Her Night with the Duke: A Novel
Elliot Townsend, Duke of Huntington, is on his way to spend some time with his intended wife and to make their betrothal official. He may not love her, but she is a good woman, and they will do their best to make one another happy, or at least content. On the way there, he stops in an inn and has a single night of passion with Leela, a woman traveling with only a manservant and a knife. Despite sharing an undeniable connection, they part certain they will never meet again and content to be a happy memory for the other.
Being a romance, such a connection cannot be denied, however, and on Elliot’s arrival to his betrothed’s house, he finds that Leela is not only there but also his future wife’s stepmother.
Her Night with the Duke is equal parts dramatic and light-hearted, sliding easily between the strain of this secret on relationships and the fun inherent to the genre. Leela herself is a delight, with a maturity and self-assurance that are thankfully becoming more and more common in romance heroines. I loved every page of this book and am eager to see more of Diana Quincy’s writing.
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