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No Proper Lady by Isabel Cooper

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Also by Isabel Cooper:

Highland Dragon Master, March 2018
Mass Market Paperback
Highland Dragon Rebel, November 2017
Mass Market Paperback
Highland Dragon Warrior, September 2017
Mass Market Paperback
Night of the Highland Dragon, June 2015
Paperback
The Highland Dragon's Lady, December 2014
Paperback
Legend Of The Highland Dragon, December 2013
Mass Market Paperback
Lessons After Dark, April 2012
Paperback
No Proper Lady, September 2011
Paperback

No Proper Lady
Isabel Cooper


It's Terminator meets My Fair Lady in this fascinating debut of black magic and brilliant ball gowns, martial arts, and mysticism.

Englefield #1
Sourcebooks
September 2011
On Sale: September 1, 2011
Featuring: Joan; Simon
345 pages
ISBN: 1402259522
EAN: 9781402259524
Kindle: B005CKKEMW
Paperback / e-Book
$6.99
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Romance Historical | Romance Paranormal

England, 1888.

The trees are green, the birds are singing, and no one has any idea that in a few hundred years, demons will destroy it all. Joan plans to keep it that way. All she has to do is take out the dark magician responsible-before he summons the demons in the first place. But as a rough-around-the-edges assassin from that bleak future, she'll have to learn how to fit into polite Victorian society to get close to her target.

Simon Grenville has his own reasons for wanting to destroy Alex Reynell. The man used to be his best friend-until his practice of the dark arts almost killed Simon's sister. The beautiful half-naked stranger Simon meets in the woods may be the perfect instrument for his revenge. It will just take a little time to teach her the necessary etiquette and assemble a proper wardrobe. But as each day passes, Simon is less sure he wants Joan anywhere near Reynell. Because no spell in the world will save his future if she isn't in it.

Englefield

Comments

47 comments posted.

Re: No Proper Lady

Book sounds like a great read.
(Sheila True 12:17pm September 12, 2011)

Book sounds great.Thanks for giving me a chance to win and read it.
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Linda Hall 1:43am September 12, 2011)

Love the sound of this book, can't wait to read it, x x
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Julie Newberry 6:03am September 12, 2011)

Sounds like an interesting plot....
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Diane Brixius 7:14am September 12, 2011)

What a fantastic story line - I am hooked already!
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Barbara Hanson 8:26am September 12, 2011)

This one soounds so exciting!! I'm into Simon's world already! You had me at "occult societies".
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Karen Gervasi 8:31am September 12, 2011)

I love the front cover of your book. Magic, time travel, etc - I'm in. Thanks for the chance to win. I have placed your name on my list of authors to read.
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Beverly Beltz 10:05am September 12, 2011)

Terminator meets My Fair Lady? :) Definitely my kind of book! :)
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May Pau 10:08am September 12, 2011)

This book sounds great. I enjoye reading historical romance.
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Christine Arcidiacono 11:01am September 12, 2011)

The description "Terminator meets My Fair Lady" is going to catch a lot of people's interest. Good job! Best of luck to you!
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Renee Pajda 11:40am September 12, 2011)

I love to go into other worlds - that's why I love to read!
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Beth Elder 12:16pm September 12, 2011)

WOW! This sounds like a really fun read!
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Sandy Fielder 12:22pm September 12, 2011)

NO PROPER LADY definitely sounds like a very interesting read! Looking forward to reading your book
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Shirley Younger 1:19pm September 12, 2011)

Hmmm, I am very interested in reading this book... sounds good!
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Colleen Conklin 1:22pm September 12, 2011)

I am so very intrigued by the storyline for this book. Love the idea of mixing those two film ideas.
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G. Bisbjerg 1:39pm September 12, 2011)

This seems like a book of other worlds colliding in history. I'll bet it makes an unusual read.
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Alyson Widen 1:40pm September 12, 2011)

Sounds great!
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Summer Grinstead 1:59pm September 12, 2011)

It sounds like a great book. I'm hooked!
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Courtney Beltz 2:03pm September 12, 2011)

"Another World" doesn't sound too bad with the shape ours is in.
Blessings,
Marjorie
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Marjorie Carmony 2:13pm September 12, 2011)

I'm intrigued!
Good luck and happy writing!
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Tracie Travis 2:36pm September 12, 2011)

Sounds like a yummy read!!!!!!!! A new world is what we all need now.........lol
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Joanne Bozik 2:38pm September 12, 2011)

This book sounds fabulous and I would love to read it.
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Gail Hurt 3:58pm September 12, 2011)

Wow! This really has a fantastic sound to it!
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Cate Sparks 4:23pm September 12, 2011)

I love variety and this sounds like an exciting premis and something new!
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Jeanne Sheats 4:30pm September 12, 2011)

Sounds like a great read! And I love the cover!
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Leanna Morris 4:38pm September 12, 2011)

This sounds like such an exciting and interesting new premise! Thanks for the post and giveaway!
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Erin Fender 5:01pm September 12, 2011)

I love the premise. This new book sounds like "magic"!
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Sandra Spilecki 5:35pm September 12, 2011)

wow the book color is great and then i would love to read and then blog on it
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Desiree Reilly 6:02pm September 12, 2011)

Looking forward to reading this one! On my TBR list!!
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Dawn Staniszeski 6:17pm September 12, 2011)

Looks like a great book!
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Mary Smith 7:02pm September 12, 2011)

This is at the top of my must-read list!
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Jennifer Langford 7:09pm September 12, 2011)

"Terminator meets My Fair Lady" - the mind boggles. On my list.
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Mary Preston 7:41pm September 12, 2011)

I have to say that I found the story line to your book very intriguing!! This isn't a genre that I would normally read, but you definately have me hooked!! It takes an author with a good imagination, as well as the gift of telling a story, to be a good author. From what I read, I think you've succeeded. I'm sure the next book coming out will be just as good, and I'll be looking forward to it as well.
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Peggy Roberson 7:44pm September 12, 2011)

What an interesting concept for a book. I'm looking forward to reading more.
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G S Moch 7:57pm September 12, 2011)

I love this concept for your book. So excited, cannot wait to read!
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Lorraine Rodriguez 9:11pm September 12, 2011)

I would love to read your book.
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Kara Lepard 9:28pm September 12, 2011)

This sounds exciting, i have been enjoying the fantastic way paranormal
romances have been developing!!! I can't wait to read this twist it sounds fun!
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Erica Cooper 9:29pm September 12, 2011)

Would love to read - this sounds like a good book.
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Susie Kerner 9:50pm September 12, 2011)

Thanks for the chance to read your debut novel. The concept is so interesting!
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Jennifer Beyer 10:06pm September 12, 2011)

This sounds really different from anything I've read.
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Diane Sallans 10:30pm September 12, 2011)

This book sounds so good and exactly the type of book I really enjoy reading.
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Molly Wilsbacher 10:56pm September 12, 2011)

I love the idea of the worlds here, an assassin from the future back in 1888 to make a change.
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Lisa Kendall 1:13am September 13, 2011)

Great idea. Book sounds great.
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Carla Carlson 2:23pm September 13, 2011)

Wow..what a exciting book contest...hope to win a copy of No Proper Lady by Isabel Cooper...babyruthmac16@yahoo.com
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Lnda McFarland 4:06pm September 13, 2011)

Your heroine has my attention...I'll be looking for this book. Thanks for the chance to win one.
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Dolores Feagin 4:42pm September 14, 2011)

This sounds very interesting and this is definately going on my wish list.
Thanks for the post and sharing your world with us.
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Patti Paonessa 2:05pm September 18, 2011)

Thank you so much for your comments! It's always a thrill to
hear that people are excited--and I really appreciate the
chance to talk more about books and writing!

Marjorie, I seriously know what you mean sometimes. Writing
and reading can be a necessary escape these days.

Peggy, I'm so glad to hear you liked No Proper Lady!

And I'd like to thank the Fresh Fiction staff again for
letting me talk to all of you!
(
Isabel Cooper 11:01am September 21, 2011)

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