Proper Mistress

Proper Mistress

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by Shannon Donnelly
     
 

A Scandalous Impropriety

In order to protect his elder brother from disinheritance, Theodore Winslow must incur his father's wrath. How better than to marry a low-born strumpet? He sets out to find someone to play the part in return for a handsome sum, and returns to the family home with a "fallen woman" as his betrothed. His ruse goes awry though, as he soon

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A Scandalous Impropriety

In order to protect his elder brother from disinheritance, Theodore Winslow must incur his father's wrath. How better than to marry a low-born strumpet? He sets out to find someone to play the part in return for a handsome sum, and returns to the family home with a "fallen woman" as his betrothed. His ruse goes awry though, as he soon begins to discover that his seemingly improper miss is anything but—and that his mere pretense of love is turning into something surprisingly different...

An Unforseen Outcome

Molly Sweet has a dream, and in order to acheive it, she'll do almost anything—including acting the bride to a gentleman for a large amount of money. After all, it's only for a few weeks. Playing the hard-hearted jade proves far more difficult than she expected, however—particularly since her "husband" is fascinating and more than distractingly handsome. Suddenly it doesn't feel as though she's pretending anymore...

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Editorial Reviews

BookList - John Charles
"With its excellent characterization, polished prose, and humor, Donnelly's latest Regency is a supremely satisfying, deftly plotted delight."
Romantic Times - Teresa Roebuck
"...delightfully offbeat romp with an engaging set of young lovers and a good cast of supporting players...highly enjoyable"
Escapt to Romance - Marlene Breakfield
"I highly recommend A PROPER MISTRESS, and can't wait for Ms. Donnelly's next book...."
John Charles
"With its excellent characterization, polished prose, and humor, Donnelly's latest Regency is a supremely satisfying, deftly plotted delight."
Teresa Roebuck
"...delightfully offbeat romp with an engaging set of young lovers and a good cast of supporting players...highly enjoyable"
Marlene Breakfield
"I highly recommend A PROPER MISTRESS, and can't wait for Ms. Donnelly's next book...."
American Library Association - John Charles
"With its excellent characterization, polished prose, and humor, Donnelly's latest Regency is a supremely satisfying, deftly plotted delight." – Booklist, American Library Association, John Charles

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821774106
Publisher:
Kensington
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Series:
Zebra Regency Romance Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
4.34(w) x 6.86(h) x 0.62(d)

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Meet the Author

Shannon Donnelly's writing has won numerous awards, including a RITA nomination for Best Regency, the Grand Prize in the "Minute Maid Sensational Romance Writer" contest, judged by Nora Roberts, RWA's Golden Heart, and others. Her writing has repeatedly earned 4½ Star Top Pick reviews from Romantic Times magazine, as well as praise from Booklist and other reviewers, who note: "simply superb"..."wonderfully uplifting"....and "beautifully written."

Her books include the Demon & Warders Urban Fantasy series, Burn Baby Burn and Riding in on a Burning Tire, and the Urban Fantasy, Edge Walkers. She also recently brought out four Regency Noveallas, which are now available as ebooks. Her work has been on the top seller list of Amazon.com, and include Paths of Desire, a Historical Regency romance. Her other Regency romances can be found as ebooks with on all formats, and with Cool Gus Publishing.

She has also published young adult horror stories and is the author of several computer games. She lives in New Mexico with two horses, two donkeys, two dogs, and only one love of her life. Shannon can be found online at sd-writer.com, facebook.com/sdwriter, and twitter/sdwriter.

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