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The Bride Wore Pearlsby Liz Carlyle
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Beneath the elegant façade of Victorian high society, the mysterious men of the St. James Society play only by rules of danger and desire.
Rance Welham, the Earl of Lazonby, has survived scandal and disgrace, even evading the Queens justice at the end of a hangmans rope. Now hes about to gamble everything on something far more dangerous—desire.
An exotic and elegant beauty, Lady Anisha Stafford fled her native India to seek refuge within Londons secretive St. James Society. But accepting protection from someone called a cold-hearted killer is a double-edged sword . . . especially when hes the most intriguing man Anisha has ever laid eyes upon.
In a world where treachery abounds, no one can be trusted—and no true passion can be denied. Together, these two tempestuous souls will risk their lives for a love that could redeem them . . . or destroy everything they hold dear.
"Carlyle's delightful third and final Fraternitas romance (after The Bride Wore Scarlet) paints Victorian society with sensual undertones. Lady Anisha Stafford, a 'mixed-blood army widow' with two young sons, leaves India for England, the country that was her husband's home. Anisha develops a deep affection for Rance Welham, earl of Lazonby, a colleague of her brother's who has been accused of murder. Rance desires Anisha but is intent on clearing his name, worrying that his association with Anisha will ruin her reputation as a respectable widow. Their mutual attraction is based upon a deep admiration for one another, and fueled by Anisha's quick wit and charm. Sizzling love scenes are tastefully written, revealing the allure of love, not merely lust. As Anisha and Rance hunt the real killer, suspense and romance entwine to create an engaging read. Agent: Nancy Yost, Nancy Yost Literary Agency." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
“Intriguing…engaging…an illicit delight”
“Liz Carlyle weaves passion and intrigue with a masters touch.”
Beneath the elegant façade of Victorian high society, the rules of danger and desire are the only rules that apply for the mysterious men of the St James Society. New York Times bestseller Liz Carlyle carries readers deep into this realm of intrigue and passion once more in her breathtaking historical romance sizzler, The Bride Wore Pearls. The third book in her sexy, compelling, action-packed series, The Bride Wore Pearls is a scorching story of a very proper lady who flees her home in a far corner of the British Empire, entrusting her safety and her heart to a dangerous outlaw in Victorian London. Amanda Quick and Gaelen Foley fans will most certainly be enthralled.
About the Author
A lifelong Anglophile, Liz Carlyle cut her teeth reading gothic novels under the bedcovers by flashlight. She is the author of over twenty historical romances, including several New York Times bestsellers. Liz travels incessantly, ever in search of the perfect setting for her next book. Along with her genuine romance-hero husband and four very fine felines, she makes her home in North Carolina.
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