Regency Londonyes'>#8217;s elegant ballrooms mask a daring world of erotic adventure. In this second novel in Gaelen Foleyyes'>#8217;s Spicy Trilogy, a mysterious beauty with a devastating secret discovers, in the arms of a bold and fearless cavalry officer, passion that breaks all boundaries.Some say the aristocratic Balfour clan is cursed, a oncegreat family now in slow decline. Graceful Lily Balfour is her familyyes'>#8217;s last hope, and she has come to London with one goalyes'>#8211;to marry a rich man. Her welllaid plans are balked, however, by the irresistible Major Derek Knight, a handsome highborn soldier and adventurer newly returned from India. Hardened by battles on Indiayes'>#8217;s lawless frontiers, Derek is not just a fighter but a skilled and insatiable loveryes'>#8211;a master of the Eastern arts of pleasure. Though Derek finds no shortage of willing women in London, it is the untouchable, aloof Lily who haunts him. After one stolen moment, he hungers for nights of sensual abandon to fulfill her fantasies and free her from her selfimposed prison. But he has come to England on a vital mission, and when Lily is pledged to a wealthy man suspected of corruption, Derek must thwart the treachery that ensnares them bothyes'>#8211;for only then will ecstasy and the sweet promise of her heart be his to claim.From the Paperback edition.
From the glittering ballrooms of Regency England to the sapphire waters of the Mediterranean, the dazzling finale of Gaelen Foleyyes'>#8217;s Spice trilogy unfurls the passionate tale of a rebel princess and the powerful warrior destined to become her champion.Princess Sophia was only a child when Napoleon conquered the island paradise ruled by her father. Raised in England and now twentyone, she means to claim the throne that is rightfully hers and bring peace to her wartorn land. But an ambush by enemies forces Sophia into hiding outside London. Disguising herself as a peasant girl until she can safely return, she meets Major Gabriel Knight, a wounded warrior whose brush with death has utterly changed him. Heir to a great fortune, and a master swordsman, Gabriel has given up his worldly possessions and laid down his arms. Sophia is fascinated by his brooding magnetism, and Gabriel, lured by her fiery beauty and healed by her touch, is drawn back inexorably toward the world of the living. But when Sophiayes'>#8217;s royal destiny is revealed, Gabriel knows he must take up his sword again, whatever the cost, to protect his princess from those who would destroy her. And as longing blossoms into passion, Gabriel discovers the one cause that is truly worth fighting for. . . .From the Paperback edition.