The Determined Duchess

Gothic Brides

Book 2
Quillfire Publishing
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 Death is just the beginning in this dark, chilling Gothic Regency Romance...

After the death of her beloved guardian, Miss Felicity Fields is left adrift, her future uncertain. Grief-stricken, she launches a plan to use her knowledge of alchemy to build a Philosopher's Stone, and bring back to life the woman who was like a mother to her. The last thing this blunt bluestocking needs is the return of Nicholas Harding, the Duke of Wycliffe and rightful owner of her home on the wild coast of Cornwall. He stirs an unexpected passion within her, and Felicity has had enough change in her life.

When they were children, Nicholas never understood his aunt's brilliant but unemotional ward, or her many strange scientific studies. He ought to take her back to London, so she can make a proper society match--except he can't stop thinking about her. But with the line between life and death blurred by Felicity's macabre experiments, can he convince her that she's no longer alone, and her proper place is by his side?
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Previously released in CHARMED AT CHRISTMAS

The Gothic Brides series: edgy, atmospheric Gothic Regency Romance, exploring the dark, twisted corners of England--these books are not for the faint of heart. The Gothic Brides battle tortured pasts and face dangerous, suspenseful circumstances on their road to a hard-won happily ever after. Each book stands on its own.

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About the author

 USA Today Bestselling Author Erica Monroe writes dark, gritty historical romance. Her current series include Gothic Brides (Gothic Regency romances), The Rookery Rogues(pre-Victorian gritty working class romance), and Covert Heiresses (Regency spies who are the children of a duke). She was a finalist in the published historical category for the prestigious Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Romantic Suspense, and her books have been recommended reads at Fresh Fiction, Smexy Books, Smart Bitches Trashy Books, and All About Romance. When not writing, she drinks coffee, watches television, and reads comic books. She lives in the suburbs of North Carolina with her husband, two dogs, two cats.

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Additional Information

Publisher
Quillfire Publishing
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Published on
Mar 27, 2018
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Pages
175
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ISBN
9781370483433
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Gothic
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Regency
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Content Protection
This content is DRM free.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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