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The Handbook to Handling His Lordship

Scandalous Brides Series

Suzanne Enoch

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THE HANDBOOK FOR HANDLING HIS LORDSHIP
SUZANNE ENOCHE

Emily Portsman has a secret, and three years ago she decided the best way to keep it would be to work at the Tantalus Club, a notorious gaming establishment for gentlemen. It’s not the sort of work a beautiful, well-bred governess would ever consider—unless she’s hiding from her past and a man who wants to destroy her present…

Nate Stokes, Earl of Westfall, is a supremely accomplished former spy more at home on London’s seedy streets than in any glittery ballroom. His peers know him only as a bookish fellow who can find anything—or anyone. When the Marquis of Ebberling hires him to find a murderess, Nate’s search leads him to the Tantalus Club and Emily Portsman. In a game where no one is who they seem and when every conversation is a deadly dance of trust and desire, the only thing Nate knows for sure is that once he gets Emily in his arms, he will never let go…

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The idiotic ways in which people deluded themselves, against all better reason and judgment, had long since ceased to surprise Nathaniel Stokes.
He, for instance, did not view a well-documented meeting in the middle of Hyde Park at the height of visiting hours as discreet. Neither would he have thought that wearing an enormous yellow hat and an unseasonably heavy cloak lent itself to being unnoticed, but then he hadn’t arranged the rendezvous. That honor belonged to the elongated face and plucked triangular eyebrows beneath the hat. And the black-gloved
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"A nicely crafted romance that brings a spy novel sensibility to a damsel-in-distress fugitive trope, with entertaining and rewarding results." —Kirkus Reviews

 “A joyride of a novel…a sensual romantic caper sure to win applause.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Reading a book by Suzanne Enoch is like stepping into a time machine. She so adeptly transports readers….”—New York Journal of Books

 “A highly gifted author.”—Romantic Times

“With her carefully drawn characters and plot chock-full of political intrigue, greed, and scandal, Enoch has put a nifty Regency spin on the Beauty and the Beast story.” —Booklist

“Suzanne Enoch has a gift for piquing a reader's interest.”—Sun Journal

 

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"Enoch combines wonderful characters who have marvelous chemistry with a clever plot and a fast pace." –RT Book Reviews

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Suzanne Enoch

  • A native and current resident of Southern California, Suzanne Enoch loves movies almost as much as she loves books, with a special place in her heart for anything Star Wars. She has written more than thirty Regency novels and historical romances, which are regularly found on the New York Times bestseller list. When she is not busily working on her next book, Suzanne likes to contemplate interesting phenomena, like how the three guppies in her aquarium became 161 guppies in five months.

     

     

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