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Saturday Soirée: When the Marquess Met His Match by Laura Lee Guhrke

AUTHOR NAME: Laura Lee Guhrke BOOK TITLE: When the Marquess Met His Match: An American Heiress in London DESCRIPTION: The series, An American Heiress in London, features the adventures and romances of various American heiresses braving their way through love and marriage, British-style. The books are set in the late-Victorian England, the time when the …

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The Elkins-Abruzzi Affair

A few years before Anita Rhinelander Stewart nabbed a royal title, there was another American heiress who made an attempt to capture a gentleman born to the purple: Katherine Elkins, the daughter of West Virginia Senator Stephen Benton Elkins. Her suitor was the Duke of Abruzzi, the grandson of King Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy, …

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