Nobody's Lady

The Wild Rose Press Inc
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Dukes don’t need help, or do they? Michael Redmond, the Duke of Cortland, needs to be in London—most expeditiously—but a band of highway robbers have thwarted his plans. Purse-pinched, coachless, and mired in mud, he stumbles on Lilly Beauchamp, the woman who betrayed him years ago. Ladies can’t be heroes, or can they? Michael was her first love, her first lover, but he abandoned her when she needed him most. She’d trusted him, and then he failed to meet with her father as promised. A widowed stepmother now, Lilly loves her country and will do her part for the Good of England—even if that means aiding this hobbled and pathetic duke. They lost their chance at love, or did they? A betrothal, a scandal, and a kidnapping stand between them now. Can honor emerge from the ashes of their love?
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About the author

I've been a writer all my life but not completed a manuscript until autumn of 2014. I'd worked in numerous fields, even owned businesses but nothing panned out for me. My default job was bartending. Having my days free something finally clicked and I figured out that I could write books. With my husband and kids cheering me on I've been writing non-stop ever since. Ironically, bartending is the perfect compliment to writing. It requires me to get dressed, go outside of my home and interact with other human beings. Writing romance novels is a dream come true. I hope my books can provide a fraction of the comfort Mary Balogh's books have brought me.

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Publisher
The Wild Rose Press Inc
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Published on
May 2, 2018
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Pages
358
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ISBN
9781509220441
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Historical / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM free.
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Eligible for Family Library

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Editorial Reviews

"This book was fantastic. It was steamy, funny, romantic, and just about any other emotion you can think of..."

-Steamy Book Mama

"Ms. Hardt has a way of writing that makes me forget I'm reading a book. It's more like slipping into a world she created and getting lost for a while."

-Tiger Lily, Whipped Cream Reviews

"…It’s a very heartfelt story between Lily and Daniel and the intense love and passion they come to feel for each other."

-All Is Read

"The writing was fast paced, and HOT for an historical romance…with lots of chemistry between Daniel and Lily, and lots of fun on Lily’s part! There was the requisite drama, well played out. The characters were full of fun, laughter, mischief and of course some hot sexy!"

-Bound by Books

"Ms. Hardt creates magic…"

-The Romance Studio

Synopsis

Wiltshire, England

Lady Lily Jameson is thrilled to attend a house party given by the Daniel Farnsworth, the Duke of Lybrook, but not because he’s the most eligible bachelor in the peerage. Her only interest is his famous art collection, which reputedly includes a painting by her favorite artist, Jan Vermeer.

Daniel, duke only by virtue of the untimely deaths of his father and older brother, wants nothing to do with his new duties. He’d rather continue his rakish ways. When he finds the lovely Lily sneaking around the property in search of his art collection, sparks fly. 

Despite her father’s wishes, Lily has no intention of marrying. She wants to travel the world to gain real life inspiration for her painting and writing. And what could be better worldly experience than a passionate affair with the notorious Duke of Lybrook? 

But circumstances may change the game and the players…and danger lurks, as well.

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