A Courtesan's Guide to Getting Your Man

A Courtesan's Guide to Getting Your Man

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Regency London's most celebrated courtesan, The Blackbird, was a woman before her time--uninhibited, financially independent, and free to live by her own rules. Schooled in the sensual arts by the one man she loved the most, she recorded every wicked detail in her diaries...When Boston museum curator Piper Chase-Pierpont unearths The Blackbird's steamy memoirs, she's aroused and challenged by what she finds. "Could the courtesan's diaries be used as a modern girl's guide to finding love and empowerment? "One curious curator--and one very lucky man--are about to find out...show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 104.14 x 172.72 x 40.64mm | 181.44g
  • St Martin's Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0312532563
  • 9780312532567
  • 169,729

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"The Courtesan's Guide to Getting Your Man is a bold, daring and incredibly sexy romance. Celeste Bradley and Susan Donovan have outdone themselves!"--Christina Dodd, New York Times bestselling author Praise for the novels of Celeste BradleySCOUNDREL IN MY DREAMS "Bradley has done it again: created a memorable Runaway Brides story that fills your heart with joy and laughter, mixed with tears. Even though fans of this series realzie who the adorable Meoldy's father must be, it's still a pleasure to read. Let your spirit fly and savor this wondrous read!" --"RT Book reviews (4 1/2 stars, Top Pick!)"ROGUE IN MY ARMS "Bradley doesn't disappoint with the second in her Runaway Brides trilogy, which is certain to have readers laughing and crying. Her characters leap off the page, especially little three year old Melody, the precocious "heroine," and her three fathers. There's passion, adventure, non-stop action and secrets that make the pages fly by."--"Romantic Times BOOKreviews (4 1/2 stars, Top Pick!)""When it comes to crafting fairy tale-like, wonderfully escapist historicals, Bradley is unrivaled, and the second addition to her Runaway Brides trilogy cleverly blends madcap adventure and sexy romance."" -Booklist""Praise for the novels of Susan DonovanAIN'T TOO PROUD TO BEG"Donovan whips up a fine frappe of romantic comedy and suspense."--"Publishers Weekly""A delightful new series."--"RT BOOKreviews""This is a terrific book and one that fans of Ms. Donovan, and new readers of first-class romantic comedies, don't want to miss."--"RTR Reviews"THE GIRL MOST LIKELY TO..."An exceptional novel with humor and pathos and rich in detail, and the finely put together characters make this a story worthy of our Perfect 10 award and a must-read. You'll laugh, cry, and your heart will break over this brilliant story of a man and woman--what most wondrous stories end up being about."--"Romance Reviews Today""A wonderfully convoluted tale of love lost and found, secret pregnancies and spousal abuse, Donovan's latest shows us the healing power of forgiveness and the strength found in the love of family. It's peopled with complex characters who learn much about themselves and those they love through the course of this compelling story."--"RT BOOKreviews"""THE KEPT WOMANA RITA Award finalist"Sexy and funny. Donovan takes the marriage-of-convenience plot and gives it a fun update that will leave readers grinning. ...these characters are filled with genuine warmth and charm."--"RT BOOKreviews""" """show more

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Bestselling authors Celeste Bradley and Susan Donovan will sweep you away--across continents, centuries, and bedrooms--combining the best of all worlds in one unforgettable romantic saga."ONE WOMAN'S INTIMATE SECRETS"Regency London's most celebrated courtesan, The Blackbird, was a woman before her time--uninhibited, financially independent, and free to live by her own rules. Schooled in the sensual arts by the one man she loved the most, she recorded every wicked detail in her diaries..."ANOTHER WOMAN'S AWAKENING"When Boston museum curator Piper Chase-Pierpont unearths The Blackbird's steamy memoirs, she's aroused and challenged by what she finds. "Could the courtesan's diaries be used as a modern girl's guide to finding love and empowerment? "One curious curator--and one very lucky man--are about to find out...show more

About Celeste Bradley

CELESTE BRADLEY is the New York Times bestselling author of the Runaway Brides, Heiress Brides, Liar's Club and Royal Four series. Prior to giving writing a try, she was a professional artist. She is a two-time RITA Nominee and winner of the prestigious Historical Storyteller of the Year from "Romantic Times Book Reviews." Mother of two teen divas, Southern-born Celeste lives in the Southwest. "New York Times" bestseller SUSAN DONOVAN is a former newspaper journalist with degrees from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and has worked as a reporter in Chicago, Albuquerque, and Indianapolis. She lives in rural Maryland with her family and dogs.show more
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