As steamy as it is luscious. My favorite kind of historical!--GRACE BURROWES, New York Times bestselling author, for Dukes Are ForeverWelcome to Anna Harrington's star-studded Regency world with: A former soldier determined to uphold the lawA heroine in London's underworld trapped by her own impossible choicesAnd an attraction between them that is dangerously distracting to them both
Soldier turned solicitor Lord Merritt Rivers has dedicated his life to upholding the law. He patrols the streets faithfully, hoping to stop crimes before they can happen. While hunting an escaped convict, he encounters a woman also hunting thieves. She's a delicious distraction, until he discovers that she is the criminal he's after. She's smart, challenging, and everything he finds attractive, but he cannot trust her.
Veronica Chase has hidden her past as a nobleman's daughter. She confesses to a crime to keep her adopted brother out of prison. She now lives in London's underworld, trapped between worlds, belonging nowhere.
Forming an uneasy alliance, Veronica and Merritt work together to protect innocent Londoners during the city's riots. Moving between her world and his, they grow closer to each other and to the mob's dangerous leaders. But their newfound trust won't be enough, until each face their demons and ask what's worth saving--the lives they've chosen to lead or the love that leaves them yearning for more.
Praise for Anna Harrington:
The three-dimensional characters and rich romance will keep Regency fans riveted from the first page.--Publishers Weekly
Harrington is a rising star...plenty of both love and danger.--Booklist STARRED Review for An Inconvenient Duke
Action, suspense, seduction, and two determined lovers fighting for what is right--Library Journal STARRED Review for An Inconvenient Duke
About the Author
Anna Harrington is an award-winning author of Regency romance. She writes spicy historicals with alpha heroes and independent heroines, layers of emotion, and lots of sizzle. Anna was nominated for a RITA in 2017 for her title How I Married a Marquess, and her debut, Dukes Are Forever, won the 2016 Maggie Award for Best Historical Romance. All About Romance named her Best Debut Historical Romance Author for her first series, The Secret Life of Scoundrels. A lover of all things chocolate and coffee, when she's not hard at work writing her next book or planning her next series, Anna loves to fly airplanes, go ballroom dancing, or tend her roses. She is an English professor in Chattanooga, Tennessee.