The Bargain

Overview

First published as The Would-Be Widow in 1989, this intoxicating Regency has been rewritten by Mary Jo Putney to give the story and characters greater depth. Now titled The Bargain, it will charm readers old and new with its unlikely and outrageous romance...

To keep her fortune, a beautiful heiress impulsively weds a penniless officer dying of wounds received at Waterloo. But when the blasted man hasn't the grace to die, she suddenly finds ...
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The Bargain

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Overview

First published as The Would-Be Widow in 1989, this intoxicating Regency has been rewritten by Mary Jo Putney to give the story and characters greater depth. Now titled The Bargain, it will charm readers old and new with its unlikely and outrageous romance...

To keep her fortune, a beautiful heiress impulsively weds a penniless officer dying of wounds received at Waterloo. But when the blasted man hasn't the grace to die, she suddenly finds herself with a healthy, vibrant husband who wants to renegotiate the terms of their bargain--and ultimately possess the heart of his bewildered bride...

"Delightful!"--Baton Rouge Morning Advocate

"A gifted writer."--Amanda Quick

"Miss Putney just keeps getting better and better."--Nora Roberts

* Putney has won numerous awards, including 2 RITA Awards
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Editorial Reviews

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Miss Putney just keeps getting better and better.
USA Today
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420136203
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 4/28/2015
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,039,782

Meet the Author

Mary Jo Putney graduated from Syracuse University with degrees in eighteenth-century literature and industrial design. A New York Times bestselling author, she has won numerous awards for her writing, including two Romance Writers of America RITA Awards, four consecutive Golden Leaf awards for Best Historical Romance, and the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Historical Romance. She was the keynote speaker at the 2000 National Romance Writers of America Conference. Ms. Putney lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Visit her Web site at www.maryjoputney.com.

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