The Bride Wore Scarlet
By Liz Carlyle
(Avon, Mass Market Paperback, 9780061965760, 384pp.)
Publication Date: July 2011
Categories: Romance - Historical
Passion and secrets simmer behind the elegant faÇade of Victorian London in another deliciously intriguing novel featuring the mysterious men of the St. James Society.
AnaÏs de Rohan has faced danger in her past, but never anything so great as posing as the new bride to one of the St. James Society's most magneticand ruthlessleaders. But Lord Bessett's bold challenge to prove herself worthy of joining his secret all-male society is impossible to resist. So she daringly agrees to travel with the enigmatic nobleman on a dangerous mission to save one of their owna little girl with a frightening gift.
Soon intrigue swirls about them, drawing them ever closer. And AnaÏs quickly realizes that the intimacy of sharing Lord Bessett's bedroom is proving a temptation impossible to resist. As for Bessett himselfwell, he might be a soldier sworn to the Society, but he certainly isn't anyone's saint. . . .
A lifelong Anglophile, Liz Carlyle cut her teeth reading gothic novels under the bedcovers by flashlight. She is the author of seventeen historical romances, including several New York Times bestsellers. Liz travels incessantly, ever in search of the perfect setting for her next book. Along with her genuine romance-hero husband and four very fine felines, she makes her home in North Carolina.
Liz Carlyle weaves passion and intrigue with a master’s touch.
“Intriguing...engaging...an illicit delight.”
“Carlyle’s lusciously rich characterization, inventive plot spiked with danger and unexpected twists, and deliciously dry sense of humor make The Bride Wore Scarlet a near-perfect read.”
-Booklist (starred review)
“Carlyle delivers a fast-paced pleasure.”