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Fortune Favors the Wicked - Theresa Romain
Fortune Favors the Wicked
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"Theresa Romain writes with a delightfully romantic flair." –USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean Indecently LuckyAs a lieutenant in the Royal Navy, Benedict Frost had the respect of every man on board--and the adoration of the women in every port. When injury ends his naval career, the... show more
"Theresa Romain writes with a delightfully romantic flair." –USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean Indecently LuckyAs a lieutenant in the Royal Navy, Benedict Frost had the respect of every man on board--and the adoration of the women in every port. When injury ends his naval career, the silver-tongued libertine can hardly stomach the boredom. Not after everything--and everyone--he's experienced. Good thing a new adventure has just fallen into his lap…When courtesan Charlotte Perry learns the Royal Mint is offering a reward for finding a cache of stolen gold coins, she seizes the chance to build a new life for herself. As the treasure hunt begins, she realizes her tenacity is matched only by Benedict's--and that sometimes adversaries can make the best allies. But when the search for treasure becomes a discovery of pleasure, they'll be forced to decide if they can sacrifice the lives they've always dreamed of for a love they've never known…Praise for the novels of Theresa Romain "One of the best books I have ever read, bar none…Romain's exquisite prose and extraordinary storytelling skills take us on a splendid and unforgettable journey." --Fresh Fiction on Season for Desire Praise for Theresa Romain and her Holiday Pleasures"Theresa Romain writes witty, gorgeous, and deeply emotional historical romance." --Vanessa Kelly, one of Booklist's "new stars of historical romance" "Theresa Romain has a talent, a rare ability to blend beautiful writing, great characters, delicious banter and a lovely romance, all in one perfect package." --TBQ's Book Palace"If you're looking for a sparkling, witty Regency romance that will have you laughing with joy and sighing with satisfaction, look no further than Theresa Romain's Season for Temptation." --The Romance Dish"A holiday charmer that is rife with lively wit, delightful prose, and an abundance of unforgettable characters." --Library Journal on Season for Surrender"This third book in Theresa Romain's aptly named Holiday Pleasures series is both playful and profound, and has a subtle, stirring power that will affect you long after you've read the final page." --USA Today's Happy Ever After blog on Season for Scandal
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Format: Mass Market Paperback
ISBN: 9781420138658 (1420138650)
ASIN: 1420138650
Publisher: Zebra
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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WhiskeyintheGraveyard Romance
WhiskeyintheGraveyard Romance rated it
4.0 Fortune Favors the Wicked by Theresa Romain
I read this for the Love square for Romance Bingo.Benedict Frost currently lives on half pay after being forced out of the Navy due to an illness that caused his blindness. With a sister to help support, getting the reward put up by the Royal Mint for a cache of coins stolen would go a long way to s...
Ilze
Ilze rated it
Interesting story, on the surface a mystery about a huge robbery of some freshly-minted gold sovereigns from the Royal Mint, but actually a very nice character-driven love story with two wonderful protagonists. The hero Benedict is just delicious - one of the best I've encountered - a blind former s...
Iron Canuck
Iron Canuck rated it
A wicked past does not mean no happily ever after. Charlotte is tired of her life and finds going home may be the answer. Benedict has triumphed over his disability but not his financial situation. This brings him into Charlotte's life. Treasure hunting mixed with a little mystery and pasts catching...
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4.0 Fortune Favors the Wicked
I received an eARC, from NetGalley and the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.When you see Theresa Romain name you know that you are getting a different Historical Romance Read and that she will take you to different reading emotions. Charlotte Perry wants to start a new life... to start fr...
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