Inheriting a fortune and a new business, Rosamund Jameson matches wits with her new partner, Kevin Radnor, who proposes a marriage of convenience to get her the social status she needs and guarantees him the silent partner he wants — a plan that soon goes awry.
Historical romance legend and New York Times bestselling author Madeline Hunter continues her Duke’s Heiress series filled with sensuality and wit, as a recently-deceased Duke’s will reveals that he has mysteriously bequeathed his vast fortune to three seemingly unrelated and unknown women. In this second installment, finds a shopkeeper finalizing her dream of opening her own millinery shop only to clash with her business partner, the nephew of said Duke. Their battle of wits masks sizzling attraction and a proposed marriage of convenience might lead so something much deeper.
In this sparkling series from New York Times bestselling author Madeline Hunter, a mysterious bequest brings a whole new life–and brand-new love–to three unsuspecting women…
In one life-changing windfall, Rosamund Jameson goes from struggling shopkeeper to heiress–and
co-owner of a new business. Not only will her sudden fortune allow her to move her millinery shop to fashionable London, but Rosamund will be able to provide her younger sister with a proper entry into society. The only hitch for resourceful Rosamund is her arrogant, infuriatingly handsome business
Kevin Radnor is shocked that his late uncle, the Duke of Hollinburgh, bequeathed half his company to a total stranger–worse, a beguiling beauty who can only hinder his enterprise. But Rosamund insists on an active, equal partnership, so Kevin embarks on a plan: a seduction that will lead to a marriage of convenience, giving Rosamund the social status she needs, and guaranteeing him the silent partner he desires. Yet as this charismatic gentleman sets his flirtation in motion, he begins to wonder who is seducing whom–and if he can learn to share himself body and mind, without losing his heart…