October 1, 2004
October 1, 2004
A passionate new historical romance in Madeline Hunter's nationally bestselling "Seducer" series. This one features a fifth member of the London Dueling Society, the reserved, enigmatic lawyer to the Laclere family: Julian Hampton. All his life, it seemed, Julian had been in love with Penelope, now Countess of Glasbury. And when he learned the horrors she had endured at the hands of her vicious husband, Julian was instrumental in arranging for her escape to Italy. But he has never forgotten the love of his childhood, the woman he had rescued first as a "damsel in distress" when she was a girl, and then for real once she had blossomed into woman. When Penelope returns secretly to London, Julian is the one she turns to, even though her trust in him puts both their reputations, and ultimately their lives, in peril.
Penelope, Countess of Glasbury, has spent years in Italy, avoiding her abusive husband. But the childless earl, requiring an heir, is plotting to kidnap the countess and force her to provide one. The desperate Penelope secretly returns to England to gain assistance for her plight. Her savior is her brother's friend and solicitor, Julian Hampton, who, unbeknownst to Penelope, has secretly loved her since childhood. This is fifth in the Seducer series of Regency romances.
- Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Fiction + Literature Genres
- Subgenre: Romance, Family + Friendship, Work + the Workplace, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Love + Relationships + Sex
- Language: English
- Author: Madeline Hunter
- Online Item #: 12710624
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-7025
- ISBN: 9780553587296
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported