The Husband Trap

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The time is July 1816. The setting is St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, where the Haut Ton has gathered to watch the wedding of the year. Violet Brantford is marrying the man she loves. There is only one slight problem. Adrian Winter, sixth Duke of Raeburn, England’s most eligible bachelor, thinks he is marrying Violet’s twin sister, Jeanette. Although the girls are twins, they do not share much in common beyond their looks. While Jeanette is wild and flighty, the life of the party, Violet is shy and bookish. Right before the wedding, Jeanette declares she will not marry the Duke, and talks Violet into taking her place. Violet must now prepare to live the rest of her life as someone else, but it does not take long for Adrian to suspect that something is not right with his new bride. Tracy Anne Warren has constructed a warm, entertaining novel about a young wife trying to pretend she is someone else, while her husband begins to believe he may have gotten more than he bargained for.

 

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