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To Dare a Duke

(2019)
(The first book in the Girls Who Dare series)
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Girls Who Dare – The exciting new series from Emma V Leech, the multi-award-winning, Amazon #1 romance writer behind the Rogues & Gentlemen series.

Inside every wallflower is the beating heart of a lioness, a passionate individual willing to risk all for their dream, if only they can find the courage to begin. When these overlooked girls make a pact to change their lives, anything can happen.
Ten girls – Ten dares in a hat. Who will dare to risk it all?

To Dare a Duke
Dreams of true love and happy ever afters

Dreams of love are all well and good, but all Prunella Chuffington-Smythe wants is to publish her novel. Marriage at the price of her independence is something she will not consider. Having tasted success writing under a false name in The Lady’s Weekly Review, her alter ego is attaining notoriety and fame and Prue rather likes it.

A Duty that must be endured

Robert Adolphus, The Duke of Bedwin, is in no hurry to marry, he’s done it once and repeating that disaster is the last thing he desires. Yet, an heir is a necessary evil for a duke and one he cannot shirk. A dark reputation precedes him though, his first wife may have died young, but the scandals the beautiful, vivacious and spiteful creature supplied the ton have not. A wife must be found. A wife who is neither beautiful or vivacious but sweet and dull, and certain to stay out of trouble.

Dared to do something drastic

The sudden interest of a certain dastardly duke is as bewildering as it is unwelcome. She’ll not throw her ambitions aside to marry a scoundrel just as her plans for self-sufficiency and freedom are coming to fruition. Surely showing the man she’s not actually the meek little wallflower he is looking for should be enough to put paid to his intentions? When Prue is dared by her friends to do something drastic, it seems the perfect opportunity to kill two birds.
However, Prue cannot help being intrigued by the rogue who has inspired so many of her romances. Ordinarily, he plays the part of handsome rake, set on destroying her plucky heroine. But is he really the villain of the piece this time, or could he be the hero?

Finding out will be dangerous, but it just might inspire her greatest story yet.

Happy reading! And please do leave a review if you can – it would mean the world to hear what you enjoyed most about the book.

**** Warning: This book contains a careful selection of quiet determination, resolute tight-lipped-ness and (almost) insurmountable levels of tension. Although coupled with the presence of occasionally descriptive sexual encounters, we are very pleased to highlight that this book - and series - is in no way verging on erotica. ****

Genre: Historical Romance

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Paperback Editions

April 2019 : Paperback
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Title: To Dare a Duke (Girls Who Dare)
Author(s): Emma V Leech
ISBN: 1-09-138834-2 / 978-1-09-138834-5
Publisher: Independently published
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Audio Editions

August 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: To Dare a Duke: Girls Who Dare, Book One
Author(s): Emma V Leech
Publisher: Emma V Leech
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August 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: To Dare a Duke: Girls Who Dare, Book One
Author(s): Emma V Leech
Publisher: Emma V Leech
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August 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: To Dare a Duke: Girls Who Dare, Book One
Author(s): Emma V Leech
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August 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: To Dare a Duke: Girls Who Dare, Book One
Author(s): Emma V Leech
Publisher: Emma V Leech
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Kindle Editions

March 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: To Dare a Duke (Girls Who Dare Book 1)
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