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Desire by Design

(Book 14 in the Distinguished Rogues series)
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A surprising offer…

Spinster Sylvia Hillcrest will never marry, but that does not mean she has to ignore the occasional flirtation aimed her way, or the chance to indulge her secret vice in societies best card rooms. When she’s suddenly given a fortune to wager, but asked to lose it to one particular family, it’s an intriguing challenge too irresistible to pass up. So too is the devilish marquess carelessly flirting with her every chance he gets.

…a secret delight

Faced with a situation he cannot solve alone, the Marquess of Wharton designs a masterful scheme to use Miss Hillcrest’s hidden talents for cards to pass a small fortune to a desperate friend. His plan, of course, was destined to succeed, and he spends one scandalous night celebrating with the spinster in his bed. They agreed it was just a fling, but what’s a marquess to do when he craves so much more? 

A steamy regency historical romance novel.

Distinguished Rogues Series 
Book 1: Chills (Jack and Constance)
Book 2: Broken (Giles and Lillian)
Book 3: Charity (Oscar and Agatha)

Book 4: An Accidental Affair (Merrick and Arabella)
Book 5: Keepsake (Kit and Miranda)
Book 6: An Improper Proposal (Martin and Iris)

Book 7: Reason to Wed (Richard and Esme)
Book 8: The Trouble with Love (Everett and Whitney)
Book 9: Married by Moonlight (Gilbert and Anna)

Book 10: Lord of Sin (Julian and Portia)
Book 11: The Duke’s Heart (Sinclair and Kitty)
Book 12: Romancing the Earl (Price and Lenore)

Book 13: One Enchanted Christmas
Book 14: Desire by Design

Genre: Historical Romance

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Paperback Editions

July 2020 : Australia Paperback

Title: Desire by Design
Author(s): Heather Boyd
ISBN: 1-925239-76-4 / 978-1-925239-76-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Heather Boyd
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Kindle Editions

July 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Desire by Design (The Distinguished Rogues Book 14)
Author(s): Heather Boyd
Publisher: Heather Boyd
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