Season for Scandal

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Theresa Romain writes with a delightfully romantic flair. –USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean

Unladylike Risk

Jane Tindall has never had money of her own or exceptional beauty. Her gifts are more subtle: a mind like an abacus, a talent for play-acting--and a daring taste for gambling. But all the daring in the world can't help with the cards fixed against her. And when Edmund Ware, Baron Kirkpatrick, unwittingly spoils her chance to win a fortune, her reputation is ruined too. Or so she thinks, until he suggests a surprising mode of escape: a hasty marriage. To him. On the surface, their wedding would satisfy all the demands of proper society, but as the Yuletide approaches, secrets and scandals turn this proper marriage into a very improper affair.

Praise for Theresa Romain's Season for Temptation

"Hilarious and utterly adorable. . .passionate and just plain fun." –USA Today bestselling author Courtney Milan
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About the author

Historical romance author Theresa Romain pursued an impractical education that allowed her to read everything she could get her hands on. She then worked for universities and libraries, where she got to read even more. Eventually she started writing, too. She lives with her family in the Midwest. Please visit her at theresaromain.com.
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Publisher
Kensington Publishing Corp.
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Published on
Oct 1, 2013
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9781420132441
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Holidays
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Regency
Fiction / Romance / Holiday
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This content is DRM protected.
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"Theresa Romain writes with a delightfully romantic flair." –USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean

Properly Wicked

Like her four sisters, Lady Audrina Bradleigh is expected to marry a duke, lead fashion, and behave with propriety. Consequently, Audrina pursues mischief with gusto, attending scandalous parties and indulging in illicit affairs. But when an erstwhile lover threatens to ruin her reputation, Audrina has no choice but to find a respectable husband at once.

Who would guess that her search would lead her to Giles Rutherford, a blunt-spoken American on a treasure hunt of his own? When a Christmas snowstorm strands the pair at a country inn, more secrets are traded than gifts--along with kisses that require no mistletoe--and Audrina discovers even proper gentlemen have their wicked side. . .

Praise for the novels of Theresa Romain

"Hilarious and utterly adorable. . .passionate and just plain fun." –USA Today bestselling author Courtney Milan on Season for Temptation

Praise for Theresa Romain and her Holiday Pleasures

"Theresa Romain writes witty, gorgeous, and deeply emotional historical romance. --Vanessa Kelly, one of Booklist's "new stars of historical romance"

"Theresa Romain has a talent, a rare ability to blend beautiful writing, great characters, delicious banter and a lovely romance, all in one perfect package." --TBQ's Book Palace

"Season for Temptation was an absolute delight to read, and is one of my favorite books of the year. It has it all--witty dialogue, amusing circumstances, charming characters and a perfect romance." –Rakehell.com

"If you're looking for a sparkling, witty Regency romance that will have you laughing with joy and sighing with satisfaction, look no further than Theresa Romain's Season for Temptation." –The Romance Dish

"[A] holiday charmer that is rife with lively wit, delightful prose, and an abundance of unforgettable characters." --Library Journal on Season for Surrender

"Witty, romantic, and deep.. . .I loved everything about this book." --The Season for Romance, Top Pick! on Season for Surrender

"Full of lovely prose and endearing characters who readers can take to their hearts." --RT Book Reviews, K.I.S.S. (Knight in Shining Silver) hero award on Season for Surrender

"Season for Scandal grabbed me immediately and had me tearing up by about a quarter of the way through." --All About Romance

"This third book in Theresa Romain's aptly named Holiday Pleasures series is both playful and profound, and has a subtle, stirring power that will affect you long after you've read the final page." --USA Today's Happy Ever After blog on Season for Scandal
"... A long-lost family heirloom, a young heir falsely accused of murder, a band of smugglers, two utterly delightful Heyer heroines, a taciturn, but highly resourceful older gentleman - all play their parts in a tale funny enough to have you laughing aloud."—Publishers Weekly

One of Heyer's funniest Regency romances, and one of readers' favorites.

An impetuous young lady and a fugitive nobleman?
When spirited Eustacie stumbles into a band of smugglers, she is delighted to be having an adventure at last. Their leader, young heir Ludovic Lavenham, is in hiding, falsely accused of murder. Pursued by the law, Eustacie and Ludovic find refuge at an unassuming country inn.

And the delightfully sensible couple who try to keep them out of trouble...
The resourceful Miss Sarah Thane and the clear-thinking Sir Tristram Shield gamely endeavor to prevent Ludovic's arrest and Eustacie's ruin as the four conspire to recover the missing talisman ring that will clear Ludovic's name.

WHAT READERS SAY:

"A story in the manner of Jane Austen, of domestic comedy and love affairs."
Times Literary Supplement

"A sparklingly witty book that had me laughing out loud."

"A perfect blend of romance, adventure, and, especially, humor. One couple is young and brash and fun, and the other is older and more mature. Seeing the older couple's relationship grow is one of the story's highlights.

"This is a wonderfully rich novel, full of excellent secondary characters with lots of charm and wit."

"Nonstop laughter from cover to cover? probably because there are two heroes and two heroines, and their chemistry with each other is just sparkling!"

"Hilarious! A hallmark of most of Georgette Heyer's works is her sense of humor? her wit and comedic timing are at their best."

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