Lady Derring Takes a Lover
mistress. A mountain of debt. A mysterious wreck of a building.
Swanpool, Countess of Derring, learns the hard way that her husband,
Dear Dull Derring, is a lot more interestingand
perfidiousdead than alive. Its a devil of an inheritance,
but in the grand ruins of the one building Derring left her, are
the seeds of her liberation. And she vows never again to place
herself at the mercy of a man.
battle-hardened Captain Tristan Hardy is nothing if not merciless.
When the charismatic naval hero tracks a notorious smuggler to
a London boarding house known as the Rogues Palace, seducing
the beautiful, blue-blooded proprietress to get his man seems
like a small sacrifice.
both believe love is a myth. But a desire beyond reason threatens
to destroy the armor around their hearts. Now a shattering decision
looms: Will Tristan betray his own code of honor
a love that might be the truest thing hes ever known?
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