Escapade

Escapade

by Susan Carroll
     
 

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A tale of romance and adventure set in turn of the century New York City, Escapade sweeps from the glittering mansions on Fifth Avenue to the dark underworld of Five points. Rory Kavanaugh is so desperate to save her hot air balloon company, she takes on a risky performance with a circus. When the stunt goes wrong and she crashes onto the lawn of Zeke Morrison's…  See more details below

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A tale of romance and adventure set in turn of the century New York City, Escapade sweeps from the glittering mansions on Fifth Avenue to the dark underworld of Five points. Rory Kavanaugh is so desperate to save her hot air balloon company, she takes on a risky performance with a circus. When the stunt goes wrong and she crashes onto the lawn of Zeke Morrison's estate, she sees a new opportunity to rescue her failing business. But when the ruthless millionaire claps eyes on the lovely Rory, Zeke harbors far different ideas than investing in hot air balloons. Rory finds herself attracted to him, a dangerous desire because Zeke is a man of many secrets. When his murky past catches up with him, Rory faces a daunting question: could she have fallen in love with a murderer?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016090009
Publisher:
Susan Carroll
Publication date:
01/09/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
254 KB

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Meet the Author

Author Susan Carroll began her career in 1986, writing historical romance and regencies, two of which were honored by Romance Writers of America with the RITA award. She has written twenty six novels to date. Her St. Leger series received much acclaim. The Bride Finder was honored with a RITA for Best Paranormal Romance in 1999 and also received the Reviewers Choice Award from Romantic Times magazine for Historical Romance of the year. Two sequels followed, The Night Drifter and Midnight Bride.
Ms. Carroll launched a new series with the publication of The Dark Queen, The Courtesan, The Silver Rose, The Huntress, Twilight of a Queen and The Lady of Secrets, all set during the turbulent days of the French Renaissance. A blend of history, romance and intrigue, these books relate the saga of the Cheney sisters, three women of extraordinary abilities who live in constant peril of being accused of witchcraft. The novels combine fictional characters with real events and personages such as the enigmatic Catherine de Medici , the lusty Henry of Navarre and the dynamic Elizabeth I of England.
Ms. Carroll was born in Latrobe, Pa. She spent much of her childhood in South Jersey where she graduated from Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing. She attended college at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she received a B.A. in English with a minor in history. She currently resides in Illinois.

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