Leonie Bonnard is being drawn into a twenty-year-old feud. Justin Alastair, the Duke of Avon, is a reprehensible rake with an axe to grind.
Decades ago the Comte de Saint-Vire did something unforgivable and ever since Justin has been lying in wait to settle the score. When Justin meets Leon, a street urchin with a striking resemblance to his nemesis, he aims to use him as a pawn in his plans for revenge on the Comte. Except Leon is in fact Leonie, a beautiful young ingenue who may just steal Justin’s heart.
Can Leonie win the Duke’s affection, or will his need for revenge overcome them both?
Yes, Yes, Sir Jasper!
I am a Georgette Heyer fan. There. In the full knowledge that many, probably most, of those who consider themselves serious readers will react to such a statement with a disdainful curl of the lip,...Read more