An Affair with a Notorious Heiress

An Affair with a Notorious Heiress

by Lorraine Heath

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An Affair with a Notorious Heiress by Lorraine Heath

The son of a duke and an infamous mother, Alistair Mabry, Marquess of Rexton, fought his way to respectability. Now, the most eligible bachelor in London, marriage-shy Rexton will take only a wife with an impeccable reputation, good breeding, and a penchant for staying out of the gossip sheets. But when he strikes a deal to be seen “courting” a sweet young debutante whose notorious older sister has blemished her chances for marriage, Rexton is unexpectedly drawn to the highly inappropriate, calamitous Tillie, Lady Landsdowne herself.

After a scandalous incident that sent shockwaves throughout society and disgraced her, Tillie refuses to cower in the face of the ton. Instead, she will hold her head high as she serves as chaperone for her younger sister, but Tillie is convinced Rexton’s courtship is shrouded with secrets—ones she vows to uncover. However, doing so requires getting dangerously close to the devilishly handsome and forbidden marquess…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062391100
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/30/2017
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 294,527
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Lorraine Heath always dreamed of being a writer. After graduating from the University of Texas, she wrote training manuals, press releases, articles, and computer code, but something was always missing. When she read a romance novel, she not only became hooked on the genre, but quickly realized what her writing lacked: rebels, scoundrels, and rogues. She’s been writing about them ever since. Her work has been recognized with numerous industry awards, including RWA’s prestigious RITA®. Her novels have appeared on the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists.

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An Affair with a Notorious Heiress 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story brought out new elements of divorce, courting, and ostracism in the ton. The relationships are believable and complex. Definitely a 5-star read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I could not put this book down. I loved the story and the history of what women must have gone through by getting divorced. I loved all the characters mostly Rexton, to find a man like him today would be winning the lottery .
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book fell flat for me. I dint know why. It took me a long time to read it. And I really wanted to finish it, as I dislike abandoning stories. Thus book just did not do it for me.
Anonymous 5 months ago
I love a great romance. I highly recommend her books!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Pretty standard stuff except it chronicles an interesting tale of a divorcee.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
WONDERFUL!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love this author,always have a hard time putting down her books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
def618 More than 1 year ago
Tillie, Lady Landsdowne, is notorious for divorcing her husband. She's a wealthy American whose mother wanted her, and her sister, to marry a lord. So, at a young age she married an Earl who needed her dowry. After a few miserable years, she divorced him. Shocking! Unfortunately, her younger sister, Gina Hammersley, is having a very disappointing debut season due to her sister's scandalous reputation. Their uncle, Garrett Hammersley, acts as chaperone at the various ton events as Tillie is not welcome. He asks Alistair Mabry, Marquess of Rexton, to pay attention to Gina in hopes that other men will be interested if they think Rexton is. In return, Garrett will let Rexton breed his mare to his famous race horse. Rexton agrees but makes it very clear he is not looking for a wife. While paying attention to Gina, he falls for Tillie. They have a mutual interest in race horses and become lovers. There is a HEA but Tillie and Rex go through a lot of ups and downs to get there. She worries he'll be ostracized due to her reputation. If you have read the other books in this series, you know that Rex's family will always support him. This book is part of the Scandalous Gentlemen of St. James series, but can easily be read and enjoyed without having read the earlier books. I enjoyed this book VERY much and had a hard time putting it down. Lorraine Heath is a fabulous author so it's no surprise to me that this book is a keeper.
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