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A Most Unsuitable Duke!

Adrian Fitzwalter, the Duke of Barroughby, wore the taint of scandal with flair, his very presence charged with the promise of forbidden things. But the gentle Lady Hester knew the rakish pose was only a mask, hiding a desperate and lonely man.

With her knowing eyes and quiet beauty, the spinsterish Lady Hester was a far cry from Adrian's usual amours. Yet though her goodness stirred him beyond imagining, he dared not ...

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The Dark Duke

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Overview


A Most Unsuitable Duke!

Adrian Fitzwalter, the Duke of Barroughby, wore the taint of scandal with flair, his very presence charged with the promise of forbidden things. But the gentle Lady Hester knew the rakish pose was only a mask, hiding a desperate and lonely man.

With her knowing eyes and quiet beauty, the spinsterish Lady Hester was a far cry from Adrian's usual amours. Yet though her goodness stirred him beyond imagining, he dared not give in to the longing to seek the comfort of her waiting arms, for his happiness would surely be her ruinÂ….

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This second book in Moore's "Most Unsuitable" series is the tale of Adrian Fitzwalter, also known as the scandalous "Dark Duke," who goes against all conventional wisdom when he falls for spinster Hester Pimblett, his stepmother's plain companion. Society rejects him for not meeting its standard of behavior, just as it rejects her for not meeting its standard of beauty. The three-dimensional villain of this piece, Adrian's selfish, immoral brother, has been granted his own sequel, The Rogue's Return, due out in summer 1997. Although set in Victorian England, The Dark Duke is written more in the Regency style and is suitable for readers wanting romances without explicit sex. Moore (The Wastrel, Harlequin, 1996) lives in Toronto, Canada. (SM)
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  • ISBN-13: 9781459268005
  • Publisher: Harlequin
  • Publication date: 7/15/2011
  • Sold by: HARLEQUIN
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Original
  • Sales rank: 707,214
  • File size: 407 KB

Meet the Author


Margaret Moore actually began her writing career at the age of eight, when she and a friend would make up stories together. She also loved to read and many years later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. After reading a romance by Kathleen Woodiwiss, Margaret took a course in popular fiction writing and through that, found Romance Writers of America. Three years later, in 1991, she sold her first historical romance. And the rest, as they say, is history!
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