WANTED: MAIL-ORDER MISTRESS
The last book of Hale’s trilogy is just as thrilling and passionate as the others. Like combatants, these lovers circle around each other until they finally come to their senses.
Bethan Conway is desperate to find her brother or his ship. She will do anything, even agree to marry a total stranger. Simon Grimshaw wants a safe outlet for the desires his work can’t stifle. He asks for a mistress. After a night of reckless passion, the lovers realize they are at cross purposes. But when Simon does propose, Bethan turns him down in order to save him from her past. (HARLEQUIN, Apr., 314 pp., $5.99)