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Wallflower Most Wanted

Wallflower Most Wanted

A Studies in Scandal Novel

Studies in Scandal (Volume 3)

Manda Collins

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A dedicated painter, Miss Sophia Hastings is far more concerned with finding the right slant of light than in finding Mr. Right. But when an overheard conversation hints at danger for another local artist, Sophia is determined to get involved. Even if it means accepting help from an impossibly good-looking vicar who insists on joining her investigation—and threatens to capture her heart…

Reverend Lord Benedick Lisle knows that Sophia is no damsel in distress. But he won’t allow her to venture into peril alone, either. . .especially since he finds Sophia’s curious, free-spirited nature so alluring. But protecting her from harm is becoming more difficult than the vicar could have expected as he and Sophia confront their fiery mutual passion. Who could have known that the art of love would prove so irresistible?

Wallflower Most Wanted by Manda Collins is a page-turning Regency romance and part of the Studies in Scandal series.

“Plenty of pleasure.”—RT Book Reviews

Chapter 1

Consumed by the need to capture the scene in front of her before the light changed, Miss Sophia Hastings didn’t notice the newcomers until it was too late.

She’d struck out early that morning—an unusual occurrence...

Praise for Wallflower Most Wanted

"As the romance blossoms, the mystery takes a very unexpected twist, making for a magnetic, fast-paced story." — Publisher's Weekly

"A heart-stopping Regency celebrating a genius and the man who can't resist her." — Kirkus

"Another smart, absorbing, enjoyable and perfectly paced read from Collins!" — RT Book Reviews

"Collins has truly penned an engrossing tale of love, laughter, friendship with a touch of mystery." — HEA USA Today

"Manda Collins can make her characters come to life, and her tales are always interesting and creative." — Romance Reviews Today

"Wallflower Most Wanted is an exemplary read from its beginning to its satisfying ending. There is flowing narration, a mesmerizing plot, a blooming romance with a dashing hero and a darling heroine! A clever mystery with all the hallmarks of murder, intrigue and conspiracy...beautifully crafted and offers a double helping of romance. Definitely swoon-worthy!" — Romance Junkies

"This story will sweep you off your feet with non-stop action, drama, suspense and plenty of hot romance." — Kristen's Book Jungle


Manda Collins

Manda Collins is the author of The Lords of Anarchy series, The Ugly Duckling series and the Wicked Widows series as well as several other Regency-set romances. She spent her teen years wishing she’d been born a couple of centuries earlier, preferably in the English countryside. Time travel being what it is, she resigned herself to life with electricity and indoor plumbing, and read lots of books. When she’s not writing, she’s helping other people use books, as an academic librarian.

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