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  • Published: 16 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9781420152692
  • Imprint: Kensington
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $25.99

Duchess If You Dare

A Dazzling Historical Regency Romance



From the glittering ballrooms of the ton to the city's grittiest corners, London has no shortage of wrongs in need of righting--and the Maidens of Mayhem are prepared for the challenge. United by secrecy and sisterhood, these daring women from all walks of life aim to fight injustice wherever it takes them--even into the arms of unexpected love. This feminist take on Regency-era Robin Hoods from USA Today bestselling author Anabelle Bryant is destined to storm readers' hearts!

From the glittering ballrooms of the ton to the city's grittiest corners, London has no shortage of wrongs in need of righting--and the Maidens of Mayhem are prepared for the challenge. United by secrecy and sisterhood, these daring women from all walks of life aim to fight injustice wherever it takes them--even into the arms of unexpected love. This feminist take on Regency-era Robin Hoods from USA Today bestselling author Anabelle Bryant is destined to storm readers' hearts!

Fans of Sarah MacLean, Vanessa Riley, and Julia London will adore this modern take on the Regency, filled with tough, empowered women meeting their matches in a sexy story from rising star Anabelle Bryant.

“Delightful.” —Lenora Bell, USA Today bestselling author

From the glittering ballrooms of the ton to the city’s grittiest corners, London has no shortage of wrongs in need of righting—and the Maidens of Mayhem are prepared for the challenge. United by secrecy and sisterhood, these daring woman from all walks of life aim to fight injustice wherever it takes them—even into the arms of unexpected love...

Scarlett Wynn’s tragic childhood taught her that life can be cruel to women with little power. So when a local seamstress disappears, Scarlett vows to find out why. Armed with a weapon and her courage, Scarlett scours London for clues—and crosses the unlikely path of Ambrose Cross, the Duke of Aylesford, at an unlikely place: an upscale brothel. The Duke is trying to solve a mystery of his own, and Scarlett is sure they can help each other—if she can resist the attraction that draws them together . . .

As Duke of Aylesford, Ambrose is duty-bound to protect his family name from scandal no matter the cost. But Scarlett’s fearless spirit forces him to look beyond his world of privilege. Scarlett is as intoxicating as she is dangerous, igniting a fire in him like no other. But when the pair learn both mysteries they’re trying to solve are tied to a string of missing women, the tangled scheme they uncover may put their lives, and their growing love, in mortal danger—and lead them to search their hearts like never before . . .

“A delightful historical romance with a liberal dash of adventure, plenty of sizzling heat, and a heart of pure gold. A superb start to Bryant’s new Maidens of Mayhem series” —Lenora Bell, USA Today bestselling author

Duchess if You Dare is a fantastic read that kept me up late and has me anxiously awaiting the next book in the series.” USA Today Bestselling Author Renee Ann Miller

“Brilliant.”— Publishers Weekly

  • Published: 16 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9781420152692
  • Imprint: Kensington
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $25.99

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Praise for Duchess If You Dare

“Bryant’s magnetic final Midnight Secrets novel unites two Regency-era amateur scientists with a powerful attraction…Fans of thoughtful female characters will adore Theodosia’s joy in her intellectual pursuits. Bryant’s fast-paced and seamless plotting make this a novel to be savored in one sitting.” —Publishers Weekly on London’s Late Night Scandal

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“A scholarly woman with secrets and a wounded earl bond over their love of scientific pursuits in this historical romance with holiday flair…Smart characterization.” —Kirkus Reviews on London’s Late Night Scandal

Kirkus Reviews, London's Late Night Scandal

“This entertaining Regency romance throws together a brooding lord in self-imposed exile and a willful lady looking for excitement, piling on scandalous adventures and arguments that end with passionate embraces…Those who enjoy headstrong heroines will appreciate [Amelia’s] story.” —Publishers Weekly on London’s Wicked Affair

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