Avon / HarperCollins
Date: February 2004
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Faith V. Smith
Notes: Sensual, sexual content, humor and so much
A Wild Pursuit
By Eloisa James
Beatrix Lennox’s reputation is in shreds—it has been
for years--ever since she refused to marry, after being caught in
a compromising situation. She has learned to live with the snide
remarks, insulting looks, and freezing cold disapproval of her family
and peers. When she accompanies her benefactor to the estate of
a lady whose reputation has not always been prim and proper, she
meets a man who makes her wish her past had been different.
is the Earl of Spades—a title that denotes dignity, a pristine
reputation, and a place in the House of Commons. When he comes face-to-face
with the alluring, seductive, and totally ruined Lady Bea, he finds
himself wanting her with a passion that overrules common sense.
His pursuit takes on many guises as he pretends to be a lover to
one houseguest and a fiancé to his hostess.
and Stephen discover that love has no rhyme nor reason as they find
their physical attraction to one another begins to pale with the
stronger passion of love. His proposal of marriage is refused and
her ploy of seduction is cast aside as Stephen tries to convince
Bea she is worthy to be loved and his wife.
James writes an outstanding regency. She plays by the rules of the
ton but adds significant changes that make it a hot, entertaining,
and wonderful tale of love. By bringing back characters from one
of her previous books, Fool For Love, she stirs a pot that
boils over with engaging characters, aspirations of love, and humorous