By Eloisa James
"Imogen, girl Maitland, has determined to bounce at the wild aspect. in spite of everything, she's within the scrumptious place of having the ability to take a lover. A discreet male who is familiar with simply whilst to go away within the morning.
But woman Maitland continues to be less than the watchful eye of her former mum or dad, the wildly untamed Rafe, the Duke of Holbrook. He believes she continues to be wanting a ""watchdog."" She laughs on the concept that a person so insufferably lazy and dedicated to drink can call for that she behave with propriety.
It's Rafe's long-lost brother, a guy who seems to be accurately just like the duke yet without any of his degenerate facet, who pursuits Imogen. To Imogen, he's the shadow duke . . . the fellow who rather should still carry the name. but if Imogen is of the same opinion to accompany Gabe to a masquerade...whose masked eyes watch her with that excessive glance of hope? Who precisely is she dancing with? The duke or the shadow duke? Rafe . . . or Gabe?
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The Taming of the Duke (Essex Sisters, Book 3) by Eloisa James