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The Duke Meets His Match is the third book in the Infamous Somerton’s series and can be read as a stand-alone book. The series is about the three daughters of an infamous art forger who duped half of the ton with his forgeries, then abandoned his daughters when his crimes became known. I like to write strong, intelligent heroines, and each of the three sisters has their own story. In An Artful Seduction, Eliza is the eldest sister who devises a false identity as a widow to open a print shop. In Real Earls Break the Rules, Amelia is the middle sister who inherited her father’s ability to forge priceless works of art.
In The Duke Meets His Match, Chloe is the youngest Somerton sister with the most colorful past. She was sickly as a child, and in order to help her sisters afford her medicine from the apothecary, she became a pick pocket. Years later, her sisters have married wealthy earls and Chloe’s lifestyle has changed. She now has a chance to marry Henry, a young, wealthy lord. But things don’t go quite as she’s planned. Henry has a mentor—the dangerously handsome Michael Keswick, the Duke of Cameron—who stands in her way. Michael recognizes Chloe from her thieving days. He’s also returned from Waterloo, and he owes his life to Henry’s father who died on the battlefield to save his life. Michael sees Chloe as a fortune-seeking miss and warns her to stay away from Henry and his newly inherited fortune. But Chloe refuses to be intimidated, and what begins as a battle of wills soon becomes a fierce attraction.
But both Michael and Chloe have their own internal struggles. Michael suffers from nightmares from the war, and Chloe harbors guilt from keeping her thieving past from her sisters. They find unlikely solace in each other’s arms. Chloe helps Michael find peace from the war, and he eases her conscience. They realize they are not enemies, but the two most lonely souls in England must learn to trust their hearts and risk all for the ultimate prize—true love.
Here’s a blurb for The Duke Meets His Match:
She’ll be his ruin or his salvation…
London, 1816 - The daughter of an infamous art forger, Chloe Somerton grew up poor. Desperate to aid her sisters, she’d picked a pocket…or two. Now circumstances have changed, and Chloe has a chance to marry a young, wealthy lord. Only his mentor—a dark, dangerous duke—stands in her way. The duke knows about her past, and she’ll do anything to keep him from telling.
The moment Michael Keswick, the Duke of Cameron, sees Chloe Somerton, he recognizes her as a fraud. The stunning beauty with sapphire eyes and golden hair now appears to be a proper lady, but he knows better. What begins as a battle of wills soon escalates into a fierce attraction. In Chloe, Michael finds peace from the memories of war, but he refuses to marry…and she won’t settle for anything less.
GIVEAWAY! To celebrate my release, I’m giving away an Art Masterpieces adult coloring book, a $15 Amazon gift card, and an ebook of An Artful Seduction, the first book in the Infamous Somertons series. Thanks for reading!
About Tina Gabrielle
Bestselling author Tina Gabrielle is an attorney and former mechanical engineer whose love of reading for pleasure helped her get through years of academia. She often picked up a romance and let her fantasies of knights in shining armor and lords and ladies carry her away. She is the author of adventurous Regency historical romances for Entangled and Kensington Publishing.
Publisher’s Weekly calls her Regency Barrister’s series, “Well-matched lovers…witty comradely repartee.” Tina’s books have been Barnes & Noble top picks, and her first book, Lady Of Scandal, was nominated as best first historical by Romantic Times Book Reviews. Tina lives in New Jersey and is married to her own hero and is blessed with two daughters. She loves to hear from readers. Visit her website to learn about upcoming releases, join her newsletter, and enter free monthly contests at www.tinagabrielle.com