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LADY'S WAGER
by Mary Spencer

Genre: Historical Romance
Setting: England, 1818

1998 BEST REGENCY HISTORICAL ROMANCE Nominee

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Jack Sommerton, Earl of Rexley, vows never to be caught in loves web and he successfully avoids marriage until he encounters daring American beauty Gwendolyn Wells.

Independent minded Gwen has never found the man shed like to spend the rest of her life with. Then she arrives in England and finds Jack waiting at the dock.

Shes bold and funny, smart and beautiful and a challenge. Hes dashing, enigmatic and intriguing; nothing like the young men who have fallen all over Gwen vying for her attention.

The stage is set for a cat and mouse game of love that keeps readers apace with Jack and Gwens escapades. Jack has long buried secrets that must be revealed before he can love. And Gwen is just the woman to show him that he is worthy of everything a woman can give. They are the ideal couple and a remarkable pair of lovers.

Mary Spencers talents seem to grow with each book. Readers will smile with tears in their eyes as they are drawn into this fast-paced story with emotional impact, well drawn characters and a great perception of the heart. Not to be missed. SENSUAL (Nov., 373 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed By: Kathe Robin

Publisher: Dell

Published: November 1998

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