The Heiress Gets a Duke by Harper St. George

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The Heiress Gets a Duke
by Harper St. George

Publication Date: January 26, 2021
Berkley
Paperback & eBook; 320 pages

Series: The Gilded Age Heiresses, Book #1
Genre: Historical Romance/Victorian

 

 

Even a fortune forged in railroads and steel can’t buy entrance into the upper echelons of Victorian high society—for that you need a marriage of convenience.

American heiress August Crenshaw has aspirations. But unlike her peers, it isn’t some stuffy British Lord she wants wrapped around her finger—it’s Crenshaw Iron Works, the family business. When it’s clear that August’s outrageously progressive ways render her unsuitible for a respectable match, her parents offer up her younger sister to the highest entitled bidder instead. This simply will not do. August refuses to leave her sister to the mercy of a loveless marriage.

Evan Sterling, the Duke of Rothschild, has no intention of walking away from the marriage. He’s recently inherited the title only to find his coffers empty, and with countless lives depending on him, he can’t walk away from the fortune a Crenshaw heiress would bring him. But after meeting her fiery sister, he realizes Violet isn’t the heiress he wants. He wants August, and he always gets what he wants.

But August won’t go peacefully to her fate. She decides to show Rothschild that she’s no typical London wallflower. Little does she realize that every stunt she pulls to make him call off the wedding only makes him like her even more.

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Praise

“A fun, fresh historical romance that gives both formidable characters their due.” – Publishers Weekly

“A delightfully entertaining read, rich with romance, glamour, and lush Victorian detail. Harper St. George truly captures the spirt of the era.” – USA Today bestselling author Mimi Matthews

“THE HEIRESS GETS A DUKE is a sexy, emotional romantic tale, set against the backdrop of the changing Victorian England. August Crenshaw is exactly the strong, intelligent, self-reliant heroine that Evan Sterling needs – the only trouble is neither one believes it. Watching the path of their romance and their battles makes this story a winner. Harper St. George is a must-buy for me!” – USA Today bestselling author Terri Brisbin

“Wit, seduction and passion blend seamlessly to create this deeply emotional romance. St. George weaves an intriguing plot with complex characters to provide the perfect sensual escape. There’s nothing I didn’t love about The Heiress Gets a Duke, especially its lush, captivating glimpse into history.” – USA Today bestselling author Anabelle Bryant

“There are only a few authors that make me want to take the day off to devour their latest book and Harper St. George is one of them. Rich with period detail, The Heiress Gets a Duke brings to life the Gilded Age’s dollar princesses in this smart, sexy, and oh so satisfying story. It’s a real treat for anyone who enjoys historical romances with strong characters that will stay with you long after you close the book. I can’t wait to get my hands on the next book in this series.” – Laurie Benson, award-winning author of The Sommersby Brides series

“The electricity crackles between August and Evan from their gloriously unconventional and improper first meeting, through their first scandalous waltz and continues to sizzle till the very last page. As much as August tries to fight her overwhelming attraction to the most unlikeliest of dukes, through their very practical and business-like courtship and all the trials and tribulations Ms St George throws at them, she soon comes to realise that the man earmarked for her sister is not only her destiny but the unexpected love of her life. You’ll sigh, you’ll cry, and you’ll grin yourself silly as this independent and cynical heiress finally gets her duke.” – Virginia Heath

“The Heiress Gets a Duke is a charming, compulsively readable delight and I can’t wait for the next book from Harper St George’s magical pen!” – Evie Dunmore


This book was received from the Author, and Publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own.


This is the first book in Harper St. George’s Gilded Age Heiress series.

Harper St. George, brings the gilded age beautifully to life with gorgeous details

.A strong willed, American Heiress , who’s outspoken ways has deemed her an unlikely choice in the marriage market. August Crenshaw is the eldest daughter of her family, and heiress to a profitable iron works company. Seeing first hand what happens to other women in her station. August has a head for business along with strong aspirations. She enjoys working as a risk assessor for the family business Crenshaw Iron Works

Evan Sterling, the Duke of Rothschild, is in a sad position, and in dire need for funds. Recently he inherited his older brother’s title after he departed from this world quite suddenly. Leaving the Estate and it’s financial woes, along with his mother and twin sister responsibility weighing heavily on his shoulders.

He must marry an heiress to save his family from financial ruins. To refill the family’s coffiers that his now deceased irresponsible father emptied. On top of all that, His sister is about to have her debut. A wealthy wife with money, is the the only answer.

Even though he has been offered Violet Crenshaw as a would be bride, he is drawn to her fiery sister August instead. When they meet sparks fly.

August has a mind of her own, and will not be going into this marriage so easily, she has devised a plan to make sure this stuffy Brit won’t ever want her….except she never planned for the outcome that she gets!

This was such captivating book for me, I just feel in love with this feisty heroine. A spunky, outspoken August is definitely one lady I can root for. The author has created an engaging and courageous heroine. and her highly accomplished writing ensures that the reader is swept along in this lovely historical romance.

St. George weaves romance and wit seamlessly together, creating a highly seductive read. A wonderful job in creating a storyline that pulls you into its delightful pages. There are some heated moments in this historical romance, along stunning period details that makes for an exceptional reading experience.

Harper St. George was raised in rural Alabama and along the tranquil coast of northwest Florida. It was a setting filled with stories of the old days that instilled in her a love of history, romance, and adventure. By high school, she had discovered the historical romance novel which combined all of those elements into one perfect package. She has been hooked ever since.

She lives in the Atlanta area with her husband and two children. When not writing, she can be found devouring her husband’s amazing cooking and reading. She would love to hear from you. Please visit her website at www.harperstgeorge.com. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Goodreads.

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