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The Heir

By: Grace Burrowes

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New York Times and USA Today Bestseller!

Now a New York Times Bestseller!

"A dazzling debut brimming with passion, romance, and wit."
—Sophia Nash, RITA ward-winning author of Secrets of a Scandalous Bride

An earl who can’t be bribed...

Gayle Windham, earl of Westhaven, is the first legitimate son and heir to the duke of Moreland. To escape his father’s inexorable pressure to marry, he decides to spend the summer at his townhouse in London, where he finds himself intrigued by the secretive ways of his beautiful housekeeper...

A lady who can’t be protected...

Anna Seaton is a beautiful, talented, educated woman, which is why it is so puzzling to Gayle Windham that she works as his housekeeper.

As the two draw closer and begin to lose their hearts to each other, Anna’s secrets threaten to bring the earl’s orderly life crashing down—and he doesn’t know how he’s going to protect her from the fallout...

"A luminous and graceful erotic Regency…a captivating love story that will have readers eagerly awaiting the planned sequels."

  • Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Burrowes’ outstanding debut is a witty, sensual, Regency romance featuring complex characters who ring to to the time period, leaving readers saying huzzah!"
Booklist (starred review)

 

About the Author

Grace Burrowes is the pen name for a prolific author of historical romances whose manuscripts have so far won, finaled, or garnered honorable mention in Romance Writers of America contests in Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey, and Florida. Burrowes is a practicing attorney specializing in family law. She lives in rural Maryland.

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Gayle Windham, Earl of Westhaven, was enjoying a leisurely measure of those things that pleased him most: solitude, peace, and quiet.

The best plans were the simplest, he reflected as he poured himself a single finger of brandy, and his brother’s suggestion that Westhaven hide in plain sight had proven brilliant. The unmarried heir to a dukedom had a nigh impossible task if he wanted to elude the predatory mamas and determined debutantes of polite society. He was in demand everywhere, and for form’s sake, he had to be seen everywhere.

But not this summer. He smiled with relish. This summer, this stinking, infernally hot summer, he was going to remain right where he was, in the blessedly empty confines of London itself. Not for him the endless round of house parties and boating parties and social gatherings in the country.

His father had too free a hand in those environs, and Westhaven knew better than to give the d

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The Pulse From the Press





“Full of romance and emotion this is one for the keeper shelf. ” - Rom Fan Reviews

“For a hot and sexy Regency grab yourself a copy of Grace Burrowes latest sensation!” - Love Romance Passion

“Vivid and interesting. The plot was fascinating, mysterious and engaging.” - History Undressed

“The heroine of Grace Burrowes' erotically charged romance is a woman of such mystery that both the hero and the reader become obsessed with her.” - USA Today

“A fun light read with a strong love story at its center.” - Broken Teepee

“Intrigue, mystery and passion... Once I was into the book I couldn't stop reading it. ” - Leetid’s Reading

“Very well-crafted, each of the characters offers the reader somethin...

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New York Times and USA Today Bestseller!

Now a New York Times Bestseller!

"A dazzling debut brimming with passion, romance, and wit."
—Sophia Nash, RITA ward-winning author of Secrets of a Scandalous Bride

An earl who can’t be bribed...

Gayle Windham, earl of Westhaven, is the first legitimate son and heir to the duke of Moreland. To escape his father’s inexorable pressure to marry, he decides to spend the summer at his townhouse in London, where he finds himself intrigued by the secretive ways of his beautiful housekeeper...

A lady who can’t be protected...

Anna Seaton is a beautiful, talented, educated woman, which is why it is so puzzling to Gayle Windham that she works as his housekeeper.

As the two draw closer and begin to lose their hearts to each other, Anna’s secrets threaten to bring the earl’s orderly life crashing down—and he doesn’t know how he’s going to protect her from the fallout...

"A luminous and graceful erotic Regency…a captivating love story that will have readers eagerly awaiting the planned sequels."

  • Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Burrowes’ outstanding debut is a witty, sensual, Regency romance featuring complex characters who ring to to the time period, leaving readers saying huzzah!"
Booklist (starred review)

 

About the Author

Grace Burrowes is the pen name for a prolific author of historical romances whose manuscripts have so far won, finaled, or garnered honorable mention in Romance Writers of America contests in Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey, and Florida. Burrowes is a practicing attorney specializing in family law. She lives in rural Maryland.

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