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Much Ado About Dutton by Claudia Dain

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Also by Claudia Dain:

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Much Ado About Dutton, September 2013
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Daring A Duke, July 2010
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How To Dazzle A Duke (The Courtesan Series), June 2010
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The Courtesan's Wager, April 2010
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How To Dazzle A Duke, September 2009
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The Courtesan's Wager, February 2009
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Private Places, August 2008
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Unwrapped, November 2004
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Silent Night, November 2004
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The Fall, September 2004
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The Temptation, December 2003
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Wish List, September 2003
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A Kiss to Die For, March 2003
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Much Ado About Dutton
Claudia Dain

More Courtesan Chronicles #1
Author Self-Published
September 2013
On Sale: August 23, 2013
232 pages
ISBN: 1940940036
EAN: 2940148789345
Kindle: B00ER275ZA
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Romance Historical

It all began in The Courtesan's Daughter and continued through the next four books of the Courtesan Chronicles. The Marquis of Dutton didn't pay the slightest bit of attention to Anne Warren until he found out that she was the daughter of a courtesan. His careless, confident, ill-considered pursuit of her began upon that lurid foundation.

Anne had been smitten by the dashing Lord Dutton from her first encounter with him. But to be pursued because her mother was a woman of the demi-monde? No. That was unacceptable. Anne was not going to make the mistakes her mother had made, each decision taking her further down the social ladder. Anne meant to improve her station, not hobble it with an amorous encounter with the nearly irresistible Lord Dutton.

Over the course of the London Season of 1802, Dutton pursued and lost Anne again and again. He became something of a drunken sot about it all, even a laughingstock. When Anne married Lord Staverton, his fall was complete. Anne married wisely, and Dutton was befuddled by it.

Two years later, in the 1804 Season, Anne is a widow and Dutton is sober. Lady Staverton and Lord Dutton, both available and both still interested, continue the seductive dance they began when she was his social inferior. She is no longer his inferior, and because of that, the tables have turned and Dutton is at her mercy.

Or perhaps Anne is at Dutton's mercy.

It all depends upon whom you ask.

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