The lovely Angelique Graham knows her strengths – and patience is not one of them. So, instead of waiting nine months to wed her beloved Simon, as per her overprotective parents' edict, Angelique decides to use Simon's cousin, the dashing Lord Faring – rake of all rakes – just back from war, to throw her parents into a panic. After all, what parent in their right mind would want their daughter to be courted by the notorious Lord Faring?
Though Angelique has plotted and planned every move…it seems love has a different plan. When the game playing gets serious…will Angelique be able to resist the charms of Lord Faring?
And once she discovers the man underneath the legend, will she even want to?
Sent to London by her untrustworthy uncle, the beautiful and feisty Katherine Ralston arrives for the Season in utter despair. Not only is she caught up in the mad whirl of ballgowns and galas, she must also make certain that her disreputable uncle doesn’t sell her family estate in her absence.
Katherine Ralston, a country girl at heart, sees the Season in London as something she must endure. Nicholas Varnon, known as the Black Duke for his rakish and irresistible charms, sees the season as a chance to repair his rakish reputation. Yet, he seems to be taking quite an interest in the spirited Katherine.
Suspicious of trickery, Katherine is determined to ignore the sinfully sexy charms of…the Black Duke. Little does she know, she may have just met her white knight in shining armor…
Escapade was originally published in 1999, and is being digitally re-released. It's $.99c.
Caledonia Johnston is tearing through London on a mad, dangerous crusade to take her revenge on the nobleman who ruined her brother at cards. Unfortunately, Callie isn't a very able criminal for she manages to hold the wrong man at gunpoint — one Simon Roxbury, the Viscount of Broxton.
But Simon is amused by Callie's scheme and can't resist urging her to forsake her pistol for a much more dangerous weapon: her beauty. Soon he's teaching the untamed Callie the sensuous art of seduction…and she's learning all too well.
Serena Donovan left London six years ago, her heart broken and her reputation ruined by devilishly handsome Jonathan Dane. Now, with her family's future in peril, she reluctantly agrees to return to England and assume her late twin's identity. The price? Marry a man she doesn't love and spend the rest of her days living a lie.
Jonathan Dane, Earl of Stratford, has become an incorrigible rake, drinking, gambling-and trying to forget Serena Donovan. Yet the moment he's introduced to the prim and proper “Meg”, he recognizes the sensual young woman who captured his heart. Haunted by his past mistakes, he refuses to lose Serena again. But convincing her to trust him is no easy task.
Claiming his lost love means exposing the truth and destroying the life Serena has sacrificed everything to rebuild. With the future of all the Donovans at stake, and their undying passion capable of triggering yet another scandal, how much will Jonathan and Serena risk for a chance at true love?