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Addicted To The Duke - Release Contest

I’m excited to introduce my new IMPERFECT LORDS series with book #1 ADDICTED TO THE DUKE with a fun and flirty contest (read below)

A lovestruck lady charms the duke of her dreams during an expedition on the high seas in this sexy, swashbuckling novel from USA Today bestselling author Bronwen Evans.
 
Alexander Sylvester Bracken, Duke of Bedford, has a mission: sail to the Mediterranean and track down Lady Hestia Cary’s missing father. It is a straightforward task, but for two rather vexing complications. First, the sea holds painful memories; second, for her own safety, Hestia is to accompany him. As Alex battles the demons of his past, he must also resist Hestia’s surprisingly skillful attempts at seduction. After all, Alex has sworn to leave her untouched, and he intends to honor that vow—until he can properly ask the Earl’s blessing.
 
Ever since His Grace rescued Hestia from the arms of a Turkish pirate six long years ago, her heart has belonged to Alex. So when he agrees to help find her father, Hestia is thrilled. Although Alex tries to hide it, there’s passion in his eyes—and a frisson of desire in the air—whenever they meet. On board ship, miles from home, Alex won’t be able to deny her any longer. But with scoundrels lying in wait, she may not live to tell the tale of her conquest.

I hope you’ll help me celebrate the release of my new series. I’ve a super prize for you.

Win a vintage garter lingerie bag and four historical romance books.

1. Captivated by His Kiss – New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Cheryl Bolen and USA Today Bestselling Author Bronwen Evans are joined by Barbara Monajem, Collette Cameron, Wendy Vella, Heather Boyd, and Lauren Smith in this exciting collection of regency romances. Be CAPTIVATED BY HIS KISS in these seven emotional stories of second chances, scandalous wagers, and the quest for true love. Lose yourself again and again in beautifully written romance.

2. Invitation To Passion by Bronwen Evans – Consummate rake, Lord Richard Craven, has his heartbroken when the woman he loves is forced into an arranged marriage to a violent brute. To make matters worse, circumstances force him to marry Lady Madeline Knight—a woman he views more like a sister-only for fate to play the cruelest of tricks. Shortly after his wedding his former lover is widowed, and Richard learns she could be pregnant with his child.

Madeline Knight thought she was doing the right thing when she saved Richard Craven from his lover’s irate husband. Now her silly schoolgirl crush has left her married to a man who’s in love with another woman. Consumed with guilt over trapping Richard, she tries her best to be the perfect wife and win his heart. Failure is not an option. For if she fails she loses everything, she loves him too much not to set him free…

While Richard and Madeline confront the reality of their marriage, Madeline’s life comes under threat. A family enemy is set on revenge. Will Richard learn the truth of his heart, and what is truly precious to him, before the unknown enemy destroys their world?

3. The Duke’s Disaster (True Gentlemen) – Grace Burrowes.  

Noah Winters, Duke of Anselm, exercises the pragmatism for which he’s infamous when his preferred choice of bride cries off, and her companion, Lady Thea Collins, becomes his next choice for his duchess. Lady Thea’s mature, sensible and even rather attractive-what could possibly go wrong?

As a lady fallen on hard times, Thea doesn’t expect tender sentiments from His Grace, but she does wish Noah had courted her trust, lest her past turn their hastily arranged marriage into a life of shared regrets. Is His Grace courting a convenient wife, or a beautiful disaster?

4. I Adored a Lord (The Prince Catchers) – Katherine Ashe. 

All that clever, passionate Ravenna Caulfield wants is to stay far away from high society’s mean girls.

All that handsome, heroic Lord Vitor Courtenay wants is to dash from dangerous adventure to adventure.

Now, snowbound in a castle with a bevy of the ton’s scheming maidens all competing for a prince’s hand in marriage, Ravenna’s worst nightmare has come true.

Now, playing babysitter to his spoiled prince of a half-brother and potential brides, Vitor is champing at the bit to be gone.

When a stolen kiss in a stable leads to a corpse in a suit of armor, a canine kidnapping, and any number of scandalous liaisons, Ravenna and Vitor find themselves wrapped in a mystery they’re perfectly paired to solve. But as for the mysteries of love and sex, Vitor’s not about to let Ravenna escape until he’s gotten what he desires . . .

A Snippet of Addicted ToThe Duke:

As with the rest of his life, Alex discovered that his willpower was sadly lacking when, just after one in the morning, he found himself in front of Hestia’s cabin door.

Torn by indecision, he leaned his forehead on the door and warred with himself.

There was a high probability that he would die in the coming days, so God, and David, could damn his soul to hell, but he wanted one night with Hestia, in his bed, where he was not in dreamland. He wanted a clear head to perfectly remember her touch. Her taste. Her scent. Her loving . . .

To remember that for one magical night she was his.

Selfishness, thy name is Alexander.

He quietly slipped inside, closing the door behind him. He leaned back against the hard wood, warmth spreading through his chest because Hestia was standing beside the porthole, her thin linen nightgown completely transparent. It took his breath away.

She turned to him. “Some prayers do get answered. I prayed you’d come.”

He crossed the room in two long strides, his arms reaching for her and pulling her tight against his chest as his lips found the bounty he’d been dying to taste all evening. Her soft lips moved under his, and when they parted to give him entrance, his knees almost buckled.

The kiss was hard, possessive, showing her that she belonged to him. Only him.

Finally she tore her mouth from his.

“You must have known I’d never choose David.”

His heart took flight. “And here I thought you were an intelligent girl.”

“Then why are you here?”

He bent down and tenderly kissed her lips. “I can’t run anymore. I’m so sick of denying my need for you.” He grimaced, not believing how easily he’d folded. The future, and the world beyond finding her father, beyond seeking his vengeance, dissolved, along with his resistance. Years of resistance, wasted years.

To deny his attraction for her had been futile from the start. The power she had over him was frightening. He belonged to this girl, body and soul, and he knew it. He could no longer refute his turbulent need for her.

And thank God, for whatever reasons, regardless of his continued remoteness and cold treatment of her, she’d chosen him. His whole body was trembling, he’d never experienced such driving need, he was only just holding on, one minute more and he’d devour her. He swallowed hard.

“You know I will still go after Murad. This night, and our wedding, will not change that.”

 

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39 thoughts on “Addicted To The Duke – Release Contest

  1. Lisa says:

    Wow, excellent prize pack. Thank you for the opp.

  2. Beth R says:

    Sounds great

  3. Molly Laird says:

    Thanks for the chance of a great prize.

  4. Amanda Richardson says:

    Great prize! Thank you for the opportunity to win!

  5. Martina Arguijo says:

    Awe I can’t wait to read this! Excellent group of authors in that prize. Hope someone enjoys it.

  6. Tina says:

    Going to look for this now. Excited to read!!

    How do I enter for the prize???

    1. Bronwen says:

      Hi Tina

      Simply click on the rafflecopter and try one of the tasks.

  7. Beverly Gordon says:

    I havent heard alotbut whati have heard sounds pretty good

  8. Nicole Laverdure says:

    I can’t wait to read Addicted to the Duke! Looks so much fun to read! Also the cover got my attention!

  9. Candy briggs says:

    I read it and loved it

  10. Leigh Hilson says:

    Thank you So much for the chance love your book

  11. Johanna Owen says:

    Sounds like s great prize pack

  12. Johanna Owen says:

    Thamks for the chance. What an awesome prize.

  13. Shelagh Merlin says:

    Fantastic prize!

  14. I had an ARC and can only tell you that I LOVED it.

  15. Roxane says:

    I heard this series is as good as the last. Thanks for keeping me entertained.

  16. Pat Dupuy says:

    I’ve pre-ordered. Can’t wait!

  17. Rachael Clemons says:

    I’ve heard that it’s going to be a great read!!!

  18. Melinda says:

    Thank you! I can’t wait to read them all!

  19. Frankie says:

    Oh, wow! What an amazing prize. I adore that vintage lingerie bag, it is so pretty. Thank you for the chance.

  20. Rhonda Kirby says:

    This book sounds absolutely great. Can’t wait to get my hands on it.

  21. Felicia Johnson says:

    I love all of your stories! I get them thru my Kindle app, but I’d love to have some in paperback. The other books also sound like they’d be good. I’ll have to check them out. Thanks for the opportunity!

  22. Sharlene Wegner says:

    Sounds like a steamy love story with a sexy duke. Love the cover!

  23. Mary McCoy says:

    I have heard there is a lot of humor, which I love!

  24. Charlene Whitehouse says:

    Thank you for the chance. Awesome excerpt.

  25. Lori Dykes says:

    Sounds like a great love story with humor. Love the teaser!

  26. Clarissa Boggs says:

    It’s a sexy ,swashbuckling good time

    1. Bronwen says:

      Thanks!

  27. Janet Barrett says:

    Great prizes

  28. Azalia Marquez says:

    I love your books Bronwen! How do I enter contest!?

    1. Bronwen says:

      You already have from leaving a comment. You can get more entries by clicking on the rafflecopter above and following the instructions.

  29. Cathy Newberry says:

    Love to win this?

  30. Janet Goodard says:

    Great giveaways, hope I win but congrats to whomever does win.

  31. Janie McGaugh says:

    I don’t think I’ve heard anything except what I read in this article.

  32. Karen Simpson says:

    Oooooh! Snap!! What a great prize. Would love to win it. These are wonderful books. Cannot wait to read and review them.

  33. Tiffany M says:

    I heard the novel is very passionate and sexy. I love the title and novels about hot noblemen!!!

  34. Tiffany M says:

    I heard the novel is very sexy and passionate

  35. Karen Markuson says:

    I really enjoy high seas romances and I am looking forward to reading your new story.

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