Filled with mystery, intrigue and suspense, this story is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats. The intense emotional scenes full of the tension and drama of betrayal make this story believable. Readers will also appreciate how Mallory brings these two characters together.

Bachelor Guy Wylder, the Earl of Darrington is considered quite the catch, but the earl is unwilling to trust another woman after his former fiancée betrayed him ten years ago by selling Government secrets gleaned from his office. After the incident, Darrington took blame for her actions and retired from politics. Now he has quite the reputation as rake that seduces women and moves on!

Forced by unthinkable circumstances, widow Elizabeth Forrester reluctantly offers the earl hospitality, fully aware of Darrigton’s reputation. When Darrington discovers Beth’s secret, she tries to seduce him to buy his silence. When Darrington turns her down and instead offers Beth genuine aid, she must put aside her pride and allow the earl to help, all the while while fighting her attraction to him. After all she is promised to another ... (HARLEQUIN, Sept. 2011, 288 pp., $5.99)

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Nas Dean