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A wonderfully witty and seductive retelling of Beauty And The Beast, Scottish style! Fans of Julia Quinn, Monica McCarty and Julie Garwood will be unable to resist this New York Times bestseller.

The Duchess Diaries are sure to delight: a dazzlingly romantic, sexy, and Scottish spin on fairytales.

Scarred in the tragic accident that took his wife, Lord Kirk has vehemently shunned society ever since. For years he’s bitterly hidden himself away, until he meets his young, dazzling neighbour, Dahlia Balfour. A breath of fresh air, she might be the one woman to finally help him forget his past. But how can a recluse attract such an enchantress? Kirk turns to the Duchess of Roxburghe to transform him into the hero of Dahlia’s dreams.

Faced with her reformed neighbour at the Duchess’ ball, Dahlia can’t believe her eyes. Seeing him in a whole new light, an ardent kiss leaves her speechless. But a jealous love rival maliciously interferes, threatening their new-found love. Can Dahlia prove herself as a passionate woman, who sees past the scars of the man she devotedly loves?

Don’t miss the rest of the glorious Duchess Diaries series: Princess In Disguise, How To Capture A Countess, and How To Pursue A Princess. And mingle with more royalty in her sensational Princes of Oxenburg series.


Karen Hawkins will capture your heart
Lisa Kleypas, <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author
Always fun and sexy, a Karen Hawkins book is a sure delight
Victoria Alexander, <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author
Hawkins delivers a fast paced, robust historical novel filled with wit and romance!
Night Owl Reviews
Fast, fun, and sexy ... the perfect read for a rainy day, a sunny day, or any day at all
Christina Dodd, <i> New York Times </i> bestselling author
Charming and witty
Publishers Weekly
Spiced by a chemistry that practically leaps off the pages
Coffee Time Romance & More
Beautifully written ... filled with passion, zest, and humor
Addicted to Romance
Truly warm and funny
Cherry Picks Romance
Incredibly witty and sweet with the kind of fairytale charm that cannot help but remind us of our own childhood dreams of handsome princes and happily ever afters
Novels Alive.TV
Filled with laughter, passion, and emotion ... mystery, threats, and plenty of sexual tension
Single Titles
Delightfully humorous, poignant, and satisfying
Romantic Times