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The Dressmaker's Duke Rhys Merrick, Duke of Roydan, is determined to be the antitheses of his depraved father, repressing his desires so severely he is dubbed the Monk by Society But when Olivia Weston turns up demanding payment for gowns ordered by his former mistress, Rhys is totally flummoxed and inexplicably smitten He pays her to remove her from his house, and mind But logic be damned, he must have this fiercely independent woman Olivia s greatest fear is becoming a kept woman She has escaped the role of mistress once and vows never to be owned by any man Rather than make money in the boudoir, she chooses to clothe the women who do But when a fire nearly kills her friend and business partner, Olivia s world goes up in smoke and she is forced to barter with the lofty duke As their lives weave together, Olivia unravels the man underneath the Monk, while Rhys desires to expose the lady hiding behind the dressmaker Will his raw passion fan a long buried ember of hope within her Can this mismatched pair be the perfect fit

About the Author: Jess Russell

As a girl Jess Russell escaped the world of rigorous ballet class and hideous math homework into the haven of toe wriggling romance novels Now she writes them.Jess lives in New York City with her husband and son and disappears to the Catskill Mountains whenever she can She is a sometime actress, award winning batik artist, and accomplished seamstress Along with her sewing machine, she loves power tools and, what s , she knows how to use them.Jess is currently working on renovating a Condo in uptown Manhattan which she calls The Lipstick on a Pig Project Mad for the Marquess, her new book, comes out July 14th It is the first book in the Reluctant Hearts Series She is working on the next, Captivated by the Countess working title Jess Russell is a member of RWA, as well as the Beau Monde and the NY chapters of RWA Her first book, THE DRESSMAKER S DUKE is a muti award winning novel and a best seller

10 thoughts on “The Dressmaker's Duke

  1. says:

    A wonderful story filled with passion, undeniable chemistry and love between an unlikely pair a Duke and a dressmaker Both suffer from painful stormy pasts, cracks yet mended as the two headstrong, independent souls attempt to avoid a collision of their hearts.The attraction between the two protagonists is evident from the start, it slowly builds momentum as they both resist and deny their muted attracti

  2. says:

    It is hard to believe that this is a debut novel because Ms Russell weaves such a compelling and intensely emotional story with complex and flawed characters that I really cared about.Rhys is such a fascinating hero and I like how Ms Russell gradually develops his character allowing us to see the lonely, insecure man beneath the mask of sobriety and aloofness a man who has forgotten what happiness is Happi

  3. says:

    I couldn t read this fabulous book fast enough Rhys and Olivia s romance was one romping good romance, and I adored them from the beginning Ms Russell s vivid descriptions and beautifully woven plot carried me along page after page As an avid fan of historical romances, the attention to historical detail in THE DRESSMAKER S DUKE cannot be praised enough I eagerly look forward tostories from this gifted autho

  4. says:

    Just barely 3 stars And only because the beginning was good I slowly started to become disappointed with the book after the 50% mark.The build up was a bit slow, but I m ok with that if there s a payoff And here s my BIGGEST gripe about this book that pretty much sunk it for me Very little of the book had main characters together and interacting When I got to the halfway point, I kept thinking now is when they

  5. says:

    This book a major page turner that I could not put down from cover to cover lost some sleep but was so worth it Bravo Jess Russell for this is her debut book but she writes as if she had been an established author for decades I would give a bazillion stars if allowed I absolutely loved this beautifully written, fast paced regency I am looking forward tobooks by this wonderful New York City author The Dressmaker

  6. says:

    I absolutely loved reading The Dressmaker s Duke What a wonderful romance story about two damaged individuals who find each other and fall in love.This is a story of Rhys Merrick, Duke of Roydan A man so determined to be everything his depraved self serving father was not by repressing his desires so severely he is dubbed the Monk by Society But when Olivia Weston turns up demanding payment for an ex mistress gown

  7. says:

    Loved this book Rarely have I seen a debut book so well written I loved both the hero and the heroine as they struggled together to overcome each of their pasts I am a sucker for a tortured hero and this one just fit the bill Jess Russell is off to a fabulous start and I cannot wait to readfrom her It was an extremely fast read for me always a very good sign I highly recommend this one to Regency readers

  8. says:

    I bought this book last winter on my kindle and forgot about it until a FB group had a review which reminded me of it It is an amazing first book I could not put it down It s a romance with wonderful depth to the characters The hero and heroine have flaws, but as you read you learn about their lives and it all makes sense It has some sex scenes but they are not graphic I don t write plot spoilers but if you miss this

  9. says:

    I loved love loved loved the smart, sexy, slightly prickly hero and the lovely, capable heroine of THE DRESSMAKER S DUKE And I loved the descriptions of the dresses, especially the one with the very vital ribbon Read the book to find out what it does THE DRESSMAKER S DUKE is perfect for fans of Elizabeth Hoyt and Amanda Quick I loved it

  10. says:

    Strong, yet vulnerable and caring heroine, and appealing hero Engaging plot, suspenseful and satisfying A fun read.

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