The Duke In Disguise Author:Gayle Callen Forced to seek employment after her father's death. Meriel Shelby had accepted a post as governess to the six-year-old son of the Duke of Thanet. But the devilish rougue standing before her today takes her by surprise. Her employer seems to study her with a new intensity, and he is certainly more charming than at their last enounter. Had there a... more »lways been that alluring glint in his dark eyes? The duke has a notoriously scandalous reputation, but as far as she knew, governesses had never been his style.
In reality, Richard O'Neill is not the ailing Duke of Thanet, but his half-brother. He's agreed to masquerade as the duke in order to protect his young heir from a greedy enemy. But he had not anticipated the complication presented by this inquisitive young goveness. Letting down his guard could prove dangerous to his nephew, but with each moment in Meriel's presince, Richard finds himself increasingly hard-pressed to keep his sanity - and his desire - in check.....« less