Touch of a Scoundrel by Mia Marlowe

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It's a matter of honor, duty. . . and desire. . .

Griffin Nash, Earl of Devonwood, wants to believe that he's seducing Miss Emmaline Farnsworth out of protectiveness for his young brother. After all, if his brother is convinced that the tantalizing professor's daughter is unworthy of his trust, perhaps Teddy will lose all interest in such an inappropriate choice for his station.

But in truth, something else motivates Devonwood: a scintillating vision he's had of a future tryst with the lovely Emmaline. A vision too realistic to be doubted--and too scaldingly passionate to be denied.

Yet Emmaline is not as easily tempted as Devonwood might have hoped--nor is she actually in pursuit of a wealthy husband. No, the real reason for her visit to the manor is something much more shocking. . . though being enticed by a dashing earl may prove to be a most welcome by-product of her schemes. . .

"A smart and sexy tale." --New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney

"Marlowe proves she has the ‘touch' for strong heroines, wickedly sexy heroes, and love scenes so hot they singe the pages." --USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Ashley

"Sensuality, sexuality, passion and mystery blend into a wonderfully entertaining tale." --Romantic Times

"Both historical and paranormal readers will love this crossover tale." --Publishers Weekly starred review

 

About Mia Marlowe

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Mia Marlowe is a classically trained soprano. Marlowe frequently speaks for writers’ groups, is an active blogger and is a member of RWA, NECRWA, WisRWA, Eastside RWA, Ozark Romance Authors. She and her husband live in Medford, Massachusetts (near Boston). Visit her on miamarlowe.com.
 
Published July 31, 2012 by Kensington Books. 321 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Balancing sleuthing and romance with a touch of the mystical, Marlowe’s smart and amusing return to the Preston family (introduced in Touch of a Thief) features charming investigator Jacob Preston, who broadcasts his fondness for married women but keeps his clairvoyance a secret.

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Traveling to Paris uneasily posed as newlyweds, Viola and Greydon indulge their powerful lusts until they discover that Viola's supernatural gift for hearing jewels speak their histories lets her in on Greydon's secrets.

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Devon’s “Sendings” make delightful teasers for later passionate scenes, and the inner conflicts among Emma’s secret agenda, her natural kindness, and her new feelings of desire provide very effective tension.

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