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December Romance Book Club – Bringing Down the Duke – Evie Dunmore

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Novel Neighbor Romance book club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month.  All are welcome!  This month’s Book Club selection is “Bringing Down the Duke” by Evie Dunmore.

You can pick up a copy of “Bringing Down the Duke” in store or online HERE

 

Book Summary

England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female students at the renowned University of Oxford. In return for her scholarship, she must support the rising women’s suffrage movement. Her charge: recruit men of influence to champion their cause. Her target: Sebastian Devereux, the cold and calculating Duke of Montgomery who steers Britain’s politics at the Queen’s command. Her challenge: not to give in to the powerful attraction she can’t deny for the man who opposes everything she stands for.

Sebastian is appalled to find a suffragist squad has infiltrated his ducal home, but the real threat is his impossible feelings for green-eyed beauty Annabelle. He is looking for a wife of equal standing to secure the legacy he has worked so hard to rebuild, not an outspoken commoner who could never be his duchess. But he wouldn’t be the greatest strategist of the Kingdom if he couldn’t claim this alluring bluestocking without the promise of a ring…or could he?

Locked in a battle with rising passion and a will matching her own, Annabelle will learn just what it takes to topple a duke….

About the Author

Evie Dunmore wrote Bringing Down The Duke inspired by the magical scenery of Oxford and her passion for romance, women pioneers, and all things Victorian. In her civilian life, she is a consultant with a M.Sc. in Diplomacy from Oxford. She is a member of the British Romantic Novelists’ Association (RNA). Evie lives in Berlin and pours her fascination with 19th century Britain into her writing.

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Date:
December 12
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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