Unlocked by Courtney Milan

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Milan’s talent for writing multidimensional characters and vibrant settings is put to excellent use in this story that will surprise and delight.
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A perpetual wallflower destined for spinsterhood, Lady Elaine Warren is resigned to her position in society. So when Evan Carlton, the powerful, popular Earl of Westfeld, singles her out upon his return to England, she knows what it means. Her former tormenter is up to his old tricks, and she's his intended victim. This time, though, the earl is going to discover that wallflowers can fight back.

Evan has come to regret his cruel, callow past. At first, he only wants to make up for past wrongs. But when Elaine throws his initial apology in his face, he finds himself wanting more. And this time, what torments him might be love...

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Courtney Milan's debut novel was published in 2010. Since then, she's been a New York Times and a USA Today bestseller, and her books have received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Booklist. She's been a RITA finalist and an RT Reviewer's Choice nominee for Best First Historical Romance. Her second book was chosen as a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2010.Courtney lives in the Rocky Mountains with her husband, a medium-sized dog, and an attack cat. Before she started writing historical romance, she experimented with various occupations: computer programming, dog-training, scientificating.... But her favorite job is the one she's now doing full time--writing romance. 
Published May 26, 2011 by Courtney Milan. 181 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
Bestseller Status:
Peak Rank on Jul 10 2011
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on Jan 24 2012

As the story takes several unexpected turns, I savored each new development.

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Milan’s talent for writing multidimensional characters and vibrant settings is put to excellent use in this story that will surprise and delight.

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The Readers Cafe

on Mar 19 2012

...a lovely confection in novella form. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed by SB Sarah on May 30 2011

...Courtney Milan rocks the novella format. HARD. This story is emotional, wrenching, beautiful, touching, and incredibly rich - and a novella so you get the whole experience of a romance in a shorter format.

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Reviewed by Laura on Jul 21 2012

I will definitely be picking up something by Milan again, she has a sweet, seductive writing style that is easy and enjoyable. This is a great Sunday afternoon read for people who believe that love conquers all.

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