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Deadly Desire

Francesca Cahill Romance Novels

Brenda Joyce

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The time is turn-of-the-century New York City. Society's elite host glittering balls inside sprawling mansions while outside, the teeming streets harbor secrets of their own.

New York City's Police Commissioner Rick Bragg has been called upon to investigate a shocking crime. Reluctant to pull Francesca Cahill into a case that could be very dangerous, Rick also knows the beautiful and brilliant heiress has a natural ability for sleuthing that could aid him--even it if means working side by side with a woman who tempts him like no other. And so Franscesca and Rick begin a harrowing journey through the squalid underworld of the city that plunges them deeper and deeper in a peril neither could have imagined--and a desire that only continues to grow...
 
Brenda Joyce's Deadly Desire is a sizzling hot historical romance.

The time is turn-of-the-century New York City. Society's elite host glittering balls inside sprawling mansions while outside, the teeming streets harbor secrets of their own.

New York City's Police Commissioner Rick Bragg has been called upon to investigate a shocking crime. Reluctant to pull Francesca Cahill into a case that could be very dangerous, Rick also knows the beautiful and brilliant heiress has a natural ability for sleuthing that could aid him--even it if means working side by side with a woman who tempts him like no other. And so Franscesca and Rick begin a harrowing journey through the squalid underworld of the city that plunges them deeper and deeper in a peril neither could have imagined--and a desire that only continues to grow... Brenda Joyce's Deadly Desire is a sizzling hot historical romance.

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Deadly Desire
OneFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1902 -- 10:00 A.M.Francesca Cahill began to plot how to steal out of the house the moment she awoke. She was in the habit of arising at an unfashionable hour, or so her mother accused, but then, Julia Van Wyck Cahill was as fashionable as one of the city's reigning social matriarchs could be. Francesca never deceived herself--not only was she a bluestocking and a radical reformer through and through; she felt rather certain that, behind her back, she was also sometimes labeled an eccentric. No mind. She did not give a whit for fashion anyway, or parties
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"Joyce excels at creating twists and turns in her characters' personal lives."--Publishers Weekly
"Joyce excels at creating twists and turns in her characters' personal lives."--Publishers Weekly

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  • Brenda Joyce

  • Brenda Joyce is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 20 novels. She lives in New York City.
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    Francesca Cahill Romance Novels

    Brenda Joyce

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