After nearly a decade Karen Robards returns to her roots in historical romance and presents long-time fans with a story to savor.
When she receives the news that her half-brother, Marcus, the Earl of Wickham, has been murdered in Ceylon, Gabby Banning wonders what will happen to her and her sisters once their brutal cousin claims the title and control of their lives.
To give her sister a season in London, Gabby places her trust in Marcus servant. Together they plan to hide the news of her half-brothers death until after the season.
But once they reach Marcuss townhouse they are in for a surprise; Marcus is there or at least a man claiming to be Marcus is there. No one has seen the earl in 20 years. Gabby convinces this Marcus to go along with her scheme. They just dont expect to fall in love.
Ms. Robards returns with a vengeance to once more make her mark on the historical romance genre. Fast-paced and carefully crafted with a hint of suspense and a memorable cast of characters, SCANDALOUS will delight Regency and mystery readers as well. SENSUAL (Mar., 380 pp., $7.99)