Darcy Burke had to have been a poet in another life. The imagery of her words. The emotions behind her characters and the captivating tales she creates are ethereal to the heart. The Duke of Ruin is a redemption song. Out of darkness emerges a ray of light. Forced to live with choices that change the course of their lives, Diana and Simon find each other in vulnerability and end up being each other's strength. From a fateful meeting to an everlasting love, Burke takes readers through a traumatic voyage of heartbreaking emotion, heartwarming love and inspiring redemption. The Duke of Ruin is a magnificent tale of courage that never let's go of the heart.