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Dusk with a Dangerous Duke

Dusk with a Dangerous Duke

A Lords of Vice Novel

Lords of Vice (Volume 6)

Alexandra Hawkins

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Dusk with a Dangerous Duke

Alexandra Hawkins

They were children when the Duke of Huntsley was introduced to Lady Grace Kearly. The young duke—nicknamed "Hunter"—took one look at his future bride and thought only of escaping his responsibilities to his family. Marriage was for grown-ups and Hunter still had years of skirt-chasing ahead of him. But now the time has come for Hunter to heed the call: if this Lord of Vice hopes to keep all of his inheritance, he'll have to claim his long-neglected betrothed…

With her twenty-first birthday approaching, Lady Grace dreads the thought of marrying the duke she has met only once—especially since he's grown into a notorious rake who will probably beget his heir and abandon her in the country while he pursues fresh game in London. So when Lady Grace coolly decides to call the wedding off, even Hunter is surprised by his refusal to let her go. Suddenly, the notion of claiming and taming this green-eyed beauty is one challenge he cannot resist…

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Chapter One


February 2, 1825, near Frethwell Hall
It was a cold bitter night for traveling the rough northern countryside roads on horseback. Stubborn and foolhardy, Hunter silently acknowledged his current predicament...

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Praise for Dusk with a Dangerous Duke

“Simply spectacular from front to back!” —Fresh Fiction on Sunrise with a Notorious Lord

“A clever and passionate story with a plot twist or two that grabs your attention and holds on right up to the wonderful ending.” —Romance Junkies on Sunrise with a Notorious Lord

“These Lords of Vice only get more and more interesting as the series goes on. They make sexy and sinful feel like satin sheets you want to roll around in until you're sated and exhausted.” —The Good, The Bad, and The Unread on Sunrise with a Notorious Lord

“I absolutely loved After Dark with a Scoundrel. It is an amazing read and I could not put it down...I can't wait for the other Lords of Vice.” —Night Owl Romance on After Dark with a Scoundrel

“Those sexy Lords of Vice return as another member is caught in a maze of love and danger. Hawkins' talent for perfectly merging gothic elements into a sexually charged romance are showcased along with the marvelous cast of characters taking readers on a thrill ride.” —Romantic Times BOOKreviews (4 stars) on After Dark with a Scoundrel

“A 'must-read'... After Dark with a Scoundrel is a fast-paced Regency historical romance with a new and exciting surprise just about every time you turn a page....as stunning as it is riveting. This story has it all...scorching.” —Romance Junkies Reviews on After Dark with a Scoundrel

Till Dawn with the Devil's romance is first rate with unusual characters and an underlying mystery that will intrigue readers.” —Robin Lee, Romance Reviews Today on Till Dawn with the Devil

“A terrific second book in this series. I had it read in a day and then bemoaned the fact it was over.” —The Good, The Bad, and The Unread (A+) on Till Dawn with the Devil

“You will devour every sexy and intriguing morsel of this divine read.” —Romantic Crush Junkies (4 stars) on Till Dawn with the Devil

“Sizzling, smart, and sophisticated.” —New York Times bestselling author Gaelen Foley on All Night with a Rogue

“Wickedly sensual and entertaining! Alexandra Hawkins is an exceptional talent.” —New York Times bestselling author Lorraine Heath on All Night with a Rogue

“A romantic and erotic tale of social intrigue vs. steadfast hearts. This first story in the Lords of Vice series is hot enough to curl your toes!” —New York Times bestselling author Celeste Bradley on All Night with a Rogue

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About the author

Alexandra Hawkins

Alexandra Hawkins is an unrepentant Anglophile who discovered romance novels as a teenager and knew that one day she would be writing her own. With her Lords of Vice series, she has combined her love of English history, mythology, and romance to create sensual character-driven stories that, she hopes, will touch readers' hearts. Alexandra lives in Georgia with her husband and three children.

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