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Автор: Laurie Benson
Издательство: HarperCollins
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      He’s claimed his title

       Could he inherit a bride, too?

      Part of The Sommersby Brides: The Duchess of Skeffington retreats to the estate that was her refuge during her cruel marriage. She’s shocked to come face-to-face with the distant heir, now newly inherited duke, adventurous Simon Alexander. When Elizabeth is robbed, it’s up to them both to find the thief. But traveling together would attract too much gossip... Unless they pose as husband and wife!

      LAURIE BENSON is an award-winning Regency romance author, whose book An Unexpected Countess was voted Mills & Boon’s 2017 ‘Hero of the Year’ by readers. She began her writing career as an advertising copywriter. When she isn’t at her laptop, avoiding laundry, Laurie can be found browsing antiques shops and going on long hikes with her husband and two sons. Learn more about Laurie by visiting her website at lauriebenson.net. You can also find her on Twitter and Facebook.

       Also by Laurie Benson

      Secret Lives of the Ton miniseries

      An Unsuitable Duchess

      An Uncommon Duke

      An Unexpected Countess

      The Sommersby Brides miniseries

      One Week to Wed

      Convenient Christmas Brides

      His Three-Day Duchess

      Discover more at millsandboon.co.uk.

      His Three-Day Duchess

      Laurie Benson



      ISBN: 978-1-474-08870-1


      © 2019 Laurie Benson

      Published in Great Britain 2019

      by Mills & Boon, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF

      All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. This edition is published by arrangement with Harlequin Books S.A.

      This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, locations and incidents are purely fictional and bear no relationship to any real life individuals, living or dead, or to any actual places, business establishments, locations, events or incidents. Any resemblance is entirely coincidental.

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      For all the girls who weren’t asked to the prom—

      your best days are still to come.

      Thank you to my insightful and patient editor

      Linda Fildew and my team at Mills & Boon.

      This book wouldn’t have been possible without the

      love and support of my family. Thanks for the care and

      feeding of an author under deadline! Love you, guys!

      To Anabelle, Lori, Mia, Jen, Marnee, and my H crew.

      Thanks for your friendship and for making me

      snort with laughter at the most unexpected times,

      usually looking at my phone

      while I’m waiting line in a store.

      And thank you to my readers. Your enthusiasm

      about my books means so much.



       Back Cover Text

       About the Author


       Title Page




       Chapter One

       Chapter Two

       Chapter Three

       Chapter Four

       Chapter Five

       Chapter Six

       Chapter Seven

       Chapter Eight

       Chapter Nine

       Chapter Ten

       Chapter Eleven