By Stephie Smith
Winner of the Virginia Romance Writers of the US Holt Medallion Award of benefit, Romance Writers of America's Gulf Coast Silken Sands Readers' selection superstar Award, and Heartland Romance Writers of the US exhibit Me The Spark Award. Voted one of many best 10 historic Romances for 2013 by way of readers within the RomCon Readers' Crown Awards.
A determined younger lady ... woman Louisa Barrick will do whatever to save lots of her property and the village that is dependent upon it, but if she attempts to exploit a rakish privateer in her scheme, issues don't end up as deliberate.
A duke masquerading as a privateer ... Jonathan Derek Wentworth has a scheme of his personal: to trace down the ton-based smuggling gang accountable for his father's loss of life. while he's stuck in a compromising state of affairs with woman Louisa, he comes to a decision it's larger to marry her than to probability being ostracized via the London society whose invites are very important to his plan. yet Louisa refuses to marry him, except he meets her phrases, considered one of that's a month-long reprieve from consummation.
Intent on seduction, Derek doesn't expect his unforeseen jealousy wreaking havoc together with his feelings, his marriage, and his masquerade. Lucy, nonetheless grieving the demise of her father, wishes desperately to prevent one other heartbreak, yet fears she can have schemed herself right into a marriage with the only guy destined to wreck her center: a guy who isn't what he turns out, who evidently can't be relied on, and who would definitely go away her the 1st probability he will get.
This is a full-length novel of 106,000 words...290 pp in a 6x9 alternate paperback (which equals nearly 420 pp in mass industry size).
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Apparently, they had the wrong ship. An impossibility or their lead was wrong. Unless Trenton had deliberately leaked false information, but why would he do that? Malcolm had long ago turned his back on the world of nobility, unwelcome in their midst any longer. He did understand how a criminal’s mind worked and began to wonder what benefit spreading such a rumor would be. Why did Trenton want his ship attacked? It couldn’t be personal because anyone could have caught up to The Rosemary sooner or later.
The man behind her cursed, his arms tightening around her chest as she wrestled against the restraint, and a sting prickled against her neck. She would smack Trenton right in his pretty face, even if it ended up being the last thing she ever did. ” The pirate captain stepped in front of her, and she caught the first glimpse of the man who now held her life. Tori’s height allowed her to look most men in the eye. Until this moment, she had never felt like a short woman. This pirate towered over her, his wide shoulders blocking the view of her deceitful husband.
Cory and Tabby also filled her in on the captain and his first mate, constantly assuring her that they would never hit her or intentionally hurt her in any way. “I’ll have you know that despite your decision to place me in quarters with your doxies, I am not one of them. ” The captain stepped closer to her, and Viktorya felt another hot wave wash over her. It couldn’t be him that caused such a reaction. She didn’t have those types of reactions. Five years of marriage taught her that physical responses to another human were fodder for poets and dreamers.
Duke of Deception (Wentworth Trilogy, Book 1) by Stephie Smith