Duke Of Darkness (Three Regency Rogues, Book 2)

Duke Of Darkness (Three Regency Rogues, Book 2)

by Anabelle Bryant
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Duke Of Darkness (Three Regency Rogues, Book 2) by Anabelle Bryant

London, 1817. The Duke of Wharncliffe, Devlin Ravensdale, is devastated when he receives a missive announcing the death of his only relative, Aunt Min. Consumed with guilt, he regrets not having visited her in years, despite he’s chosen a reclusive lifestyle to hide his secretive past. Saddened by the loss, he dutifully honors his aunt’s last wish, to take responsibility of a young ward, Alex, and arrange a suitable marriage.Reluctant, yet determined, Devlin sets off to collect his young charge, only to discover the he is a she, and Alexandra is stunningly beautiful… posing an unexpected temptation.Tasked with finding an eligible bachelor, Devlin is forced back into society, a world where he has something of a dark reputation. Worse yet, it seems the beguiling beauty has a secret of her own to hide. Still, finding a husband for Alexandra shouldn’t prove difficult as long as he’s able to let her go.Praise for Anabelle Bryant:'Anabelle Bryant’s books just keep getting better! Duke of Darkness is the epitome of what a romance novel should be – sexy, steamy and heart wrenching.' - Elder Park Book Reviews '[Anabelle Bryant's] storytelling rivals any established author in the market' 5* for 'To Love a Wicked Scoundrel' from historicalromancelover.blogspot.co.uk'This book was sweet, enjoyable, and absolutely fantastic. Romance lovers, this is a must read book.' - 5* from Farah (Goodreads) for 'To Love a Wicked Scoundrel'

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472096418
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/09/2014
Series: Three Regency Rogues , #2
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 51,872
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Anabelle began reading at age three and never stopped. Her passion for reading soon turned into a passion for writing. Happy to grab her suitcase if it ensures a new adventure she finds endless inspiration in travel, especially imaginary jaunts into romantic Regency England. A firm believer in romance, Anabelle knows life doesn't always provide a happily ever after, but her novels always do. She enjoys talking to her fans. Visit her on Facebook or at AnabelleBryant.com.

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Duke of Darkness 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Mirabelle8 More than 1 year ago
A romantic ''Happily ever after'' love story! I adored, THE DUKE OF DARKNESS, written by Anabelle Bryant. I loved her two main characters Devlin Ravensdale, The Duke of Wharncliffe and Alexandra Grandchester. Devlin, is a tortured man hiding secrets from his past. He receives the news that his aunt has passed away and he gets a new responsibility to take care of her ward and arrange a suitable marriage for Alex. He loves his solitary life and is afraid of loving! But, as soon as he meets Alex, he will discover that he is not a young boy, but a gorgeous young woman. Beautiful chemistry between the two. What happens when a woman falls into the hands of a charming duke? Will love be the air? Will love heal Devlin's tortured soul?Some scenes are written with a touch of humor, like this one ''Did you notice the new silk wall coverings, Darling?'' And Devlin answering ''I was just between your thighs..let's hope I wasn't contemplating the wall coverings!'' I really loved this Regency romance, it was very well written and fun to read, very refreshing! This is the first book that I read by Ms. Bryant and it won't be the last one! I recommend it without hesitation!
Liberty_Blake More than 1 year ago
Anabelle Bryant has created a wonderful, tortured hero. The Duke of Wharncliffe believes his line should end with him, so he has been very careful not to get involved with anyone he might fall in love with. When his elderly aunt dies he is asked to find a suitable match for her ward "Alex". To his great consternation Alex is not the young boy he expected but a lovely young woman. When the woman, who has been unknowingly groomed by his aunt, challenges him to a chess match. Their friendship begins. The Duke is tortured by his family history, but not to the point where he cannot be redeemed. The story is well written and brings you right into the characters, you can hear Just Henry racing through the corridors, his nails clacking on the marble floors. It is a lovely love story and you shouldn't miss it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great in the tradition of historical romances with an interesting twitch !
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. Great herion, and I want to marry the Duke he so noble poor guy. Highly recommended
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Small detail...but considering throughout the book Devlin is described to have black hair and a beard, I am disappointed in the cover. It is like when you see continuity issues when filming.....
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story was a fantastic read! Well developed characters with an interesting plot. I cannot wait to read Annabelle Bryant's next book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. I had to go back and read the last few chapter again, just because that's a habit of mine if I really like a book. I only wished for an epilogue.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked this story. Devlin and Lexi were wonderful soulmates.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was very good,characters were charming, and plot was decent. I highly recommend it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I felt myself getting dumber the more i read.
Ella_George More than 1 year ago
A bland, shallow, and formulaic romance that lacks historical accuracy.