Synopses & Reviews
Seduction is the sweetest secret . . .
One kiss, then another, and before she knows it, Lady Julia Leighton succumbs to the breathtaking charms of a stranger . . . at the ball celebrating her betrothal to a man who considers her a sister. The steamy encounter changes her life in more ways than one. When she meets her seducer again, Julia is no longer a lady, but an outcast, a paid companion to a lady who used to be her equal— and her desire for him burns as strong as ever.
He goes by Thomas Merritt, a name as questionable as his intentions. A thief with a secret past, he was utterly bewitched by the beautiful and innocent Lady Julia. But after their one glorious evening together, the handsome rogue left without a backward glance—knowing that he could never be a part of her world again .
Now in a Vienna rife with political intrigue, Thomas harbors a perilous secret—and the only person who can aid him is the woman who has captured his heart.
When star-crossed lovers reunite under strange circumstances in Regency England, will they be brave enough to take a second chance at love?
The Secret Life of Lady Julia is Lecia Cornwalls seductive follow-up to her debut historical romance, How to Deceive a Duke.
Lady Julia Leighton is engaged to a long-time family friend who doesnt spark her passion, and at her betrothal ball she meets a seductive stranger who steals hot kisses—and much more—from the beautiful innocent.
Thomas Merritt is a thief of womens hearts, and their expensive jewels. His steamy encounter with Lady Julia unexpectedly has him rethinking his wicked ways, but in the end, Thomas flees temptation.
When their paths cross years later, Julia has a secret shes desperate to bury and Thomas is hiding something dangerous, but he needs her help to set things right. Can two lovers with dark pasts overcome their tangled history and rekindle their former love?
About the Author
Lecia Cornwall lives and writes in Calgary, Canada, in the beautiful foothills of the Canadian Rockies, with five cats, two teenagers, a crazy chocolate Lab, and one very patient husband.