All Afternoon with a Scandalous Marquess

Lords of Vice (Volume 5)

Alexandra Hawkins

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Alexandra Hawkins

All Afternoon with a Scandalous Marquess

Simon Jefferes, the Marquess of Sainthill, has done the unthinkable—he’s fallen in love. The so-called “Saint” has spent his life gambling, dallying with women, and satisfying his every whim. And he fully intended to continue his wicked ways, until he met the mysterious, exotic, and irresistible Madame Venna—the one woman he can’t have…and the only one he’s ever wanted for more than an evening.

The proprietress of the Golden Pearl, one of London’s most exclusive brothels, Madame Venna takes pride in the lush, decadent club she’s created. With a half-mask to conceal her identity, she’s careful to safeguard something even more valuable—her heart. But Saint is determined to tear down the walls she’s built around herself, and to finally expose the truth—that Madame Venna is a woman very much in love…with him.

 

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Chapter One
 

May 30, 1812, Diphill Green
Robert Royles’s broad shoulders filled the doorway of one of the unused outer buildings as he stared down at the sinuous length of rope that lay on the rough planked floor. He nudged the frayed end with his left boot, squinting into the shadowed interior.
“Did you charm the rats into chewing through the rope, Catherine?” he asked, amused by the thought.
The question was met with silence.
His fifteen-year-old cousin was resourceful for a female. The burning scratches on his neck and chest were proof that it was

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"Hawkins creates strong characters and dramatizes high emotion along with sensuality. Fans of Stephanie Laurens and Jo Beverley will enjoy this series." --Booklist on All Afternoon with a Scandalous Marquess

"There are no men like the Lords of Vice, those dashing heroes created to steal hearts. Hawkins once more fascinates, with an emotional love story of the bad boy who meets his match in an extraordinary woman. Desire in disguise was never so sweet or passionate, and Hawkins hooks readers and draws them all the way in to the perfect ending." --Romantic Times on All Afternoon with a Scandalous Marquess


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Alexandra Hawkins

Alexandra Hawkins is an unrepentant Anglophile who discovered romance novels as a teenager and knew that one day she would be writing her own. With her Lords of Vice series, she has combined her love of English history, mythology, and romance to create sensual character-driven stories that, she hopes, will touch readers’ hearts. Alexandra lives in Georgia with her husband and three children. You can visit her website at www.alexandrahawkins.com.

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All Afternoon with a Scandalous Marquess
Alexandra Hawkins

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
July 2012
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9781250001375
ISBN10: 1250001374
4 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches, 320 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
July 2012
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ISBN: 9781466820531
ISBN10: 1466820535
320 pages
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