The Forgiven Duke, A Forgotten Castles Novel by Jamie Carie, continues the travels of Alexandria Featherstone as she searches for her parents amid obstacles and clues. Lord and Lady Featherstone have been reported missing and presumed dead. Alex, given clues to their treasure search, speaks with those who have last seen her parents. She sets out for Iceland, the last place they were heard to be. She is ward of the Duke of St. Easton, Gabriel Ravenwood. She dodges his determination to return her to England.
Gabriel continues his pursuit of her to bring her to safety. He devotes his focus with apprehension and concern, with worries of his own. As her ship drifts out to sea, he is detained and unable to reach her.
Gabriel and Alexandria, corresponding only by letter, finally meet. Will they be able to overcome disaster? Iceland misadventures bring her eventual return. As forgiveness comes, they are ready to embark on a journey of revealed hopes and caring.
The Forgiven Duke releases July, 2012, and is available for preorder.
Book 3, A Duke's Promise, will continue her trail to Italy, this time with the duke. It will necessitate their working together to unravel the mystery in this final book of the trilogy.
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