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Duchess by Night By Eloisa James

Duchess by Night
by Eloisa James

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Jilly Cooper in corsets best describes the third novel in the New York Times bestselling DESPERATE DUCHESSES series
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Duchess by Night Summary


Duchess by Night by Eloisa James

Disguise is a dangerous game ...Tired of sitting on the sidelines and watching everyone else have fun, widowed 27-year-old Duchess Harriet decides to do a little pleasure-seeking of her own. Where better to begin than at the house of one of the most disreputable men in the country, Lord Strange? But given the high-stakes games of lust and chance that rule Strange's household, to cross the threshold is to ruin her reputation -- so Harriet swaps her hoops and corsets for a pair of breeches and transforms herself into a young male relative of the Duke of Villiers. Before she knows it she's writing bawdy missives on behalf of a young actress, not to mention winning card games played by the most powerful men in England. And she's attracting attention from unusual places! She's come to the right place for a scandal.

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Duchess by Night Reviews


'Entertaining and exciting throughout [with] enough seduction, laughter and surprises ... to satisfy even the most demanding fans of historical fiction." -- Publishers' Weekly, starred review on AN AFFAIR BEFORE CHRISTMAS 'So full of dashing cads in breeches that it's guaranteed to get me hot under the collar ... Bravo for Eloisa' -- Fiona Walker on Much Ado About You 'Romance writing does not get much better than this.' -- People Magazine on Eloisa James 'I found myself devouring the book like a dieter with a Hershey bar' -- USA Today on Eloisa James 'Great fun. I couldn't put it down!' -- Daisy Waugh on Much Ado About Nothing 'Hurrah! Romance is back in fashion. No grisly body count, no lurking serial killer. The only four-letter word is love. Choc-full of romantic heroes that would give Darcy a run for his money. Sheer joy from beginning to end.' -- Carole Matthews on Much Ado About You

About Eloisa James


After graduating from Harvard University, Eloisa got an M.Phil. from Oxford University, a Ph.D. from Yale and eventually became a Shakespeare professor, publishing an academic book with Oxford University Press. Currently she is an associate professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the English Department at Fordham University in New York City.

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GOR001207307
Duchess by Night by Eloisa James
Eloisa James
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hodder & Stoughton
2009-02-19
400
0340961074
9780340961070
N/A
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