The Deception

The Deception

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by Joan Wolf
     
 

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Kate Fitzgerald�s villain of an uncle traps Adrian Woodrow, Earl of Greystone, England�s greatest war hero, into marrying her. She, of course, falls madly in love with her husband, but believes she can�t tell him how she feels because their marriage was forced on him. Kate tries to find her father�s murderer and Adrian is caught up in the morass of post-war politics

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Kate Fitzgerald�s villain of an uncle traps Adrian Woodrow, Earl of Greystone, England�s greatest war hero, into marrying her. She, of course, falls madly in love with her husband, but believes she can�t tell him how she feels because their marriage was forced on him. Kate tries to find her father�s murderer and Adrian is caught up in the morass of post-war politics. It is not until Kate�s life is endangered that the two lovers finally understand each other�s true feelings and their real marriage begins.


From Publishers Weekly ...

What with the resurgence of interest in Jane Austen, Regency romances are enjoying a renewed popularity. Veteran novelist Wolf (best known for her prehistoric The Reindeer Hunters), turns in her own delightful addition, one that combines sensuality and passion with a spirited first-person narrative. When Kate Fitzgerald's horse-trader father is killed, she's placed with her malicious uncle, who spitefully maneuvers her into marriage with Adrian, Earl of Greystone. Waterloo hero Greystone accepts the unfortunate situation, but Kate falls deeply in love. Against the colorful racetrack background of the running of the Guineas at Newmarket, she schemes to entrap the aristocrat who murdered her father.


Reviews for other Joan Wolf Regency novel ...

The Guardian ...
The Belles and Beaux of Romance
�Joan Wolf always delivers a stellar reading experience. � The latest treasure by Joan Wolf is The Guardian. Set in Regency England it is a tale about an extraordinary woman and how she deals with family secrets, deceit, and the great love of her life.

The Arrangement ,,,
Another winner�wonderfully written�.Whether your favorite Joan Wolf story features Regency heroes, strong heroines, or marvelous Regency era settings, you'll find it all here in The Arrangement.
Sherry Crane � Compu-Serve Romance Reviews


Editorial Reviews For Joan Wolf's Regency Titles ...

�Joan Wolf never fails to deliver the best.�
NORA ROBERTS

�Joan Wolf is absolutely wonderful. I've loved her work for years.�
Iris Johansen

�As a writer, she's an absolute treasure.�
Linda Howard

�Joan Wolf is back in the Regency saddle! Hallelujah! �
Catherine Coulter

�Strong, compelling fiction. �
Amanda Quick

:Joan Wolf writes with an absolute emotional mastery that goes straight to the heart.�
Mary Jo Putney.

"A master storyteller."
Publisher's Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149426379
Publisher:
Ten Talents Press
Publication date:
03/29/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
247,635
File size:
949 KB

Meet the Author

Joan Wolf is a USA TODAY bestselling author, whose acclaimed Regency romances have earned her national recognition as a master of the genre. Her many historical and contemporary romances have been highly praised by reviewers and authors alike. Publisher's Weekly reviewed one of her novels as "historical fiction at its finest." Joan was born in New York City but has lived most of her life in Connecticut with her husband, two children and numerous pets. An avid rider and horse owner, she enjoys featuring horses in her novels.

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Deception 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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A delightful novel filled with suspence and most importantly horses. Joan's hand never falters on her description of horses and the people who love them.