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Left penniless after her parent's death, Kelsey Langton must now take responsibility for the well-being of her younger sister, Jean. But when circumstance and human frailty conspire to leave them homeless as well, Kelsey is forced to resort to drastic measures. Only by allowing herself to be sold at auction can she rescue her sister's future -- and so Kelsey enters the infamous House of Eros, resigned to becoming the plaything of some well-heeded gentleman.
Lord Derek Malory is the highest bidder for Kelsey's charms -- a dashing rakehell from a family of charming London rogues who draws the sensuous dark-haired maiden into a world of unparalleled pleasures and dangerous rivalries. But Kelsey must scrupulously guard the secret of her highborn past -- even as her grace, wit, spirit and beauty entice her new "master" to renounce his scandalous ways...and take a chance on true love, the most perilous and rewarding gamble of all.
Left penniless and in dire straits, Kelsey Langton realizes that only by allowing herself to be sold at auction canshe rescue her sister's future. So the proud, desperate lady enters the infamous House ofEros, resigned to becoming some well-heeled gentleman's plaything -- and Lord Derek Malory is the highest bidder for Kelsey's charms.
A handsome and irredeemable scoundrel, Derek soon draws the sensuous, unsuspecting maiden into a world of unparalleled pleasures and dangerous rivalries. But Kelsey knows she must always guard the secretof her highborn past -- even as her grace, spirit, and beauty entice her new "master" to renounce his scandalous ways and take a gamble on true love.
Left penniless after her parents' death, Kelsey Langton must resort to drastic measures in order to safeguard the honor and future of her young sister Jean. So Kelsey enters the infamous House of Eros to be sold at auction, resigned to becoming a gentleman's plaything. The highest bidder is Lord Derek Malory, a dashing rakeshell from a family of charming rogues, who rescues her from an unscrupulous sadist. Lord Derek never expected he would be leaving the house of ill repute with a new mistress, especially one as graceful, sensuous, and spirited as Kelsey. And he never dreamed he would fall in love with her.
About the Author
One of the world's most successful authors of historical romance, every one of Johanna Lindsey's previous novels has been a national bestseller, and several of her titles have reached the #1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list. Ms. Lindsey lives in New England with her family.