This is book number 4 in the The Cavensham Heiresses series.
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A lady with a noble mission. A duke looking for redemption. A forbidden love that cannot be denied, in The Good, The Bad, and The Duke by Janna MacGregor.
Lady Daphne Hallworth is ready to celebrate the holidays with her family. But when they accidentally leave her home alone, Daphne uses the time to work on her dream—opening a home for unwed mothers. But her quest isn’t problem-free: She’s in a battle to win the property for the home against her brother’s best friend-turned-enemy, Paul Barstowe, Duke of Southart. And that’s not all: someone has stolen her personal diary, which holds secrets that could devastate her family. Daphne has always harbored private feelings for the man her family scorns…though perhaps striking a bargain with the handsome Duke will solve both their problems?
Paul, long considered good for nothing, aims to open a hospital to honor his brother and restore his reputation. So when a conflict over the land brings him straight into Daphne’s life, they make a deal: He will help her find her diary if Daphne can change her family’s opinion of him. But before he can win her family’s affection, he has to win hers first. Maybe love was the answer to their family feud all along?
Janna MacGregor was born and raised in the bootheel of Missouri. She is the author of the Cavensham Heiresses series, which begins with The Bad Luck Bride.
Janna credits her darling mom for introducing her to the happily-ever-after world of romance novels. Janna writes stories where compelling and powerful heroines meet and fall in love with their equally matched heroes. She is the mother of triplets and lives in Kansas City with her very own dashing rogue, and two smug, but not surprisingly, perfect pugs. She loves to hear from readers.
“Sparkling...a richly engaging romance with a heroine we should all resolve to be more like.” - Entertainment Weekly
"Utterly delightful in every possible way." - Bookriot
"Effervesces with lighthearted romance...sweet and sultry in equal measures." - Publishers Weekly
"MacGregor writes like a warm cozy blanket." - Smart Bitches on The Good, the Bad, and the Duke
"[An] emotionally rich, exquisitely wrought tale that superbly celebrates the redemptive power of love." - Booklist
"A delightful debut! Janna MacGregor bewitched me with her captivating characters and a romance that sizzles off the page. I'm already a huge fan!” — New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James
"The Bad Luck Bride...will leave you swooning." —New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries
"Janna MacGregor writes with intelligence and heart. The Bad Luck Bride is a full-bodied Romance about what it truly means to love, to forgive, and to heal." —New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell
“Sparkling.” —Publishers Weekly