Beautiful, exuberant, and stubborn Georgiana Black has more spirit than sense – which she learns when an ultimatum to the Earl of Beckenham ends their engagement. Six years later, Georgie is less concerned with impending spinsterhood than with making sure her young sister doesn't make the same mistakes she did. But soon Georgie stumbles into a scandalous encounter with none other than her former fiance. Beckenham is still breathtakingly desirable – and as iron-willed as ever . . .
Beckenham's brief engagement to Georgie taught him one thing – when it comes to a wife, he wants a woman who will do her duty and cause no trouble. When the fiery Georgie falls unexpectedly into his arms, Beckenham remembers just how lushly delectable she is. Suddenly, the idea of actually marrying Georgie is irresistible. Convincing her will take more than a simple proposal, however. In a battle of wills, can passion conquer pride?
'Brooke delivers what readers want — a smart, witty, sexy and just plain delightful romance — in spades. She takes time-honored themes and makes them fresh, funny, charming and sizzling with sexual tension. This tale will brighten the darkest winter's day.' RT Book Review
Praise for Christina Brooke
'Christina Brooke is a bright new star.' Romantic Times
'Captivating!' Night Owl Romance
'Each . . . more sensual and passionate than the last.' Publishers Weekly
'A delightful confection of secrets and seduction . . . will have readers craving more.' Tracy Anne Warren, New York Times Bestselling Author
About the author
Christina Brooke worked as a corporate lawyer for a number of years before resigning to write fiction fulltime. She lives in Brisbane with her husband, a Great Dane cross called Monty and two small but very noisy boys. Christina was the first Australian to win the Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award, and was shortlisted by the Australian Romance Readers Association for the Favourite Australian Romance Author Award in 2011 and 2012. Her novel Heiress in Love was a finalist for the RITA Best Regency Historical Romance award.
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