By Stephanie Laurens
"When satan, the main notorious member of the Cynster family members, is stuck in a compromising place with plucky governess Honoria Wetherby, he astonishes the total city by means of supplying his hand in marriage. nobody dreamed this scandalous rake could ever take a bride. And as society mamas swooned on the lack of England′s so much eligible bachelor, Devil′s notorious Cynster cousins started to position wagers at the marriage ceremony date.
But Honoria wasn′t approximately to bend society′s calls for and marry a guy ""just"" simply because they′d been discovered jointly almost unchaperoned. No, she craved experience, and whereas fixing the homicide of a tender Cynster cousin healthy the invoice for some time, she determined that when the crime was once solved she′d burst off to work out the area. however the scalding warmth of her unsated wish for satan quickly had Honoria yearning a really assorted kind of pleasure. may perhaps her ardour for satan reason her to include the enthralling peril of a lifelong experience of the heart?
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