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Caroline Torrington is large, and she wears glasses. Beside the beauties of her day, she feels dowdy and unattractive. Since the death of her father the Vicar, she and her sisters have fallen on hard times.
Meanwhile, Lucas, Lord Foxhaven, a noted rake for his wild and reckless behavior, is once again in dispute with his father, who won't give him his grandmama's fortune unless he marries Caroline Torrington. Lucas and Caroline arrange a marriage of convenience and go off to London for the season.
Little does Caroline know that her voluptuous body is driving Lucas to distraction. Each time he pulls back, Caroline thinks that he is disgusted by her body.
In the midst of this deepening mutual attraction and misunderstanding, Caroline gets embroiled in a scandal and is kidnapped. Lucas comes to her rescue and in a dangerous escape they discover they are each other's true love.
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“...dark heroes, courageous heroines, intrigue, heartbreak and heaps of sexual tension. Do not miss this fabulous new author.”
-Molly O’Keefe, Harlequin Superromance
A most unusual heroine
Voluptuous, large and bespectacled, Caroline Torrington feels dowdy and unattractive beside the slim beauties of her day. Little does she know that Lord Lucas Foxhaven thinks her curves are breathtaking, and can barely keep his hands off her.
“Readers will never want to put her book down!”
-Bronwyn Scott, author of Pickpocket Countess
A hero at desperate odds with his family
Lucas and his father have always clashed over his rakish behavior. Now his father is forcing him into marriage with Caro. But how can Lucas bring himself to betray her this way?
A marriage of convenience only-or is it?
Struggling to keep up the façade of their marriage, their clashes lead to passionate outbursts and dangerous moments of desire barely kept under control. When Caro plunges into scandal and is kidnapped, Lucas faces a deadly rival for his lifelong love...
“...the suspense and sexual tension accelerate throughout.”
-Romance Reviews Today
Michele Ann Young is a senior administrator in a university. She was born and educated in England and has always been fascinated by history, particularly the Regency period. She lives and works in Toronto.
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Book Description Sourcebooks Casablanca, 2007. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX1402210167
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