Turned out of their home just before Christmas, Miss Mena Clarke and her mother have no other option than to accept an invitation from Andrew Harrington, the 5th Duke of Beckford, to spend the holidays at his country estate. Mena wants nothing to do with the boy who teased her so horribly in their youth, not to mention the bitter quarrel between their parents that has kept the families apart for a decade. Yet as the snow blankets Yorkshire in white, fresh beginnings don't seem quite so impossible, after all...
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KEYWORDS: Sweet romance, Clean romance, Holiday love story, Nobility, English Christmas Holiday Traditions, Love, Family, Reconciliation, Regency, Victorian, 19th Century England, Mary Balogh, Erica Ridley, Darcy Burke, Bridgerton, Duke, The Duke and I, Erica Ridley, Heartwarming
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