Synopses & Reviews
Against the seductive backdrop of Regency England, New York Times
bestselling author Mary Balogh sweeps us into the sensual, enthralling world of four teachers at an elite academy for young ladies.
As headmistress of Miss Martins School for Girls in Bath, Claudia Martin long ago resigned herself to a life without love. Until Joseph, Marquess of Attingsborough, arrives unannounced and tempts her to toss away a lifetime of propriety for an affair that can only lead to ruin, embarking on a plan of seduction that leaves them both yearning for more. But Claudia knows she has no place in Josephs aristocratic world. And now that world is about to be rocked by scanda.…An arranged marriage, a secret that will shock the ton, and a man from Claudias past conspire to drive the lovers apart. But Joseph is determined to make Claudia his at any costeven if that means breaking every rule for a love that is everything he has ever wanted.…
About the Author
Mary Balough is the New York Times
bestselling author of the acclaimed Slightly novels: Slightly Married, Slightly Wicked, Slightly Scandalous, Slightly Tempted, Slightly Sinful, and Slightly Dangerous,
as well as the romances No Mans Mistress, More than a Mistress,
and One Night for Love.
She is also the author of Simply Magic, Simply Love,
and Simply Unforgettable,
the first three books in her dazzling quartet of novels set at Miss Martins School for Girls. A former teacher herself, she grew up in Wales and now lives in Canada.
From the Hardcover edition.