I can’t believe it’s finally here – What a Duke Wants is out today! I know that sounds like shameless promotion, but I’ve been waiting for this day even longer than my readers. I haven’t been this excited about a book’s release since my debut.
Why am I so excited about this book? I’ve asked myself that question a lot over the past weeks. Part of it is definitely reader excitement. I’ve had so many readers ask me about Isabella’s book and it’s finally here – and I don’t think it will disappoint.
The other reason I’m so excited is that I love my hero, Mark Smythe, Duke of Strattington – and I did even before seeing him on the cover. He has his problems in the beginning as he adjusts to being a duke, but once he finds his stride, there’s no stopping him. This is a man who will do the right thing no matter what – even when a certain author thinks he needs to wait another 100 pages before he can have his happily ever after.
And then there’s Isabella
Masters Smith. She’s the first sweet young miss that I’ve written in years, and it was a delicious struggle keeping her fresh and innocent, but also letting her show just how strong she is. She is a woman who knows just what she wants (Mark) and is willing to do what it takes to get there.
I wrote this book before I wrote my novellas, The Real Duchesses of London. (For a few weeks only, Avon is offering the novellas at only $.99 to celebrate the release of What a Duke Wants.) Working the Duchesses in before the Duke came out was a real challenge. There’s a ball in What a Duke Wants that I wanted to lead up to. Go to Amazon and Order Today.
So what else do I need to say? There’s a hot duke (see cover above), mistaken identity, an accusation of murder, a moment when all help is lost, a road trip, a truly cute kitten, steamy encounters, not one but two balls and, of course, true love.
If you want to know more, please visit my website, www.LaviniaKent.com, for an excerpt with a great first line and more fun information. Click here for the excerpt!!!
Let me know what books you’ve been looking forward to and I’ll send one lucky commenter a “Go to bed with a Duke tonight!” T-shirt (big enough for sleeping) and your choice of my books.
Thank you, Netta & TJ, for having me.
Lavinia, thank you so much for stopping by today on "RELEASE DAY" TJ & I are both excited about "What a Duke Wants" as you know we have been waiting for it almost as long as you have... Your loyal fans forever.... Fan #1 & Fan #2 :)