A Scandal to Remember (Mass Market)
A Reckless Brides Novel (The Reckless Brides #5)
St. Martin's Paperbacks, 9781250044587, 384pp.
Publication Date: August 26, 2014
The rules of courtship are swept out to sea when a shipwreck offers a Reckless Bride a true taste of paradise...
CAN A WHIRLWIND ROMANCE
In Elizabeth Essex's A Scandal to Remember, for too long, Miss Jane Burke's father has taken advantage of her painstaking research. Heading to the South Seas to make her own name as a scientist despite the crew's insistence that a woman aboard is bad luck, she isn't prepared to be championed by a handsome ship's officer who rouses longings inside her as wild as any storm...
LEAD TO A PROPER PROPOSAL?
For Lieutenant Charles Dance, a post on His Majesty's survey ship Tenacious is just one more dutiful rung on the ladder of his career. Even a headstrong bluestocking on board is less troubling than the ship's drunken captain-and the ferocious gales that drive the ship off course. Stranded on a remote island, passion blazes between them as hot as the sun, but it's Jane's love that Charles wants forever...
"A sophisticated blend of vivid historical detail, exquisite characterization, and delicious sexual tension." -USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean
About the Author
Elizabeth Essex is the acclaimed author of historical novels including The Pursuit of Pleasure and A Sense of Sin. When not re-reading Jane Austen, sipping tea or mucking about her garden, Elizabeth can be found at her computer, making up wonderful stories about people who live far more interesting lives than she. It wasn’t always so. Elizabeth graduated from Hollins College with a BA in Classical Studies and Art History, and then earned her MA from Texas A&M University in Nautical Archaeology, also known as the archaeology of shipwrecks.