The Temptation of Your Touch
By Teresa Medeiros
(Pocket Books, Mass Market Paperback, 9781439157909, 432pp.)
Publication Date: January 29, 2013
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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Hell hath no fury like a bridegroom scorned in this scintillating romantic adventure from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author TERESA MEDEIROS
Maximillian Burke prides himself on being the man every mother wants her daughter to marry, but after his scoundrel brother steals his bride, Max decides there’s more satisfaction in being a rogue than a gentleman. He flees London for lonely Cadgwyck Manor, and though the tumbledown estate comes complete with a ghost, it’s Max’s no-nonsense housekeeper who haunts his dreams.
Prim and proper Anne Spencer could do without a new master, especially one as gorgeous and temperamental as the Earl of Dravenwood. Even as she schemes to be rid of him, she is irresistibly drawn into his muscular embrace. But when Max vows to solve the mystery of the White Lady of Cadgwyck, he risks both their hearts and tempts them to surrender to a pleasure as delicious as it is dangerous.
Teresa Medeiros is a New York Times bestseller who wrote her first novel at the age of twenty-one, introducing readers to one of the most beloved and versatile voices in romance and women’s fiction. She has appeared on every national bestseller list, including the New York Times, USA TODAY, and Publishers Weekly lists and currently has more than 10 million books in print. She is a two-time recipient of the Waldenbooks Award for bestselling fiction and lives in Kentucky with her husband and her two cats Willow and Buffy the Mouse Slayer. You can visit her website at: TeresaMedeiros.com.
“Engaging characters, a tight, well-drawn plot that is complex and captivating, and an overall tone that manages to be both lighthearted and emotionally lush make this a sweet, fun and satisfying read.”
"This is quintessential Medeiros, who, as readers know well from her impressive body of work, never fails to entertain."
-Booklist (starred review)
"The Temptation of Your Touch captivates with intriguing escapades and charming characters...Ms. Medeiros always perfectly balances her emotional romances with unexpected hilarity and affecting heartaches. While the humor in The Temptation of Your Touch will leave a huge smile, the anguish felt by a couple of characters will deeply move [you]."
-Single Titles Book Reviews
"If you enjoy tender, beautifully-written historical romance with a Gothic feel and sprinkled with humor, do yourself a favor and pick up The Temptation of Your Touch. I can’t recommend it enough!"
-The Romance Dish
"A delicious new historical romance...a witty and absolutely riveting read... Abounding with wily servants, a beautiful ghost, humor, madcap antics, a hidden treasure, a scenic setting, mystery, romance and true love, this book should be a favorite for readers of various genres...I highly recommend this delectable tale!"
-Romance Junkies Reviews
“A pair of deeply wounded protagonists who must learn to forgive themselves, a charming group of secondary characters, and a complex, well-crafted plot result in a tale that is beautifully linked to the author’s The Pleasure of Your Kiss. With deliciously Gothic touches, this novel is another winner for the talented Medeiros.”
-Library Journal (starred review)