Portia Tofton has always yearned for brooding Mateo Cardea. His dark good looks filled her girlish dreamsdreams that were cruelly shattered when Mateo rejected her hand in marriage.
Now Portia's home has been gambled away, and Mateo is the only man she can turn to. This time, however, she has in her possession something he wantsand she finds herself striking a deal with the devil himself!
Danger is all aroundbut Portia has no choice but to trust this man who once betrayed her .
|Series:||Harlequin Historical Series , #1086|
|File size:||297 KB|
About the Author
Deb Marlowe grew up with her nose in a book. Luckily, she’d read enough romances to recognize the hero she met at a college Halloween party – even though he wore a tuxedo t-shirt instead of breeches and boots! They married, settled in North Carolina. Though she spends much of her time at her laptop, for the sake of her family, Deb does occasionally abandon her inner world for the adventures of laundry, dinner and carpool. You can contact Deb at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
FRIENDSHIP,HEALING AND LOVE AT ITS BEST! TALL,DARK AND DISREPUTABLE by Deb Marlowe is an interesting historical romance. It is centered around a sea Merchant and an landowner,who have been friends since childhood,Portia Tofton and Mateo Cardea. Their fathers wanted them to marry but Mateo wanted none of it,because he loved the sea. So Portia married someone else who dies and leaves her in dare straits. In the process of losing her beautiful property,in order to save her previous land,Portia must ask Mateo's help. His father has left the family business to Portia on his death instead of Mateo,so he agrees to help her in turn for his legacy back. Follow Portia and Mateo on their journey to try and save both their legacys and learn what true love really is and their father's secret. Two people with fears,secrets,past hurts that fine love,and healing.They struggle with their fears,passion,and love. They search for the person,they believe can keep them from losing their legacy or so they think. A fast paced story. Mateo has a hardened heart but Portia can and will soften,open his heart and close his past wounds. A wonderful story that will leave you breathless as these two people finds happiness and peace. The dead father's desire for them to become one and combine their legacys,may just happen. Received for an honest review from the author. Details can be found at Harlequin,the author's website and My Book Addiction and More. RATING: 4 HEAT RATING: Mild: Mild detailed scenes of intimacy,mild violence or profanity REVIEWED BY: AprilR, My Book Addiction and More
So romantic! Two people with real feelings, but it seems impossible to be together. Until they decide that what they thought they had to have was not so important once they found real love. Lovely.