The Slightest Provocation
By Pam Rosenthal
(Signet, Mass Market Paperback, 9780451230652, 336pp.)
Publication Date: May 4, 2010
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Sensual historical romance from an award-winning author
Mary Penley and Kit Stansell were secret friends who became adolescent lovers and eloped. But the marriage didn't survive. Now nine years later, Mary and Kit meet again, where intense desire leads them to rekindle their physical relationship. But Kit is devoted to maintaining social order, and once again finds himself at odds with Mary-a reformer who is appalled by the repressive government. When a political conspiracy forces them to work together, they have a second chance to reconcile their differences...and create a future together.
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