Designs on the Duke
Suddenly a Duke Book 4
by Alexa Aston
Historical Romance: Victorian
June 8, 2023
Available in: e-Book
A twin back from war, his brother dying in his arms . . .
A woman who has traveled the world and learned from those travels . . .
Two people who don't fit into the constricting rules of London's Polite Society . . .
Major Elijah Young never met his father, the Duke of Bradford, who believed his young wife betrayed him and gave birth to twins sired by another man. Now, two deaths have changed the trajectory of Elijah's life---and he is the new duke. Elijah vows never to wed and father children, wanting the ducal line to end with him.
Miss Abigail Trent lost both her parents and spent a decade with her guardian, journeying to exotic countries around the world. Abby takes her experiences and begins Trent Furnishings, sketching furniture influenced by her travels and having craftsmen bring her visions to life. Thetonis who can afford her designs, and so she enters Polite Society to bring notice to her business.
Neither Elijah nor Abby want marriage---and love is out of the question---yet their attraction grows as she accepts his commission to furnish his entire London townhouse.
Will this unlikely pair admit their feelings for one another---or will their lack of communication prevent them from finding lasting happiness?
Each book in the Suddenly a Duke series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order and can be read for free with Kindle Unlimited.
Suddenly a Duke
Portrait of the Duke
Music for the Duke
Polishing the Duke
Designs on the Duke
Fashioning the Duke
Love Blooms with the Duke
Training the Duke
Investigating the Duke
Award-winning and internationally bestselling author Alexa Aston lives with her husband in a Dallas suburb, where she eats her fair share of dark chocolate and plots out stories while she walks every morning. She’s a binge fiend (The Crown and Ozark are favorites) who enjoys travel, sports, and time with her family. Her historical romances bring to life loveable rogues and dashing knights, while her contemporary romances are light and flirty and sometimes contain a bit of suspense.