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Grace Burrowes

Autor(a) de The Heir

157 Works 9,273 Membros 519 Reviews 5 Favorited

About the Author

Grace Burrowes spent a lot of time early in life reading romance novels. In college, while still voraciously reading romance, she supported herself by teaching piano and accompanying ballet classes. After graduation she became a technical writer and an editor. A demanding job that left enough time mostrar mais to read many, many romance novels - and grab a law degree through an evening program. Despite becoming a single mom and practicing law in a small town, through all of Grace's ups and downs, she'd was a relentless reader of romance authors like Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, Judith Ivory, Mary Balogh, Loretta Chase, Eloisa James and many others. Late one night, while preparing "some Motion or other" she recalled that in her briefcase was a book she'd been saving to read on a hard day. Grace promised to read just one chapter but another thought kept intruding as I read that one chapter, "I bet I could¿." So she wrote a romance novel. That book became Gareth: Lord of Rakes, and opened the door to the sheer bliss of writing historical romance. She wrote and wrote and wrote eventually becoming a published author. Grace Burrowes writes the Duke's Obsession, Windham Sisters, MacGregors, Lonely Lords, Captive Hearts, Sweetest Kisses, True Gentlemen, Jaded Gentlemen, and Windham Brides Series as well as being a contributing author in many collections. Grace co-wrote Highland Holidays Series with Patience Griffin and wrote The Cowboy Wore a Kilt in the Kindle Worlds: Blame it on Texas Series. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras de Grace Burrowes

The Heir (2010) 482 cópias
The Soldier (2011) 300 cópias
Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal (2012) 279 cópias
Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish (2011) 271 cópias
The Virtuoso (2011) — Autor — 239 cópias
The Bridegroom Wore Plaid (2012) 239 cópias
The Trouble with Dukes (2016) — Autor — 221 cópias
Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (2012) 211 cópias
Darius: Lord of Pleasures (2013) 208 cópias
Lady Eve's Indiscretion (2013) 201 cópias
The Duke's Disaster (2015) 193 cópias
My One and Only Duke (2018) — Autor — 185 cópias
The Captive (2014) 178 cópias
Tremaine's True Love (2015) 175 cópias
No Other Duke Will Do (2017) 155 cópias
When a Duchess Says I Do (2019) 153 cópias
Douglas: Lord of Heartache (2014) 151 cópias
Gabriel: Lord of Regrets (2013) 149 cópias
Too Scot to Handle (2017) 147 cópias
A Rogue of Her Own (2018) — Autor — 144 cópias
Nicholas: Lord of Secrets (2013) 142 cópias
Once Upon a Tartan (2013) 142 cópias
David: Lord of Honor (2014) 140 cópias
Daniel's True Desire (2015) 140 cópias
Ethan: Lord of Scandals (2013) 132 cópias
The MacGregor's Lady (2014) 126 cópias
The Laird (2014) 123 cópias
The Traitor (2014) 123 cópias
Andrew: Lord of Despair (2013) 117 cópias
Will's True Wish (2016) 116 cópias
Beckman: Lord of Sins (2013) 115 cópias
Gareth: Lord of Rakes (2013) 114 cópias
The Courtship: A Novella (2012) — Autor — 101 cópias
A Duke by Any Other Name (2020) 97 cópias
Worth: Lord of Reckoning (2014) 95 cópias
How to Catch a Duke (2021) 93 cópias
Thomas (2015) 90 cópias
The Truth About Dukes (2020) 89 cópias
Hadrian: Lord of Hope (2014) 88 cópias
The Duke and His Duchess: A Novella (2013) — Autor — 86 cópias
A Single Kiss (2015) 79 cópias
Kiss Me Hello (2015) 74 cópias
Ashton: Lord of Truth (2016) 72 cópias
The First Kiss (2015) 72 cópias
Trenton: Lord of Loss (2014) 71 cópias
Once Upon a Dream (Anthology 2-in-1) (2016) — Contribuinte — 65 cópias
His Lordship's True Lady (2017) 63 cópias
Morgan and Archer: A Novella (2013) — Autor — 62 cópias
Matthew (2015) 56 cópias
Axel (2015) 53 cópias
Jonathan and Amy: A Novella (2014) 51 cópias
Never a Duke (2022) 50 cópias
Christmas in the Duke's Arms [Anthology 4-in-1] (2014) — Contribuinte — 48 cópias
A Kiss for Luck: A Novella (2014) 46 cópias
Dancing in the Duke's Arms [Anthology 4-in-1] (2015) — Contribuinte — 45 cópias
My Own True Duchess (2018) 45 cópias
Jack (2016) 42 cópias
A Truly Perfect Gentleman (2018) 39 cópias
Miss Delectable (2021) 39 cópias
A Lady of True Distinction (2019) 36 cópias
Lady Violet Investigates (2021) 34 cópias
A Woman of True Honor (2020) 32 cópias
A Lady's Dream Come True (2020) 31 cópias
Truly Beloved (2020) 28 cópias
My Heart's True Delight (2020) 28 cópias
A Rogue in Winter (2021) — Autor — 26 cópias
Miss Delightful (2021) 26 cópias
The Duke's Bridle Path (2017) 25 cópias
The Last True Gentleman (2021) 24 cópias
Christmas in Duke Street [Anthology 4-in-1] (2015) — Contribuinte — 24 cópias
Kiss and Tell (2014) 24 cópias
A Tryst by the Sea (2022) 23 cópias
Must Love Highlanders: Two Scottish Contemporary Romances (2015) — Contribuinte — 23 cópias
Patience for Christmas (2018) 22 cópias
No Dukes Allowed (3-in-1) (2018) — Contribuinte — 21 cópias
Forever and a Duke (2019) — Autor — 20 cópias
'Tis the Season: Regency Yuletide Short Stories (2018) — Contribuinte — 18 cópias
Miss Dauntless (2022) 18 cópias
Miss Dignified (2021) 18 cópias
Lady Violet Holds a Baby (2021) 17 cópias
Lady Violet Enjoys a Frolic (2021) 17 cópias
Elias In Love (2017) 17 cópias
Miss Desirable (2022) 17 cópias
A Spinster by the Sea (2022) 16 cópias
The Captive Duke (2023) 16 cópias
How to Find a Duke in Ten Days (Anthology 3-in-1) (2017) — Contribuinte — 16 cópias
A Midsummer Night's Romance: Anthology (2021) — Contribuinte — 15 cópias
Dukes by the Dozen (2019) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias
My Favorite Rogue (8-in-1) (2016) 14 cópias
Respect for Christmas (2018) 14 cópias
Love and Other Perils: A Regency Novel Duet (2019) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias
Lady Violet Pays a Call (2022) 13 cópias
Miss Devoted (2023) — Autor — 12 cópias
Miss Dashing (2023) 11 cópias
Lady Violet Says I Do (2022) — Autor — 10 cópias
Storm & Shelter (2021) — Autor — 10 cópias
Tartan Two-Step (2017) 10 cópias
Miss Determined (2023) 10 cópias
Love by the Letters: A Regency Novella Trio (2019) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
Scotland to the Max (2018) 9 cópias
Miss Dramatic (2023) 8 cópias
Yuletide Wishes: A Regency Novella Duet (2019) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Duke the Halls (2021) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Christmas Ladies (3-in-1) (2014) 7 cópias
The Cowboy Wore a Kilt (2016) — Autor — 6 cópias
One Scandalous Season: Four Holiday Novellas (2021) — Autor — 5 cópias
How to Ruin a Duke: a Regency Novella Duet (2019) — Autor — 5 cópias
It Happened One Night (2018) 5 cópias
Big Sky Ever After: a Montana Romance Duet (2017) — Contribuinte — 4 cópias
The Duke's Courtship: 4 Novellas [box set] (2014) — Autor — 4 cópias
Love Undisguised (2021) 4 cópias
A Lady Without Peer: a novella duet (2020) — Autor — 3 cópias
Holiday Duet: Two Regency Novellas (2020) — Autor — 2 cópias
Un Écossais à Londres (2018) 1 exemplar(es)
Le Captif (2016) 1 exemplar(es)
The Loneliest Lords 1 exemplar(es)

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Outros nomes
Burrowes, Grace
Data de nascimento
20th Century
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Pennsylvania, USA
Ocupação
writer

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Resenhas

I absolutely love this series. It has a unique premise in that the protagonist has come home from the Napoleonic wars as a very broken man – mentally and physically. He holed himself up in a darkened house for almost a year after his return. He was taken prisoner and tortured by the French and somehow managed to escape but wandered injured and helpless through the Pyrenees until he reached friendly territory. His hair has turned pure white, his eyesight is poor and cannot tolerate bright light, he is emaciated, and . . . worst of all . . . his fellow citizens have branded him a traitor and accused him of leaving his older brother to die in the prison camp. He is not a traitor – but the rumors persist nevertheless. I believe that you should read the whole series, in order, so you get and follow the entire background of the characters and their relationships.

Lord Julian, who has solved several mysteries lately, has been summoned to the estate of Osgood Banter to solve the disappearance of a large, prized, foxhound named Thales. Yes, we have the case of the Purloined Puppy. However, when he arrives at the estate and meets all the players, Lord Julian realizes there is much more to solve than a missing canine. Tensions are high – both on the estate and in the surrounding village. It seems the dog’s owner is not greatly esteemed by any of the residents – at home or in the village. So, if Thales's owner – Anaximander (Nax) Silforth (I know, it is a mouthful, right?) is so disliked by everyone, why is Osgood Banter leaving Nax in total charge of his vast, wealthy estate while he travels the continent? Hmmmm – you will just need to read the story to see, but it is a doozie!

In this book, we have a bit less page time with Arthur, the Duke of Waltham (Julian’s brother), Hyperia (Perry) West (Julian’s love interest), Lady Ophelia (Julian’s Godmother), and Atticus, Julian’s pint-sized outspoken Tiger. They were there but just didn’t have a lot of page time. I really love it when Julian and Perry are bouncing thoughts and ideas off each other.

Trigger warnings – the Duke of Waltham and Osgood Banter are male lovers. I love their relationship as it is longstanding, true, mature, and thoughtful – and that is what is focused on. I also love that the author depicts what a same-gender couple had to deal with during that time rather than writing like it was all buttercups, unicorns, and roses with everyone accepting and celebrating the relationship. Being in a same-gender relationship during that time often got you hanged, but if it didn’t, you were socially ostracized by all levels of society. This author shows that without being preachy about it.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and all of the others in the series. I am already anxiously awaiting the next book, A Gentleman In Search of A Wife . Happy Reading!

I voluntarily read and reviewed an Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
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BarbaraRogers | 1 outra resenha | Feb 17, 2024 |
I've enjoyed several books by this author, but this is my favorite to date. I need to find Axel and Abby's story, because I love him and his boys.

The men in Burrowes' stories tend to be a little more emotional around each other than most heroes of this genre, but I find I like it. It gives them a vulnerability and humanity that, while unusual, is interesting.
 
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amandabeaty | Jan 4, 2024 |
I loved the first book in this series so much that I was really fearful this book couldn’t live up to it. WRONG! This was an intriguing mystery filled with enough twists and turns to make it interesting. Couple that with just the right number of suspects and clues and – well, you’ve got another great entry into the series. I love seeing Julian grow and begin to come to grips with the outer and inner wounds from his captivity during the recent war. As you read the books, you can’t help but come to admire Julian for his strength of character, fortitude, self-deprecating sense of humor, and resilience. And – add to that – he’s becoming a great sleuth.

Julian has avoided the family seat as much as possible since his return from French captivity – mostly because, for him, it is haunted by his brother Harry. However, when he is summoned by his brother Arthur, the Duke of Waltham, he goes. It seems Lady Clarissa Valmond has set her cap for Arthur and he’s running scared. Lady Clarissa is one of the most exasperating and annoying females to ever be – but, is there more to her than meets the eye? What about her missing brother? Where are her parents – shouldn’t they be involved in helping to find her missing brother? Oh! My!

As readers, we made a pact with Julian to follow him through the events that unfolded during the story and to solve the mystery with him. That turned out to be an entertaining journey because the plot had plenty of twists and turns to keep us wondering and the surprising resolution bloomed before our eyes. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and am already anxiously awaiting the next book in the series. I love Julian, but I also love the supporting cast members such as Hyperia (slow-burn romance there I hope), Lady Ophelia (Julian’s Godmother), and Arthur (Julian’s brother, the duke).

If you are looking for a great mystery with a wonderful cast of characters, then give this one a try. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did.
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BarbaraRogers | 1 outra resenha | Dec 21, 2023 |
The titles were more interesting when read in order, as a series, than as standalone novels.
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klandring | outras 5 resenhas | Dec 8, 2023 |

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Obras
157
Membros
9,273
Popularidade
#2,599
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
519
ISBNs
640
Idiomas
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Favorito
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