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A Spinster’s Guide to Danger and Dukes by Manda Collins

The Story

A Spinster’s Guide to Danger and Dukes synopsis from the publisher:

A Spinsters Guide to Danger and Dukes by Manda Collins.

England, 1867: Miss Poppy Delamare is living a lie. To escape an odious betrothal, she fled to London where she’s been hiding as the unassuming secretary Flora Deaver. However, when her beloved sister is accused of murder, Poppy cannot leave her to the wolves. Only a most unexpected—and unwelcome—collision interrupts her journey home . . .

Despite a rather dismal first meeting, Joshua Fielding, the Duke of Langham, has no intention of abandoning a lady in need. But he’s not above asking a favor. A fake betrothal will give Poppy and her sister the power of the dukedom and protect Langham from the society misses intent on becoming his duchess.

Yet the longer the ruse goes on, the more Poppy and Langham realize how false their first impressions were—and the less pretend their engagement feels. But before Langham can propose in truth, their search reveals a tangled web of lies and betrayals. With time running out, can Poppy and Langham find the real culprit—before Poppy becomes the next victim?

My Review: A Spinster’s Guide to Danger and Dukes

Fake engagement, a sister charged with murder, a stubbornly feminist main character, and a charming Duke, get ready to be transported back to Victorian London, and fall head over heals with Poppy Delamare and Joshua Fielding.

Dear readers, fake dating/engagement is one of my absolute FAVORITE romance trope! And when done well, like Manda Collins’ did in A Spinster’s Guide to Danger and Dukes, I say ‘TAKE MY MONEY, I want your book.’🤣

From start to finish, readers will be steeped in a warmth of pleasure, experiencing the tug and pull as these two characters become completely besotted with each other.

The questions is, will headstrong and independent Poppy Delamare entertain the idea of being a duchess?

Happy Reading ~ Cece

RATING: ink blotink blotink blot – Satisfyingly Inked

Publication Details

Pub DateISBNPage CountPublisherAge GroupSource & FormatReview Posted Online
28-Mar-23 978-1538725573352Forever AdultNetGalley, Digital ARCDecember 11, 2022

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