Beguiling The Duke | Lords In Love | Author Darcy Burke
Darcy Burke

Beguiling the Duke

Book 1: Marrywell Brides

About the Book

On the way to meet his future wife, the Duke of Lawford’s coach loses a wheel. Repair is impossible because he’s landed in Marrywell on the first day of their annual May Day Matchmaking Festival and everyone is on holiday. Furthermore, there are no rooms to let, so Law must accept the hospitality of a country squire or, more accurately, from his beautiful, clever daughter who obviously runs the household.

After a disastrous foray at the matchmaking festival four years ago, Sadie Campion has mostly hidden away at home. But at twenty-four, this may be her last chance to marry and have a home and family of her own. When her unexpected houseguest offers to help her attract a husband, she can hardly refuse and, on the duke’s arm, becomes the belle of the festival.

As they grow closer and attraction simmers between them, Law wonders if she is the match he was destined to make…

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“Beguiling the Duke by Darcy Burke was the perfect start to her new Lords in Love series! House parties are one of my favorite historical romance tropes, and this felt like a fun variation of it with a touch of class difference thrown in for good measure.”

– Goodreads (five stars)

“Beguiling the Duke is a pure delight! Lighthearted and whimsical, it blends a delightful wit with the surprise of new love. ”

– Goodreads (five stars)

“The captivating characters, well-written dialogue, and engaging plot made for a truly delightful reading experience.”

– Literary Darlings

The Details

Published: March 7, 2023
Publisher: Zealous Quill Press
Formats: EbookPaperback
Translations: Deutsch
ISBN-13: 978-1637261064 ASIN: B0BFQ31YS4
Genres & Tropes
matchmaker, fake courtship, meddling family, forced proximity, class difference, arranged marriage