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  • ISBN: 140224567X
  • ISBN: 9781402245671 :
  • Physical Description: 410 p. ; 18 cm.
  • Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Casablanca, c2011.

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General Note: Includes preview of Grace Burrowes's The virtuoso.
Summary, etc.: When Devlin St. Just, the bastard son of a duke, arrives at his new estate, he discovers that he is responsible for the previous owner's illegitimate daughter and her beautiful cousin, which further complicates his life.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2011 April #2
    Devlin St. Just, the first-born, illegitimate son of a very powerful duke, fought against Napoléon and received the title Earl of Rosecraft. He has now taken charge of the estate and a young ragamuffin named Winnie. As the illegitimate offspring of the former earl, Winnie has had free reign of the estate, with only her cousin, Emmie Farnum, to watch her. Devlin sees Winnie much as he would one of the young soldiers under his command. Emmie sees Devlin as an invader, come to upset her simple life. She is an outcast who bakes delicious treats to make a living. Through their connection with Winnie, Devlin and Emmie form a bond that allows them to see beyond social divisions as they face personal demons. As she helps him overcome wartime trauma, Devlin hopes to persuade her to become a permanent part of his life. In this follow-up to The Heir (2010), Burrowes continues her winning streak with a delicious, sensual historical romance capturing the spirit of the time. Copyright 2011 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Grace Burrowes hit the bestseller lists with her debut, The Heir, followed by The Soldier and Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal. The Heir was also named a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2010, The Soldier was named a Publishers Weekly Best Spring Romance of 2011, and Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish was named Best Historical Romance of the Year in 2011 by RT Reviewers' Choice Awards. All of her Regency romances have received extensive praise, including starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist. Grace is branching out into short stories and Scotland-set Victorian romance with Sourcebooks. She is a practicing family law attorney and lives in rural Maryland.

Subject: Nobility England Fiction
Illegitimate children Fiction
Inheritance and succession Fiction
Soldiers Fiction
Man-woman relationships Fiction
Yorkshire (England) Social life and customs 19th century Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Regency fiction.
Love stories.
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