The Temptress Bride: A Georgian Historical Romance (Dangerous Masquerade, Book 2)

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Kassandra whirled to face the arrogant military man she’d hoped never to see again, remembering all too clearly his kisses that lingered like molten honey on her lips. To admit it was her innocence he’d stolen in a moment of blazing passion would ruin her father’s diplomatic career and forever destroy her reputation.

Stefan nearly shouted in triumph. He’d searched throughout Vienna for the beguiling tavern wench who had aroused him past endurance, and here she stood like a shimmering goddess...no tavern wench but a lady of the Imperial court. He must have her--he would have her!—if only to safeguard her honor by making her his wife.

“Miriam Minger is a master storyteller who illustrates the full gamut of emotions felt by her characters. Emotions so strong that you are pulled into the pages and into their lives." - Inside Romance

"With Miriam Minger, you're assured of a good read!" - Heartland Critiques


*Originally published by Avon Books under the title Stolen Splendor.


Enjoy all three books in Miriam Minger’s bestselling Dangerous Masquerade Collection:

Book 1: THE BRIGAND BRIDE (Garrett and Maddie)
Book 2: THE TEMPTRESS BRIDE (Stefan and Kassandra)
Book 3: THE IMPOSTOR BRIDE (Adam and Susanna)


More Historical Romance by Miriam Minger

The O’Byrne Brides Series

WILD ANGEL
WILD ROSES
WILD MOONLIGHT
ON A WILD WINTER'S NIGHT

The Man of My Dreams Series

SECRETS OF MIDNIGHT
MY RUNAWAY HEART
MY FORBIDDEN DUCHESS
KISSED AT TWILIGHT

Captive Brides Collection

TWIN PASSIONS
CAPTIVE ROSE
THE PAGAN’S PRIZE

Dangerous Masquerade Collection

THE BRIGAND BRIDE
THE TEMPTRESS BRIDE
THE IMPOSTOR BRIDE

Contemporary Romance with a Historical Romance Twist

THE MAIDEN AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE GOVERNESS AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE PIRATE QUEEN AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE HIGHLAND BRIDE AND THE BILLIONAIRE

Specially Priced Box Sets

CAPTIVE BRIDES: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
DANGEROUS MASQUERADE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
THE MAN OF MY DREAMS: THE COMPLETE SERIES
THE O'BYRNE BRIDES: THE COMPLETE SERIES
TO LOVE A BILLIONAIRE: THE COMPLETE SERIES

Contemporary Romantic Suspense

OPERATION HERO

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About the author

Miriam Minger is the bestselling author of emotion-packed action adventure historical romances that sweep you from lusty medieval times to Regency England—and with some dangerously seductive 18th century tales in between. With two dozen books published in five languages, Miriam is also the author of contemporary romance, romantic suspense, inspirational romantic suspense, and children’s books. Her novels appear in multi-author boxed sets with such acclaimed talents as Kathryn Le Veque, Tanya Anne Crosby, Eliza Knight, Kimberly Cates, and Glynnis Campbell. Miriam Minger is the winner of several Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Awards—including Best Medieval Historical Romance of the Year for The Pagan's Prize—and a Romance Writers of America RITA Award Finalist for The Brigand Bride and Captive Rose.


Miriam loves to create stories that make you feel the passion, live and breathe the adventure, laugh and cry, and that touch your heart.  For a complete listing of books as well as excerpts and news about upcoming releases, and to connect with Miriam, visit www.miriamminger.com

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Walker Publishing
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Dec 7, 2013
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9780983073208
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Fiction / Romance / General
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DANGEROUS MASQUERADE COLLECTION - Enjoy three of award-winning author Miriam Minger's historical romances in one dangerously exciting boxed set: The Brigand Bride, The Temptress Bride, and The Impostor Bride! 


“Five stars . . . should be at the top of your shopping list! Miriam Minger is a fifty-carat jewel.” – Affaire de Coeur

THE BRIGAND BRIDE - When Maddie Fraser’s father was killed fighting for Bonnie Prince Charles, she swore to avenge his death. Hooded and disguised, she led a series of daring raids against the forces of the Crown—vowing to love no man until the English invaders were driven from her beloved Scottish Highlands.

Captain Garrett Marshall was entrusted with the capture of the mysterious brigand called “Black Jack.” But the azure-eyed beauty hidden beneath the bandit’s manly garb tested Garrett’s loyalty to his King. Inflamed by a desire he could not ignore, the handsome officer would wed his bewitching enemy to save her from the gallows. But first he’d have to quell her hatred…and conquer her heart.

**Romance Writers of America RITA Award finalist for Best Historical Romance**

THE TEMPTRESS BRIDE - Kassandra whirled to face the arrogant military man she’d hoped never to see again, remembering all too clearly his kisses that lingered like molten honey on her lips. To admit it was her innocence he’d stolen in a moment of blazing passion would ruin her father’s diplomatic career and forever destroy her reputation.

Stefan nearly shouted in triumph. He’d searched throughout Vienna for the beguiling tavern wench who had aroused him past endurance, and here she stood like a shimmering goddess...no tavern wench but a lady of the Imperial court. He must have her--he would have her!—if only to safeguard her honor by making her his wife.

THE IMPOSTOR BRIDE - With a heavy heart, spirited but low-born Susanna Guthrie agrees to honor the deathbed request of the wealthy young woman who rescued her from a life of poverty. Masquerading as her benefactress, Susanna travels to the Virginia colonies to take the dying heiress’ place as head of the sprawling tobacco plantation Briarwood…and to “marry wisely.”

Once, she would have welcomed the attentions of handsome Adam Thornton. But now, consorting with a “hired hand” is unthinkable—though the raw, sensual power of the rugged plantation manager leaves Susanna breathless. Driven by a desire for vengeance, Adam is ruthlessly determined to win both Briarwood and its beautiful new mistress—only to be undone by a soul inflamed with passion…and a heart ennobled by love.

“With Miriam Minger, you’re assured of a good read!” – Heartland Critiques

“Miriam Minger is a master storyteller who illustrates the full gamut of emotions felt by her characters. Emotions so strong that you are pulled into the pages and into their lives.” – Inside Romance


More Historical Romance by Miriam Minger

The O’Byrne Brides Series

WILD ANGEL
WILD ROSES
WILD MOONLIGHT
ON A WILD WINTER'S NIGHT

The Man of My Dreams Series

SECRETS OF MIDNIGHT
MY RUNAWAY HEART
MY FORBIDDEN DUCHESS
KISSED AT TWILIGHT

Captive Brides Collection

TWIN PASSIONS
CAPTIVE ROSE
THE PAGAN’S PRIZE

Dangerous Masquerade Collection

THE BRIGAND BRIDE
THE TEMPTRESS BRIDE
THE IMPOSTOR BRIDE

Contemporary Romance with a Historical Romance Twist

THE MAIDEN AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE GOVERNESS AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE PIRATE QUEEN AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE HIGHLAND BRIDE AND THE BILLIONAIRE

Specially Priced Box Sets

CAPTIVE BRIDES: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
DANGEROUS MASQUERADE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
THE MAN OF MY DREAMS: THE COMPLETE SERIES
THE O'BYRNE BRIDES: THE COMPLETE SERIES
TO LOVE A BILLIONAIRE: THE COMPLETE SERIES

Contemporary Romantic Suspense

OPERATION HERO

Bride-to-be Anora finds her wedding plans suddenly shattered when she and her identical twin, tomboyish Gwendolyn, are kidnapped and taken aboard a Viking ship. While the handsome captain mistakes Gwendolyn for a boy and appoints her his servant, Anora captures his heart and he vows to have her. To preserve her sister's maidenhood, Gwendolyn initiates a dangerous game. Will the twins be rescued before Gwendolyn surrenders to her own passion?

**Winner of a Best Medieval Historical Romance Award from Romantic Times**

"Five stars! A fabulous debut!" -- Romantic Times

“Miriam Minger is a master storyteller who illustrates the full gamut of emotions felt by her characters. Emotions so strong that you are pulled into the pages and into their lives.” – Inside Romance

“With Miriam Minger, you’re assured of a good read!” – Heartland Critiques


Enjoy all three books in Miriam Minger’s bestselling Captive Brides Collection:

Book 1: TWIN PASSIONS (Hakon and Gwendolyn/Wulfgar and Anora)
Book 2: CAPTIVE ROSE (Guy and Leila)
Book 3: THE PAGAN'S PRIZE (Rurik and Zora)


More Historical Romance by Miriam Minger

The O’Byrne Brides Series

WILD ANGEL
WILD ROSES
WILD MOONLIGHT
ON A WILD WINTER'S NIGHT

The Man of My Dreams Series

SECRETS OF MIDNIGHT
MY RUNAWAY HEART
MY FORBIDDEN DUCHESS
KISSED AT TWILIGHT

Captive Brides Collection

TWIN PASSIONS
CAPTIVE ROSE
THE PAGAN’S PRIZE

Dangerous Masquerade Collection

THE BRIGAND BRIDE
THE TEMPTRESS BRIDE
THE IMPOSTOR BRIDE

Contemporary Romance with a Historical Romance Twist

THE MAIDEN AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE GOVERNESS AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE PIRATE QUEEN AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE HIGHLAND BRIDE AND THE BILLIONAIRE

Specially Priced Box Sets

CAPTIVE BRIDES: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
DANGEROUS MASQUERADE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
THE MAN OF MY DREAMS: THE COMPLETE SERIES
THE O'BYRNE BRIDES: THE COMPLETE SERIES
TO LOVE A BILLIONAIRE: THE COMPLETE SERIES

Contemporary Romantic Suspense

OPERATION HERO

With the sheer strength of his muscular body, Crusader Guy de Warenne overpowered his captors and fled the hell-hole of the Syrian prison. Yet he couldn’t leave Damascus without rescuing the lovely violet-eyed “slave girl” who had saved his life by tenderly caring for his battle wounds. 

She is Leila, a raven-haired English beauty kidnapped in infancy, schooled in medicine by the wealthy physician who adopted her…and trained in the sensual delights of the harem. To Leila, the Crusader is a savage barbarian who ravaged her adopted homeland and ruthlessly carried her away to serve his own purposes. Yet, even in her fury, she is drawn to this man of unexpected tenderness and awakened to a raw, sensual power that will carry them both on a tumultuous journey into adventure, danger, and love.

**Romance Writers of America RITA Award finalist for Best Historical Romance**

"Captive Rose is exotic, erotic, yet as delicate as a desert rose. Miriam Minger's most enticing romance to date." - Romantic Times

“Miriam Minger is a master storyteller who illustrates the full gamut of emotions felt by her characters. Emotions so strong that you are pulled into the pages and into their lives.” – Inside Romance

“With Miriam Minger, you’re assured of a good read!” - Heartland Critiques


Enjoy all three books in Miriam Minger’s bestselling Captive Brides Collection:

Book 1: TWIN PASSIONS (Hakon and Gwendolyn/Wulfgar and Anora)
Book 2: CAPTIVE ROSE (Guy and Leila)
Book 3: THE PAGAN'S PRIZE (Rurik and Zora)


More Historical Romance by Miriam Minger

The O’Byrne Brides Series

WILD ANGEL
WILD ROSES
WILD MOONLIGHT
ON A WILD WINTER'S NIGHT

The Man of My Dreams Series

SECRETS OF MIDNIGHT
MY RUNAWAY HEART
MY FORBIDDEN DUCHESS
KISSED AT TWILIGHT

Captive Brides Collection

TWIN PASSIONS
CAPTIVE ROSE
THE PAGAN’S PRIZE

Dangerous Masquerade Collection

THE BRIGAND BRIDE
THE TEMPTRESS BRIDE
THE IMPOSTOR BRIDE

Contemporary Romance with a Historical Romance Twist

THE MAIDEN AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE GOVERNESS AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE PIRATE QUEEN AND THE BILLIONAIRE
THE HIGHLAND BRIDE AND THE BILLIONAIRE

Specially Priced Box Sets

CAPTIVE BRIDES: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
DANGEROUS MASQUERADE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
THE MAN OF MY DREAMS: THE COMPLETE SERIES
THE O'BYRNE BRIDES: THE COMPLETE SERIES
TO LOVE A BILLIONAIRE: THE COMPLETE SERIES

Contemporary Romantic Suspense

OPERATION HERO

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