Once Upon A Scandal (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Apr 1, 2010 - Fiction - 336 pages
4 Reviews
Her husband, her enemy.

Desperate and alone, Lady Emma tricked Lucas Coulter, the Marquess of Wortham, into a hasty marriage. But on their wedding night, when he learned the truth about his not-so-innocent bride, he abandoned her.

Seven years later, Emma lives in disgrace with her beloved daughter, Jenny. Penniless, Emma provides for her child in the one way she knows how: in the dark of night, she creeps across the rooftops of London and steals jewels from the wealthy nobles who have wronged her.

Then Lucas catches her in a daring act of burglary. And he proposes a devil's bargain-- give him an heir...or be exposed. Vowing to hide the devastating secret in her past, Emma agrees to share her husband's bed, never dreaming this cold stranger has become a skilled seducer who will sweep her into a world of peril and passion...

  

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User Review  - Karen Darling - Goodreads

Didn't like him referring to her as a "BITCH", four times. It did have a lot of twists and turns. I did predict who the daddy was before it was revealed. Read full review

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User Review  - Kesha - Goodreads

Very good book. I hated Lucas at first because he treated his wife like crap. Seriously, in all those years he was gone, no one in his family snooped to see what his wife was up to. She was barely ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1
6
Chapter 2
19
Chapter 3
37
Chapter 4
48
Chapter 5
62
Chapter 6
75
Chapter 7
84
Chapter 8
98
Chapter 14
180
Chapter 15
193
Chapter 16
210
Chapter 17
221
Chapter 18
234
Chapter 19
246
Chapter 20
254
Chapter 21
262

Chapter 9
109
Chapter 10
122
Chapter 11
137
Chapter 12
151
Chapter 13
164
Chapter 22
271
Chapter 23
285
Chapter 24
297
Epilogue
311
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About the author (2010)

Barbara Dawson Smith

Call me a chronic dreamer, but I love a good book. Like everyone else, I get caught up in carpooling for my two daughters, taking out the garbage, and paying the bills. Reading is my pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, the reward for a long day's work. Even after writing twelve romance novels of my own, I still love to escape into the magical world of another writer's imagination.

For your reading pleasure, I've included a bonus at the end of the book-- a sneak peek at my next historical romance, The Venus Touch.

You can write to me c/o St. Martin's Paperbacks, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010-7848.

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