Tempting Fortune : Regency Romance (The Malloren World #2)
by Jo Beverley
Lord Arcenbryght Malloren is done with love. If he marries it will be for money to invest in his favorite scheme—canal building.
Then he meets the impoverished Portia St. Claire, and is soon entangled in her and her family's ruinous affairs.
It doesn't take Bryght long to decide that Portia is the woman for him. But can he persuade Portia to trust a rich, devastatingly handsome nobleman who appears to be a reckless gamester?
From The Publisher: Author Jo Beverley is known for her consumate attention to historical detail that wisks the reader back in time to a near first-hand experience. Fans of Regency romance and historical British fiction set in the 19th century, as well as readers of Jess Michaels, Mary Balogh, Christi Caldwell, Stephanie Laurens, Madeline Hunter and Mary Jo Putney will want to read every book by Jo Beverley.
"Romance at its best . . ." ~Publisher's Weekly
"Intricately plotted, fast-paced, and delightfully wicked . . ." ~Library Journal
"A fantastic novel. Jo Beverley shows again why she is considered one of the genre's brightest stars." ~Affaire de Coeur
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