comes up with more than one naughty way to distract his wife.

Undressing the Duke

by Erica Ridley

When the Duke of Southbury informs his charming French valet of his impending dismissal, Vachon has only a fortnight to convince the duke to change his mind… and take a chance on love!

Right Place, Wrong Duke

by Elisa Braden

Widow Lucie Carmichael is not about to let the Duke of Dingwall evict her family from their ancestral home, even if that means engaging in a little abduction.

November 1
Zealous Quill Press
Darcy Burke

Customer Reviews

PicklesPerspective ,

Twelve Great Reads!

This book has 12 great stories. Often, you find some authors on anthologies who just “dial in a story.” On this compilation, every single author showed up and provided a top notch story. I highly recommend purchasing this box set while it’s available. I enjoyed stories by authors who feel like old friends, and discovered a few new authors who I’ll add to my reading list.

Peg1951 ,

Lovely Holiday Collection

A great collection of holiday stories.

My Duchess, My Wife by Sasha Cottman
Twenty-eight years of marriage, four children, and a scandal or three have not dampened the love or ardor of the Duke and Duchess of Strathmore. This year, once again, Ewan and Caroline have a castle full of relatives for the Christmas celebration. She is wearing herself out trying to get everything ready. Ewan decides that it is time his wife took a break, got a bit of rest, and paid him some special attention. This story shows that it is entirely possible for a couple in love to have a happily ever after, ever after.

Yule Be My Duke by Darcy Burke
Since some childish pranks went embarrassingly too far at a house party five years ago, Cecilia and John do not care for each other, at all. Their parents feel differently. They would like them to be married. When they are paired for the Yule log hunt, Cecilia concocts a plan to leave John lost in the woods. A snowstorm thwarts her plans, and they are forced to spend the night together in a cabin. Now what do think will come of that? This is a cute story with a hero and heroine who still have a bit of growing up to do, scheming friends and parents, and just maybe an HEA.

I received an ARC of this book and am voluntarily reviewing these stories.

LisanneH ,



This was a twelve novella collection of historical, spicy reads set during the holidays. There’s everything from enemies to lovers (Darcy Burke’s Yule be my Duke) to a cold duke aptly named Thomas Hardacre.
This anthology is an absolute must read.
Highly recommend.

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