Seduction in Silk

Seduction in Silk

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From five-time RITA Award winner Jo Beverley comes a scintillating historical romance set in the Georgian age--where a centuries old feud and a wicked curse lead to a most unconventional marriage...

When confirmed bachelor Peregrine Perriam is named heir to Perriam Manor, he discovers that he only has a month to persuade a stranger to the altar. Otherwise the property will be lost and his line will be cursed--forever.

Having survived her parents' tormented marriage, Claris Mallow prefers poverty to any husband. When a high-born stranger demands her hand, she drives him off at pistol point. Then Perry finds weapons of his own, and the reluctant lady is compelled to accept his proposal.

Claris sets the condition that their marriage be in name only. But once she becomes mistress of Perriam Manor, she discovers that she isn't immune to Perry's charms. Perhaps a real marriage might be worth the risk--including a real marriage bed...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 107 x 173 x 33mm | 204g
  • Berkley Publishing Corporation,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0451239458
  • 9780451239457
  • 149,964

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Praise for the Novels of Jo Beverley

"Jo Beverley weaves a spell of sensual delight with her usual grace and flair."--New York Times Bestselling Author Teresa Medeiros

"[Beverley] can be counted on to...create a beguiling love story."--Booklist

"Wickedly, wonderfully sensual and gloriously romantic."--New York Times Bestselling Author Mary Balogh

"A fascinating, glittering, and sometimes dangerous world."--New York Times Bestselling Author Mary Jo Putney

"A delightful blend of wit, intrigue, and emotional victories."--The State (Columbia, SC)
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About Jo Beverley

Jo Beverley was the New York Times bestselling author of the Rogue series and numerous other romance novels. Widely regarded as one of the most talented romance writers today, she was a five-time winner of Romance Writers of America's cherished RITA Award and one of only a handful of members of the RWA Hall of Fame. She also twice received the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. She had two grown sons and lived with her husband in England. Jo Beverley passed away in May 2016.
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Rating details

672 ratings
3.68 out of 5 stars
5 25% (168)
4 33% (223)
3 31% (206)
2 7% (50)
1 4% (25)
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