Scandal Author:Amanda Quick From a stately country house in Hampshire to the dazzling drawing rooms of 1800s London society, comes an exquisite tale of an alfin beauty, a vengeful lord and a wild, sweet love that is sheer poetry... — It was a major scandal when young Emily Faringdon ran away with a handsome renegade and her father brought her home. Now, the flame-haired, p... more »etite Emily is resigned to a life of spinsterhood - until she begins corresponding with a mysterious poet, a man who she feels if her soul mate, her fantasy come true. But the sensual writer is not at all what he seems. In reality, he is Simon Augustus Traherne, the Early of Blade, a strong-willed man with a personal vendetta against Emily's family.
Many years before, Simon's father gambled away his entire estate to the Faringdons. Now, Simon plans to marry Emily - and reclaim his rightful inheritance.
By the time Emily discovers Simon's real motive for marrying her, it is too late. For, unable to resist his seductive charms, she has already surrendered her heart. But, will she be able to make the cold-hearted Simon return her love?« less