Mad for the Marquess

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The Wild Rose Press Inc, Jul 14, 2017 - Fiction - 444 pages
James Drake, Marquess of Devlin, had everything—until he was found covered in blood, standing over a dead girl. Now locked away in a madhouse, he has one short year to recover his memories and prove his sanity, or be condemned for life. But the demons inside Devlin’s head are far easier to battle than the evil surrounding him at Ballencrieff Asylum. Anne Winton hardly expects to find her calling—or love—while working in a lunatic asylum. But despite all warnings, the “Mad Marquess” proves dangerously fascinating to innocent Anne. She vows to save him not only from his adversaries, but from himself. Initially, Anne is only a pawn in Devlin’s bid to gain his freedom, until he begins to see her not just as a means to an end, but as a beautifully passionate woman. He must choose: compromise the woman he loves, or languish forever in hell.

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About the author (2017)

Jess Russell is an award winning romance writer, living in New York City. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, as well as the New York City, the Rose City Romance Writers, and the Beau Monde Chapters.Jess is a sometime actress, batik artist (website coming), former shoe model, and a designer/builder. Jess has put down her power tools, paint brushes, and love of Shakespeare to take up the pen. The Dressmaker's Duke is her first novel. The story started out as one small scene and has grown to 334 pages. The journey has been chock full of surprises for this dyslexic gal who always worked making things not writing things. Jess is delighted to be a part of the Wild Rose family. She is currently working on two other stories, (working titles), Heart of Glass, and Mad for the Marquess.

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