Lord Coleraine's Scandalous Offer

Lord Coleraine's Scandalous Offer

by Katy Madison

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Overview

Winner of the 2014 Maggie and a 2014 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense Historical Division finalist.

Brody Gilvaroy, the Earl of Coleraine, is about to hang for a murder he didn't commit. He struggles to find the real killer. As time slips away, he's forced to choose between saving his own neck or helping his enchanting neighbor escape her dire situation, even though she wants nothing to do with him. If only she would accept his proposed bargain...

Years ago, Tessa Hall trusted the wrong man. Ever since, she's fought to regain her good name. She lives on sufferance with her distant cousin as a despised poor relation. Her chances for a respectable life are destroyed when her benefactor decides she should earn her keep as his mistress. Rescue comes from the most unlikely source. Lord Coleraine is a worse pariah than she is. But her only option may be to trust a man everyone else believes is a cold-blooded murderer. His scandalous offer could save them both, if only for a little while...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148978725
Publisher: Katy Madison
Publication date: 11/14/2013
Series: The Curse of the Coleraines , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 332
Sales rank: 554,178
File size: 428 KB

About the Author

Award winning author Katy Madison has always loved stories. As a child she was always lugging around a book. At the age of eight, after having gone through over a hundred Nancy Drew mysteries, all the Laura Ingalls Wilder books—at least twice—and many others including her full weekly allotment of library books, Katy went to her mother and begged for a new book to read. Her frustrated mother handed her a romance novel. Katy fell in love with the genre. She quickly discovered where her mother hid the rest and began sneaking them out to read. She cut her eyeteeth on books by Victoria Holt and Mary Stewart, not to mention the Bronte sisters’ classic works.

Katy has been published by Kensington, Avon, and Harlequin. She writes gothic historical romances and Regency historical romance. She also writes American-set historical romances for Harlequin and gritty romantic suspense under the name K. T. Madison.

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Lord Coleraine's Scandalous Offer 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
DebDiem More than 1 year ago
Lord Coleraine's Scandalous Offer is my first book by Katy Madison. This book is well written with lovable characters, action and heat. Brody and Tessa's story is a wonderful read. I look forward to reading more from Katy Madison in the future. Lord Coleraine's Scandalous Offer is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.
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ABrantley More than 1 year ago
WOW! Seriously, this book was so well written that it allows you to be pulled to another time and place. You'll find yourself getting lost in this book for hours at a time. The dialogue is spot on and the author does a magnificent job of building a world with her descriptions. I can't wait to read more of this author's work.
hollyann-s More than 1 year ago
I LOVED this book from the moment I started reading it! Broody pulls you in by the heart strings along with Tessa. He believes himself flawed and unworthy in certain ways, but it only seems to push him harder to do what’s right, even though, maybe unbeknownst to himself, he has been that man all along. But don’t let that fool you, he’s also a man who knows what he wants, thus the “scandalous offer” that will keep your heart racing and pages turning!
amybooksy More than 1 year ago
Lord Coleraine's Scandalous Offer is full of mystery, suspense, romance, and adventure. I loved the characters of Brody and Tessa. Brody is a such a great hero and Tessa is such a strong woman. I really liked this book. A really great read. I can't wait to read Book 2 of this series. Recommended. 5 stars.
tiffanyu More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed reading this book. When I first started reading I liked the hero Lord Coleraine. I couldn't help it. Right from the start he is stepping in and helping someone in need even though everyone thinks and expects him to be the bad guy. And as the story develops and you learn more about Brody and his background you can't help but fall in love with him. He is a true hero and I think what makes him great is that instead of making sure everyone knows all of his good deeds he hides them away. Tessa was a great character too. I liked how she stuck to her guns about her situation. She just didn't give in when things got tough. In all it was a great read.
alleyoopmgv06 More than 1 year ago
This is the first book that I have read by Katy Madison, but it won't be the last. Tessa and Brody's story was wonderfully written. You will fall in love with the characters. I would highly recommend this book to anyone that loves a GREAT romance story :D
JuliaAD More than 1 year ago
I really liked this book. Tessa really knew what she wanted and what she would or wouldn't do to get what she wanted. She had always been overlooked and it was about time that she took control of her life. Brody was always very selfless.  He put everyone ahead of himself. It was great for the two of them to get together. The only thing that I didn't like, and I won't go  into detail because it would spoil the ending, is how it ended. I wanted more. I will be very happy to read any books that come after.  I have to know.