By Liz Carlyle
Passion and secrets and techniques simmer in the back of the dependent façade of Victorian London in A Bride through Moonlight, one other deliciously interesting romance via Liz Carlyle that includes the damaging males of the mysterious St. James Society.
Faced with homicide fees, Lisette Colburne by no means imagined aligning herself with Scotland Yard—not with the scandalous lifestyles she’s led. but if Commissioner Royden Napier proposes—that in trade for her freedom—she faux to be his spouse so he can resolve a brutal secret, she is of the same opinion. What neither counts on is their scorching, indisputable attraction.
Sexy and action-packed, Liz Carlyle’s A Bride through Moonlight is a gorgeous love tale set in Victorian excessive society with compelling characters and chic, emotional prose that may attract readers of historic romance.
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