An Indiscreet Debutante by Lorelie Brown

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Synopsis

Love is madness.

When Miss Charlotte Vale isn’t running a school for impoverished factory women, she takes tea with an insane painter—the mother she adores. Determined to avoid her mother’s legacy of madness, Lottie refuses to marry and nurtures the ton’s bemused disregard for her reputation.

Through her door strides a man who threatens all she holds dear. Her cherished school, her careful control and her guarded heart.

Sir Ian Heald has tracked his sister’s blackmailer to her last-known location—Lottie’s school. Although he would burn the place to the ground if it would save his sister’s reputation, Ian is drawn to Lottie’s bold candor and indifference toward polite society.

To find his sister’s blackmailer, Ian follows Lottie into a twisted world of illegal gambling clubs and eccentric parties. Even when their mutual passion ignites, Ian knows their affair cannot last. Lottie was never meant to be tucked away on his quiet pastoral estate, and she staunchly refuses his desire to wed. Yet fiery kisses and scandalous showdowns tempt this proper country gentleman to win the woman he loves and never let her go.

Warning: This book contains gambling in low-class clubs, deliciously deadpan dialogue, an unplanned swim to rescue doused women, and a fast, furious spanking. She wants it though, so that hardly counts.

 

About Lorelie Brown

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After a semi-nomadic lifestyle throughout California, Lorelie Brown joined the US Army. In South Korea, Lorelie met and fell in love with her husband. Once she became a mother, she left soldiering behind and now explores her love of travel by writing historical romance. Lorelie and her husband have three active sons who are definitely momma's boys. To add to the insanity, even the family dog is male. Writing helps her escape a house full of testosterone. Jazz Baby is her first published title.
 
Published May 14, 2013 by Samhain Publishing, Ltd.. 219 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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