Brandon Pearce, former brigadier and now the Earl West, is determined to help the girl he once loved save her property and the charity she's been struggling to build. But he'll have to deceive her first...
Twelve years ago, Brandon Pearce had to give up the girl he loved, Amelia Howard. Now Amelia is a grown woman with a past she desperately needs to keep hidden in order to save her brother Frederick's reputation. In an effort to avoid blackmail, Frederick needs to place a list of gentlemen into government positions, and for that, he'll need an ally in ParliamentPearce.
Pearce has been investigating Scepter, a criminal group the Armory believes is behind the government appointments. Pearce must pretend that he sides with the blackmailerkeeping someone else's secretseven though it means breaking Amelia's heart. But Pearce is willing to do anything he can for a second chance with her, even when he discovers she's been keeping secrets of her own.
Get out your smelling salts: This sexy Regency romance features a second-chance romance between a former military commander who stubbornly thinks he knows best and a strong-headed heroine who will fight tooth and nail for those she loves.
"As steamy as it is sweet as it is luscious. My favorite kind of historical!"GRACE BURROWES, New York Times bestselling author, for Dukes Are Forever
"Enchanting...Harrington combines suspenseful mystery and charming romance in this compulsively readable treat."Publishers Weekly STARRED Review for An Inconvenient Duke
"Harrington is a rising star...plenty of both love and danger."Booklist STARRED Review for An Inconvenient Duke
"Action, suspense, seduction, and two determined lovers fighting for what is right provide a host of reasons to read well into the night."Library Journal STARRED Review for An Inconvenient Duke