Duels & deception
One of Entertainment Weekly's 35 Most Anticipated YA Novels of 2017, this compelling and witty Regency romance is perfect for readers who like their historical fiction with a side of intrigue.
Lydia Whitfield has her future entirely planned out. She will run the family estate until she marries the man of her late father's choosing, and then she will spend the rest of her days as a devoted wife. Confident in those arrangements, Lydia has tasked her young law clerk, Robert Newton, to begin drawing up the marriage contracts. Everything is going according to plan.
Until the day Lydia--and Robert along with her--is kidnapped. Someone is after her fortune and won't hesitate to destroy her reputation to get it. With Robert's help, Lydia strives to keep her family's name unsullied and expose the one behind this devious plot. But as their investigation delves deeper and their affections for each other grow, Lydia starts to wonder whether her carefully planned future is in fact what she wants...
Fans of historical romance will delight in Duels and Deception , a young adult novel from Cindy Anstey, author of Love, Lies and Spies.
Praise for Duels & Deception:
"[ Duels & Deception ] is Jane Austen spiced with action, suspense, and humor. Young girls who enjoyed Anstey's Love, Lies and Spies will snap up this adventure ." -- Voya , Starred Review
"Anstey's novel is a wonderful coming-of-age journey filled with entertaining characters and wild adventures." -- School Library Journal
" Jane Austen fans in need of a good new book, look no further ." -- Entertainment Weekly
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|Last Grouping Update||2019-04-21 22:52:08PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-04-22 00:18:18AM|
|available_at_school||MLK Jr. Magnet, Maplewood High, Overton High, Whites Creek High|
|detailed_location_school||MLK Jr. Magnet - Teen Fiction, Maplewood High - Teen Fiction, Overton High - Teen Fiction, Whites Creek High - Teen Fiction|
|display_description||In 1800s London, a young heiress and her lawyer are caught up in a kidnapping plot to steal her fortune, but as their investigation delves deeper and their affections for each other grow, Lydia starts to wonder what she truly wants.|
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000681967|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Swoon Reads, an imprint of Feiwel and Friends and Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC,|2017.|348 pages ; 21 cm|
|subject_facet||Heiresses -- Juvenile fiction, Kidnapping -- Juvenile fiction, Romance fiction, Young adult fiction|
|title_display||Duels & deception|
|title_full||Duels & deception / Cindy Anstey|
|title_short||Duels & deception|