The Duke's Desire (Pelham, Bk 2) (Signet Regency Romance)
The Duke's Desire - Pelham, Bk 2 - Signet Regency Romance Author:June Calvin Duty and Desire — The beautiful Viscountess Deborah Silverton never wished to wed again. The death of her hateful husband had ended an unspeakable nightmare. On the other hand, she desperately wanted to see her sixteen-year-old daughter Jennifer safely married. Unless Jennifer found a decent husband, either her grasping guardian would auction the... more » girl off to the most odious libertine in the realm, or she would be snapped up by one of the seductive rakes circling like sharks around her.
Fortunately, the Duke of Harwood was in London. Not only was Harwood as handsome as he was wealthy, his wife's death had left him in clear need of a mate. How could he possibly resist as lovely a young lady as Jennifer? The only problem was Deborah, when she found her mother love at war with a most improper passion for the Duke. Deborah tried to remember how much she hated men. And the Duke, using all his keen wit, iron will, and subtle wiles, tried to make her forget....« less