By Cecilia Grant
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An formidable good looks looking a place one of the elite is thwarted through a such a lot disruptive gentleman in Cecilia Grant’s witty, dependent, and exquisitely sensual novel.
Kate Westbrook has goals some distance higher than romance. Love won’t get her into London’s so much 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 could convey a destiny so much suited for the granddaughter of an earl. Armed with ingenuity, breathtaking good looks, and the aid of an idle aunt with connections, Kate is poised to make her desires come actual. regrettably, a well-recognized face—albeit a maddeningly good-looking one—appears bent on provoking her scheme.
Implored by means of Kate’s frightened father to fend off the rogues desirous to make the most his daughter’s charms, Nick Blackshear has put aside the torch he’s carried for Kate that allows you to do correct via his pal. besides, she made fairly transparent that his emotions weren't returned—though policing her won’t hamper Nick’s hope. Reckless ardour ends up in love’s awakening, yet time is working out. Kate needs to see for herself that the charms of excessive society are not anything in comparison to the countless candy pleasures demanded via the heart.
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“In the 3rd of her Blackshear kin sequence, supply tackles classification contrast and intricate relatives dynamics in a superb sensual romance and witty story within the sort of Jane Austen . . . provide skillfully takes a shallow, immature heroine and develops her right into a likable, admirable grown girl. furnish is a brilliant, leading edge, shrewdpermanent writer.”—RT ebook Reviews
“Wielding a deliciously sharp wit that even Jane Austen might envy, provide offers one more cleverly conceived and deftly choreographed Regency historic that's either lushly sensual and punctiliously 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 furnish is rapidly turning into considered one of my favourite ancient romance authors, along with her advanced characters and considerate explorations of the way their historic interval shapes them. for those who love multifaceted tales, certainly provide her paintings a try!”—Heroes and Heartbreakers
“The writing and characterization is every piece pretty much as good as I’ve come to anticipate, and Ms. Grant’s monetary, limited variety works superbly to permit the intensity of emotion that bubbles less than the outside during the tale to talk for itself. there isn't any verbiage for the sake of it; this writer will pay her readers the large praise of trusting us along with her fabric and letting us paintings issues out for ourselves.”—All approximately Romance
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No one was near. If he got her a little broth and some crackers she'd feel better. She could face the captain then, and like she said—maybe it would be too late to take her back home. He wondered if she was running away from her father. If she was, Josh didn't blame her. And he decided he would help her as long as he could. * * * Brandy mustered a weak smile for the little man who had helped her through another miserable day. The storm had worsened, but thanks to him, she felt a little better. The crackers Josh Dobbs brought had helped to settle her stomach, though she still didn't dare try to eat.
I could pay you. I've saved a little money. I could—" "It ain't the money, miss. It's just that the cap'n—" She broke away from him then, leaning over the bucket, retching miserably in front of Joshua Dobbs. " He left her a moment and returned with a tin cup of water. He dampened his handkerchief in the cup and handed it to her. Brandy accepted it gratefully. " She washed her face with a trembling hand and lay back in her pallet. "Just one more day, Mr. Dobbs. " The ship rose on a wave and Brandy's eyes drifted closed.
He had built Hawksmoor Shipping from a shoestring inheritance he had received from his maternal grandmother. He had worked sixteen-hour days to make the company a success and he meant to keep it that way. He stared out at the quay, feeling the slight chop of waves against the hull, enjoying the salty tang of the air, the smell of damp hemp and tar, the feel of the mist against his skin. He loved everything about his life at sea, the life he had so determinedly forged for himself. He had loved the ocean since he was a boy living in Hawksmoor House, high on the cliffs of Cornwall above the windswept water.
A Woman Entangled (Blackshear Family, Book 2) by Cecilia Grant