Deceived Author:Bertrice Small Set against the rich tropical beauty of a Caribbean island and the splendor of 18th century England, DECEIVED gives us another spellbinding tale of intrigue, suspense, and a love that was destined to last forever.... — Golden-haired Aurora Kimberly possessed only one passion -- to live a simple life on the lush island paradise her family had been... more » given by the English Crown. Now, her treasure was about to be threatened... by Valerian Hawkesworth, Duke of Farminster, who came to claim the heiress promised to him in a marriage contract. But the free-spirited beauty had no intention of letting some pompous duke carry her off to a cold and gloomy country. Soon, she and her sister Cally, who had always yearned for the luxurious life of a duchess, had switched places.
But could the sisters hope to play out this charade successfully? And what sweet revenge would the duke demand when he learned that he had been deceived? Only a twist of fate and the power of an indomitable love could change the heart of a man scorned....« less
An historical romance set against the rich tropical beauty of a Caribbean island and the splendor of 18th century England. "Deceived" gives us another sspellbinding tale of intrigue, suspense, and a love that was destined to last forever. Two sisters play out a charade of who was the bethrothed bride to be successfully but what sweet revenge would the duke demand when he learned that he had been deceived?
Historical Erotic Romance set against 18th century England and the Caribbean. A game of charades played by two sisters to deceive a Duke.
How does this game play out when the Duke learns of their deceit ?