By Cecilia Grant
A seductive attractiveness turns the tables on a gentleman gaming for the guiltiest of pleasures during this wealthy and sensual Regency romance from loved newcomer Cecilia Grant.
Lydia Slaughter is aware the video games males play—both out and in of the bed room. no longer afraid to bend the principles to fit her wishes, she fleeces Will Blackshear outright. The Waterloo hero had his personal bold time table for the gaming tables of London’s gentlemen’s golf equipment. yet now he antes up for a guess of wits and hope with Lydia, the streetwise temptress who retains him at arm’s length.
A stored girl in determined straits, Lydia has a pointy brain and a head for numbers. She gambles at the sly, hoping to win sufficient to assert her independence. An alliance with Will on the tables could be a profitable proposition for them either. however the association contains dicey odds with emerging stakes, sweetened with unstated promise of fleshly delights. And any sleight of hand might locate their hearts having a bet on anything neither can come up with the money for to probability: love.
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