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Olivia Drake | Author Reader Match
Author Guest / January 2, 2019

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author Reader Match” where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Olivia Drake. Writes:  I write Regency England historical romance in the style of Lisa Kleypas, Mary Jo Putney, Kelly Bowen, Sophie Jordan, and Sarah MacLean.  THE DUKE I ONCE KNEW, a January release from St. Martin’s Press, is the first in a new series, “Unlikely Duchesses,” about deserving young ladies who are obliged by circumstance to seek employment in the house of a duke.  It stars Max Bryce, the Duke of Rothwell, a rake who vowed never to marry after being rejected by his first love, Abby Linton, the girl next door. Unbeknownst to him, Abby thinks he rejected her since he never replied to her letters.  When they meet again fifteen years later, Abby is governess to his sister, and his attraction to the spirited spinster poses a danger to his roguish lifestyle.  Abby, on the other hand, scorns a man of his wicked reputation – and so the sparks fly! Booklist calls THE DUKE I ONCE KNEW “a…