A Good Debutante's Guide to Ruin (The Debutante Files, Book by Sophie Jordan

Posted by

By Sophie Jordan

"**The final girl on the earth he could ever contact . . .**

Declan, the Duke of Banbury, has little interest in ushering Rosalie Hughes, his stepsister, into society. Dumped on him with nowhere else to move, he's decided to rid himself of the headstrong debutante via bestowing on her an obscenely huge dowry . . . making her the main sought-after heiress of the Season.

**. . . is set to develop into the one one he wants.**

But Rosalie isn't approximately to move besides Declan's plans. Surrounded via fortune hunters, how is she purported to discover a guy who actually desires her? Taking keep watch over of her destiny, Rosalie dons a conceal and sneaks into Sodom, a personal membership host to all demeanour of illicit activity—and frequented by means of her infuriatingly good-looking stepbrother.

In a shadowed alcove, Declan can't withstand the masked temptress who units his blood afire . . . from now on than Rosalie can deny her eager for a guy who will ship her into ruin.
"

Show description

Read or Download A Good Debutante's Guide to Ruin (The Debutante Files, Book 1) PDF

Similar historical romance books

Vixen in Velvet (Dressmakers, Book 3)

From the Diary of Leonie Noirot: the best corset should still invite its undoing . . .

Lethally fascinating Simon Fairfax, Marquess of Lisburne, has reluctantly again to London for one cause purely: a relations legal responsibility. nonetheless, he may perhaps find time for the seduction of a definite redheaded dressmaker--but Leonie Noirot hasn't time for <em>him</em>. She's keen about remodeling his cousin, the dowdy girl Gladys, right into a swan.

Leonie's talents can coax curves--and profits--from skinny air, yet his criminally good-looking lordship is just too busy attempting to seduce her to understand her genius. He badly must research a lesson, and the guess she provokes should train him, as soon as and for all.

A nice plan, in theory--but Lisburne's turn into a significant distraction and Leonie's ordinary common sense is at risk of slipping away as simply as a silk chemise. may perhaps the Season's maximum transformation be her personal?

The Master of Phoenix Hall

In long island Times–bestselling writer Jennifer Wilde’s spellbinding Gothic romance, a lady inherits a home in Cornwall and is stuck among males, certainly one of whom can be attempting to kill her

Orphaned by means of the surprising deaths of her mom and dad, Angela Todd is only making ends meet as a seamstress in late-nineteenth-century London—until a mysterious legacy makes her the mistress of a captivating beach cottage. Angela is enchanted by way of Dower condominium, yet quickly after her arrival, her new house is affected by a band of thieves. the single humans she will be able to flip to for support are males she slightly knows.

Roderick Mellory, the conceited, raven-haired proprietor of monstrous Phoenix corridor, on whose property Dower residence used to be outfitted, makes it transparent he intends to reclaim the cottage. virtually opposed to her will, Angela is irresistibly interested in Roderick. yet gallant Greg Ingram is vying for her love. Can she belief both of them? And who will safeguard her from a killer’s vendetta?

Lady Ann's Excellent Adventure

"This is an unique, never-before-published Regency brief tale of roughly 12,000 phrases. enthusiasts of the conventional Regency romances of Georgette Heyer, Barbara Metzger, and Carla Kelly will take pleasure in this tale of a highborn bride approximately to embark on a big prepared marriage. sooner than sacrificing herself at the altar of accountability, woman Ann makes a decision to event one final day of unchaperoned enjoyable.

A Notorious Countess Confesses (Pennyroyal Green, Book 7)

"Voted top total Romance of 2012 via readers in any respect approximately Romance. (And Adam Sylvaine used to be voted the simplest total hero).
""Julie Anne lengthy reinvents the historic romance for contemporary readers, supplying excessive, passionate characters and excessive event. Her writing glows. ""
--Amanda Quick
""You will LOVE the Pennyroyal eco-friendly sequence. ""
--Julia Quinn
A infamous girl learns simply how depraved an exceptional guy might be within the most modern installment of RITA Award nominee Julie Anne Long's emotionally charged Pennyroyal eco-friendly sequence. A infamous Countess Confesses is de facto unputdownable historic romance for lovers of Karen Hawkins and Sabrina Jeffries; one other gem within the bestselling sequence set in Regency England and founded on a long-standing feud among individuals of 2 filthy rich Sussex households, the Eversea and Redmond clans. The breathtaking romantic adventures of a former courtesan-turned-noblewoman, A infamous Countess Confesses** stokes the Pennyroyal fires warmer than ever prior to, supplying readers with all of the ardour, scandal, and real love they can potentially wish for.

"

Additional resources for A Good Debutante's Guide to Ruin (The Debutante Files, Book 1)

Sample text

Ich lag im Bett und wartete, dass die Zeit verging. Oder ich saß im Schneidersitz auf dem Wohnzimmerteppich und blätterte in schon tau­ sendmal gelesenen Comics: Jo-Jo und Schnief und Schnuff, Die blauen Boys Achille Talon Lucky Luke. Im Haus roch es nach Putzmittel, von draußen fiel kaltes, hartes Licht herein, und die Stille erfüllte es mit einem bedrohlichen Geräusch. Auch über die Abende muss ich sprechen, über die Hausaufgaben in der Küche, die sich drehenden Ventile und den allgegenwärtigen Suppengeruch.

Sie drückte es darauf, und ihr Mund verzog sich zu einer Grimasse. Die Haut begann zu schmoren, zu schmelzen und verbreitete im Zimmer einen Geruch nach verbranntem Fleisch. Maman blieb still, stoisch, bis auf ihr schmerzver­ zerrtes Gesicht. Die Zeit zog sich endlos hin, jede Sekunde erschien mir so lang wie ein Tag. Vor mei­ nen Augen lief ein Film in Zeitlupe ab, aber meine Mutter war nur ein Schatten auf der Leinwand. Antoine kam herein, ich sah ihn weinend an, zu mehr war ich nicht fähig. Er schrie auf und stürzte zu ihr.

Wir kamen manchmal, selten, daran vorbei, wenn wir nach Paris fuhren, um uns einen Belmondo, einen Pierre Richard oder die Weihnachtsbeleuchtung anzusehen. Sie zeigte uns dann zwei Fenster und erzählte immer dieselbe Geschichte, der zufolge sie für die Hausaufgaben ein Holzbrett aufs Waschbecken legte und es so in einen behelfsmäßigen Schreibtisch verwandelte. Sie erklärte auch, dass sie nach dem, was sie ge­ heimnisvoll den Ruin ihres Vaters nannte, zu viert in einem Zimmer gewohnt hatten. Ich habe keine Ahnung, was für eine Art von Geschäften ihr Vater 50 Klippen gemacht hatte und womit er den Lebensunter­ halt verdiente, nachdem sie missglückt waren.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 21 votes