By Brenda Joyce
Harlequin, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780373777297, 411pp.
Publication Date: November 20, 2012
A Desperate Widow
Once a penniless orphan, Evelyn D'Orsay became a countess and a bride at the tender age of sixteen. But the flames of revolution forced her to flee France, with the aid of a notorious smuggler. Recently widowed and without any means, Evelyn knows she must retrieve the family fortune from France for her daughter's sakebut only one man can help herthe smuggler she cannot forget.
A Dangerous Spy
Jack Greystone has been smuggling since he was a small boyand he has been spying since the wars began. An outlaw with a bounty on his head, he is in hiding when he becomes aware of the Countess's inquiries about him. He is reluctant to come to her aid yet again, for he has never been able to forget her. But he soon realizes he'll surrender anything to be with the woman he loves.
"An elegant blend of mystery and romance simmering with sexual tension."-Booklist on Deadly Promises
"Joyce's tale of the dangers and delights of passion fulfilled will enchant." -Publishers Weekly on The Masquerade
"Merging depth of history with romance is nothing new for the multitalented author, but here she also brings in an intensity of political history that is both fascinating and detailed."--RT Book Reviews on Seduction
"Another first-rate Regency, featuring multidimensional protagonists and sweeping drama...Joyce's tight plot and vivid cast combine for a romance that's just about perfect."
-Publishers Weekly starred review on The Perfect Bride