Douglas

Douglas

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Douglas Allen, Viscount Amery, hates having arrived to his title without knowing how to manage his properties. Guinevere Hollister is a distant family connection raising her daughter in rural obscurity while stewarding the estate. Douglas reluctantly puts himself in Gwen's hands for lessons in land husbandry and discovers beneath her prickly exterior a woman of passion and honor. Yet despite the closeness they find, she will not marry him. When the powerful Duke of Moreland arranges an engagement between Gwen and his heir, Douglas knows the marriage is not what Gwen wants. In Douglas's eyes, Gwen deserves to make her own choices, and he will take on family, the meddling duke, and Gwen's own lonely, stubborn heart to ensure his lady's happiness.
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois :, Sourcebooks Casablanca,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ♭2016
ISBN: 9781492638636
Branch Call Number: ROM PB Bur
Characteristics: 375 pages ;,18 cm
Alternative Title: Douglas : lord of heartache

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Summerday18
Sep 16, 2018

From the moment Douglas rescues little Rose from a teetering oak branch, the child is besotted. Her mother inevitably follows, though not without a fight. Their paths are thrown together as Guinevere advises him on an estate he’s contemplating purchasing. Her unconventional knowledge was gained when providing for her child, without the aid of the child’s disappointing father. Douglas is irresistibly drawn to the prickly woman, and knows how to make her feel safe. They enjoy delicious secret times together, but she refuses to marry, without giving a reason. When the child’s father and his grasping titled father learn about the child, will Rose be lost? What secret keeps Gwen from loving fully? Skilfully drawn challenges and clever resolution.

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