The fourth dazzling Rules for the Reckless novel. Sharp, clever dialogue; a love story laced with humour; a tale with depth and passion - hallmarks of a Meredith Duran historical romance.
They call her the 'Ice Queen'. Catherine Everleigh is London's loveliest heiress, but a bitter lesson in heartbreak has taught her to keep to herself. All she desires is her birthright - the auction house that was mercilessly stolen from her. To win this war, she'll need a powerful ally. Who better than infamous crime lord Nicholas O'Shea? A marriage of convenience will serve them both.
The crime lord...
Having conquered the city's underworld, Nick seeks a new challenge. Marrying Catherine will give him the guise of legitimacy and access to her world of the elite. No one need know that he's coveted Catherine for a year - their arrangement is strictly business, free from the weaknesses of love. Seduction, however, is an altogether different matter - an enticing game that he's determined she'll play, and what's more, enjoy ...
Want more Rules for the Reckless? Don't miss Your Wicked Heart or Fool Me Twice.
Here's a sophisticated, witty, smart novel that, like a Mary Balogh romance, compels the reader to look deeper into the story and uncover great depth as well as grand passion . . . and a better understanding of humanity and the power of love - Romantic Times
Will enchant romance readers who yearn for a clever tale - Booklist
So adorable and witty . . . The more I read Meredith Duran books, the more I become fascinated and enthralled with her voice - Smexy Books
This author is one of the best writers in the romance genre - Heroes and Heartbreakers
Top-notch romance - Publishers Weekly
Everything a great historical romance should be - Romance Junkies
Meredith Duran blames Anne Boleyn for sparking her lifelong obsession with British history. A graduate student in the social sciences, she spends her free time collecting old etiquette manuals, guidebooks to nineteenth-century London, and travelogues by intrepid Victorian women.
The Duke Of Shadows and Bound By Your Touch ranked among the top 100 romances of all time in the 2010 All About Romance poll, and the USA Today bestselling Fool Me Twice won the 2015 RITA for Historical Fiction.
For more on Meredith visit her website www.meredithduran.com, and connect with her on Twitter @meredithduran, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AuthorMeredithDuran.