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by Lorraine Heath

Genre: Historical Romance, England, Victorian Period
Sensuality: HOT
Setting: Victorian England

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The Scoundrels of St. James series, Heath's unique take on Oliver Twist, has won readers' hearts. The latest is a tender, compassionate love story with all the twists of a great mystery. It will enthrall readers with its originality.

James Swindler has watched his friends from Fagin's crew begin new lives. Working as an inspector, he tries to put his past behind him. His latest assignment is to watch over a woman suspected of plotting a murder.

Eleanor Watkins has come to London to avenge her sister's death. She's distracted by the handsome man who rescues her in the pleasure gardens and continues to watch her. James hopes to lure her away from her plan, even if he has to seduce her. Falling in love is in neither of their schemes, but when they do they are drawn deeper and deeper into a nefarious plot that could end in danger and death. (AVON, Nov., 352 pp., $6.99)

Reviewed By: Kathe Robin

Publisher: AVON

Published: November 2009

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