By Cecilia Grant
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An bold attractiveness looking a place one of the elite is thwarted via a so much disruptive gentleman in Cecilia Grant’s witty, dependent, and exquisitely sensual novel.
Kate Westbrook has goals some distance higher than romance. Love won’t get her into London’s such a lot consequential events, nor hinder her sisters from being snubbed and appeared down upon—all simply because their besotted father unadvisedly married an actress. yet a noble husband for Kate may bring a destiny such a lot suited for the granddaughter of an earl. Armed with ingenuity, breathtaking good looks, and assistance from an idle aunt with connections, Kate is poised to make her desires come actual. regrettably, a well-known face—albeit a maddeningly good-looking one—appears bent on provoking her scheme.
Implored by way of Kate’s fearful father to fend off the rogues wanting to make the most his daughter’s charms, Nick Blackshear has put aside the torch he’s carried for Kate with a purpose to do correct by way of his pal. besides, she made fairly transparent that his emotions weren't returned—though policing her won’t bog down Nick’s wish. Reckless ardour results in love’s awakening, yet time is operating out. Kate needs to see for herself that the charms of excessive society are not anything in comparison to the countless candy pleasures demanded by means of the heart.
Praise for A girl Entangled
“In the 3rd of her Blackshear family members sequence, supply tackles classification contrast and complicated relations dynamics in a superb sensual romance and witty story within the form of Jane Austen . . . supply skillfully takes a shallow, immature heroine and develops her right into a likable, admirable grown lady. supply is a great, cutting edge, smart writer.”—RT publication Reviews
“Wielding a deliciously sharp wit that even Jane Austen may envy, furnish grants one more cleverly conceived and deftly choreographed Regency ancient that's either lushly sensual and carefully romantic. Readers who've but to find Grant’s impeccably written romances are in for a unprecedented treat.”—Booklist (starred review)
“An emotionally wealthy, sensually lush romance.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Cecilia supply is speedily changing into one among my favourite old romance authors, along with her advanced characters and considerate explorations of ways their old interval shapes them. for those who love multifaceted tales, certainly provide her paintings a try!”—Heroes and Heartbreakers
“The writing and characterization is each piece pretty much as good as I’ve come to count on, and Ms. Grant’s monetary, constrained kind works superbly to permit the intensity of emotion that bubbles below the outside during the tale to talk for itself. there's no verbiage for the sake of it; this writer will pay her readers the massive praise of trusting us together with her fabric and letting us paintings issues out for ourselves.”—All approximately Romance
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Extra info for A Woman Entangled (Blackshear Family, Book 2)
What would you have them do, Talbot? " Chisolmwood paused as if giving Gabriel time to consider his question then paced a small area in front of them as if he were an orator giving a lecture. He stopped and fired another question Gabriel couldn’t answer. " He leveled his gaze at Gabriel. "Which do you think she’ll choose, Talbot? " Gabriel tried not to react. Instead, he stared at the paper in front of Etherington. The paper that had the power to take Lydia away from him forever. His mind didn’t want to consider the answers to any of Chisolmwood’s questions.
Austin’s next statement told him it was. "Bloody hell, Gabe. You’ve got it as bad as Liddy. You should see the look on your face. You’d better not wait until tomorrow to talk to Father. " Gabriel moved to the edge of the seat. "Maybe I will. " Gabriel jumped out of the carriage and strode up the slate walk a short distance behind Harrison and Austin. Ruskins, the Etherington butler, held open the door, then took their hats and gloves when they entered. "Lord Etherington is in the library, my lord.
The tangy liquid was still relatively cool and Lydia welcomed its relief. For the first time in her life she felt like an outsider stepping into unfamiliar surroundings. How odd, since this was the life she’d been born into, the life she’d been raised to expect, the only life she’d ever known – until Gabe let her glimpse a life that would have been different. She felt a heavy weight press against her chest and pushed the hurt away. In the last twelve months she’d become expert at replacing the pain with an emotion that was limited in the feelings it recognized.
A Woman Entangled (Blackshear Family, Book 2) by Cecilia Grant