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You Can't Always Get the Marquess You Want

You Can't Always Get the Marquess You Want

A Masters of Seduction Novel

Masters of Seduction (Volume 2)

Alexandra Hawkins

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They call him Chance, though in truth the Marquess of Fairlamb feels bitterly cursed: A long-ago family feud is still standing in the way of his heart’s desire. Lady Tempest is the daughter of his father’s sworn enemy, the Marquess of Norgrave. She is beautiful, innocent, and utterly untouchable. But some seductions are just too good to resist…
Turns out Tempest is a woman of her own mind—and a true romantic who will overcome every obstacle to be with the man of her dreams. But the odds are against handsome, wickedly charming Chance if he intends to win Tempest as his bride. Will he choose loyalty to his family—or risk everything he has for the woman he yearns for?

Chapter One


Black Goat Tavern, 1816

“You astound me, Fairlamb. Most days you are not so careless. Nevertheless, I am not one to question my good fortune. Seeing that I have gained...

Praise for You Can't Always Get the Marquess You Want

"Enchanting...full of torrid trysts, sparkling conversation, and Machiavellian machinations." - Fresh Fiction on You Can't Always Get the Marquess You Want

"Hawkins delights with another emotional and well-written read." - RT Book Reviews on You Can't Always Get the Marquess You Want

"Sensual with smart, well-rounded characters and an engaging plot." - PW on You Can't Always Get the Marquess You Want

“Fans of the series will relish this last book, bringing all the characters back together for one last stand.” —RT Book Reviews on TWILIGHT WITH THE INFAMOUS EARL

“A dark, richly woven romance.” —RT Book Reviews on A Duke But No Gentleman

“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

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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. The USA Today bestselling author has written seventeen historical romances, including A Duke But No Gentleman, the first book in her new Masters of Seduction series. Alexandra has combined her love of English history, mythology, and romance to create sensual character-driven stories that, she hopes, will touch readers' hearts.

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