By Cecilia Grant
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An formidable attractiveness looking a place one of the elite is thwarted via a such a lot disruptive gentleman in Cecilia Grant’s witty, based, and exquisitely sensual novel.
Kate Westbrook has goals some distance higher than romance. Love won’t get her into London’s such a lot consequential events, nor hinder her sisters from being snubbed and appeared down upon—all simply because their besotted father unadvisedly married an actress. yet a noble husband for Kate may bring a destiny such a lot suited for the granddaughter of an earl. Armed with ingenuity, breathtaking attractiveness, and assistance from an idle aunt with connections, Kate is poised to make her goals come precise. regrettably, a well-known face—albeit a maddeningly good-looking one—appears bent on frightening her scheme.
Implored by means of Kate’s apprehensive father to fend off the rogues desirous to take advantage of his daughter’s charms, Nick Blackshear has put aside the torch he’s carried for Kate with a view to do correct via his pal. besides, she made rather transparent that his emotions weren't returned—though policing her won’t hamper Nick’s hope. Reckless ardour results in love’s awakening, yet time is operating out. Kate needs to see for herself that the charms of excessive society are not anything in comparison to the countless candy pleasures demanded by way of the heart.
Praise for A lady Entangled
“In the 3rd of her Blackshear family members sequence, supply tackles category contrast and intricate family members dynamics in an excellent sensual romance and witty story within the type of Jane Austen . . . supply skillfully takes a shallow, immature heroine and develops her right into a likable, admirable grown girl. provide is a brilliant, cutting edge, smart writer.”—RT booklet Reviews
“Wielding a deliciously sharp wit that even Jane Austen may envy, supply grants another cleverly conceived and deftly choreographed Regency ancient that's either lushly sensual and carefully romantic. Readers who've but to find Grant’s impeccably written romances are in for a unprecedented treat.”—Booklist (starred review)
“An emotionally wealthy, sensually lush romance.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Cecilia provide is rapidly turning into considered one of my favourite old romance authors, together with her advanced characters and considerate explorations of ways their historic interval shapes them. should you love multifaceted tales, certainly supply her paintings a try!”—Heroes and Heartbreakers
“The writing and characterization is each piece nearly as good as I’ve come to count on, and Ms. Grant’s fiscal, constrained sort works superbly to permit the intensity of emotion that bubbles lower than the outside through the tale to talk for itself. there's no verbiage for the sake of it; this writer can pay her readers the massive praise of trusting us together with her fabric and letting us paintings issues out for ourselves.”—All approximately Romance
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Additional resources for A Woman Entangled (Blackshear Family, Book 2)
After pulling out almost completely, Gautier rubbed her entrance, knowing how to stoke her feminine fire to a raging inferno, and when she responded to his attentions with renewed vigor, he stabbed back in. Encouraged by her rising cries of rapture, he hammered and crushed her welcoming flesh, his fingers digging increasingly deeper, his eyes now squeezed shut, bottom lip firmly tucked in. With near brutality now, he pushed himself into Charlotte over and over. He was so close. Close to heaven and hell, caught in a place where he could fall either way in the span of a heartbeat.
But I’ll tell you this—and you had better listen with all your might—you must rethink your position. ” His eyes flashed. He looked angry enough to pounce. ” She did not care. She had a dagger and, good God, she was willing to use it! To say mere moments ago she was literally biting her cheeks to keep from fancying this man. Of all the odious things to say to a bereaved woman! She kicked her chin out and circumvented him but he stopped her with a lightning-quick sidestep that blocked her path. They stood practically nose to chin.
In fact, I’d say she took the devastating news better than most men I know. But I did sense a deep murderous urge in her. ” For some perverse reason, he enjoyed Guilabert’s nervous countenance. ” Making for the door, Gautier waited until he was sure everyone would hear him. “Oh and Sir Guilabert,” he called back loudly, “did I mention the baroness was looking for you? ” With this, Gautier nodded to the stunned pair and walked outside. He doubted the knight would stay around until the baroness confronted him but it had been worth the look on his face.
A Woman Entangled (Blackshear Family, Book 2) by Cecilia Grant