An Heir of Deception

An Heir of Deception

by Beverley Kendall

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A man devastated by love

After three years of carousing and debauchery, Alex Cartwright, heir to the Duke of Hastings, has put his life back in order. Having embraced sobriety for two years, he has no intention of revisiting the past or risking his heart again. But the return of the very woman who introduced him to the darkest side of hell brings not only the painful, haunting memories of bittersweet love and abandonment, but the son he never knew he had...

A woman silenced by secrets

Threatened by the revelation of a secret that could destroy her family's place in society and forever tarnish a dukedom, Charlotte fled England on her wedding day five years ago. Now, although it appears that secret is safe, when Alex discovers her other secret--their son--Charlotte has an altogether different battle ahead. She must now fight one love to hold onto the other--the man whose touch still makes her burn, for the child who is her very world.

Book #1 - Sinful Surrender
Book #2 - A Taste of Desire
eNovella #2.5 - All's Fair in Love & Seduction (Download it free)

Series: The Elusive Lords (Book 3)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014550833
Publisher: Season Publishing LLC
Publication date: 04/23/2012
Series: The Elusive Lords , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 353
Sales rank: 139,065
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

I have always loved books, romance and wished that everyone (most especially me) would find their happily ever after. Add in my love of London, England set in a period when ladies strived to be genteel and dresses could barely fit through doors, and it was obvious I could write nothing but historical romances.

As the mother of one too bright and mischievous young boy, I pull full-time duty on all fronts. When I'm not working at my techy-type job, mothering, writing or reading, I'm probably sleeping and dreaming of a time when I'll have time for my favorite hobbies: knitting, crocheting and sewing.

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greycobchl More than 1 year ago
I waited months for this book and it was worth every bit of my long not so patient wait! Alex is my dream hero, he is brooding, sexy, and hopelessly in love with Charlotte. When she left him at the alter 5 years before he was almost destroyed. When she comes back into his life 5 years later he is hurt and angry, but deep down still loves her just as much. Alex really makes her suffer for a while for hurting him and keeping his son from him. The book was both heartbreaking and very sexy! My favorite type of romance is the loves reunited and this was just perfect. I loved this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read. I absolutely loved Alex. He made the book for me. My heart bled for him. Charlotte was great too. So many secrets and twists. That surprised me the most. When you think you know what the book is about, you don't. Ending shocked me. Now I'm wondering how soon it will be before Beverly releases Catherine and Lucas' book. Quite the teaser there at the end. Loved this entire series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing series! This is another amazing read in the Elusive Lords series and i couldn't put it down. You will want to read all of the other amazing books in this series to really get the whole picture of Alex and Charlotte. Dont pass these books up
kenemly More than 1 year ago
I absolutely loved this book.... I did not want to put it down.... I first found Beverley Kendall from her free Nook book.... I just fell in love with her Historical Romance series.... And I can not wait for the next book!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When I received an email stating that this book was available, I bought it on my Nook immediately. Her other 3 books for this series was really good and she kept up with the awesome writing in this one. Read it in one day (and I'm a working mother of 3)! I agreed with the other review, you must read the other 3 books to have a better understanding/appreciation of the story line and characters. Love, love and absolutely LOVE ALEX!
NavyWave62 More than 1 year ago
WOW - AWESOME!!! This was amazing - my 4th book by Ms Kendall and possibly my favorite. Please read all the Elusive Lord books in order. This was a book with over 747 Nook pages, and so well worth the money. Usually, I can figure out the ending , but not with this book. So many surprises, you will be shocked.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a very good romance novel. The plot and storytelling are solid. A must read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I could not put the book down till I finished it, it had me on edge all the time. The Author is going on my best Author list.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I can't wait for the next book to come out, hurry please!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book can't wait for the next one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the dynamics that unfolded about the various characters in this truly captivating book . It makes it hard for the first eager to put it down.
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An engaging story that is as relevant today as the period in which it was written (mid 1800's).
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Reviting. The best of so far.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love , love her series. I love this book. It's a must read. Beverly did a awesome job with all the books. I love her writing style. I wish she would keep writing historical romance. I'm not a fan of her new stuff.
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I love all of the series from Beverly? Keeps you wanting to purchase the nexr book just as soon as you finish one! Time to read the next.!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book did not want to put it down... cant wait to see what happens next.
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Kendall displays a great storyline and unique characters with all her books, and this by far has definitely been my favorite.
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This was great book!
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