The third novel in the thrilling BAREKNUCKLE BASTARDS trilogy from the multi-award winning and NYT bestselling historical romance author Sarah MacLean
THE BAREKNUCKLE BASTARDS
Three brothers, bound by a secret they cannot escape . . .
The Devil, all vengeance and vice
The Beast, all fists and fury
The Duke, all power and past
. . . and the women who bring them to their knees.
'I loved it' Eloisa James
'Smart, sexy, and always romantic' Julia Quinn
'For a smart, witty and passionate historical romance, I recommend anything by Sarah MacLean' Lisa Kleypas
Praise for Sarah MacLean:
'My absolute go-to author for clever, sexy and fun historical romances' Jennifer L. Armentrout
'Sarah MacLean has reignited the romance genre with a bolder edge' The New Yorker
'Funny, smart, feminist and roastingly hot' BookRiot.com 'Do yourself a favor and discover the compelling magic of Sarah MacLean' Amanda Quick
'MacLean writes with an entirely unique blend of elegance and ferocity that bursts from every page' Entertainment Weekly
Sarah MacLean brings her epic Bareknuckle Bastards series to a fiery end with a grovel novel of epic proportions - Entertainment Weekly
MacLean works magic, crafting a magnificent romance that's as satisfying as it is subversive - The New York Times
While this story excels as a second-chance, redemption love story, what really makes it stand out is the unabashedly feminist exploration of power and how it ties in with identity and desire. The cinematic finale draws the series to a wholly satisfying conclusion. Dark, daring, delicious, and absolutely delightful - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
MacLean reinforces her place as a master of historical romance with another exemplary, empowering love story that brilliantly showcases her flair for gloriously insightful characterization, grandly entertaining plotting, and gorgeously sensual prose - Booklist
Powered by MacLean's brilliant prose and perfect pacing, Daring and the Duke is a locomotive from the start that keeps gaining steam and barrelling forward to the heart-breaking, heart-mending end
A life-long romance reader, Sarah MacLean wrote her first romance novel on a dare, and never looked back. She is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of historical romances, and the author of a monthly column at The Washington Post celebrating the best of the romance genre. She lives in New York City with her husband, daughter, dog and a ridiculously large collection of romance novels. She loves to hear from readers.