By Sarah MacLean

"What a scoundrel wishes, a scoundrel will get. . .

A decade in the past, the Marquess of Bourne was once forged from society with not anything yet his identify. Now a accomplice in London's such a lot specific gaming hell, the chilly, ruthless Bourne will do no matter what it takes to regain his inheritance—including marrying excellent, right woman Penelope Marbury.

A damaged engagement and years of disappointing courtships have left Penelope with no interest in a quiet, cozy marriage, and a eager for anything extra. How fortunate that her new husband has entry to an unexplored global of pleasures.

Bourne could be a prince of London's illicit underworld, yet he vows to maintain Penelope untouched by means of its wickedness—a problem certainly because the girl discovers her personal wants, and her willingness to guess something for them . . . .even her heart.

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