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Innocent on her wedding night

Her hands bound by blackmail and duty, Laura Penrose was forced to marry her sweetheart’s ruthless uncle. Ford Barrett, Lord Kingsfold, has returned from the East Indies. The woman who betrayed him has a debt to pay – Laura owes him a wedding…and a wedding night!

But the sweet widow sacrificed herself once out of duty – she won’t be taken again for revenge. But this new, dark, dangerous Ford discards her pleas… Can she tell him she never wronged him, before he discovers her more innocent secret?

Gentlemen of Fortune Three men with money, power and success… Looking to share life with the right woman

Great new auhor find.

Rating By R, 26 Jul 2010

It would seem that Mrs Hale has written books for the Series before but she is a new author for me and a great "find". The plot is everything you would expect from an M&B Regency with a dashing hero in the "wounded" Ford, a complementary heroine in Laura and a chance to right wrongs from the past. I'm looking forward to the next in this set of three linked books as we have already met the heroine in this book and she seems intriguing. 10 out of 10.

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