Name and title: Adam Penrose, Duke of Stratton. Affiliation: London's elite Society of Decadent Dukes. Family history: Scandalous. Personality traits: Dark and brooding, with a thirst for revenge. Read more...
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Name and title: Adam Penrose, Duke of Stratton. Affiliation: London's elite Society of Decadent Dukes. Family history: Scandalous. Personality traits: Dark and brooding, with a thirst for revenge. Ideal romantic partner: A woman of means, with beauty and brains, willing to live with reckless abandon. Desire: Clara Cheswick, gorgeous daughter of his family's sworn enemy. FAINT OF HEART NEED NOT APPLY
Clara may be the woman Adam wants, but there's one problem: she's far more interested in publishing her women's journal than getting married--especially to a man said to be dead-set on vengeance. Though, with her nose for a story, Clara wonders if his desire for justice is sincere--along with his incredibly unnerving intention to be her husband. If her weak-kneed response to his kiss is any indication, falling for Adam clearly comes with a cost. But who knew courting danger could be such exhilarating fun? Madeline Hunter's novels are: "Brilliant, compelling . . . An excellent read." --The Washington Post "Mesmerizing." --Publishers Weekly "Pure passion." --Booklist
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- ISBN-13: 9781420143904
- ISBN-10: 1420143905
- Publisher: Zebra
- Publish Date: May 2017
- Page Count: 304
- Dimensions: 6.7 x 4.1 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds
Series: Decadent Dukes Society #1
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A brooding aristocrat ponders revenge in the first tale of Madeline Hunter’s Decadent Dukes Society, The Most Dangerous Duke in London. Adam Penrose, Duke of Stratton, returns to London from Paris after dueling to uphold his family’s honor. Called back to England by the king, he faces more gossip but doesn’t let it deter him from investigating the source of rumors about his father’s disloyalty. He visits a neighboring estate at the matriarch’s request and is offered her granddaughter in marriage as a way to settle an old feud. Unfortunately, his interest is instantly captured when he sees her other granddaughter. In pursuing the spirited Lady Clara Cheswick, he gets closer and closer to the truth he seeks, but will vengeance smother the burgeoning, fiery love he feels for the beauty? Can Clara trust that Adam wants her enough to allow her the independence she craves? This is a historical romance to savor, and readers will root for the pair of lovers and the justice they seek.