In for a Penny

In for a Penny

3.69 (1,282 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$16.00

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

Grand Passion...or epic disaster? Lord Nevinstoke revels in acting the young wastrel, until his father is killed in a drunken duel. Never one to do anything halfway, Nev throws off his wild ways to shoulder a mountain of responsibility-and debt-vowing to marry a rich girl and act the respectable lord of the manor. Manufacturing heiress Penelope Brown seems the perfect choice for a wife. She's pretty, proper, and looking for a husband. Determined to rise above her common birth, Penelope prides herself on her impeccable behavior and good sense. Grand Passion? Vulgar and melodramatic. Yes, agreeing to marry Nev was a rare moment of impulse, yet she's sure they can build a good marriage based on companionship and mutual esteem. But when they arrive at the manor, they're overwhelmed with half-starved tenants, a menacing neighbor, and the family propensity for scandal. As the situation deteriorates, the newlyweds have nowhere to turn but to each other. To Penelope's surprise, she begins to fervently hope that her first taste of Grand Passion in her husband's arms won't be her last. Warning: Contains kisses in the breakfast room, account books in the bedroom...and murder in the garden. Featuring a heroine who's used to settling, a hero who's used to getting what he wants without trying, and a love for which they'll both have to fight tooth and nail.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 18mm | 390g
  • Stow, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1619225565
  • 9781619225565

Rating details

1,282 ratings
3.69 out of 5 stars
5 21% (265)
4 41% (527)
3 28% (361)
2 8% (98)
1 2% (31)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X