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  • Published: 28 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780451229533
  • Imprint: Signet
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $13.99

The Secret Duke


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A thrilling new historical romance from the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Wedding

When Arabella Barstowe is kidnapped, she believes her life and virtue are forfeit-until she's rescued by the notorious rogue Captain Rose. Bella never expects to see him again. But years later she learns the wicked truth behind her abduction, and she seeks out the only man who can help her take revenge.

What she doesn't know is that Captain Rose is just a disguise for the formidable Duke of Ithorne, who is intrigued to hear from the mysterious woman from his past. Their lives are soon entangled by danger and a growing forbidden passion.

  • Pub date: 28 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780451229533
  • Imprint: Signet
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $13.99

About the Author

Jo Beverley

Jo Beverley writes bestselling historical romance novels. Publishers Weekly declared her "Arguably today's most skillful writer of intelligent historical romance..." Her work has been described as "Sublime!" by Booklist, and Romantic Times declared her to be "one of the great names of the genre."

She was born and raised in England and has a degree in history and American Studies from Keele University. She emigrated to Canada in 1976. In 2008 she returned to England and now lives in Devon. Her novels are set in the medieval, Georgian, and Regency periods and have won five RITAs, romance's top award, as well as many other accolades. She is one of twelve members of the Romance Writers of America's Hall of Fame.

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