Designs of a Gentleman: The Darker Years


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Format: Paperback (254 pages)

Publisher: Sacristy Press

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ISBN: 978-1-908381-88-0

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His life as a dashing young courtier long since jettisoned by scandal and intrigue, Philip Devalle finds himself caught in a dangerous alliance with the scheming Earl of Shaftesbury. Lying broken and defeated in the infamous confines of the Bastille, Philip vows to make his enemies pay.

But the Bastille changes a man.

In his desire to hurt those who have hurt him he is in danger of losing sight of the person he once was. Can he ever be that person again? Older, wiser and disillusioned with everything for which he once yearned, Philip finds himself forced to confront the realities of conflict, death and defeat. But he must also withstand the most challenging confrontation of all-coming face to face with the man he has become, and the undeniable longings of the human heart.

The second instalment of a two-part novel.
~ You might also like Part I: The Early Years ~

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