Only love was forbidden...
On Sale: November 24, 2009
Featuring: Gerald Stapleton; Priscilla Wentworth
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New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh
weaves a sensuous spell of romance that brings together
unlikeliest pair of lovers in the unlikeliest place of
allâ€“an infamous London house of pleasure.
was unlike any woman heâ€™d ever met in the ton or the
demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs.
euphemistically dubbed â€śfinishing schoolâ€ť for pure,
uncomplicated pleasureâ€“and nothing else. So why was this
confirmed bachelor so thoroughly captivated by one woman
particular? Why did he find himself wondering how such a
rare jewel of grace, beauty, and refinement as Priss had
ended up a courtesan?
And when she needed protection, why did Gerald, whoâ€™d
heâ€™d never get entangled in affairs of the heart, hasten
set her up as his own pampered mistress to ensure her
safetyâ€“and have her all to himself?
Wentworth, the path leading to Sir Geraldâ€™s bed had been
filled with misfortune as it suddenly seemed charmed. But
Priss couldnâ€™t allow herself to believe sheâ€™d ever be
to a man like Sir Gerald than a well-cared-for object of
pleasure. Now, despite Geraldâ€™s deep distrust of
neither scandal nor societyâ€™s censure can keep them
apartâ€“only the fear of trusting their hearts.
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Re: A Precious Jewel
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