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Wicked under the Coversby Barbara Pierce
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In acclaimed author Barbara Pierce's scintillating new novel, a young woman's scandalous past draws her into a dangerous alliance--and an unforgettable passion....
A WICKED BARGAIN...Handsome, ambitious, and newly wealthy, Maccus Brawley has severed ties with his dangerous past and is close to securing his place in polite society. All he requires is some guidance in fashionable manners--and who better to instruct him than a young lady with breeding, brains, wealth...and a scandalous reputation? Lady Fayre Carlisle needs his help as much as he needs hers, but their scheme soon gives way to unbridled bliss. And although Maccus is known for his daring, dallying with the fiery, vulnerable beauty might be his riskiest venture yet.
LEADS TO A WILD DESIRE
With one false step, Fayre lost both her honor and her heart, thanks to her father's scheming ex-mistress. Others might retreat in shame from the ton's gossipmongers, but Fayre is determined to pay back those who humiliated her, and Maccus Brawley is proving to be an unexpected and seductive ally. With all that Fayre has learned about temptation, how can she risk her heart a second time? Yet with every illicit encounter reaching new heights of passion, how can she resist?
"This splendid reader shimmers with the temptation of seduction and the healing power of love."
--Romantic Times BOOKclub Magazine on Courting the Countess
"Impossible to put down."
--Romance Reader at Heart on Courting the Countess
To secure his place in polite society, ambitious and wealthy Maccus Brawley enlists the assistance of Lady Fayre Carlisle, a beautiful and clever young lady with a scandalous reputation, thanks to her father's scheming former mistress, but their unlikely alliance soon become complicated by love. Original.
Having a rich English ancestry that can be traced back to the 1500s, BARBARA PIERCE credits her grandmother and the romantic family tales she was told as a child for inspiring her early fascination with English history.
Striving to balance her love of history with the need to tell a compelling story, she debuted in 2000 with A Desperate Game. She next introduced readers to the Bedegrayne family with A Lady's Mischief and A Gentleman at Heart.
Barbara currently lives near Atlanta with her husband and three children. Readers may write to her at P.O. Box 2192, Woodstock, GA 30188, or visit her Web site at: www.barbarapierce.com for updates on her next book.
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