One Touch of Scandal (Mass Market Paperbound)
Against the glamorous backdrop of Victorian high society, Liz Carlyle paints a dramatic tale of dangerous desire, the first in her sizzling new trilogy.
All Grace Gauthier ever wanted was the security of a good marriage, family, and home. Instead, despised by her aristocratic fathers family because of her mothers foreign birth, shes taken a safe position as a governess. Now, unprotected and alone in London, accused of the shocking murder of her employer, she has no one to turn to except the mysteriousand possibly dangerousLord Ruthveyn.
A dark-eyed Lucifer, Ruthveyn guards his secrets carefully. His shadowed past is a source of pain and rumorsonly whispered. Graces plightwhich echoes his ownmoves him, as does her quiet beauty. Ruthveyn is determined to save Grace by unmasking a killer. But his growing passion places his own heart at risk and threatens to expose his dark gifts to the world.
About the Author
During her frequent travels through England, Liz Carlyle always packs her pearls, her dancing slippers, and her whalebone corset, confident in the belief that eventually she will receive an invitation to a ball or a rout. Alas, none has been forthcoming. While waiting, however, she has managed to learn where all the damp, dark alleys and low public houses can be found.
Liz hopes she has brought just a little of the nineteenth century alive for the reader in her popular novels, which include the trilogy of "One Little Sin, Two Little Lies", and "Three Little Secrets", as well as "The Devil You Know, A Deal With the Devil", and "The Devil to Pay". Please visit her at www.lizcarlyle.com, especially if you're giving a ball.
Liz Carlyle weaves passion and intrigue with a master’s touch.
“The romance sizzles, its unpredictability propelling this compelx story far beyon dits contemporaries.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“With its exceptionally rich characterization, an engaging plot that gracefully pairs danger and desire, and an intriguing touch of the paranormal, Carlyle’s latest stylishly written, lusciously sensual Regency historical romance is supremely satisfying.”
-Booklist (starred review)