The Duke's Gamble

Eliot Fitzharding, Duke of Guilford, once visited Penny House to enjoy the games of chance Now he finds that his heart beats faster not at the turn of a card, but at the thought of matching wits with Miss Amariah Penny, the fashionable club s proprietress.Amariah, a clever copper haired beauty, enjoys Fuilford s company as wellrhaps too much If only he were not soEliot Fitzharding, Duke of Guilford, once visited Penny House to enjoy the games of chance Now he finds that his heart beats faster not at the turn of a card, but at the thought of matching wits with Miss Amariah Penny, the fashionable club s proprietress.Amariah, a clever copper haired beauty, enjoys Fuilford s company as wellrhaps too much If only he were not so wickedly attractive When an unknown gambler accuses Penny House of harboring a cheat and threatens violence if the man is not expelled Guilford comes immediatly to Amariah s rescue But as the two of them race to sheild Penny House from the rumors, they risk becoming an item of choice gossip themselves
The Duke s Gamble Eliot Fitzharding Duke of Guilford once visited Penny House to enjoy the games of chance Now he finds that his heart beats faster not at the turn of a card but at the thought of matching wits with

  • Title: The Duke's Gamble
  • Author: Miranda Jarrett
  • ISBN: 9780373293957
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Duke's Gamble”

    1. I read this book a long time ago and I sort of remember it to be good but reading it again, I am disappointed.I have never really had much love for a Hero that does absolutely nothing. No political leanings, no business acumen, nothing. At the very least, he should provide the illusion that he takes an active interest in managing his property. The Duke of Guilford, is a gentleman of leisure through and through.The Heroine was decent enough. She actively engaged in charitable works and has a kind [...]

    2. The story is set in 1805 London.Amariah owns and runs a popular gaming house. When she begins receiving anonymous threatening letters, she suspects that one of her wealthy and titled members may be behind them.At the same time, Eliot, the Duke of Guilford makes a scandalous wager with his friends that involves getting closer to Amariah.The two events collide as Eliot and Amariah fall in love.

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