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The Rogue's Bride

The Rogue's Bride

Leslie LaFoy

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Tristan Townsend has come home to London to assume his duties as the Marquis of Lockwood after all the men in his family have died. Desperate to rid himself of the "Lockwood curse" and restore his family's honor, marriage is the furthest thing from Tristan's mind…until he lays eyes on an enchanting stranger and vows to make her his…

Lady Simone Turnbridge—beautiful, bold, and with a scandalous past—is not eager to be some wealthy man's bride. Some men want her hand in marriage; others merely want her in their beds. She mocks them all with a twinkle in her eye, knowing not one of them can tame her…

Tristan will do anything to have Simone in his bed and his ring on her finger. Simone, who has sworn to let no man control her, is held in thrall by her fascination with this forbidden Lockwood. But it's too late to walk away now—when the promise of passion is so wanton, wicked, and thoroughly wonderful….


Chapter One

London, England

March 1886

It was a simple choice: either smoke a cheroot or kill someone. Simone drew the flame into the end of the tightly twisted length of tobacco, puffed in utter relief, and shook out the...


Praise for The Rogue's Bride

“Leslie LaFoy delivers wonderful, witty characters and breathless romance.” —Celeste Bradley, USA Today bestselling author

“Leslie LaFoy is intelligent, sexy, fun.” —Kasey Michaels, New York Times bestselling author

“The lures of Lafoy's writing are not just great characters, fantastic storytelling, and heightened sexual tension, but also the subtle ways she plays on your emotions so that you are completely invested in the book. No reader…can ignore the deep and intense emotions that emanate from the pages of this masterful romance.” —Romantic Times (4-1/2 stars, Top Pick)

“Leslie LaFoy delivers wonderful, witty characters, and breathless romance.” —Celeste Bradley, USA Today bestselling author

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About the author

Leslie LaFoy

LESLIE LaFOY grew up loving to read and living to write. (This was a significant factor in her becoming the unofficial poster child of over-education. In the Liberal Arts no less.) After teaching high school history for many years, she focused her creative energies on her life-long dream of writing full time. When not made completely oblivious to reality by her current work in progress, she dabbles in every handicraft known to womankind and, twice a week and ever other weekend, dons her cape to be Hockey and Lacrosse Mom.

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