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The Slightest Provocationby Pam Rosenthal
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As children of feuding Derbyshire landowners, Mary Penley and Kit Stansell eloped against their families' wishes. But neither their ardor nor their marriage could survive their own restless natures. Nine years later, Kit is a rising star in the military while Mary has made her way in a raffish, intellectual society of poets and reformers. A chance meeting re-ignites their passion, but still they have very different values. Yet when Kit uncovers a political conspiracy that threatens all of England, they agree to put their differences aside. Amid danger and disillusionment, Kit and Mary rediscover the bonds that are stronger than time, the selves who have never really parted-and the love that is their destiny.
Sensual historical romance from an award-winning author
Mary Penley and Kit Stansell were secret friends who became adolescent lovers and eloped. But the marriage didn't survive. Now nine years later, Mary and Kit meet again, where intense desire leads them to rekindle their physical relationship. But Kit is devoted to maintaining social order, and once again finds himself at odds with Mary-a reformer who is appalled by the repressive government. When a political conspiracy forces them to work together, they have a second chance to reconcile their differences...and create a future together.
This erotic romance set in Regency England follows Kit, a rising star in the British military, and Mary, a member of an intellectual society of poets and reformers. After a quick, disastrous marriage, Kit and Mary meet again, but can they put their differences aside long enough to stop a conspiracy that threatens all of England, or will passion be their downfall?
About the Author
Pam Rosenthal is a native New Yorker, but currently lives in San Francisco with her husband. Visit her website at: pamrosenthal.com.
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