'The Most Dangerous Duke in London' by Madeline Hunter is the First book in the New Series called "Decadent Dukes Society". This is the story of Adam Penrose, Duke of Stratton and Clara Cheswick.
After the death of his father, Adam leaves to go to France to be with his mother. But now he has returned at the request of Dowager Countess of Marwood. The Countess calls him to visit to try to end feud between the two families since her son has past and his father has died. Countess suggested that a marriage between the two families who be the thing to solve this issue. Her son had actually said that his younger daughter Emilia should be offered to him. Emilia is young lady who is easy to get along with. But Adam sees Emilia and feels nothing for her but while looking out the window at her he does see another women who is riding a horse. Adam asked about her to find that Clara is the oldest daughter by a first marriage. Adam is told that she wold not be suitable as her father spoiled her by letting her get an education, allowing her to do whatever she wants and in addition has left her with land and money...so she feels marriage is beneath her. Clara would make a terrible wife they say. But Adam is attracted to her and if this agreement is gonna work he will settle for her only.
Clara was close to her father and was allowed to do what other young ladies where not. Clara has taken to writing and publishing a ladies journal. So marriage isn't something she is willing to do.
Ms. Hunter writes some of the Best Historical Romances. When I see her name I know that this will be a enjoyable read that will take me away into the story.
This book is a great start to a great series!
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