Lady Louisa Brooke wants her happily ever after, but she
knows that it does not lurk in the ballrooms of society.
While her mother tries to match her with the eligible
bachelors, Louisa bides her time until she can escape for
her secret rendezvous with the Marquis de Jardine, a man
who skulks along the fringes of society. Her future hinges
upon his interest, so his sudden dismissal of her sends
her reeling. Louisa chooses the path afforded her by the
head of the secret service. Soon she is tangled in a web
where one wrong move could place her in even more danger.
How can she complete her mission safely? Will she ever
gain back the love she lost?
The Marquis de Jardine thrives in the shadows of society
always watching and listening so that he may protect the
interests of those who live in it. Deception and secrets
compose his world, and he has little time to share himself
with those he deems worthy. Attachments make easy targets
for revenge, and Jardine wants to make sure he keeps
everyone safe, especially those dearest to him. When he
learns that Louisa seems to be heading into the danger he
was trying to keep her from, he knows drastic measures are
needed. How can he thwart his enemy? Will he be able to
keep the girl this time around?
Christine Wells weaves together an intriguing romance.
Louisa is a headstrong and independent woman who refuses to
be put in the background. She likes to have control and to
solve problems on her own, which inevitably plunges her
straight into mischief. Jardine is a solitary man who sees
complications with having any social ties. His desire to
protect may jeopardize his mission, and reveal his true
feelings. Ms. Wells layers the story with surprises.
Every time it seems that we have reached an impasse, an
unexpected turn sends us careening off in another
direction. SWEETEST LITTLE SIN is an enjoyable yet
unpredictable read; laced with colorful characters, loaded
with intrigue, and teeming with untapped passion.
A Marquis's Betrayal
Lady Louisa Brooke has many suitors, but the only man for
her is the wild and ruthless Marquis of Jardine. When
Jardine suddenly abandons her after a long-standing liaison,
he leaves her with nothing except the secret they share. Her
future in ruins, Louisa recklessly accepts a mission for the
head of the secret service and becomes embroiled in a
perilous operation in which nothing is as it seems...
A Lady's Revenge
The Marquis of Jardine is determined to destroy the criminal
mastermind who's sworn vengeance against all he holds hear.
But when he hears that Louisa is to wed a dangerous enemy,
Jardine is tortured by jealousy and fear for her safety. He
tracks her down, only to discover that her mission collides
A Love That Won't Be Denied
Together, Louisa and Jardine must now foil a plan to betray
the secret service and escape a diabolical revenge. But can
they put the post behind them and take the greatest risk of
all -- on love?