Books by Madeline Hunter

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Seduction on a Snowy Night

Seduction on a Snowy Night contains three novellas by some of the best known writers of Historical Romance - Madeline Hunter, Sabrina Jeffries, and Mary Jo Putney. Sadly, only one of the stories is worthy of recommendation. A Christmas Abduction by Madeline Hunter Grade: B  Sensuality: Warm ...

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Never Deny a Duke

He is the last duke standing . . . the sole remaining bachelor of the three self-proclaimed Decadent Dukes. Yet Davina MacCallum’s reasons for searching out the handsome Duke of Brentworth have nothing to do with marriage. Scottish lands were unfairly confiscated from her family by the Crown an ...

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A Devil of a Duke

In A Devil of a Duke, the second book in Madeline Hunter’s Decadent Dukes Society series, attention turns to the roguish, devilishly handsome ladies’ man Gabriel St. James, Duke of Langdon, who is inadvertently entangled in the hunt for a thief and blackmailer when he becomes intent on the seduc ...

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The Most Dangerous Duke in London

Madeline Hunter begins her Decadent Dukes Society series with an engaging, slow-burn romance.  The Most Dangerous Duke in London takes its time building a relationship between the main characters while drawing the reader deeper into rivalries and intrigues simmering between two influential London f ...

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The Wicked Duke

I fell in love with Madeline Hunter’s prose in her first book, By Possession and I have been faithfully following her ever since. That lyrical and persuasive style is in evidence in the latest by this author and once again she does not disappoint. Her plotting is also excellent as is her developme ...

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Tall, Dark and Wicked

Tall, Dark and Wicked is the second book in Madeline Hunter’s Wicked trilogy, and focuses on Lord Ywain (Ives) Hemingford, younger brother of the Duke of Aylesbury. As was the case in the previous book, (His Wicked Reputation) the author has very skilfully blended together an intriguing story that ...

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His Wicked Reputation

This is the first in a new series from Ms Hunter featuring three ducal sons, two of whom are legitimate and a third who is not – and this is his book. It’s an entertaining story; the central characters are likeable and intelligent, and there is an intriguing secondary plot surrounding the possib ...

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The Counterfeit Mistress

Madeline Hunter’s medievals were special to me. Sadly, I haven’t found her 19th century historicals to be as strong. At first, I thought The Counterfeit Mistress was going to be a truly laughable spy story. When it turned into a decent romance and then a simple adventure, it was at least a step ...

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The Conquest of Lady Cassandra

I really hate the title of The Conquest of Lady Cassandra. Not only does "conquest" have terrible connotations for a relationship, it's also misleading in the context of this story. One of the best parts about this book is the development and balance of the relationship between the hero and heroine. ...

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The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne

Have you ever met someone, listened to him introduce himself and talk for a while and then, suddenly, sadly, realize you’ve not registered a word he's said? I had the literary version of that experience with Ms. Hunter’s The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne. I read the novel — twice — and both t ...