The Earl's Holiday Wager

The Earl's Holiday Wager

by Theresa Romain
The Earl's Holiday Wager

The Earl's Holiday Wager

by Theresa Romain

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Overview

In this Regency house party romance, a fake rake and a bold bluestocking ignite a Christmas scandal...

Wealthy and influential, Alexander Edgware, Lord Xavier, cares for nothing but carousing—or so the ton thinks. If he stays up late to read poetry and prefers tea to brandy, who's to know? His libertine reputation hasn't hurt anyone but himself...until now, when a misguided wager pulls proper Louisa Oliver into the whirl of his scandalous holiday house party.

Brilliant but shy, Louisa has never fit into polite society. When she learns of her host's outrageous wager, she decides to give impolite society a try. But Lord Xavier is not what she expected. From Christmas to Twelfth Night, he offers her not scandal, but the run of his library. He seduces her not with kisses, but with puzzles and ciphers. What's a lady to do but find her courage...and the mistletoe?

As the wicked holiday games begin, Louisa and Xavier might just both lose their reputations—and their hearts...

This book was previously published as SEASON FOR SURRENDER.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940186670872
Publisher: Theresa Romain
Publication date: 09/20/2022
Series: Holiday Pleasures , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Sales rank: 295,304
File size: 896 KB

About the Author

Theresa Romain is the bestselling author of more than 20 historical romances, including the Holiday Pleasures series, the Matchmaker trilogy, the Royal Rewards series, and the Romance of the Turf series. Praised as “one of the rising stars of Regency historical romance” (Booklist), she is hard at work on her next book from her home in the Midwest.
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