The Duke's Bidding

The Duke's Bidding

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Kiana Berkman By KianaBerkman Updated Oct 27, 2018

A Duke's bidding is not easily defied. John, the only son of the Duke of Ashbourne finds himself on the cusp of being betrothed to a girl he barely remembers. In order to escape this fate he chooses to defy his birthright and adventure into the unknown. Nearly a decade later, he returns home-a self made man and the Captain of a fleet of ships-just to find himself wanting to embrace the very reason he walked away from it all. Will his past choices stand in his way? Or will he find a way to rise above it all and find happiness?
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2017 Azul Awards- Historical fiction -3rd place
2017 Chaos Awards-Historical fiction -2nd place 

Best Ranking: #89th in Historical Fiction on March 22, 2018

Special rankings by category: #1 in stories about Earl's 5/11/2018 #17 in Duke 5/29/2018

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  • 19thcentury
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  • countess
  • duke
  • earl
  • england
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  • marriage
  • murder
  • regency
  • romance
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