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Duels & Deception

Label
Duels & Deception
Title
Duels & Deception
Statement of responsibility
Cindy Anstey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of Entertainment Weekly's 35 Most Anticipated YA Novels of 2017, this compelling and witty Regency romance is perfect for readers who like their historical fiction with a side of intrigue. Lydia Whitfield has her future entirely planned out. She will run the family estate until she marries the man of her late father's choosing, and then she will spend the rest of her days as a devoted wife. Confident in those arrangements, Lydia has tasked her young law clerk, Robert Newton, to begin drawing up the marriage contracts. Everything is going according to plan. Until the day Lydia is kidnapped—and Robert along with her. Someone is after her fortune and won't hesitate to destroy her reputation to get it. With Robert's help, Lydia strives to keep her family's name unsullied and expose the one behind this devious plot. But as their investigation delves deeper and their affections for each other grow, Lydia starts to wonder whether her carefully planned future is in fact what she wants...Fans of historical romance will delight in Duels and Deception, a young adult novel from Cindy Anstey, author of Love, Lies and Spies.Praise for Duels & Deception:"[Duels & Deception] is Jane Austen spiced with action, suspense, and humor. The question is never about their love but how they will overcome society's demands in order to realize it. Young girls who enjoyed Anstey's Love, Lies and Spies will snap up this adventure." —Voya, Starred Review"A great introduction to historical romance novels for younger YA readers. . . . Anstey's novel is a wonderful coming-of-age journey filled with entertaining characters and wild adventures." —School Library Journal"Jane Austen fans in need of a good new book, look no further. Cindy Anstey's new YA novel, Duels & Deception, is your next regency romance treat." —Entertainment WeeklyPraise for Love, Lies and Spies:"It's Jane Austen meets Jane Foster in Anstey's debut novel, which serves up a delightful combination of Regency romance, scientific curiosity, and spy intrigue for a tale that will have readers rooting for love and science." —Entertainment Weekly"A great recommendation for teens who are not quite ready to tackle the complex language of Austen's classics. . . . A cute premise and cover make this a solid purchase for budding historical romance readers." —School Library Journal"I never want it to end. I cannot tell you how much I love this book. Juliana, Spencer, Bobbington, ALL of them are just so utterly wonderful. This is BETTER than Georgette Heyer. YEP, I SAID IT. It even reminds me of my absolute favorite—the regency romances by Jude Morgan. . . . Just wonderful!" —Kelly Zekas, co-author of These Vicious Masks
Title
Duels & deception
Creator
Summary
In 1800s London, a young heiress and her lawyer are caught up in a kidnapping plot to steal her fortune, but as their investigation delves deeper and their affections for each other grow, Lydia starts to wonder what she truly wants
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Tone
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Illustrations
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820
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adolescent
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Cindy Anstey
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Duels and deception
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Duels & Deception
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Color
multicolored
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Isbn
9781250119087
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