Midnight Marriage: A Georgian Historical Romance (Roxton Family Saga Book 2)

By Lucinda Brant

Stand-alone e-book 2 within the Roxton relations Saga, Julian and Deb's story

1760s England and France. Julian and Deb are hurriedly, and secretly, married off as little ones. Julian is then banished to the continent. Deb is back to the nursery, informed her nighttime marriage used to be only a undesirable dream from the consequences of laudanum. 9 years later, Julian returns incognito to say his bride sooner than a debonair rival can seduce her into bigamous wedlock. Can Julian and Deb’s marriage live to tell the tale this kind of calculated deception?

Set within the opulent international of the aristocracy and encouraged through genuine occasions, Lucinda Brant supplies one other lavish 18th century adventure in her trademark sort — heart-wrenching drama with a fortunately ever after.

Lucinda Brant's sweeping family members sagas are an ideal reminder of why I fell in love with historic romance — Cheryl Bolen, New York Times bestselling author

Awards for this Book

  • 2013 Readers′ Favorite overseas ebook Award Medalist


MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE contains at the Roxton sequence culture with nonetheless one other tremendous story set within the 1700s the place lifestyles is something yet easy. you'll once more be reminded why Lucinda Brant’s books are this sort of treasure.— SWurman: five STARS, a Night Owl Reviews most sensible Pick

Nice twists and turns, dramatic revelations, and a few stress-free chaos make this a ebook that retains the reader turning the pages. hugely recommended!— Fiona Ingram: five STARS, Readers’ Favorite

Book Details

Series: Stand-alone moment e-book within the hugely acclaimed ROXTON relatives saga
category: Parental information advised (mild sensuality)
Length: Full-length novel (100,000 phrases, approximately four hundred typical pages now not together with bonus material)
Edition: Revised, re-edited, and re-covered in 2014
Style: vintage romance with a contemporary voice

Connecting Books

MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE is a stand-alone novel, yet many readers get pleasure from it as a part of a sequence: Lucinda's characters inhabit a similar meticulously-researched 18th Century international and all books cross-reference humans and occasions all through. you could discover the main points and delve deeper into the heritage inside each one e-book by means of traveling LucindaBrantAuthor on Pinterest. in case you desire to learn the books in chronological order, this is the sequence:

Roxton relations Saga
1740s NOBLE SATYR (Renard and Antonia)
1760s dead night MARRIAGE (Julian and Deb)
1770s AUTUMN DUCHESS (Antonia and Jonathon)
1770s DAIR satan (Dair and Rory)
1770s PROUD MARY (Mary and Christopher) In growth
1780s SATYR’S SON (Harry and Lisa) In progress
ETERNALLY YOURS: Roxton Letters quantity One (A significant other to the Roxton family members Saga Books 1–3)
FOREVER stay: Roxton Letters quantity (A significant other to the Roxton family members Saga Books 4–6) In progress

Salt Hendon Series
1763 SALT BRIDE (Magnus and Jane)
1767 SALT REDUX (Antony and Caroline)
1767 A FAIRY CHRISTMAS (Kitty and Tom); a quick tale in SILVER BELLS assortment, a undying Romance anthology

Alec Halsey secret Series
Spring 1763 lethal ENGAGEMENT (Country apartment homicide and mayhem)
Autumn 1763 lethal AFFAIR (A poisoned vicar and the mysterious Miranda)
iciness 1763 lethal PERIL (Bloody intrigue abroad)
summer time 1764 lethal family members (Evil lurks in Edinburgh) In progress

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Your painted lips are twitching. ” Lord Cavendish rocked on his heels. “But what the Duke feels and thinks is here-nor-there in your reason, I’m afraid. it's the Duke’s French mamma who can be your undoing since it was once for her the previous Duke restored Crecy, as a dower residence in her widowhood. and that's the place she took up place of abode on his demise 3 years in the past. And so it really is Antonia, Duchess of Roxton you need to not just convince Crecy will be back to the Strang-Levens but additionally whom you want to evict.

Lots of childrens are married off through their mom and dad at a much previous age. ” “Perhaps the Duke and Evelyn’s father felt your emotions weren’t totally mounted? ” “Not fastened? it's visible you don't have any notion how this enterprise is performed. personality and disposition are beside the point, as are the critiques of the possible bride and groom. What concerns to noblemen similar to the Duke of Roxton is the criminal union: the move of cash and estate; the relationship of 1 relations to a different; the consolidation of strength and status.

He raised his glass. “Your healthiness! ” Antonia perched herself at the rounded arm of the Duke’s chair. “So, Vallentine, you are going to please cease this nonsense and concede that Julian and Deborah they're to have a daughter. ” “And why might I do this? ” his lordship requested belligerently. “D’you recognize for sure the end result? ” while Antonia raised her arched brows he sat up with a commence. “Hey! What’s this? you recognize! these rascals, they despatched you a letter! ” The Duchess seemed to be angry. “Monseigneur and that i we haven't had note from Henri and Jack on the grounds that ahead of Michaelmas.

I am hoping she won’t point out this to Mary…” “I imagine you will discover that woman Reigate has a urgent London engagement and needs to hand over tub instantly. ” Deb publish her brows. “How have you learnt her ladyship by means of identify? i didn't inform you. ” the entire coldness went out of Julian’s voice. He grinned and chided Deb below the chin. “You could have discovered me within the wooded area yet it's not that i am a mushroom. ” “Oh! sure, how foolish of me! ” Deb stated, flustered. She checked out him from lower than her lengthy darkish lashes, asserting hesitantly, “I count on you recognize girl Reigate from London and she—” “—has daughters of marriageable age,” he interrupted and smiled to himself while she nodded and seemed anyplace yet up at him.

She enunciated, shaking out her silk petticoats and snatching up her bonnet. “I comprehend no longer the very first thing approximately you, who're your loved ones, your connections, certainly what you do together with your time, except getting your self thinking about duels with the percentages stacked opposed to you, and but i'm anticipated to permit you to difficulty your self in my affairs? certainly, you are expecting me to provide you an entire and open account of my heritage, with out an identical courtesy being provided me in return—” “If you really liked me…” “Loved you?

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