Tempting a Proper Lady
By Debra Mullins
(Avon, Mass Market Paperback, 9780061882494, 384pp.)
Publication Date: June 2010
Categories: Romance - Historical
A Most Improper Alliance
Two years ago, dashing Captain Samuel Breedlove disappeared without a word. But he's resurfaced in London a wealthy man, only to discover his fiancÉe preparing to wed another. Now Samuel needs to restore his good name and expose a villainand tempting, temptable Cilla seems an ideal accomplice.
Priscilla Burke knows the marriage of her charge, Annabelle Bailey, to the Earl of Raventhorpe must be perfect. It would be madness for her to even consider doing anything that would mar this beautiful day and destroy her fledgling career as a wedding planner. Why then is she so drawn to this irresistible stranger who insists she help him sabotage the impending affair?
But a proper lady's desire is nothing to toy with. And a man whose character has been questioned cannot allow himself to dream of happily ever after. This not-so-innocent seduction may have unforeseen consequences . . .
Debra Mullins is the author of several historical romances for Avon Books. Her work has been nominated for the Golden Heart and RITA® Awards from Romance Writers of America and the Holt Medallion from Virginia Romance Writers. In 2003, she won the Golden Leaf Award from NJ Romance Writers for her book A Necessary Bride. A native of the east coast, she now lives in California.
“Humorous, spirited and charming, Mullins’ novel takes a bit of The Wedding Planner and combines it with American Heiresses for a pleasurable, quick read that will keep you smiling.”
-Romantic Times BOOKclub
Tempting a Proper Lady is one hot book! Ms. Mullins uses many different facets to bring this great story together. Between a hint of crime, passion, the ton, secret assignation, a rejected suitor, and a strong woman you cannot help but really enjoy this novel.
-Coffee Time Romance