Duchess in Love
Reading Order | Series Description | Reader Questions | Series Extras
About the Duchess in Love Series
With this series, I continued to write about one of my favorite motifs: friendships among women: a thread in the Pleasures books, it is the backbone of the Duchess series. Another development in this series is my use of the continuing story of one character.
Duchess in Love is the story of Gina, a duchess who hasn't seen her husband since he ducked out the window the day of their wedding, leaving their marriage unconsummated (and it's been years!). But that novel also introduces one of my favorite bad girls, Esme. Esme's story continues through the following three books, tying together all four books, though each stands on its own.
Probably my favorite here is Your Wicked Ways, simply because I think that in that book (the fourth), I finally figured out how to depict a testosterone-poisoned man - and let's face it, they all are!
A final note on connections: one of the testosterone-drenched males depicted in Your Wicked Ways, the Earl of Mayne, actually wanders out of this novel and becomes a major player in the Essex Sisters books that follow.
In the novella, "A Fool Again", the hero is Tobias Darby, one of Simon Darby's missing twin brothers from Fool For Love.
Reader Questions about the Duchess in Love Series
- I fell in love with Esme while reading Duchess in Love! Does she get a happily ever after?
- The Earl of Mayne appears in a lot of your books. Did he ever get his own story?
Duchess in Love Series Extras
- Inside Duchess in Love
- Inside Fool For Love
- Inside A Wild Pursuit
- Inside Your Wicked Ways
- Extra Chapter for Duchess in Love
- Stepback for Your Wicked Ways
- Duchess Quartet Collectible Card
- Mea Culpa, Duchess in Love
- Mea Culpa, Fool For Love
- Mea Culpa, A Wild Pursuit
- Mea Culpa, Your Wicked Ways