When You Give a Duke a Diamond
Book 1 in the Jewels of the Ton Series
2012 Nominee for RT Book Reviews Best Historical Adventure
Bookseller's Best finalist in the Long Historical category
He had a perfectly orderly life...
William, the sixth Duke of Pelham, enjoys his punctual, securely structured life. Orderly and predictable—that's the way he likes it. But he's in the public eye, and the scandal sheets will make up anything to sell papers. When the gossip papers link him to Juliette, one of the most beautiful and celebrated courtesans in London, chaos doesn't begin to describe what happens next...
Until she came along...
Juliette is nicknamed the Duchess of Dalliance and has the cream of the nobility at her beck and call. It's disruptive to have the duke who is the biggest catch on the Marriage Mart scaring her other suitors away. Then she discovers William's darkest secret and decides what he needs in his life is the kind of excitement only she can provide...
When You Give a Duke a Diamond is available in paperback, ebook and audiobook:
"Tinged with danger and darkness, Galen's sexy and dramatic story has depth thanks to appealing characters with realistic problems and believable chemistry."
"Galen creates a lighthearted yet poignant, humorous yet touching, love story—with original characters who delight and enough sizzle to add heat to a delicious read."
4 1/2 stars
—Kathe Robin, RT Book Reviews
"When You Give a Duke a Diamond is a thrilling ride, filled with mystery, intrigue and romance."
—Jessica Dunn, Fresh Fiction
Sourcebooks Casablanca, (September 2012) ISBN-13: 978-1402269738