Duchess of Fifth Avenue

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Berkley Publishing Group, 2006 - Fiction - 310 pages
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Plucky young Lana Dunleavy left Ireland with her best friend Siobhan in search of a better life - but New Yorkís harsh streets arenít quite what they expected. Employed as a maid for a wealthy family, Lana hopes to earn enough money to find a home for Siobhan and her son, Colin, away from Siobhanís wretched husband. Then tragedy suddenly strikes, and the only chance for Lana to save her precious Colin is to transform herself - from a maid to a lady - Ever resourceful, she engages a charming and self-assured confidence man, Jesse Jordan, to teach her the finer points of high society. But Jesse is hiding a secret of his own - and heís about to be trapped by his own deception. For as willing as he is to help the beautiful Lana with her scheme, he never planned on falling in love...

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User Review  - Darla - LibraryThing

the heroine decides to pose as English nobility in order to secure guardianship of the child of a friend who's died, and to accomplish that, she gives her savings to a man she met first playing poker ... Read full review


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Langan traces her ancestry to Scotland and Ireland. She is married to her childhood sweetheart and has raised five children.

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