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Aphrodite and the Duke: A Novel
Aphrodite and the Duke
by J.J. McAvoy
Pub Date – 8/23/22
This cover is gorgeous!
A stunning second chance romance between two childhood friends.
Aphrodite’s family forces her into town for the season for her sister.
She now has to see the Duke who jilted her. Love that the Queen is fascinated by her and her beauty.
There is definite regency steam🥵
The Duke has so many family issues going on that it’s not safe to be around him. You could end up as collateral damage or a pawn in someone’s game.
Loved this one and once again look at that cover!
I’m going to the Bridgerton experience this weekend so excited.
❓ Any plans to look forward to this week/weekend?
ABOUT the BOOK:
Second chances are even sweeter. . . .
Aphrodite Du Bell has always resented her name. While the members of the ton, and even the queen herself, praise her warm brown skin, perfect curls, and exquisite features, Aphrodite can’t help but think that living up to the literal goddess of beauty is asking a bit much. Her renowned loveliness certainly didn’t stop the love of her life from jilting her and marrying another woman four years ago.
When Aphrodite’s formidable mother summons her back to London to aid in her sister’s debut, she has no choice but to acquiesce. But Aphrodite is determined to ignore one man in particular: Evander Eagleman, the Duke of Everely, the man who devastated her all those years ago. Yet why does her guileless heart still flutter at the sight of him?
Evander Eagleman lost his chance for true love, but now that he is an unattached widower, he is determined to win back Aphrodite’s trust—and her hand in marriage. But just as the couple make strides to mend old wounds, Evander’s true reason for rejecting Aphrodite threatens their coveted future . . . and even their lives.
Thank you randomhouse and netgalley for the e-ARC for my honest and voluntary review.