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Stolen Encounters with the Duchess She Would Rather Burn In His Presence Than Pine In His AbsenceFaith Wellingford Evers, Duchess.


About the Author: Julia Justiss

Julia Justiss grew up breathing the scent of sea air near the colonial town of Annapolis, Maryland, a fact responsible for two of her life long passions sailors and history By age twelve she was a junior tour guide for Historic Annapolis, conducting visitors on walking tours through the city that was a hotbed of revolutionary fervor Annapolis hosted its own tea party, dispensing with the cargo Julia Justiss grew up breathing the scent of sea air near the colonial town of Annapolis, Maryland, a fact responsible for two of her life long passions sailors and history By age twelve she was a junior tour guide for Historic Annapolis, conducting visitors on walking tours through the city that was a hotbed of revolutionary fervor Annapolis hosted its own tea party, dispensing with the cargo aboard the Peggy Stewart, and was briefly capital of the United States She also took tourists through Annapolis s other big attraction, the United States Naval Academy After so many years of observing future naval officers at P rade and chapel, it seemed almost inevitable that she eventually married one.But long before embarking on romantic adventures of her own, she read about them, transporting herself to such favorite venues as ancient Egypt, World War II submarine patrols, the Old South and, of course, Regency England Soon she was keeping notebooks for jotting down story ideas From plotting adventures for her first favorite heroine Nancy Drew she went on to write poetry in high school and college, then worked as a business journalist doing speeches, sales promotion material and newsletter articles After her marriage to a naval lieutenant took her overseas, she wrote the newsletter for the American Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia and traveled extensively throughout Europe Before leaving Tunis, she fulfilled her first goal completing a Regency novel.Children intervened, and not until her husband left the Navy to return to his Texas homeland did she sit down to pen a second novel The reply to her fan mail letter to a Regency author led her to Romance Writers of America From the very first meeting, she knew she d found a home among fellow writers doubtless the largest group of people outside a mental institution who talk back to the voices in their heads.Her second goal was achieved the day before her birthday in May, 1998 when Margaret Marbury of Harlequin Historicals offered to buy that second book, the Golden Heart Award winning novel that became THE WEDDING GAMBLE Since then, she has gone on to write fourteen novels, three novellas and an on line serial, along the way winning or finalling for historical awards from The Golden Quill, the National Reader s Choice, Romantic Times, and All About Romance s Favorite Book of the Year Julia now inhabits an English Georgian style house she and her husband built in the East Texas countryside where, if she closes her eyes and ignores the summer thermometer, she can almost imagine she inhabits the landscape of Pride and Prejudice In between travelling to visit her three children a naval officer son stationed in Washington, DC, a textiles and design major daughter who cheers for University of Texas at Austin, and a mechanical engineering major son also at UT Austin keeping up with her science teacher husband and juggling a part time day job as a high school French teacher, she pursues her first and dearest love crafting stories.To relax, she enjoys watching movies, reading historical fiction, mystery, suspense and puttering about in the garden trying to kill offweeds than flowers



10 thoughts on “Stolen Encounters with the Duchess

  1. says:

    Stolen Encounters with the Duke by Julia Justiss is a 2016 Harlequin Historical publication I was provided a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review Honor, passion, and politics collide when the Duchess of Ashedon and her old friend David Tanner Smith meet up once again when he saves her from an attack by street thugs For Davie the reunion is bittersweet because F


  2. says:

    Stolen Encounters with the Duchess is book two in the Hadley s Hellions series This is the story of Faith Wellingford Evers, Duchess of Ashedon and Member of Parliament, David Tanner Smith Davie and Faith meet when she was sixteen and he was twenty But he was just a regular Mr and her family had a Title in mind for her as a husband But they were friends and one day Faith did meet a


  3. says:

    This second book in Julia Justiss Hadley s Hellions series is easily read as a standalone, although characters from the previous book Forbidden Nights with the Viscount do have parts to play in this one Stolen Encounters with the Duchess is a very readable cross class romance which plays out against the solidly crafted backdrop of the work of a group of political reformers in which our hero


  4. says:

    Faith Wellingford Evers, Duchess of Ashedon anxiously flees a soiree to escape the endless slights and gossip about her philandering late husband Unfortunately, she stumbles right into the path of thugs Just when they are poised to attack, an unexpected but unforgotten savior appears David Tanner Smith, the orphaned son of a farmer and now a rising politician and Member of Parliament, has only ever


  5. says:

    Miniseries Hadley s Hellions


  6. says:

    Good combination of a second chance and friends to lovers story Faith is the widow of a Duke, one who had professed his love for her until they were married After that, he became controlling, cut her off from friends and family, and carried on numerous affairs He died under scandalous circumstances, leaving her to face society s gossip and disdain Escaping from yet another evening of such misery, Faith i...


  7. says:

    Stolen Encounters with the Duchess Written by Julia JustissWhen Faith Wellington Evers married the Duke of Ashedon she was a girl stepping off to a new life and was so in love as well as infatuated by him.Her sister tried to discourage the marriage She saw another quite evil side to this Duke and could readily see the lies he shaped for her sister Faith did her duty and gave the Duke his heirs three boys Edward, Matthew a


  8. says:

    I won a copy of this book from the author and was not required to give a favorable review This is the second book in this series and I enjoyed it very much I am glad that I was given the opportunity to read such a great book Thank you Julia for writing great books.


  9. says:

    Plot 3 5Characterisation 3 5Prose 5 5How much I enjoyed it 3 5


  10. says:

    David Smith is on his way home, back from a long day in Parliament, when he hears a scuffle, and witnesses a woman being robbed by two men He rushes to her rescue, swiftly disposes of her aggressors, then runs after the fleeing woman to see if she s alright To his astonishment, the victim is Faith Wellingford Evers, the widowed Duchess of Ashedon, David s best friend from ten summers ago David has been madly in love with Faith since then, but he


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