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Heiress Without a Cause

Heiress Without a Cause

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Sara Ramsey By sararamseybooks Completed

This is the first book in the Muses of Mayfair series, which features a group of women with secret artistic passions as they find love and friendship in Regency England. "Heiress Without a Cause" stars a spinster with a penchant for the stage and a duke whose dark past could ruin them both. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it!

More info from the back cover:

One title to change his life... 

A disgraced son with a dark reputation, William “Ferguson” Avenel is content to live in exile – until his father dies in the scandal of the Season. With rumors of insanity swirling around them, his sisters desperately need a chaperone. Ferguson thinks he’s found the most proper woman in England – and he won’t ruin her, even if he secretly desires the passionate woman trapped beneath a spinster’s cap. 

One chance to break the rules... 

Lady Madeleine Vaillant can’t face her blighted future without making one glorious memory for herself. In disguise, on a London stage, she finds all the adoration she never felt from the ton. But when she’s nearly recognized, she will do anything to hide her identity – even setting up her actress persona as Ferguson’s mistress. She’ll take the pleasure he offers, but Madeleine won’t lose her heart in the bargain. 

One season to fall in love... 

Every stolen kiss could lead to discovery, and Ferguson’s old enemies are determined to ruin them both. But as their dangerous passion ignites their hearts and threatens their futures, how can an heiress who dreams of freedom deny the duke who demands her love? 


This book has been posted in its entirety as of 21 September 2015! If you want to follow the adventures of the other Muses of Mayfair after you finish this book, you can find more information about other books in the series at

SlayQueen_McBoss SlayQueen_McBoss Sep 20, 2016
I swear ppl only like u when u did something stupid and u get likes... Not saying that what she's doing is stupid but it kinda relates... I guess... (¬_¬)
*WWE announcer voice* Aunt Agusta is going in for the kill...she needs a solid K.O. to win the match at this point...looks like she's gearing up for her signature move...and Madeline has is down!! The truth will do it every time ladies and gentlemen
deatre deatre Mar 28, 2016
Ferguson confuses me... Is he after the actress or after Madeline
I know! Anxiously counting down the time until I get married...and then lose my husband so I can wear whatever I choose! BTW, do you know a Lillian Linton?
Awww, nicknames already. *heads to hardware store to buy materials to build a ship with*
SamanthaNicoleAviles SamanthaNicoleAviles Mar 30, 2016
Um no you need to chill
                              In the previous chapter you said she wasn't much but nooowwwwww