Three Abductions and an Earl (Parvenues & Paramours)

Three Abductions and an Earl (Parvenues & Paramours)

by Tessa Candle

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Three Abductions and an Earl (Parvenues & Paramours) by Tessa Candle

"Well-developed characters and an energetic storyline, readers will love the wit, romance, banter, and steam… highly entertaining... Readers who love regency romance with wit and... unexpected twists, will not be disappointed."
—D. Gosney, InD'tale Magazine

Three Abductions and an Earl is a full length novel and the first book in Tessa Candle's Parvenues & Paramours series.

London-hating dreamer, Lydia Norwood, has failed spectacularly as a débutante. Now an encoretante whose family has lost a fortune, Lydia discovers that the beau monde is hard on a nouveau riche social climber, particularly one who is no longer riche and only wants to climb trees.

Lydia must stave off the effrontery of rakes and conniving competitors long enough to make a good match, or else incur society's scorn by earning her own money. Falling for the unattainable Lord Aldley is a distraction she cannot afford. But they share such an enchanted history, how can her heart resist?

The tragically virtuous Earl of Aldley is tired of ambitious families hurling debutantes at his head, but cannot hide in France forever. He returns to London to seek out the mysterious tree-climbing girl who once saved him from a scheming chit, and finds more than he bargained for.

Abductions, seductions, trickery and injury all endanger Lydia, but Lord Aldley's heart is imperiled beyond rescue. He has only just found her; will he lose her forever to his enemy, his best friend, or his own dangerous mistake?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940154709269
Publisher: Winding Path Books
Publication date: 07/05/2017
Series: Parvenues & Paramours , #1
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,107
File size: 888 KB

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Three Abductions and an Earl (Parvenues & Paramours) 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous 12 days ago
Lots of intrigue and action to follow the often times frustrating romance. Great read!
Anonymous 7 days ago
Fantastic read
Anonymous 7 days ago
Loved the book even with a few twists and turns. Lydia saves a man from being leg shackled and she wished she had at least seen his face. Thomas the Earl of Alderly decides to go to Paris after another debutant tries to ensnare him. Thanks to a girl in a tree that’s saves him. When Thomas returns be would love to try and find his tree climber. Lydia is in her second season and will only Marry for love! When she hears the strangers voice that she saved she knows she must meet him. A sometime funny read especially with a friend like Tilly!
Anonymous 11 days ago
Enjoyable read. Look forward to the next book. 5 star rating
DebDiem More than 1 year ago
Three Abductions & An Earl by Tessa Candle is a rather fun historical romance. Ms. Candle has given us a well-written book filled with phenomenal characters. Lydia wanted to be left in peace in the country. Instead, she is forced to London to be a debutante. Aldley is an Earl trying to avoid the earl hungry debutantes and their mothers. Lydia and Aldley's story is loaded with action, suspense, sizzle and drama. My favorite thing about this book though is the way Ms. Candle has slipped the humor in where you don't expect it. I enjoyed reading Three Abductions & An Earl and look forward to reading more from Tessa Candle in the future. Three Abductions & An Earl is book 1 of the Parvenues and Paramours Series but can be read as a standalone. This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.