Harlequin Historical Romance
On Sale: October 1, 2000
Featuring: Emily Spenser; Evans Mansfield
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Threatened by extortionists, disowned widow Emily Spenser
has little recourse--until the handsome Earl of Cheverley
unexpectedly comes to her aid. Emily cannot repay the Earl's
expenditures on her behalf--not in coin. But having learned
through bitter experience not to trust the largesse of
powerful men and desperate to hide her son from the
aristocratic father-in-law who would take him away, she
decides to cancel her obligation to the earl immediately.
Evans Mansfield thinks Emily Spenser an exquisite jewel set
among the dross of a bonnet shop. Although he assures her he
requires no repayment for the assistance he willingly
offers, when she makes him A Scandalous Proposal, he cannot
bring himself to refuse.
But as they spend time together, Evan finds in Emily an
intelligence, wit and talent to rival her beauty, and Emily
discovers a man who possesses a complexity and courage equal
to the soldier husband she still mourns. An affair both
expect to be fleeting quickly turns into something neither
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