The Fugitive Heiress by Amanda Scott

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Fleeing a proposal and in search of a fortune, one headstrong young lady moves to London to play the high-stakes game of love
Catheryn Westering has no intention of marrying her respectable but boring cousin,, Edmund Caston, and her aunt and uncle have no intention of giving her access to her newly discovered fortune. Daringly, she rushes to London to appeal to her distant, very attractive kinsman, the Earl of Dambroke, for help. Before Dambroke knows it, she’s become an essential part of his household: an eager participant in the London social whirl; a protégée of his mother; a confidante to his spoilt sister and his mischievous younger brother; and a thorn in the masterful Earl’s side. But London is a dangerous place, and although Dambroke frequently objects to Catheryn’s “interference” in his family and social affairs, is it possible that, beneath his exasperation, much warmer feelings for Catheryn have already ignited?
 

About Amanda Scott

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A fourth-generation Californian of Scottish descent, Amanda Scott is the author of more than fifty romantic novels, many of which appeared on the "USA Today" bestseller list. Her Scottish heritage and love of history (she received undergraduate and graduate degrees in history at Mills College and California State University, San Jose, respectively) inspired her to write historical fiction. Credited by "Library Journal" with starting the Scottish romance subgenre, Scott has also won acclaim for her sparkling Regency romances. She is the recipient of the Romance Writers of America's RITA Award (for "Lord Abberley's Nemesis", 1986) and the RT Book Reviews Career Achievement Award. She lives in central California with her husband.
 
Published May 7, 2013 by Open Road Media. 217 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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