In the Arms of a Marquess
Shed never forgotten him . . .
Miss Octavia Pierce is witty, well-off . . . and shockingly unwed. Still, she is far too successful in society to remain on the shelf forever, and her family has hopes that Octavia will finally make the perfect match. What they dont know is that, years earlier, Octavia was scandalously tempted by the one man capable of sweeping her off her feet the man now known as the Marquess of DoreÉ.
A third son, never meant to inherit, Lord Ben DoreÉ has abandoned his past and grown accustomed to his illustrious new position of wealth and power. But he has never forgotten Octavia, and now she desperately needs his help in a most dangerous, clandestine matter. Although she claims she has put the memories of the passion they shared behind her, Ben is determined to once again have her in his armsand in his bed.
About the Author
The American Library Association's Booklist named Katharine Ashe one of the "New Stars of Historical Romance" and RT Book Reviews awarded her debut historical romance, Swept Away By A Kiss, a "Top Pick!" Katharine lives in the wonderfully warm Southeast with her husband, son, two dogs, and a garden she likes to call romantic rather than unkempt. A professor of European history, she has made her home in California, Italy, France, and the northern US.
Praise for In the Arms of a Marquess…
“Swept Away By A Kiss” is a breathtaking romance filled with sensuality and driven by a brisk and thrilling plot. Her characters are intelligent, vibrant and wonderfully complex. Katharine Ashe writes with eloquence and power--what a compelling read!”
-Lisa Kleypas, New York Times bestselling author
“...an exciting, danger-packed historical romance that I hated to see end. A superbly crafted story…I highly recommend IN THE ARMS OF A MARQUESS to anyone looking for a great read. Do not miss it!”
“I loved it from beginning to end, and so will you.”
“Every woman who ever dreamed of having a titled lord at her feet will love this novel.”
-Eloisa James, Barnesand NobleReview.com
“Ashe’s debut is worthy of high praise. She presents readers with an incredible romance with enough sexual chemistry to singe your fingers. The characters are complex and highly sensual, the plot riveting and the backdrop vividly detailed. This is both a page-turner and a keeper.”
-RT Book Reviews-- 4 and 1/2 stars, Top Pick
FIVE QUILLS! “A wonderfully captivating book… In the Arms of a Marquess is perfection. … Ms. Ashe’s characters come to life not only in their provocative and lush setting but in the generosity of their witty dialogue. … A magnetic story.”
-Romantic Crush Junkies
“Ashe delivers a unique adventure romance, weaving exotic aspects of India into a staid British backdrop. The strong and deliciously unusual characters propel the plot forward allowing the adventure, mystery and romance to perfectly merge into a thrilling read.” - 4 1/2 stars! (”FANTASTIC/keeper”)
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