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In Bed with a Rogue

In Bed with a Rogue, September 2014
Rival Rogues #2
by Samantha Grace

Sourcebooks Casablanca
Featuring: Lady Helena Prestwick; Baron Sebastian Thorne
384 pages
ISBN: 1402286619
EAN: 9781402286612
Kindle: B00KM5F87I
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
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"Engaging characters, adventure and romance!"

Fresh Fiction Review

In Bed with a Rogue
Samantha Grace

Reviewed by Susan Gorman
Posted August 23, 2014

Romance Historical

Samantha Grace's novel IN BED WITH A ROGUE contains the right amount of humor, romance and suspense! I loved it.

Ms. Grace creates a fabulous hero in Sebastian Thorne. Sebastian tugged at my heart from the very beginning of this story. The novel begins with our hero at a drinking at a bar in a seedy part of town. Sebastian is drinking quite a bit because he was left at the alter by his fiancé . He is tired of the gossip and being featured daily in the Society pages of the paper. He is attacked outside the bar and the thieves steal his money and his boots! His boots--how embarrassing! Before Sebastian passes out from too much drinking and a beating, he thinks he sees an angel.

Lady Helena Prestwick is searching for her sisters. She believes one sister may be working in the Whitechapel section of London. Helena is the angel who finds the injured Sebastian and returns him to his home. A few evenings later, Sebastian and Helena meet at a society event and they are attracted to each other. Sebastian loves his family and is very loyal and he desires to see his sister who was also left at the alter settled. He makes a bargain with Helena which benefits both of them .

Ms. Grace 's subtle commentary on the social classes reminds the reader that there is an underlying meaning to the novel. The differences between the aristocracy and the working class are brought to light as Helena's own story is revealed and as she and Sebastian search for her sisters. Sebastian is falling for Helena. But, Helena enjoys her status as a widow and the freedom it provides her. Although, she is falling in love with the captivating Sebastian, Helena says she's not ready to commit to marriage. The search for Helena's sisters takes the couple from the seedy sections of London to ballrooms and soirées and to the countryside. Will Sebastian figure out where the sisters are living and who is threatening Helena? Will Helena admit her feelings for Sebastian?

Read Samantha Grace's IN BED WITH A ROGUE if you are looking for a witty Regency romance filled with engaging characters, adventure and romance!

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SUMMARY

He's the Talk of the Town
The whole town is tittering about Baron Sebastian Thorne having been jilted at the altar. Every move he makes ends up in the gossip columns. Tired of being the butt of everyone's jokes, Sebastian vows to restore his family's reputation no matter what it takes.

She's the Toast of the Ton
Feted by the crème of society, the beautiful widow Lady Prestwick is a vision of all that is proper. But Helena is no angel, and when Sebastian uncovers her dark secret, he's quick to press his advantage. In order to keep her hard-won good name, Helen will have to make a deal with the devil. But she's got some tricks up her sleeves to keep this notorious rogue on his toes...


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Re: Engaging characters, adventure and romance!

Just enough of the story line to whet the appetite for the
rest of the story! A good review! I for one, want to snap this one up. :)
(Jean Merriott 10:35pm September 18, 2014)

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