How To Enjoy A Scandal

The Ellinghams

Book 1
Zebra Books
7

Double Deception. . .

Twins Jason and Jasper Barrington were once the wildest of scoundrels, but inheriting a title has reformed Jasper. Now it's Jason's turn to try his hand at redemption by posing as his brother to investigate improprieties at one of the family estates. What he doesn't count on is the amorous attention of every eligible young lady in York. When one of them slips into his bed, Jason finds himself face-to-face with her sister. . .and falling madly in love with her. Smart, strong, and somewhat mysterious, Gwendolyn Ellingham brings out the best in Jason--as well as his most wicked desires. . .

Equals Sweet Seduction. . .

Rumors may have ruined Gwendolyn's social standing, but she has no intention of letting her sisters fall to the same fate. With one throwing herself at Viscount Fairhurst and the other unknowingly entangled in the estate's intrigues, Gwendolyn has no choice but to stay close to Jason and try to distract him from the truth. As sober and thoughtful as the gentleman appears, Gwendolyn senses a fire that blazes hotter whenever they're together--a fire that ignites her own longings in ways she never imagined. Jason is the one man who could tempt her to earn her scandalous reputation. . .and make her surrender to an all-consuming passion. . .
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Zebra Books
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Published on
Apr 1, 2008
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9781420129564
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Language
English
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Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Regency
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Against the glittering backdrop of Regency England, Adrienne Basso weaves an enchanting tale of a mismatched couple joined by fate. . .and destined for love.

Her Desperate Proposal. . .

When pampered Faith Linden's father and her titled fiancé, Viscount Dewhurst, die, she suddenly finds herself in a desperately precarious position. The only way Faith can hold on to her beloved family home is to convince her late fiancé's younger brother--the new Viscount Dewhurst--to marry her in his stead. Yet when she finally encounters Lord Griffin Sainthill, she is in for a surprise: this brooding and ruggedly handsome adventurer is not so easily bent to her will. . .and may be the man who can capture her unsuspecting heart.

. . .Sparked A Stormy Passion

A sea captain and owner of a profitable shipping company, Griffin Sainthill was quite happy with his life in the American colonies. So when the news of his inheritance finally reaches him, the sun-bronzed seafarer is less than pleased. His mood only darkens when he returns to England to discover a brazen beauty intent on becoming his bride! But when a twinge of conscience and a stolen kiss give him pause, Griffin finds himself embarking on the riskiest venture of all--marriage to a woman who will tempt him, torment him, and turn his whole life upside down.

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