Swept Away By a Kiss

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HarperCollins, Jul 27, 2010 - Fiction - 384 pages
3 Reviews

A Secret Identity

When pirates storm Viscount Steven Ashford's ship upon the high seas, it brings him closer than ever to the nefarious criminal he seeks to ruin. Only one seductive detail threatens his victory: the scandalous beauty imprisoned with him, Lady Valerie Monroe. Temptation has never been so intoxicating or so forbidden, for Steven is disguised as a French priest. If they make it off the ship alive, to protect her from his enemies he must never see her again . . .

An Undeniable Love

Back in England, and under the ton's scrutiny for a reckless past she hasn't escaped, Valerie dreams of the breathtaking "man of the cloth" with whom she shared her greatest adventure. Then he reappears in society under his true identity, Viscount Ashford, but, despite the danger, their consuming passion cannot be denied. Now standing in the way of their desire are Valerie's wounded heart, Steven's lone destiny, and a villain who will stop at nothing to crush them both.

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User Review  - montano - LibraryThing

A good effort marred by inconsistencies. There is no physical description of the heroine at the start so the reader is left wondering who she is. The hero is described in loving detail. The heroine's ... Read full review

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User Review  - reesa00 - LibraryThing

I really wanted to like this book. The hero and heroine were intriguing and I liked the mistaken identity plot device. But, the plot jumped all over the place. We'd be moving along nicely and then bam ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

The American Library Association's Booklist named Katharine Ashe one of the "New Stars of Historical Romance" and RT Book Reviews awarded her debut historical romance, Swept Away By A Kiss, a "Top Pick!" Katharine lives in the wonderfully warm Southeast with her husband, son, two dogs, and a garden she likes to call romantic rather than unkempt. A professor of European history, she has made her home in California, Italy, France, and the northern US.

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