Rushed to the Altar (Paperback)
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Short Description for Rushed to the Altar The first novel in the sexy and scintillating Blackwater Brides trilogy of historical romances from a "New York Times"-bestselling author. Original.
- Published: 01 July 2010
- Format: Paperback 480 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781439145241 ISBN 10: 1439145245
- Sales rank: 55,570
Full description for Rushed to the Altar
From "New York Times "bestselling author Jane Feather comes the first of a wonderful new trilogy, The Blackwater Brides, set in the sensually "im-"proper Georgian period, in which three noble brothers discover they will be forced to find brides under highly unusual circumstances. Jasper Sullivan, Earl of Blackwater, needs a prostitute. Not in the usual way, however. His wealthy uncle s will promises to divide his huge fortune among his nephews if each rescues a fallen woman . . . by marrying her! And since Jasper s estates were already mortgaged to the hilt before he inherited them, when he catches a pretty young prostitute trying to pick his pocket, he immediately makes his proposal. Clarissa Astley is not at all what Jasper believes. The orphaned daughter of a prosperous merchant, she is searching the seedier districts of London for her young brother, abducted by their evil guardian, who wants the little boy s inheritance. But she needs powerful help, and the darkly handsome Earl of Blackwater is certainly that. So she pretends to be exactly what he assumed a risky charade for an innocent virgin. But when passion flares between Jasper and Clarissa, the deception becomes even more difficult to handle. . . .