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Shocked but intrigued when the scientifically inclined schoolmarm Madeline Prescott asks him to give rakehell-avoidance lessons to the young heiresses at the school in which he wants to enroll his orphaned niece, Anthony Dalton, the notorious Viscount Norcourt, reluctantly agrees, only to find himself irritated by and attracted to a forthright young woman who isn't about to fall victim to his seductive charms. Scandal, gossip, greed, and old enmities spice up the pot in this fast-paced, sexy romp that bubbles over with Jeffries's (Beware a Scot's Revenge) trademark humor and spirit, as an unconventional heroine on a mission to redeem her father's reputation and a hero with goals of his own find love where they least expect it. Sparkling dialog, stirring sexual chemistry, and an engrossing story are bonuses in the fourth installment in the author's "School for Heiresses" series. Jeffries lives in North Carolina.
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