How the Duke Was Won by Lenora Bell audiobook

How the Duke Was Won

By Lenora Bell
Read by Beverley A. Crick

Tantor Audio

The Disgraceful Dukes Series: Book 1

9.77 Hours 1
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James, the scandalously uncivilized Duke of Harland, requires a bride with a spotless reputation for a strictly business arrangement. Lust is prohibited, and love is out of the question. Charlene Beckett, the unacknowledged daughter of an earl and a courtesan, has just been offered a life-altering fortune to pose as her half-sister, Lady Dorothea, and win the duke's proposal. All she must do is: Be the perfect English rose (Ha!) Breathe, smile, and curtsy in impossibly tight gowns (blast Lady Dorothea's sylph-like figure) Charm and seduce a wild duke (without appearing to try) Keep said duke far, far from her heart (no matter how tempting) When secrets are revealed and passion overwhelms, James must decide if the last lady he should want is really everything he needs. And Charlene must decide if the promise of a new life is worth risking everything . . . including her heart. Contains mature themes.

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Winner of a 2016 RT Book Reviews Award for Best First Historical 

James, the scandalously uncivilized Duke of Harland, requires a bride with a spotless reputation for a strictly business arrangement. Lust is prohibited, and love is out of the question.

Charlene Beckett, the unacknowledged daughter of an earl and a courtesan, has just been offered a life-altering fortune to pose as her half-sister, Lady Dorothea, and win the duke's proposal. All she must do is:
  • Be the perfect English rose (Ha!)
  • Breathe, smile, and curtsy in impossibly tight gowns (blast Lady Dorothea's sylph-like figure)
  • Charm and seduce a wild duke (without appearing to try)
  • Keep said duke far, far from her heart (no matter how tempting)

When secrets are revealed and passion overwhelms, James must decide if the last lady he should want is really everything he needs. And Charlene must decide if the promise of a new life is worth risking everything . . . including her heart.

Contains mature themes.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Colorful supporting characters, plentiful plot twists, and the trials of star-crossed lovers make for a sizzling and heartwarming page-turner. Publishers Weekly Starred Review
“Bell has found a new avenue to the happily-ever-after of the Regency era, and it’s one that fans will enjoy exploring. Bold and sweet as good chocolate, this debut romance will give Regency fans a new author for their must-read list.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Author Bio: Lenora Bell

Author Bio: Lenora Bell

Lenora Bell is a USA Today bestselling, award-winning author of historical romances. In 2014, she won Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart Award for Best Historical Romance, and in 2016 she won RT Book Reviews' award for best first historical. She grew up in a small Alaskan town that still has no traffic lights, and she blames those long, dark winters for turning her into a lifelong bookworm. She has lived and worked on five continents but can currently be found in an old farmhouse in the Pacific Northwest with her carpenter husband and two tiger-striped rescue kitties.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 9.77
Audience: Adult
Language: English