Historical Romance eBook Giveaway: The Duplicitous Debutante by Becky Lower

Today kicks Becky Lower's Blog Tour for The Duplicitous Debutante (Cotillion Ball Series, Book Six), and I have a chance for one of you to win an eBook of this awesome historical romance novel!


Publication Date: September 1, 2014 | Crimson Romance | Format: eBook

Genre: Historical Romance
Series: Cotillion Ball Series

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In 1859, ladies of New York society were expected to do three things well: find a husband, organize a smooth-running household, and have children.

Rosemary Fitzpatrick’s agenda is very different. As the author of the popular Harry Hawk dime novels, she must hide her true identity from her new publisher, who assumes the person behind the F. P. Elliott pen name is male. She must pose as his secretary in order to ensure the continuation of her series. And in the midst of all this subterfuge, her mother is insisting that she become a debutante this year.

Henry Cooper is not the typical Boston Brahmin. Nor is he a typical publisher. He’s entranced by Mr. Elliott’s secretary the moment they meet, and wonders how his traditional-thinking father will react when he brings a working class woman into the family. Because his intentions are to marry her, regardless.

Rosemary’s deception begins to unravel at the Cotillion ball, when Henry recognizes her. The secretarial mask must come off, now that he knows she is a member of New York society. But she can’t yet confess who she truly is until she knows if Henry will accept her as F. P. Elliott.

The more time they spend together, the closer they become. But when Rosemary reveals her true identity to him, will Henry be able to forgive her or has her deceit cost her the man she loves?

Praise for The Duplicitous Debutante

"I cannot tell you enough how much I love Becky Lower's books. She is by far my favorite historical romance author, and I would recommend anything she writes to everyone I meet. She just has a way with words and has a brilliantly warm and classic, romantic heart." -HEAs Are Us

"If you are a historical romance fan, love multi-layered characters and enjoy a great story, please read this series." -The Reading Cafe

"Kudos to Ms. Lower for writing a series that is different, the setting and subject matter unique and quite engaging." -Deborah Cordes, Author

The Cotillion Ball Series

Book One: The Reluctant Debutante
Book Two: The Abolitionist’s Secret
Book Three: Banking on Temperance
Book Four: The Tempestuous Debutante
Book Five: Blinded by Grace
Book Six: The Duplicitous Debutante

03_Becky LowerAbout the Author

Amazon best-selling author Becky Lower has traveled the country looking for great settings for her novels. She loves to write about two people finding each other and falling in love, amid the backdrop of a great setting, be it present day middle America or on a covered wagon headed west in the 1850s. Contemporary and historical romances are her specialty. Becky is a PAN member of RWA and is a member of the Contemporary and Historic RWA chapters. She has a degree in English and Journalism from Bowling Green State University, and lives in an eclectic college town in Ohio with her puppy-mill rescue dog, Mary. She loves to hear from her readers at beckylowerauthor@gmail.com.

For more information please visit Becky Lower's website and blog. You can also connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest, and sign up for her Newsletter.

The Duplicitous Debutante Blog Tour Schedule

Tuesday, October 7
Interview & Giveaway at Historical Romance Lover
Spotlight & Giveaway at Passages to the Past

Wednesday, October 8
Spotlight at Just One More Chapter

Thursday, October 9
Review at The Lit Bitch
Guest Post at Historical Tapestry

Friday, October 10
Review & Giveaway at Fic Central
Spotlight & Giveaway at Peeking Between the Pages

Monday, October 13
Review at What's On The Bookshelf

Tuesday, October 14
Review at SOS Aloha
Spotlight & Giveaway at Susan Heim on Writing

Thursday, October 16
Spotlight at Flashlight Commentary


To win an eBook of The Duplicitous Debutante by Beck Lower please complete the form below. Giveaway is open internationally and ends on October 7th.

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  1. Thanks for making it open to all. Much appreciated

  2. I like this premise! It's sad that so many women authors had to hide their gender to be taken seriously.

  3. Yet one more thing of that time period that women were not "allowed" to do: write books. I have read other novels with that same scenario, such as Julie Klassen's "The Girl in the Gatehouse." They had to do this in secrecy and use another name. There were also women who wrote columns for newspapers and had to use a nom de plume. So, how wonderful it is today that women can proudly write whatever they want, use their own names and actually be applauded for it! Three cheers!

    This book sounds very intriguing and I am looking forward to reading it. I have added it to my Wish List. Thanks for spreading the word.

  4. The plot sounds familiar but that's okay by me.

  5. What a wonderful story this promises to be.


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