Liar's Club member Dalton Montmorency, Earl of Etheridge, is on a mission to expose Sir Thorogood, a pseudonymous political satirist whose caricatures pose a threat to the Crown and cause mayhem about town. To suss out the true identity of the cartoonist, he decides to attend a ball posing as his prey.
Clara Simpson is stunned when her poison-pen persona "Sir Thorogood" waltzes into the ballroom. Revealing this man as an impostor without exposing herself requires some serious scheming.
With multiple deceptions in play, and everyone taking on multiple aliases, passions heat up pretty fast. By the time true identities are exposed, danger is definitely afoot.
With delicious characters and a delectable plot, Bradley delivers another enticing read brimming with the mayhem and madness that come with falling in love when you least expect it. The devilishly funny double identities, witty dialogue and clever twists will captivate. SENSUAL (Oct., 384 pp., $6.50)