Emerald Book Two of The Jewel Trilogy Author:Lauren Royal England and Scotland, 1667 — Jason Chase, the Marquess of Cainewood, is out to bring a blackguard to justice when he crosses paths with a woeful Scottish lad. When the lad turns out to be a lovely Scottish lass, he realizes she must be the notorious bounty hunter Emerald MacCallum. Convinced they're after the same man and her very life may be in ... more »danger, Jason decides he must keep Emerald close...
In Caithren Leslie's view, there couldn't be enough distance between her and the handsome but overbearing Englishman. She's searching for her wayward brother, but Jason won't let a little thing like the truth interfere with his absurd conviction that she's living under an assumed identity. Mindful of the dangerous traveling conditions, Cait grudgingly accepts his protection. Until, that is, she begins to suspect that mistrust isn't the only emotion between them...and their mission for justice just might turn out to be a quest for love...
Book Two of Lauren Royal's Jewel Trilogy
Special Author's Cut Edition
A full-length novel of 118,200 words (about 475 mass-market book pages)
R-rated content: explicit love scenes
Originally published by Penguin Putnam (Signet)
This Author's Cut Edition e-book has been completely revised from the original and includes Bonus Material: an Author's Note, a preview of Lauren's next book, and a link to an online contest where you can enter to win a piece of jewelry featured in one of Lauren's books.
Finalist for the Booksellers' Best Award and RWA Award of Excellence!
"A captivating historical romance. Fans of Jo Beverley and Julia Quinn will love Lauren Royal!"
--Kira Morgan, author of Seduced by Destiny
"A lively, fast-paced romance...a glittering gem of a novel."
--Kathe Robin, Romantic Times
"An exciting, adventurous tale that will keep you up past your bedtime...I highly recommend Emerald!"
--Carol Durfee, Romance Reviews Today
"A passionate tale that brings late seventeenth-century England vividly alive...fast-paced and filled with action from the very first page to the climax."