By Cecilia Grant
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An formidable attractiveness looking a place one of the elite is thwarted by means of a such a lot disruptive gentleman in Cecilia Grant’s witty, dependent, and exquisitely sensual novel.
Kate Westbrook has goals a ways larger than romance. Love won’t get her into London’s such a lot consequential events, nor hinder her sisters from being snubbed and appeared down upon—all simply because their besotted father unadvisedly married an actress. yet a noble husband for Kate may carry a destiny so much suited for the granddaughter of an earl. Armed with ingenuity, breathtaking attractiveness, and assistance from an idle aunt with connections, Kate is poised to make her desires come precise. regrettably, a well-recognized face—albeit a maddeningly good-looking one—appears bent on frightening her scheme.
Implored by means of Kate’s nervous father to fend off the rogues wanting to make the most his daughter’s charms, Nick Blackshear has put aside the torch he’s carried for Kate so that it will do correct by way of his buddy. besides, she made particularly transparent that his emotions weren't returned—though policing her won’t bog down Nick’s hope. Reckless ardour ends up in love’s awakening, yet time is working 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, provide tackles type contrast and complicated relations dynamics in a superb sensual romance and witty story within the sort of Jane Austen . . . supply skillfully takes a shallow, immature heroine and develops her right into a likable, admirable grown girl. supply is a brilliant, leading edge, shrewdpermanent writer.”—RT publication Reviews
“Wielding a deliciously sharp wit that even Jane Austen may envy, furnish gives you another cleverly conceived and deftly choreographed Regency ancient that's either lushly sensual and carefully romantic. Readers who've but to find Grant’s impeccably written romances are in for an extraordinary treat.”—Booklist (starred review)
“An emotionally wealthy, sensually lush romance.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Cecilia supply is rapidly changing into one in every of my favourite historic romance authors, along with her complicated characters and considerate explorations of ways their historic interval shapes them. in case you love multifaceted tales, certainly provide her paintings a try!”—Heroes and Heartbreakers
“The writing and characterization is each piece nearly as good as I’ve come to anticipate, and Ms. Grant’s fiscal, restricted kind works fantastically to permit the intensity of emotion that bubbles lower than the skin in the course of the tale to talk for itself. there isn't any verbiage for the sake of it; this writer can pay her readers the large praise of trusting us together with her fabric and letting us paintings issues out for ourselves.”—All approximately Romance
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He cut off her apology with a quick gesture. "I didn't say I wouldn't make the sketches. " When she tried to thank him, he said, "No thanks are necessary. " He gazed out at the nearly dark sky. "It's been a long time since I've had a home. " His wistfulness made her lay her hand over his, a gesture that was as easy with him as it was complicated with Michael. " "If I try to do one, the paper might spontaneously disintegrate," he said dryly. " They both laughed. Removing her hand, she went on, "Are you going to the Duchess of Richmond's ball next week?
Catherine's heart spasmed as she saw the blood splashed across both girls. from a gash in Molly's scalp. Amy had taken off her sash and was valiantly trying to staunch the flow. Jamie stood a few feet away, his face ashen under his red hair as he watched his sister's wild sobbing. Clancy jumped around anxiously,getting in the way-and adding to the confusion with his sharp yips. Catherine dropped beside Molly and took over the job of trying to stop the bleeding. " Jamie gasped. His quick, shallow breaths began whistling eerily.
Michael came out of the stable and hesitated, then turned into the garden and walked toward her, his shako in his hand. The sun found glowing auburn highlights in his tangled brown hair. " She reached into her basket and pulled out a torn petticoat of Amy's. " He nodded toward the energetic game of hide and seek. " In the distance, Amy emerged stealthily from behind one rhododendron and slipped behind another. "She does that well," Michael said approvingly. " "Don't tell her that! She's a dreadful tomboy—you should see her with a cricket ball.
A Woman Entangled (Blackshear Family, Book 2) by Cecilia Grant