A Stately Affair
By: Jack Bessie
Length: 475 pages
Release date: Jan 1, 2014
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*2014 Global eBook Awards Nominee: Best Historical Romance*
An eighteenth century romance, filled with hair raising action and deep emotion.
Elayne Rosemarie Tremonds is the middle daughter of Duke Elrick, eighteen and afflicted with her female urges. When she seduces her commoner friend Evelyn’s older brother, the well to do rake Kelby Harringdale she isn’t prepared for him to have a chat with her father, and be given her hand! She is even less prepared for being abducted, twice, by vindictive thieves, and being dependant on Kelby to save her, the man she isn’t even sure she loves!
Trying to hold on, while regretting her foolishness, she ends up causing the kidnapping of the King’s grand daughter, an adorable child of nine named Princess Catherine. This adds to her guilt and sense of failure, as she struggles to survive her captivity. Will she be rescued? Will she learn to accept her naughty feelings and urges? Can she face her future married to a commoner? Lady Elayne has much to worry about and regret! Meanwhile, her dear friend Evelyn is pretending to be a whore, helping Kelby search in the slums of London for her friend. She ends up captured by the thieves, who handily beat her, for having killed one of their fellows!
A hair raising adventure of romance set in the England of the late seventeenth century, A Stately Affair will give you goose bumps and some naughty urges of your own! Deep, sexy and filled with introspective emotion and continuously moving drama, this book will touch your heart and soul in many surprising ways, as it moves to its unexpected conclusion!