Midnight Pleasures

Midnight Pleasures

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In the night, all rules are forgotten....

Eloisa James, the acclaimed author of Potent Pleasures, returns to Regency England with an unforgettable new heroine -- a genteel but naughty innocent who gets more than she bargains for when she finally says yes to love. To her legions of adoring suitors, it comes as quite a shock when Lady Sophie York rejects an offer of marriage from the dashing, rakish Patrick Foakes in favor of amiable but dull Braddon Chatwin. He may be an earl, but it is Patrick's stolen kisses that sear her lips. When Patrick, in disguise, scales a ladder to retrieve his friend's fiancée, he never expects the elopement to be his own. Neither does Sophie, Braddon, or the rest of the tattling ton. One hasty wedding later, the passionate innocent and the sophisticated rogue play out their own intricate dance as Sophie masters what it takes to keep a man where he belongs. And Patrick learns the ultimate lesson in love.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 104 x 173 x 26mm | 261g
  • Dell Publishing Co Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0440234573
  • 9780440234579
  • 100,776

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In the night, all rules are forgotten....
Eloisa James, the acclaimed author of Potent Pleasures, returns to Regency England with an unforgettable new heroine -- a genteel but naughty innocent who gets more than she bargains for when she finally says yes to love.
To her legions of adoring suitors, it comes as quite a shock when Lady Sophie York rejects an offer of marriage from the dashing, rakish Patrick Foakes in favor of amiable but dull Braddon Chatwin. He may be an earl, but it is Patrick's stolen kisses that sear her lips.
When Patrick, in disguise, scales a ladder to retrieve his friend's fiancee, he never expects the elopement to be his own. Neither does Sophie, Braddon, or the rest of the tattling "ton. One hasty wedding later, the passionate innocent and the sophisticated rogue play out their own intricate dance as Sophie masters what it takes to keep a man where he belongs. And Patrick learns the ultimate lesson in love.
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Review quote

"A steamy, satisfying romantic romp ... romance writing does not get much better than this."
-- People "Sheer reading delight: witty, wise, and passionately romantic."
-- Mary Balogh, author of More Than a Mistress Don't miss Eloisa James's acclaimed novel: Potent Pleasures

"Unexpected twists...surprises all around."
-- Publishers Weekly "Utterly frivolous."
-- USA Today Available from Dell And look for Eloisa James's new hardcover: Enchanting Pleasures

Available in June 2001 from Delacorte Press
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About Eloisa James

Eloisa James is a professor of English literature who lives with her family in New Jersey. She is the also the author of Midnight Pleasures and Enchanting Pleasures.
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3.81 out of 5 stars
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4 36% (1,616)
3 28% (1,242)
2 7% (306)
1 2% (69)
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