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    • ISBN:9781472212238
    • Publication date:27 Aug 2013
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A Most Scandalous Proposal

By Ashlyn Macnamara

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Two devoted sisters. Two irresistible heroes. Two enchanting love affairs. A captivating Regency romance debut.

Ashlyn Macnamara's stunning romance debut - perfect for fans of Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, and Stephanie Laurens.

After watching her beloved sister Sophia pine over the ton's golden boy for years, Julia St. Claire has foresworn love. Unfortunately, her social-climbing mother and debt-ridden father jump at the chance to marry Julia off to the Earl of Clivesden...the man of Sophia's dreams.

Benedict Revelstoke has assiduously avoided the marriage mart. But when he discovers that Clivesden has his sights set on Julia, Benedict proposes in order to protect his childhood best friend - only to discover that more than friendship is driving his desire to defend her...

Meanwhile, Sophia encounters a mysterious earl with a dark past who is intent to teaching her all kinds of forbidden pleasures to mend her broken heart...

Look out for more witty, touching romance in A Most Devilish Rogue.

Biographical Notes

Ashlyn Macnamara is the author of A Most Scandalous Proposal and A Most Devilish Rogue. She lives in the wilds of suburbia outside of Montreal with her husband and two teenage daughters. When not writing, she looks for other excuses to neglect the housework, among them knitting, reading, and wasting time on the Internet in the guise of doing research.

Visit her website at www.ashlynmacnamara.net, follow her on Twitter @ashlyn_mac and find her on Facebook www.facebook.com/AuthorAshlynMacnamara.

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  • ISBN: 9781472212221
  • Publication date: 27 Aug 2013
  • Page count: 384
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Ashlyn Macnamara brings all the elegance and romance of the Regency to life with this tale of high-stakes scandal and heartfelt passion. A Most Scandalous Proposal is a most delicious treat! — Tessa Dare, New York Times bestselling author
Gossip, scandal, and breezy banter enliven this unusual dual love story that features some beautifully rendered secondary characters, illuminates realistic dilemmas, and highlights the overwhelming importance of one's social standing — Library Journal
A charming tale... Readers will find themselves happily enchanted by this debut — Romantic Times Book Reviews
Engaging and entertaining — Night Owl Reviews
Witty, sensual, captivating. A must-read — Tracey Devlyn, award-winning author of A Lady’s Revenge
Pithy and engaging! A pure delight from start to finish! — Valerie Bowman, author of Secrets of a Wedding Night
A great debut novel, a wonderful romantic read! — Brazen Reads
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