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CAUGHT IN A MIDNIGHT TRYST! Can a reclusive and distrustful lord, scarred by betrayal and raised without love, learn to trust a pampered society beauty who seems to have the whole world at her elegantly shod feet? When Alexander Forthin, Earl of Calvercombe, clashes with Persephone Seaborne it seems not... But a series of mysterious disappearances links their two families, forcing the embittered soldier and the toast of St James into an unlikely alliance- one that starts the gossips' tongues wagging... Especially after they are caught in a secret midnight tryst!

Great yarn

Rating By R, 03 Jun 2013

Authentically written by Mrs Beacon who has great feel for the English countryside this is an enthralling tale with charismatic characters although Persephone could be rather annoying at times in her impetuosity and reluctance to hedd any one else's point of view. One downside for some readers however may be the fact that it is not made clear that this book is actually one of a series so the plot (intentionally) is not finished. However, with its element of mystery this is just the sort of M&B Historical I really enjoy. Ten out of ten

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