The Duke's Christmas Summons

The Duke s Christmas Summons The powerful Duke of Danby is at it again was the year without a summer but what a Christmas it will be when His Grace finally turns his matchmaking machinations to distant branches of the Whitt

  • Title: The Duke's Christmas Summons
  • Author: Aileen Fish Claudia Dain Jane Charles
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 315
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The powerful Duke of Danby is at it again 1816 was the year without a summer, but what a Christmas it will be when His Grace finally turns his matchmaking machinations to distant branches of the Whitton family tree Collection Two includes Aileen Fish s A Marquess For Christmas Four years ago, Lady Eleanor s brother Archie found his love, Harriet, indirectly due to theThe powerful Duke of Danby is at it again 1816 was the year without a summer, but what a Christmas it will be when His Grace finally turns his matchmaking machinations to distant branches of the Whitton family tree Collection Two includes Aileen Fish s A Marquess For Christmas Four years ago, Lady Eleanor s brother Archie found his love, Harriet, indirectly due to the Duke of Danby s summons at Christmastime Now Eleanor hopes Danby will do the same for her, but she ll have to get over her shyness to meet anyone Discovered by the handsome Marquess of Wickham as she hides away in the nursery, she agrees to pretend there s an understanding between them so his uncle won t try to force him to marry Eleanor enjoys Wickham s company, but how will she find a husband if the gentlemen all believe she s already in love Claudia Dain s The Mating Game Jeanne Whitton is a whisper away from being on the shelf She and her sisters have been summoned to Danby Castle for Christmas She knows that her uncle, the Duke of Danby has a history of arranging marriages and she, as the eldest sister, decides to sacrifice herself on Danby s altar of matrimony Achilles Munro has been sent by Danby to India for one purpose matrimony He must choose one of the Whitton sisters to marry, but which one Jeanne isn t the beauty of the family yet there is something about her that soothes the shadows on his soul Jane Charles s Christmas Spirits Mary Soares was supposed to spend Christmas, nice and warm on her family s estate in Falkirk, Scotland, tending to their whisky business However, the English have made smuggling almost impossible, and so order after order is waiting at the distillery until it s safe enough to continue shipments Most customers understand this Most customers are reasonable The Duke of Danby is not most customers So after a number of demands from His Grace, insisting upon his order, Mary decides to deliver the whisky herself since no one else is available Benjamin Storm, Earl of Kenley, breathes a sigh of relief when his summons from the Duke of Danby has nothing to do with matrimony or a stack of special licenses Instead, his uncle just needs Benjamin to travel to Scotland and procure his missing whisky shipment in time for his holiday festivities The chore sounds easy enough, at least until he encounters a most unusual smuggler on her way to Danby Castle Benjamin s life may never be the same.

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    1. Aileen Fish, Jane Charles & Claudia Dain come together to entertain with more tales of the hilarious, meddlesome Duke of Danby. From the lady who’s greatest desire is to marry but is extremely shy & the jilted Marquess who refuses to be forced to marry; the “almost” spinster who is willing to sacrifice herself to the Duke’s plans to the gentleman who has traveled to India for the sole purpose of marrying – a travel filled with perils; to the Scottish widow undertaking a dangero [...]

    2. A Marquess for Christmas by Aileen FishLady Eleanor Napier must travel to Danby Castle for Christmas. Along her journey it’s rumored that someone will find a spouse for the holidays. Perhaps she might find a husband too if she would give in to the festivities and allow herself the chance to mingle?Simon Graves is not interested in getting married, at all. Content to stay in his room for the holiday duration he is avoiding most of the guests. When the opportunity arises to place a wager that he [...]

    3. This is a lovely sweet collection of stories by multiple authors . Menacing great uncle/uncle whom is determined to see his younger relatives wedded by Christmas. I enjoyed this set and if you like a sweet romance that can bring a smile upon your face as you read and when you finished this is a must then

    4. It was only OK. I guess I expected a little more than a quick romance that had more than "looks" between each other. Claudia Dain's story was the only one with a bit of meat to the story.

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