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 head ever met in the ton or the demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs. Blythas euphemistically dubbed afinishing schoola for pure, uncomplicated pleasureaand 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, whoad sworn head never get entangled in affairs of the heart, hasten to set her up as his own pampered mistress to ensure her safetyaand have her all to himself? For Priscilla Wentworth, the path leading to Sir Geraldas bed had been as filled with misfortune as it suddenly seemed charmed. But Priss couldnat allow herself to believe shead ever be more to a man like Sir Gerald than a well-cared-for object of pleasure. Now, despite Geraldas deep distrust of marriage, neither scandal nor societyas censure can keep them apartaonly the fear of trusting their hearts.BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Mary Balogha#39;s The Secret Mistress.
|Title||:||A Precious Jewel|
|Publisher||:||Dell - 2009-11-24|