Books The Fortunes of Love by Caroline Courtney Paperback, 236pp, Warner Books, List Price: | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Fortunes of LoveAuthorCaroline Courtney Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary The rich and handsome Duke of Strathavon has come to Bath to reside and seek a bride. He has the ladies of Bath all agog — but not the beautiful and spirited Davinia Sinclair, who is neither charmed nor overawed by the impressive Duke. Genres: Romance Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Fortunes of Love fortunes of love hide caption toggle caption Summer of Love Don't Hide Your Harlequins: In Defense Of Romance December 18, 2012 Don't hide your bodice rippers under the bed! Writer Bobbi Dumas says being a romance fan is nothing to be ashamed of. It's "lovely, affirming storytelling," and a billion-dollar industry to boot, making up more than 14 percent of consumer book sales in 2011.