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A-Z Wednesdays – Christine Merrill

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A-ZWEDNESDAY The meme is hosted by Reading at the Beach.

The rules are very simple: spotlight a book written by an author whose first or last name begins with the featured letter. Include the book cover, title and author, a synopsis, and link(s) to retailer(s). If it’s a book you’ve already reviewed, link to the review. Return to Reading at the Beach and leave a link in the comments.

This week’s letter is: M

The Inconvenient Duchess (Christine Merrill)

This week pick: Merrill, Christine — The Inconvenient Duchess

From my review: Miranda Grey is sent off to Devon to make a respectable match. The daughter of an impoverished gentleman, Miranda has never had the means to attend assemblies, have a Season, or associate with her her equals in consequence. In desperation, her guardian has contacted a old school fellow — the Dowager Duchess of Haughleigh — with the hope that a marriage can be arranged with one of her unmarried sons or, at the very least, some respectable gentleman of the dowager’s acquaintance. Miranda imagines that she will end up with a scholarly, much older, country gentleman. Instead, she finds herself marrying the moody duke less than day after she arrives. (READ MORE)

Comment: I really like this author’s writing voice. I’ve enjoyed every one of her Harlequin Historicals that I’ve read. I chose this one because it was the first one I read.

Note: The link below is to Fantastic Fiction, which has a variety of purchase options (including on-line secondary markets) for the US and UK.

The Inconvenient Duchess (Merrill, Christine) at Fantastic Fiction.


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