Wedding bells have hardly stopped clanking after the arranged marriage between Jemma, Duchess of Beaumont and her husband, when she finds him enjoying his mistress in his office as a member of the House of Lords. She flies to Paris where for nine years she enjoys her life. When the Duke needs an heir, she returns finding she wants to seduce him. This two have played signficant roles in the love lives of their friends now comes their story. Both chess masters, the games begin.
5th in the Desperate duchesses series.
If you like Mary Balogh, try Eloisa James. For the Desperate duchesses series start with Desperate duchesses.
This Duchess of Mine / Eloisa James 384 p.