When impoverished widow Lady Elizabeth Parker attends a ball hosted by the Duke of Bridgwater, she’s surprised to find herself receiving an offer of marriage from the wealthy nobleman. Unfortunately, she quickly discovers that his intentions are not honorable. Desperate and alone, Elizabeth takes up the duke’s indecent proposal in order to protect her reputation. But things don’t quite go as planned. The duke turns out to be a kind and gentle man who makes Elizabeth feel cherished and loved for the first time in her life. As they spend more time together, both realize that their arrangement could lead to something much deeper and lasting than either expected…
For who is this book for ?
- The characters are well written and likable
- The plot is interesting
- It’s a fun and easy read
- The couple does not have a lot of page time together
- The story is instalove
Learn more about the author
Julia Quinn is the author of twenty-eight New York Times bestselling novels. She started writing her first book in 1996 and became a full-time novelist in 2001. Her books have been translated into thirty languages, and she has won numerous awards, including Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA® Award for Best Regency Romance three times.
“A delicious, heartwarming romance!”
“The heroine is smart, innocent and determined. The hero is a duke with a heart of gold. Together they are perfect.”
“One of my all-time favorite authors…A beautifully written and emotionally charged story.”
“The characters are richly drawn and believable, the plot is well paced and intriguing, and the sexual tension is palpable. I couldn’t put it down!”