Trial by Desire

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HQN Books, Oct 1, 2010 - Fiction - 384 pages
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In the three years since her husband left her, Lady Kate Carhart has managed to forge a fulfilling life for herself. But when Ned Carhart unexpectedly returns, she finds her tranquility uprooted—and her deepest secrets threatened. Though she has no intention of falling for Ned's charms, Kate can no longer deny the desire that still burns in her heart.

Ned is determined to regain his wife's trust by using unbridled seduction. But just as Kate surrenders to Ned's passion, her carefully guarded past threatens to destroy her. Now Kate must place her faith in the only man she's ever loved, and the only one who has ever betrayed her….

 

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User Review  - addictofromance - LibraryThing

Summary When Kate ends up in a compromising position with Ned, she ends up married. Then after three months he abandons her and leaves and she doesn't hear from him for three years. Then he pops back ... Read full review

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User Review  - mojo09226 - LibraryThing

The more and more I read of Courtney Milan the more and more I fall in love with her work. I LOVED 'Proof by Seduction' so I was so excited to have the opportunity to read Ned's story. The end of ... Read full review

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Contents

Title Page
4
Acknowledgments
6
Dedication Page
8
Prologue
9
Chapter One
14
Chapter Two
31
Chapter Three
38
Chapter Four
51
Chapter Thirteen
199
Chapter Fourteen
211
Chapter Fifteen
223
Chapter Sixteen
234
Chapter Seventeen
250
Chapter Eighteen
261
Chapter Nineteen
280
Chapter Twenty
295

Chapter Five
64
Chapter Six
81
Chapter Seven
95
Chapter Eight
108
Chapter Nine
127
Chapter Ten
150
Chapter Eleven
165
Chapter Twelve
175
Chapter TwentyOne
307
Chapter TwentyTwo
322
Chapter TwentyThree
333
Chapter TwentyFour
343
Epilogue
354
Authors Note
359
Copyright Page
361
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About the author (2010)

Courtney Milan lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, an exuberant dog, and an attack cat. Before she started writing historical romance, Courtney experimented with various occupations, none of which stuck. Now, when she's not reading (lots), writing (lots), or sleeping (not enough), she can be found in the vicinity of a classroom.


You can learn more about Courtney at http://www.courtneymilan.com.

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