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Monday, June 13, 2011

Teaser Tuesday: The American Heiress: A Novel by Daisy Goodwin

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The American Heiress: A Novel
'I don't know that I can wait that long.' Winthrop felt unreasonably excited by the Duchess and her secrets, but the moment was interrupted by the arrival of his wife, daughter and a clutch of bridesmaids all complaining about the cold and in urgent need of a carriage. By the time all the women were accommodated, Winthrop had been separated from the Duchess but not from the image of the tattoo.

~ page 172 “The American Heiress: A Novel" by Daisy Goodwin

About the Book (from Amazon):
Be careful what you wish for. Traveling abroad with her mother at the turn of the twentieth century to seek a titled husband, beautiful, vivacious Cora Cash, whose family mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts’, suddenly finds herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the most eligible bachelor in England. Nothing is quite as it seems, however: Ivo is withdrawn and secretive, and the English social scene is full of traps and betrayals. Money, Cora soon learns, cannot buy everything, as she must decide what is truly worth the price in her life and her marriage.

:) I always look forward to reading everyone's teasers! ~ Wendi

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Jennifer said...

I am so thrilled to read these as this book is on my schedule. My TT: http://www.rundpinne.com/2011/06/teaser-tuesdays-in-the-belly-of-jonah-by-sandra-brannan.html

Beth F said...

Interesting! The carriage and the tattoo seem like they shouldn't go together.

Pam (@iwriteinbooks) said...

Hmmm quite mysterious. I like!

Unknown said...

Hmm... interesting!! Thanks for sharing, here's mine:


Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I've had my eye on this one...I like it when books play out the theme that reminds us to "be careful what you wish for."


Julie @ Read Handed said...

Wonder what the tattoo depicts... hmm. Thanks for sharing. If you get a chance, my teaser is here.

Anonymous said...

Very interesting teaser.


Moxiereviews said...

"Be careful what you wish for. " As always, love your teasers and love your blog! :-)

kballard87 said...

Stopping by to follow you from YOU WANNA KNOW WHAT I THINK?... You have a very cute blog and awesome book reviews. :-)

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