Aboard The American Duchess

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ISBN: HARVARD:HN1KC9
Release Date: 1900
Number of pages: 341
Author: George L. Myers
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My American Duchess

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ISBN: 9780349409023
Release Date: 2016-01-26
Number of pages: 416
Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online My American Duchess in PDF and EPUB The bestselling author of Four Nights with the Duke returns with a sparkling new Historical romance, perfect for fans of Julia Quinn, Stephanie Laurens and Lisa Kleypas. The arrogant Duke of Trent intends to marry a well-bred Englishwoman. The last woman he would ever consider marrying is the adventuresome Merry Pelford - an American heiress who has infamously jilted two fiancés. But after one provocative encounter with the captivating Merry, Trent desires her more than any woman he has ever met. He is determined to have her as his wife, no matter what it takes. And Trent is a man who always gets what he wants. The problem is, Merry is already betrothed, and the former runaway bride has vowed to make it all the way to the altar. As honour clashes with irresistible passion, Trent realizes the stakes are higher than anyone could have imagined. In his battle to save Merry and win her heart, one thing becomes clear: All is fair in love and war. 'Eloisa James is extraordinary.' - Lisa Kleypas


An American Duchess

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ISBN: 9780373789382
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Number of pages: 432
Author: Sharon Page
Publisher: HQN Books

Download and read online An American Duchess in PDF and EPUB At the height of the Roaring Twenties, New York heiress Zoe Gifford longs for the freedoms promised by the Jazz Age. Headstrong and brazen, but bound by her father's will to marry before she can access his fortune, Zoe arranges for a brief marriage to Sebastian Hazelton, whose aristocratic British family sorely needs a benefactor. Once in England, her foolproof plan to wed, inherit and divorce proves more complicated than Zoe had anticipated. Nigel Hazelton, Duke of Langford and Sebastian's austere older brother, is disgraced by the arrangement and looks down upon the raucous young American who has taken up residence at crumbling Brideswell Abbey. Still reeling from the Great War, Nigel is now staging a one-man battle against a rapidly changing worldand the outspoken Zoe represents everything he's fighting against. When circumstances compel Zoe to marry Nigel rather than Sebastian, she does so for love, he for honor. But with Nigel unwilling to change with the times, Zoe may be forced to choose between her husband and her dreams.


DIY 18th Century Hand Sewn Gowns

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ISBN: 1624144535
Release Date: 2017-11-21
Number of pages: 192
Author: Lauren Stowell
Publisher: Page Street Publishing

Download and read online DIY 18th Century Hand Sewn Gowns in PDF and EPUB With the popularity of Outlander, Penny Dreadful and Game of Thrones--as well as the popularity of conventions like San Diego Comic Con--fans are eager to create period gowns that emulate the characters they love. Lauren Stowell and Abby Cox, owners of the popular online store American Duchess, have teamed together to recreate four complete dresses from the 18th century. Whether readers are experienced seamstresses or are new to hand sewing, they won't want to miss this comprehensive guide. The projects include The English Gown, The Sacque, The Italian Gown and The Round Gown. Each project is broken down into easy-to-follow steps and Lauren and Abby tackle every detail--fabric, patterns, stitch techniques, accessories, shortcuts and troubleshooting. Whether you choose a romantic 1790s muslin gown or a grand sacque gown of silk taffeta, you will feel like you just stepped out of your favorite novel or period of history. Lauren and Abby's company, American Duchess, has been featured on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Reno Gazette Journal, the Today Show and Garmz.com. Their historically accurate shoes have been used in productions by the New York Metropolitan Opera, Ford's Theater, Broadway's Cinderella, The Jimmy Fallon Show and The Knick. Lauren and Abby have over 32k Facebook followers and over 34k followers on Instagram.


An American Duchess

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ISBN: 9780373789382
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Number of pages: 432
Author: Sharon Page
Publisher: HQN Books

Download and read online An American Duchess in PDF and EPUB At the height of the Roaring Twenties, New York heiress Zoe Gifford longs for the freedoms promised by the Jazz Age. Headstrong and brazen, but bound by her father's will to marry before she can access his fortune, Zoe arranges for a brief marriage to Sebastian Hazelton, whose aristocratic British family sorely needs a benefactor. Once in England, her foolproof plan to wed, inherit and divorce proves more complicated than Zoe had anticipated. Nigel Hazelton, Duke of Langford and Sebastian's austere older brother, is disgraced by the arrangement and looks down upon the raucous young American who has taken up residence at crumbling Brideswell Abbey. Still reeling from the Great War, Nigel is now staging a one-man battle against a rapidly changing worldand the outspoken Zoe represents everything he's fighting against. When circumstances compel Zoe to marry Nigel rather than Sebastian, she does so for love, he for honor. But with Nigel unwilling to change with the times, Zoe may be forced to choose between her husband and her dreams.


American Duchess

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ISBN: 9781509212699
Release Date: 2017-04-07
Number of pages: 374
Author: Teresa Howard
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc

Download and read online American Duchess in PDF and EPUB Elise Danvers loved Gray Worthingham from childhood but he broke her heart when she spied him with another woman. Now, after the death of the man she married instead, Elise discovers the Earl of Somerset has been designated her son’s legal guardian to control the estate until her son turns twenty-one. Gray Worthingham , Earl of Somerset, promised his uncle that when the time came, the infant Lord Aiden would assume his rightful position as the Lord of Man. The young eighth Duke of Argylle will hold the exalted position passed down in his family…no matter what Gray has to do to achieve this, even marriage. No sooner are the marriage vows declared than disaster strikes. Young Lord Aiden falls ill, and Gray is accused of murdering the boy’s father. Amidst the turmoil, Gray and Elise discover the gift of “happily ever after” that she was certain would elude her forever.


The Glitter and the Gold

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ISBN: 9781250017185
Release Date: 2012-10-02
Number of pages: 304
Author: Consuela Vanderbilt Balsan
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online The Glitter and the Gold in PDF and EPUB An updated edition of the life story of the American heiress and Duchess of Marlborough whose experiences inspired the character of Downtown Abby's Lady Grantham describes her arranged marriage, her observations of the intricate hierarchy of her home in Blenheim Palace and her encounters with famous historical figures. 40,000 first printing.


The Duchess s Tattoo

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ISBN: 9781429997300
Release Date: 2011-04-26
Number of pages: 32
Author: Daisy Goodwin
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Download and read online The Duchess s Tattoo in PDF and EPUB "Anyone suffering Downton Abbey withdrawal symptoms (who isn't?) will find an instant tonic in Daisy Goodwin's The American Heiress. The story of Cora Cash, an American heiress in the 1890s who bags an English duke, this is a deliciously evocative first novel that lingers in the mind." --Allison Pearson, New York Times bestselling author of I Don't Know How She Does It and I Think I Love You "For daughters of the new American billionaires of the 19th century, it was the ultimate deal: marriage to a cash-strapped British Aristocrat in return for a title and social status. But money didn't always buy them happiness." —DAISY GOODWIN IN THE DAILY MAIL Traveling abroad with her mother at the turn of the twentieth century to seek a titled husband, beautiful, vivacious Cora Cash, whose family mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts', suddenly finds herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the most eligible bachelor in England. In "The Duchess's Tattoo", Cora Cash is desperate to be a fashionable lady of society. Despite her title and her wealth, she finds that English society is not that welcoming to "The American Duchess." When Cora spies a distinctive snake tattoo on her mother-in-law's wrist, she decides that she must have one as well. It is up to the talented tattoo artist to save "The American Duchess" from herself. In addition to the short story, "The Duchess Tattoo", this also contains a letter from the author, Daisy Goodwin, on writing THE AMERICAN HEIRESS, an excerpt from "Titled Americans", an authentic quarterly publication from 1890 which listed all of the eligible titled bachelors still on the market, and an excerpt from AN AMERICAN HEIRESS, a moving and brilliantly entertaining debut novel coming from St. Martin's Press in June.


The Critic

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ISBN: MINN:319510009028105
Release Date: 1900
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The Glitter and the Gold

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ISBN: 9781444731002
Release Date: 2011-10-13
Number of pages: 304
Author: Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online The Glitter and the Gold in PDF and EPUB Consuelo Vanderbilt was young, beautiful and the heir to a vast family fortune. She was also deeply in love with an American suitor when her mother chose instead for her to fulfil her social ambitions and marry an English Duke. Leaving her life in America, she came to England as the Duchess of Marlborough in 1895 and took up residence in her new home - Blenheim Palace. The 9th Duchess gives unique first-hand insight into life at the very pinnacle of English society in the Edwardian era. An unsnobbish, but often amused observer of the intricate hierarchy both upstairs and downstairs at Blenheim Palace, she is also a revealing witness to the glittering balls, huge weekend parties and major state occasions she attended or hosted. Here are her encounters with every important figure of the day - from Queen Victoria, Edward V11 and Queen Alexandra to Tsar Nicholas, Prince Metternich and the young Winston Churchill. Causing a scandal by separating from the Duke after 11 years, Consuelo began her new life as philanthropist, public speaker and campaigner for women's suffrage. Her literary soirees would include H G Wells, JM Barrie and George Bernard Shaw. In 1921 she remarried aviator Jacques Balsan moving with him to a chateau in the South of France. This intimate, richly enjoyable memoir is a wonderfully revealing portrait of a golden age.


The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN: UOM:39015033544555
Release Date: 1932
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The Literary Era

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ISBN: WISC:89069284511
Release Date: 1900
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An American Duchess A Novel

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ISBN: OCLC:315869218
Release Date: 1933
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Author: Duchess Helen de Croÿ
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The American Heiress

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ISBN: 0312658656
Release Date: 2011-06-21
Number of pages: 480
Author: Daisy Goodwin
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Download and read online The American Heiress in PDF and EPUB "Anyone suffering Downton Abbey withdrawal symptoms (who isn't?) will find an instant tonic in Daisy Goodwin’s The American Heiress. The story of Cora Cash, an American heiress in the 1890s who bags an English duke, this is a deliciously evocative first novel that lingers in the mind." --Allison Pearson, New York Times bestselling author of I Don’t Know How She Does It and I Think I Love You Be careful what you wish for. Traveling abroad with her mother at the turn of the twentieth century to seek a titled husband, beautiful, vivacious Cora Cash, whose family mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts’, suddenly finds herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the most eligible bachelor in England. Nothing is quite as it seems, however: Ivo is withdrawn and secretive, and the English social scene is full of traps and betrayals. Money, Cora soon learns, cannot buy everything, as she must decide what is truly worth the price in her life and her marriage. Witty, moving, and brilliantly entertaining, Cora’s story marks the debut of a glorious storyteller who brings a fresh new spirit to the world of Edith Wharton and Henry James. "For daughters of the new American billionaires of the 19th century, it was the ultimate deal: marriage to a cash-strapped British Aristocrat in return for a title and social status. But money didn’t always buy them happiness." --Daisy Goodwin in The Daily Mail One of Library Journal's Best Historical Fiction Books of 2011


Our American Duchess

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ISBN: 0692858997
Release Date: 2017-03-07
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Author: Vernanne Bryan
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Download and read online Our American Duchess in PDF and EPUB Our American Duchess: A Biography of Laura Keene presents the extraordinary life of Laura Keene, the sole manager and successful owner of a theatre in New York City and one of the most influential members of the 19th century theatre community. Her success is even more remarkable when one considers the era in which she lived. While most of the actresses of her day depended upon spouses or fathers, Keene was both self-motivated and self-supporting, raising her two daughters alone. Her production of "Our American Cousin" was being performed at the Ford Theater the night Lincoln was assassinated. While Lincoln lay dying, Laura helped stop the riot in the theater and held the President on her lap until he could be moved. The horrific events of that night sparked a dramatic change in Laura's life as she was pursued and hounded by those macabrely seeking pieces of her bloody dress.This comprehensive biography captures the true adventure story of a fascinating woman while detailing the history of 19th century theatre and American Civil War.