This book is bargain priced from 05/17/2014 until 05/31/2020
Book One in The Regency Romp Trilogy
The Duke of Montford, cold, precise, and more powerful than the Prince Regent himself, wants things the way he wants them: cross-referenced, indexed, and at his beck and call. And he always gets what he wants.
Until he meets Astrid Honeywell. And a giant pig. And a crooked castle in the middle of Yorkshire.
Astrid Honeywell, staunch bluestocking, has struggled for years to keep her family together by running the estate and family brewery after her father’s death. She is not about to let the tyrannical Duke of Montford steal away all she has worked for because of some antiquated contract between their families. So when the priggish Duke comes to call, she does everything in her power — including setting the family pig on him — to drive him away.
She didn’t expect him to be so … well, infuriatingly attractive. Every time he scowls at her, she has the most improper desire to kiss him — and a whole lot more.
Montford can’t decide whether to strangle Astrid or seduce her. The one thing he knows for a fact is that he must resist his powerful attraction for her at all costs. He has a very proper, very demure fiancée waiting for him back in London, after all. But when Astrid is kidnapped by a disgruntled suitor and whisked off to Gretna Green, Montford will do anything to get her back.
Will these two drive each other to Bedlam … or can they make it to the altar without killing each other?
Includes an OCD Duke, a fiery heroine, mistaken identities, errant livestock, pompadours, drunken declarations, a touch of smex, and enough witty banter to sink a ship.
NOTE: This is a sexy historical romance. Recommended for 18+ due to adult content.
Targeted Age Group: 18+
Book Price: $2.99
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How is Writing In Your Genre Different from Others?
The Duke’s Holiday is heavy on the witty banter and snark. It balances a touch of smex with a lot of laughs.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Look into self publishing. It is the best thing I’ve ever done!
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
My inspiration comes from my love of old Billy Wilder movies, Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde, Monty Python, and the hundreds of witty romances I’ve read over the years.
About the Author:
Maggie Fenton is an avid reader, reviewer and scribbler of romance in between her work as a professional musician. She writes steampunk romance under another pseudonym and has enjoyed some success as a self-published author in that genre. She hopes to enjoy much much more. The Duke’s Holiday is her first foray into the historical romance genre, one of her personal favorites. It won’t be her last.