A glamorous Hollywood starlet must fight for her life, her love, and her country in this epic 1930s tale.
During the golden age of Hollywood, film star Roxy Price's future shines bright -- until the fated Black Friday when it all comes crashing down. Her only hope is to join forces with Belgian duke Rolfe Van Horne, a film investor. But Rolfe is not who he seems, and his plans to support a growing unrest in Europe could break Roxy's heart and endanger her life. When her country needs her, will she have the courage to surrender her glittering world and her one true love?
- Paperback: 352 pages
- Publisher: Summerside Press, an imprint of Guideposts (March 1, 2013)
- ISBN: 9781609367718
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Susan May Warren is the bestselling and award-winning author of more than thirty novels. Duchess is the third and final book in the Daughters of Fortune generational saga, following two previous acclaimed novels, Heiress and Baroness. A former missionary to Russia, Susan now lives in a small Minnesota town on the shore of beautiful Lake Superior with her husband and their four children.
I've enjoyed this entire series, but this one is my favorite book so far.
I love the era, and it being based around glitzy, glamorous, Hollywood. It is a theme you can put into any story I read. There is just something that appeals to me about the 1920's - 1940's. The music, the clothes, the class everyone seemed to have had... all call to me.
I really hope the author continues this legacy series of stories. After reading this one, I hope the next are about Roxys' children, continuing the legacy.
Even though this is a series, you can read them as stand alone books. I wouldn't recommend that though, as they are fantastic enough to start at book 1. Learning the back stories to some of the characters may not be necessary to follow along, but it makes it better.
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