A Precious Jewel

A Precious Jewel

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The Secret Mistress. New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh weaves a sensuous spell of romance that brings together the unlikeliest pair of lovers in the unlikeliest place of alla€“ an infamous London house of pleasure. She was unlike any woman hea€™d ever met in the ton or the demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs. Blytha€™s euphemistically dubbed a€œfinishing schoola€ for pure, uncomplicated pleasurea€“and nothing else. So why was this confirmed bachelor so thoroughly captivated by one woman in 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, whoa€™d sworn hea€™d never get entangled in affairs of the heart, hasten to set her up as his own pampered mistress to ensure her safetya€“and have her all to himself? For Priscilla Wentworth, the path leading to Sir Geralda€™s bed had been as filled with misfortune as it suddenly seemed charmed. But Priss couldna€™t allow herself to believe shea€™d ever be more to a man like Sir Gerald than a well-cared-for object of pleasure. Now, despite Geralda€™s deep distrust of marriage, neither scandal nor societya€™s censure can keep them aparta€“only the fear of trusting their hearts.BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Mary Balogha#39;s The Secret Mistress.

Title:A Precious Jewel
Author:Mary Balogh
Publisher:Dell - 2009-11-24


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