Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 04-20-14

Splintered Oak (Winsor Series)

By T L Gray / Genre: Romance, Religious & Inspirational Fiction / Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars (57 reviews)

Splintered Oak (Winsor Series)

A Broken Man…

Jake Matthews understands loss. In just one year, he lost his mother, his first love, his career and now his cousin and best friend. Desperate to find some sense of peace, Jake falls into an agreement that could destroy what’s left of his floundering life.

A Transformed Woman…

Naomi Bennett spent the last year finding herself. Running away to Portugal was more than just a trip to find culture, but also an escape from the first man she ever gave her heart to. Now home, the last thing Naomi wants is to catch the eye of notorious playboy, Jake Matthews. But Naomi soon discovers that Jake is not the same person she once knew.

Drawn to his pain, Naomi gets swept up in a whirlwind of circumstances that will shake the very fabric of of her precisely planned future and cause her to question every idea she ever had on love.

When two paths collide, demons resurface and grace abounds, leaving everyone’s lives forever changed.

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Trust Me? The Trust Me? Trilogy

By K E Osborn / Genre: Contemporary, Romance / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (85 reviews)

Trust Me? The Trust Me? Trilogy

Jenifer Taylor is content with her life, dull and boring as it is. Being absent from the dating scene means she doesn’t have to deal with the major trust issues she has with men that stem from a controlling and aggressive ex-boyfriend and an absentee father. She’s happy being alone, sharing her life with her friends and family.

When Jeni starts a typical day in the big city of Mornington Vale, California, it turns from bad to worse when she’s involved in a chain collision on her way to work.
Her world changes forever that day because she meets Aiden O’Connell, the billionaire son of Alistair O’Connell, who owns Mornington Vale’s largest financial corporation. Aiden is an up-and-coming young businessman who’s ready to take on the vice presidency of his father’s company. He is the good son, and it’s imperative to Alistair that Aiden succeed and follow in his footsteps. Life for Aiden involves working hard and not much else.

After the accident, however, Aiden’s world changes as well. He finds Jeni irresistible and instantly pursues her. With some coaxing, she eventually agrees to a date, and the attraction is mutual.

Jeni finds love quickly with Aiden, but trusting him is another issue. When to trust is tested in many different ways but comes to a head when Aiden is investigated for a serious crime. As her trust issues spark, she is forced to go through a journey of self-discovery.

She must decide once and for all whether she trusts the man she loves when she’s asked the ultimate question: “Do you trust me?”

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LOVE QUAKES: BOXED SET (BOOKS 1-4) (Young Adult Seduction Series)

By J.S. Luxor / Genre: Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 3.4 out of 5 stars (67 reviews)

LOVE QUAKES: BOXED SET (BOOKS 1-4) (Young Adult Seduction Series)

We fell in love while trapped in an elevator during an earthquake. Tristan, CEO of a successful San Diego data processing firm, comforted me after I’d hit my head. He seemed entranced with clumsy old me, Joanna. My psychology degree from SDSU was being conferred in a few days and I needed a job. A whole new life is what I got instead. We faced a few obstacles along the way…and that’s what our story entails. Come along for the adventure. NOW WITH BONUS CHAPTER FOR LOVE ACHES.

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Searching for Glory

By Hunter J. Keane / Genre: Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (60 reviews)

Searching for Glory

Gloria Star is rich and famous. She’s on a hit television show and engaged to one of the most desired men in Hollywood. Her life is perfect. But then she gets a letter in the mail that changes everything. The past she has been trying to forget for so long has finally come back to haunt her.

Gloria Star hasn’t always been an A-list celebrity. She used to be just a regular Midwestern girl named Glory Stark. Now she is forced to reconcile her two lives because Johnny Carter, the only man she ever loved, has asked her to return to her hometown, and she can’t say no. Ten years ago, one night changed everything for Gloria and Johnny. Not only did Gloria lose Johnny, but she also lost herself.

Now she’s headed back to her home town in Missouri, to reconnect with her sister and make amends with Johnny. She quickly realizes that returning to Glory Stark’s life isn’t going to be easy. As she faces painful truths about her past and an uncertain future, Gloria learns that forgiveness is essential, family is everything and love is forever.

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Guardian (The Fallen Chronicles)

By Kassandra Kush / Genre: Religious & Inspirational Fiction / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (50 reviews)

Guardian (The Fallen Chronicles)

Lyla Evans just wants to be left alone; to fly under the radar and not attract attention. After seventeen years, she knows how the game is played. Her parents are hardly ever home, and when they do show up, they’re quick to anger and even quicker with their fists. With foster care comes the threat of being separated from her two younger siblings, and Lyla would die before allowing that to happen. She’s learned to keep her head down and depend on no one but herself and God to get by.

When a strange man starts paying too much attention to her and her siblings, showing up to rescue them and then disappearing without a trace, Lyla begins to panic that everything she’s been hiding is about to come out. But as she slowly becomes friends with this man and even trusts him with her deepest fears, Lyla learns he has secrets far bigger than her own that will turn everything in her world upside down.

In this story of abuse and rescue, love and faith, angels and demons, an unlikely friendship grows into a fantastical love story appealing and appropriate for readers young and old alike.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 04-19-14

I Married a Billionaire (Contemporary Romance)

By Melanie Marchande / Genre: Romance, Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 3.4 out of 5 stars (103 reviews)

I Married a Billionaire (Contemporary Romance)

Maddy Wainright has given up on marriage – and men. After dating way too many losers who aren’t capable of appreciating her for who she is, she’s about ready to resign herself to a life of spinsterhood. Until her insanely rich boss Daniel Thorne comes along with an offer she simply can’t refuse.

He proposes a marriage of convenience – one that would allow Maddy to live in the lap of luxury for a year, and Mr. Thorne to stay in the country that has become his home. At the end of their arrangement, Maddy will walk away with a cool two million dollars. All she has to do is move into his penthouse, put on a convincing show in public, and endure a few INS interviews, for which she will be thoroughly prepped. It’s a big risk, but one Maddy might just be willing to take, considering the payoff.

At first, it’s all business. But when the gentle touches, passionate kisses, and lingering looks they have to give each other in public start spilling over into their private life, Daniel and his devious mind take Maddy to heights of pleasure she’s never experienced. And the more she gets to know him, the more she feels that wistful tug in her chest every time he puts his arm around her in public. Before long, she finds herself wishing it were real.

As time goes on, Maddy finds herself wondering if two million dollars will be enough to cover the cost of repairing a broken heart. But Mr. Thorne may have yet another secret in store…

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See How She Runs (The Chronicles of Izzy)

By Michelle Graves / Genre: Psychics, Paranormal, Romance / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (79 reviews)

See How She Runs (The Chronicles of Izzy)

One delivery changed her whole life.

Izzy was a normal girl living in Chicago as a bike messenger before that fateful day. She delivered one package and set into action a chain of events she never could have expected.

Now she is running for her life from the Corporation, her best friend is not at all who he seemed, and to top it all off she keeps having visions.

Will she survive to navigate the waters as a Seer? Will her feelings for Kennan be her very downfall? Find out in See How She Runs.

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The Red And Savage Tongue (Historical Fiction Action Adventure Book, set in Dark Age post Roman Britain) (The Dominic Chronicles)

By F J Atkinson / Genre: Action & Adventure / Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars (70 reviews)

The Red And Savage Tongue (Historical Fiction Action Adventure Book, set in Dark Age post Roman Britain) (The Dominic Chronicles)

Rome’s protection had been withdrawn.

Britain’s underbelly was exposed.

The Dark Ages had begun…

Rome had abandoned Britannia, leaving its people undefended. Anglo Saxon warriors, previously employed as mercenaries, now saw themselves as conquerors.

The scene was set, as more war bands crossed the North Sea to take British gold, slaves, and land.

One Briton, alone in the forest, wanting only to live as a hunter and trapper, was about to have his life changed forever. Dominic would become the hope of abandoned Britons.

Dominic the wolf slayer would become the nemesis of any evil that entered his forest realm.

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Doppelgänger – A World War II Espionage Thriller

By Chuck Driskell / Genre: War / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (54 reviews)

Doppelgänger - A World War II Espionage Thriller

Two men. Spies. An American. A German.
 
The year is 1942. The world is at war.
 
In New York City, the German spy is following Nazi orders, climbing the corporate ladder. He has it all. A loving wife. A good job. A tidy house on Long Island. Everything is perfect. Until one night when his wife discovers his shocking secret.
 
In Germany, one of the U.S. Army’s deadliest commandos parachutes to earth. His mission: wreaking havoc from behind enemy lines. But something goes terribly wrong during his jump, leaving him with a lethal injury and a crucial choice. It’s kill or be discovered. He makes the ruthless decision, killing two innocents without hesitation, knowing he’ll never be the same again.
 
Two years later, sufficiently chastened, the two men independently claw their way back to relevance. Through meticulous analysis, the American learns of the German’s existence. He’s a soldier now, wearing the American uniform, murdering senior officers under the cloak of battle.
 
As the parallel plots converge, the American doggedly stalks the German spy. First to Europe. Then to France. The killings intensify. A major. A colonel. A general.
 
The hunt narrows from division, to regiment, to company. It’s a hunt for a vicious killer.
 
It’s a hunt for the American’s doppelgänger.

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Woman of Flames

By Kim Stokely / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers, Historical Fiction / Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars (22 reviews)

Woman of Flames

Based on the life of a Jewish prophet, Woman of Flames is a sweeping epic of how faith, lust, and revenge can drive nations into war.

As a child, Deborah must convince those around her that her visions are a gift from the Hebrew God, whom she is called to serve. As she matures, Deborah battles the prejudices of her people to achieve the position God has ordained, that of a spiritual leader for Israel. Growing in confidence and power, Deborah accepts God’s promise to use her to free the Israelites from their oppressors. One man stands in her way‒Sisera, general of the Canaanite army.

With nine hundred chariots, thousands of soldiers and the help of a sadistic priest, Sisera relentlessly pursues his one objective—total annihilation of the Israelites. After he captures Deborah, his life is altered in ways he never dreamed possible. Attracted to her power and consumed by her beauty, Sisera’s single obsession becomes to possess Deborah, body and soul.

Deborah fights against the temptations of her enemy, and her own fears, to ignite a fire of rebellion that could set her people free.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 04-18-14

Sold to the Sheikh (Club Volare)

By Chloe Cox / Genre: Contemporary, Romance / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (183 reviews)

Sold to the Sheikh (Club Volare)

Stella Spencer is grateful for any job she can get after her divorce, even if it’s at her friend’s exclusive club. And Club Volare proves the perfect place to hide while she mends a shattered heart–until she interrupts an auction scene, and the powerful Sheikh Bashir al Aziz bin Said decides that Stella is the woman that he wants.

At Club Volare for one last wild weekend before his family requires him to settle down, Sheikh Bashir doesn’t expect to find a woman he can trust, or a woman who challenges him. But Stella Spencer is a challenge, all right: both vulnerable and guarded, beautiful and insecure, and a closet submissive. But she’s hiding something.

Stella is afraid to open her heart to love again after the way she’s been hurt, but Sheikh Bashir wants to be the Dom to show her who she truly is–and Sheikh Bashir always gets what he wants.

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Blood and Snow 2: Prey and Magic, Masquerade’s Moon, Seal of Gabriel, Telltale Kisses (Blood and Snow (Season 1))

By RaShelle Workman / Genre: Paranormal & Urban, Fantasy / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (162 reviews)

Blood and Snow 2: Prey and Magic, Masquerade's Moon, Seal of Gabriel, Telltale Kisses (Blood and Snow (Season 1))

  • Prey and Magic: When blood is all you crave, is there even a choice? 
  • Masquerade’s Moon: Professor Pops throws Snow White a Masquerade Ball for her sixteenth birthday. A war is brewing and her party may be the battle ground. 
  • Seal of Gabriel: There are seven magical properties in the Seal of Gabriel. Snow learns how the Seal was created. 
  • Telltale Kisses: Finding out who you are can be difficult, especially if you’re a teenage girl who’s become a vampire. Snow White discovers why she was sent back to Silindra’s time. She also receives several kisses, possibly even one from her true love.

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Kade (Resisting Love)

By Dawn Martens / Genre: Contemporary, Romance / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (57 reviews)

Kade (Resisting Love)

You met Kade and Nikki in “Chase”. Now it’s time for their story.

Nikki works hard and plays even harder. A fan of no attachment type relationships, Nikki is nowhere near ready to settle down or commit to one man. What she doesn’t expect is Kade. A one night stand she can’t quite shake, Kade is a ladies’ man and the brother in law of her best friend. Will she be able to resist him? Or will Nikki take a chance on love with a notorious player?

After making a promise years ago to his now fallen best friend, Kade swore he would take care of Ashley. But what happens when Ashley has an agenda of her own? Will Kade let his promise to his best friend ruin things with the love of his life?

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Dying for a Living (A Jesse Sullivan Novel)

By Kory M. Shrum / Genre: Paranormal & Urban, Fantasy / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (44 reviews)

Dying for a Living (A Jesse Sullivan Novel)

On the morning before her 67th death, it is business as usual for Jesse Sullivan: meet with the mortician, counsel soon-to-be-dead clients, and have coffee while reading the latest regeneration theory. Jesse dies for a living, literally. As a Necronite, she is one of the population’s rare 2% who can serve as a death replacement agent, dying so others don’t have to. Although each death is different, the result is the same: a life is saved, and Jesse resurrects days later with sore muscles, new scars, and another hole in her memory.

But when Jesse is murdered and becomes the sole suspect in a federal investigation, more than her freedom and sanity are at stake. She must catch the killer herself—or die trying.

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It Was Justified Part 1: Lucy

By Part 1 Lucy / Genre: Parenting & Relationships / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (34 reviews)

It Was Justified Part 1: Lucy

A forbidden relationship takes place in 1938 which causes all hell to break loose in the small town of Lynchburg, Virginia. Lucy falls in love with Rubin who is from the wrong side of the tracks. The secret relationship is found out once Lucy gives birth to her son Rubin Jr. which causes the Lucy, Rubin and their child to go on the run. Will racism keep the two apart or will love conquer all.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 04-17-14

Promise Me, Cowboy (Copper Mountain Rodeo)

By CJ Carmichael / Genre: Westerns, Romance / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (41 reviews)

Promise Me, Cowboy (Copper Mountain Rodeo)

Sage Carrigan never meant to be the other woman. Unfortunately, bronco rider Dawson O’Dell neglected to mention he was married the night he invited her to his bed after they’d both placed first in their rodeo events. When his wife walked in on them – Sage was deeply hurt and humiliated. After an accident in the ring the next day, Sage decides she’s quitting the rodeo–and cowboys—to become a chocolatier in her hometown ranching community, Marietta, Montana. She’s doing just fine, but then Dawson shows up —five years later, with a little girl in tow. He’s here for the Copper Mountain Rodeo hoping to win big. But he’s also got plans of settling down with his daughter and buying a house—the very same one that Sage has been dreaming about. He says he’s here for her and he’s making lots of promises. But can he keep them?

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Lacrimosa (Requiem Series)

By Christine Fonseca / Genre: Paranormal & Urban, Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (48 reviews)

Lacrimosa (Requiem Series)

Some sacrifices should never be made, even for love.

Nesy is the best of an elite group of angels, warriors called Sentinals, charged with one job—vanquish the UnHoly. She’s never made a mistake, never gotten emotionally involved, never failed.

Until she comes face-to-face with Aydan.

He is evil incarnate. A fallen angel that feeds off the souls of others. Everything Nesy is supposed to hate. But she can’t, because he’s also the human love of her life; a love she was never supposed to feel.

Now she must choose between doing her duty or saving Aydan, a choice that will cost more than her life…

Or his soul.

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Just One Day

By Sharla Lovelace / Genre: Romance, Literary Fiction / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (24 reviews)

Just One Day

Fans of both contemporary romance and women’s fiction will love this smart, witty, and beautiful short from national bestselling author Sharla Lovelace. If you like Susan Elizabeth Philips, Susan Mallery, or Sarah Addison Allen you’re going to fall in love with this author.

She has nothing but time . . .

Twenty-four hours. That’s how long Andie Fremont has to say yes—or no. At forty-four with a daughter in college, she’s no young kitten with starry-eyed ideas of what love is. Still, when the man who is everything she should want pops the question with a ring he knows isn’t her style, during a party she didn’t want to have, Andie balks. Something tells her that it isn’t right.

Looking to clear her head, Andie hits the Texas highway in search of an answer. And when she stumbles upon an old roadside diner she decides waffles might be it, at least for now. What she didn’t expect to find was Jesse Montgomery. The man who stole her heart and broke it all in one day, two decades earlier.

As a Texas-size storm takes shape outside, the electricity between Andie and Jesse builds inside. Suddenly Andie is faced with more than just yes or no. As the storm clears there are two men who will want answers.

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Crashed

By Dawn Robertson / Genre: Romance, Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (29 reviews)

Crashed

One Thing Emily Taylor has always longed for is a happily ever after. After a series of losses, betrayals, and a few crap-tastic dating experiences, she has settled into a simple life which includes little more than her cat, work, and a foul-mouthed best friend. Then, she meets Avery….

Avery Martin is a simple man, a country boy at heart who is working at his dream job as a fireman. When he responds to a nasty car accident, he is immediately taken with the petite blonde he finds pinned in the wreckage. Crossing professional lines, he strikes up a friendship with her.

But can they settle for friendship when their forever is staring them in the face?

Or will an ex with a vendetta drive them apart?

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Like a Fox (BBW Paranormal Shape Shifter Romance) (Ridgeville)

By Celia Kyle / Genre: Fantasy, Romance / Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars (33 reviews)

Like a Fox (BBW Paranormal Shape Shifter Romance) (Ridgeville)

Gavin Mara is a fox shifter passing through Ridgeville, just stopping to visit his sister. Then he’s traveling to Chicago to begin his job as Director of Communications for the Council. It’s supposed to be a small vacation before the stress begins. Alistair McCain–ex-leader of Freedom–is now dead, and the shifter world is in turmoil. While the Council sorts things out, it’s Gavin’s job to keep everyone electronically connected.

And he’ll get right onto that just as soon as he claims his curvy lioness, Gina.
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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 04-16-14

Heart of Gold: an inspirational western romance

By Lacy Williams / Genre: Romance, Religious & Inspirational Fiction / Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars (270 reviews)

Heart of Gold: an inspirational western romance

Wyoming, 1902–Ranch foreman Charlie Welch suspects his boss’s daughter has returned home with purely selfish motives–she wants money.

After being estranged from her father for years, Opal Bright hopes her homecoming will result in both reconciliation and a solution to help the orphanage she sponsors back home in Omaha.

When Charlie and Opal find themselves mixed up with a ragtag group of bandits and trapped in an abandoned gold mine, they must risk everything to survive… including their hearts.

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The End Came With A Kiss (Beautiful Dead)

By John Michael Hileman / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (38 reviews)

The End Came With A Kiss (Beautiful Dead)

My friends and I used to laugh about the zombie apocalypse, the absurdity of it. But when it came, it was nothing like the movies had portrayed. We couldn’t have had it more wrong. There was no gore. There was no blood or tearing of flesh. It was the most beautiful thing the world had ever seen, and that was what took us by surprise. We were not prepared to have our destruction lure us in like a harlot.

You see, the end did not come with a scratch or a bite. It came with a kiss.

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Arousing Love, a teen novel

By M. H. Strom / Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Teen & Young Adult / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (184 reviews)

Arousing Love, a teen novel

When 18 year old local boy, Zach, meets Joanna camping near his beach it is almost love at first sight until he finds out she’s only 15. He knows she’s too young but he has never felt like this about anybody before. She’s sexy and sweet and flirty and free and the most beautiful girl Zach has ever known.Joanna is swept away by her feelings for Zach as they grow increasingly passionate with each other. It’s like God has whispered in her heart Zach is the one for her. Can it be true love when you’re only 15?

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Ties That Bind (A Madison Knight Novel)

By Carolyn Arnold / Genre: Police Procedurals, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars (161 reviews)

Ties That Bind (A Madison Knight Novel)

Detective Madison Knight concluded the case of a strangled woman an isolated incident. But when another woman’s body is found in a park killed with the same line of neckties, she realizes they’re dealing with something more serious.

Despite mounting pressure from the Sergeant and Chief to close the case even if it means putting an innocent man behind bars, and a partner who is more interested in saving his marriage than stopping a potential serial killer, Madison may have to go it alone if there’s not going to be another victim.

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Her Husband’s Harlot (Mayhem in Mayfair)

By Grace Callaway / Genre: Regency, Historical Romance, Romance / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (148 reviews)

Her Husband's Harlot (Mayhem in Mayfair)

Not Quite a Wife
After a disastrous wedding night, proper Lady Helena Harteford fears for the fate of her new marriage. Disguised as a doxy, she tracks her husband down at a bawdy house to reason with him . . . and instead discovers the thrill of forbidden passion. An innocent ruse turns into a risky deception; how far will this once-wallflower go to win her husband’s love?

Unfit to be a Husband
Orphaned at an early age, Nicholas Morgan escapes his violent beginnings to become a successful merchant–only to discover that he is the legitimate heir of the Marquess of Harteford. His transition to the ton is rocky and made rockier when he marries above him. Torn between guilt and lust, he tries to protect his sweet, innocent wife from the demons of his past. But can he safeguard her from his own raging desires?

Caught between Past and Present 
When a dangerous nemesis rises from Nicholas’ past, husband and wife must work together in order to survive. From the drawing rooms to the stews of Regency London, they find themselves caught in a game of passion and seduction. Will true love prevail? Or is Helena destined to remain . . . Her Husband’s Harlot?

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