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Desperate Duchesses by Eloisa James
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Spring 1783 ...Jemma, Duchess of Beaumont, has just returned from Paris and is planning to shock all of London High Society -- not to mention horrify her husband -- with scandalous soirees and a debauched Grand Ball. But irritating her husband comes naturally, and she needs a challenge. When her country cousin Lady Roberta St. Giles asks for help seducing the Duke of Villiers into marriage, Jemma jumps at the chance. She transforms Roberta into the most delicious and desirable woman in town. Then she lures Villiers to the house, ostensibly to play chess. But the plan backfires. Villiers responds enthusiastically to Jemma's challenge and, ignoring her husband, offers her a match -- the third game of which is to be played blindfolded. And in bed. Let the games begin ...

Author Biography

After graduating from Harvard University, Eloisa got an M.Phil. from Oxford University, a Ph.D. from Yale and eventually became a Shakespeare professor, publishing an academic book with Oxford University Press. Currently she is an associate professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the English Department at Fordham University in New York City.
Release date NZ
February 1st, 2008
Author
Pages
400
Illustrations
n/a
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Dimensions
165x36x242
ISBN-13
9780340961032
Product ID
1672712

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