A lady must have money and an army of her own if she is to win a revolution – but first, she must pit her wits against the wiles of an irresistible rogue bent on wrecking her plans . . . and her heart.
Lady Lucie is fuming. She and her band of Oxford suffragists have finally scraped together enough capital to control one of London’s major publishing houses, with one purpose: to use it in a coup against Parliament. But who could have predicted that the one person standing between her and success is her old nemesis and London’s undisputed lord of sin, Lord Ballentine? Or that he would be willing to hand over the reins for an outrageous price – a night in her bed.
Lucie tempts Tristan like no other woman, burning him up with her fierceness and determination every time they clash. But as their battle of wills and words fans the flames of long-smouldering devotion, the silver-tongued seducer runs the risk of becoming caught in his own snare.
As Lucie tries to out-manoeuvre Tristan in the boardroom and the bedchamber, she soon discovers there’s truth in what the poets say: all is fair in love and war . . .
Praise for Bringing Down the Duke
‘Evie Dunmore’s debut is a marvel . . . a witty, richly detailed, historically significant, and achingly romantic celebration of the power of love and the passionate fight for women’s rights’ CHANEL CLEETON, bestselling author of Next Year in Havana
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‘Evie Dunmore’sBringing Down the Duke delivers the best of two worlds – a steamy romance coupled with the heft of a meticulously researched historical novel . . . Readers will be entranced’RENEE ROSEN, author of Park Avenue Summer