By Cecilia Grant
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An formidable attractiveness looking a place one of the elite is thwarted by way of a such a lot disruptive gentleman in Cecilia Grant’s witty, stylish, and exquisitely sensual novel.
Kate Westbrook has desires a long way higher than romance. Love won’t get her into London’s such a lot consequential events, nor hinder her sisters from being snubbed and regarded down upon—all simply because their besotted father unadvisedly married an actress. yet a noble husband for Kate could convey a destiny so much fitted to the granddaughter of an earl. Armed with ingenuity, breathtaking attractiveness, and the aid of an idle aunt with connections, Kate is poised to make her goals come real. regrettably, a well-recognized face—albeit a maddeningly good-looking one—appears bent on provoking her scheme.
Implored through Kate’s apprehensive father to fend off the rogues wanting to take advantage of his daughter’s charms, Nick Blackshear has put aside the torch he’s carried for Kate for you to do correct by way of his buddy. besides, she made fairly transparent that his emotions weren't returned—though policing her won’t bog down Nick’s wish. Reckless ardour results in love’s awakening, yet time is operating out. Kate needs to see for herself that the charms of excessive society are not anything in comparison to the limitless candy pleasures demanded by means of the heart.
Praise for A lady Entangled
“In the 3rd of her Blackshear relations sequence, supply tackles type contrast and intricate family members dynamics in a superb sensual romance and witty story within the variety of Jane Austen . . . supply skillfully takes a shallow, immature heroine and develops her right into a likable, admirable grown girl. provide is a great, leading edge, shrewdpermanent writer.”—RT e-book Reviews
“Wielding a deliciously sharp wit that even Jane Austen might envy, furnish grants yet one more cleverly conceived and deftly choreographed Regency old that's either lushly sensual and punctiliously romantic. Readers who've but to find Grant’s impeccably written romances are in for a unprecedented treat.”—Booklist (starred review)
“An emotionally wealthy, sensually lush romance.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Cecilia provide is rapidly changing into one in all my favourite historic romance authors, together with her advanced characters and considerate explorations of the way their historic interval shapes them. when you love multifaceted tales, certainly provide her paintings a try!”—Heroes and Heartbreakers
“The writing and characterization is each piece pretty much as good as I’ve come to anticipate, and Ms. Grant’s financial, confined sort works superbly to permit the intensity of emotion that bubbles below the outside through the tale to talk for itself. there's no verbiage for the sake of it; this writer can pay her readers the large praise of trusting us along with her fabric and letting us paintings issues out for ourselves.”—All approximately Romance
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Winnefred—” “Miss Blythe is quite right. If you . ” He trailed off, blinked, and cocked his head on the pillow. ” “We’ve met before,” Miss Ilestone explained. “I suppose you don’t remember. It was years ago and it was only in passing. ” Gideon sat up slowly, relieved when the room didn’t revolve in one direction and his stomach the other. ” “No, not for . ” She thought it over for a moment. “Not for nearly two years now. ” Miss Blythe asked. ” He blew out a quick breath. Though he didn’t share his peers’ mortal fear of scandal, neither did he enjoy discussing a family embarrassment.
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Surely, when the two of you first arrived—” “Because in our first week here, when Mrs. ” He struggled with a reluctant smile. ” Lilly gave him a bland look. ” He tapped his finger against the table. ” She lifted her eyebrows in an expectant manner. ” As he’d just given his word they could have whatever they liked, he couldn’t very well say no now. Not without relinquishing all claims to honor and the right to call himself a gentleman. He had, in essence, been neatly boxed in, and suddenly Winnefred’s response to her friend’s demands didn’t seem quite so outrageous.
A Woman Entangled (Blackshear Family, Book 2) by Cecilia Grant