Mask of Duplicity by Julia Brannan

Mask of Duplicity

By Julia Brannan

  • Release Date: 2015-06-08
  • Genre: Historical
Score: 4.5
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Description

Following the death of their father, Beth’s brother Richard returns from the army to claim his share of the family estate. However, Beth’s hopes of a quiet life are dashed when Richard, dissatisfied with his meagre inheritance and desperate for promotion, decides to force her into a marriage for his military gain. And he will stop at nothing to get his way.

Beth is coerced into a reconciliation with her noble cousins in order to marry well and escape her brutal brother. She is then thrown into the glittering social whirl of Georgian high society and struggles to conform. The effeminate but witty socialite Sir Anthony Peters offers to ease her passage into society and she is soon besieged by suitors eager to get their hands on her considerable dowry. Beth, however, wants love and passion for herself, and to break free from the artificial life she is growing to hate. She finds herself plunged into a world where nothing is as it seems and everyone hides behind a mask. Can she trust the people professing to care for her?

The first in the series about the fascinating lives of beautiful Beth Cunningham, her family and friends during the tempestuous days leading up to the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, which attempted to overthrow the Hanoverian King George II and restore the Stuarts to the British throne.

Join the rebellion of one woman and her fight for survival in...

The Jacobite Chronicles.

Reviews

  • Suspenseful!

    5
    By Lauren42911
    This book has the rare quality of being surprising. Often period books can be too predictable, but this author's recreation of history is very imperfectly human. My only regret is that we don't get to see how the story ends! I have yet to find the next chronicle in the series, but will gladly purchase it when I do.
  • Mask of duplicity

    5
    By Michelle. st. JAmes
    I like this book of lot but I'm curious to find out what happen with the man that had his finger cut around and what does relieve this sir Anthony look like is he the guy that Alex or whatever his name was who is sir Anthony really See Alex when is the next part of this book coming out now you got me curious because I just read it said 500 pages night would like to continue to find out what happens is sir Anthony really Alex give me his character or who is he😱 kudos to the Author I really want to know who sir Anthony is under all that cost gym when is your next book out can you email me that information

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