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The Duke and I

(2000)
(The first book in the Bridgerton series)
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Simon Basset, the irresistible Duke of Hastings, has hatched a plan to keep himself free from the town's marriage-minded society mothers. He pretends to be engaged to the lovely Daphne Bridgerton. After all, it isn't as if the brooding rogue has any real plans to marry-though there is something about the alluring Miss Bridgerton that sets Simon's heart beating a bit faster. And as for Daphne, surely the clever debutante will attract some very worthy suitors now that is seems a duke has declared her desirable. But as Daphne waltzes across ballroom after ballroom with Simon, she soon forgets that their courtship is a complete sham. And now she has to do the impossible and keep herself from losing her heart and soul completely to the handsome hell-raiser who has sworn off marriage forever! Simon Basset, the irresistible Duke of Hastings, has hatched a plan to keep himself free from the town's marriage-minded society mothers. He pretends to be engaged to the lovely Daphne Bridgerton. After all, it isn't as if the brooding rogue has any real plans to marry-though there is something about the alluring Miss Bridgerton that sets Simon's heart beating a bit faster. And as for Daphne, surely the clever debutante will attract some very worthy suitors now that is seems a duke has declared her desirable. But as Daphne waltzes across ballroom after ballroom with Simon, she soon forgets that their courtship is a complete sham. And now she has to do the impossible and keep herself from losing her heart and soul completely to the handsome hell-raiser who has sworn off marriage forever!

Genre: Historical Romance    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

March 2008 : UK Hardback

Title: The Duke and I
Author(s): Julia Quinn
ISBN: 0-7531-8040-5 / 978-0-7531-8040-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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April 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Duke And I: Number 1 in series (Bridgerton Family)
Author(s): Julia Quinn
ISBN: 0-7499-0773-8 / 978-0-7499-0773-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus
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February 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Duke and I
Author(s): Julia Quinn
ISBN: 1-58724-378-4 / 978-1-58724-378-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing
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January 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Duke and I
Author(s): Julia Quinn
ISBN: 0-7394-0774-0 / 978-0-7394-0774-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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Paperback Editions

April 2015 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Duke and I (Bridgertons)
Author(s): Julia Quinn
ISBN: 0-06-235359-4 / 978-0-06-235359-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon
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November 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Duke and I
Author(s): Julia Quinn
ISBN: 0-7531-8041-3 / 978-0-7531-8041-9 (UK edition)
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March 2000 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Duke and I (Bridgerton Series, Book 1)
Author(s): Julia Quinn
ISBN: 0-380-80082-9 / 978-0-380-80082-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon
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June 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Duke And I: Number 1 in series (Bridgerton Family)
Author(s): Julia Quinn
ISBN: 0-7499-3657-6 / 978-0-7499-3657-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus
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Audio Editions

July 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Duke and I: Bridgerton Family, Book 1
Author(s): Julia Quinn
Publisher: Rosa Audio
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July 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Duke and I: Bridgerton Family, Book 1
Author(s): Julia Quinn
Publisher: Rosa Audio
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March 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Duke and I
Author(s): Julia Quinn
ISBN: 1-5100-5497-9 / 978-1-5100-5497-4 (UK edition)
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September 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Duke and I
Author(s): Julia Quinn
Publisher: Recorded Books
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September 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Duke and I
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September 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Duke and I
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Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Duke and I With 2nd Epilogue (Bridgertons)
Author(s): Julia Quinn
Publisher: Avon
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