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A duke by default

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Grouping Titleduke by default
Grouping Authoralyssa cole
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-21 07:30:36AM
Last Indexed2020-09-21 07:44:49AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780062685568

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Award-winning author Alyssa Cole's Reluctant Royals series continues with a woman on a quest to be the heroine of her own story and the duke in shining armor she rescues along the way...

New York City socialite and perpetual hot mess Portia Hobbs is tired of disappointing her family, friends, and—most importantly—herself. An apprenticeship with a struggling swordmaker in Scotland is a chance to use her expertise and discover what she's capable of. Turns out she excels at aggravating her gruff silver fox boss...when she's not having inappropriate fantasies about his sexy Scottish burr.

Tavish McKenzie doesn't need a rich, spoiled American telling him how to run his armory...even if she is infuriatingly good at it. Tav tries to rebuff his apprentice—and his attraction to her—but when Portia accidentally discovers that he's the secret son of a duke, rough-around-the-edges Tav becomes her newest makeover project.

Forging metal into weapons and armor is one thing, but when desire burns out of control and the media spotlight gets too hot to bear, can a commoner turned duke and his posh apprentice find lasting love?

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seriesReluctant royals
series_with_volumeReluctant royals|2
subject_facetAfrican Americans -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Romance fiction
title_displayA duke by default
title_fullA Duke by Default
A duke by default / Alyssa Cole
title_shortA duke by default
topic_facetAfrican Americans
Man-woman relationships