The Duke of Kylemore knows her as Soraya, London's most celebrated courtesan. Men fight duels to spend an hour in her company. And only he comes close to taming her. Flying in the face of society, he decides to make her his bride; then, she vanishes, seemingly into thin air.
Dire circumstances have forced Verity Ashton to barter her innocence and change her name for the sake of her family. But Kylemore destroys her plans for a respectable life when he discovers her safe haven. He kidnaps her, sweeping her away to his hunting lodge in Scotland, where he vows to bend her to his will.
There he seduces her anew. Verity spends night after night with him in his bed . . . and though she still dreams of escape and independence, she knows she can never flee the unexpected, unwelcome love for the proud, powerful lover who claims her both body and soul.
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To the contrary, back in the Bad Old Days, books like this one the hero and heroine at odds for 90% of the novel, a decidedly uneven balance of power, forced sex (I can't call it seduction), and plenty of bodice ripping were the norm, though I'll certainly grant you the borderline psychotic h...| Read Full Review of Claiming the Courtesan (Avon ...
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