A Rogue of My Own

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 16, 2009 - 368 pages
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Lady Rebecca Marshall fulfills her mother's fondest wish when she becomes a maid of honor at the court of Queen Victoria. Having been disappointed two years ago when their neighbor the Duke of Norford's heir Raphael Locke married another woman (as related in THE DEVIL WHO TAMED HER), Rebecca's mother sees this court appointment as a golden opportunity for Rebecca to make a good match. She will be meeting royalty from across the continent and the most important people in England. At court, Rebecca innocently steps into the rivalry between the Queen's spymaster and the noblewoman in charge of the maids of honor who is using Rebecca to spy on her enemies, one of whom is the charming marquis Rupert St. John. Rebecca knows Rupert as the devastatingly handsome n'er-do-well cousin of Raphael Locke, the man she was once infatuated with. What Rebecca doesn't know is that Rupert is a secret agent of the crown who leads a double life.Rebecca strikes up a lively flirtation with Rupert in order to keep an eye on him, but when Rupert realizes she's spying on him he seduces her. He hardly suspects that she's an innocent and he's horrified when she reveals she is pregnant! Forced to the altar by their families, Rupert, who knows of Rebecca's fondness for his cousin Rafe, believes that Rebecca has set a trap of the worst sort in order to marry into the powerful Locke family. But he exacts some sweet revenge by vowing that theirs willnotbe a marriage in name only; he plans to enjoy many passionate nights with his beautiful, scheming wife.
 

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Johanna Lindsey is one of the world's most successful romance authors. She has written over 30 books, of which 54 million copies are in print and have been translated into 12 languages. Lindsey was born with the name Johanna Helen Howard on March 10, 1952. As a young wife and mother, Lindsey became a great fan of romance novels and wrote her first book, Captive Bride in 1977, on a whim when she was 25. To the young author's great surprise, it made The New York Times Bestsellers list. Lindsey had found a romance formula that worked. Take any setting past or present, introduce a rascally rakish male and a romantic heroine, let their hearts ignite with passion, lust, and love. Lindsey has something of a cult following, following such titles as "Heart of Thunder", "Hearts Aflame", "A Heart So Wild", and ''Keeper of the Heart". She has loyal fans reading "Glorious Angel" and "Gentle Rogue" and legions of devotees buying her Malory family series. In 2014 her title, Stormy Persuasion, made The New York Times Best Seller List Because her father was in the U.S. Army, Lindsey traveled to many places as a child. She was born in Germany and grew up in Fort Knox, Kentucky. The family settled in Hawaii and Lindsey was married right after high school.

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