Leigh LaValle has a new book out in her Nottinghamshire Series. Here’s an introduction to the series, as well as an awesome giveaway for you to enter!
THE RUNAWAY COUNTESS
Nottinghamshire Series, #1
Her heart longs for justice, but her body clamors for sin.
Once the darling of high society, Mazie Chetwyn knows firsthand how quickly the rich and powerful turn their backs on the less fortunate. Orphaned, penniless and determined to defy their ruthless whims, she joins forces with a local highwayman who steals from the rich to give to the poor.
Then the pawn broker snitches, and Mazie is captured by the Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire. A man who is far too handsome, far too observant…and surely as corrupt as his father once was.
Sensible, rule-driven Trent Carthwick, twelfth Earl of Radford, is certain the threat of the gallows will prompt the villagers’ belovedAngel of Kindness to reveal the highwayman’s identity. But his bewitching captive volunteers nothing—except a sultry, bewildering kiss.
And so the games begin. Trent feints, Mazie parries. He threatens, she pretends nonchalance. He cajoles, she rebuffs. Thwarted at every turn, Trent probes deep into her one vulnerability—her past. There he finds the leverage he needs and a searing truth that challenges all he believes about right and wrong.
THE MISBEHAVING MARQUESS
Nottinghamshire Series, #2 (a novella)
Having awaited the return of her husband for half a decade, Catherine Raybourne, the Marchioness of Foster, has no intention of reconciling with her misbehaving marquess. But when he insists he needs an heir-immediately-she must confront her own lingering desires. Can she protect her heart while attempting to win his once again
THE ROGUE RETURNS
Nottinghamshire Series, #3
THE ONLY THING LESS TRUSTWORTHY THAN A ROGUE…
Lady Helen Gladstone has siblings to protect and creditors at her door. There’s only one way to stave off disaster—to find the fabled fortune that her deceased brother buried years ago. Her experience with her lying father and gambling brother has left her able to spot a scoundrel at ten paces. Unfortunately, the scoundrel she encounters is a lot closer than that…and he’s planning to make off with her treasure.
…IS A LADY WITH NOTHING TO LOSE
After years of exile, Roane Grantham is eager to begin a new life without the law on his heels. First, he needs gold—his gold, buried one drunken night long ago. But he doesn’t count on a petite, bold-as-brass blonde laying claim to his hoard.
Forming an uneasy alliance, Helen and Roane adventure through the high peaks of England, battling treasure hunters, violent storms, and dangerous terrain. But can they escape the growing passion that lays claim to their hearts?
Buy links: not available until Jan 13, 2014.
Leigh LaValle lives in the Pacific Northwest with her family. When she is not writing, mommying, or reading, she is rarely seen cleaning, and more often found hiking or, when she is really lucky, in the white powder of the ski slopes. She is also a devoted yoga practitioner and instructor.
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Leigh LaValle’s THE ROGUE RETURNS Blog Tour 1/13 – 1/26
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1/15 – Books And Their Seven Deadly Sins (spotlight)
1/15 – Read More Romance (spotlight)
1/15 – Rage, Sex and Teddy Bears (spotlight)
1/16 – Tome Tender (spotlight)
1/17 – Nicky Peacock Author (interview)
1/17 – Monlatable Book Reviews (guest post)
1/17 – Binding Addiction (spotlight)
1/18 – Manga Maniac Café (spotlight)
1/18 – Mythical Books (guest post)
1/19 – For the Love of Bookends (spotlight/review)
1/20 – The Lusty Literate (spotlight)
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1/21 – Reader Girls (guest post)
1/22 – Author Karen Swart (interview)
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1/23 – Book Monster Reviews (guest post)
1/25 – Coffee Talk (review)
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1/26 – RomanceJunkies.com (interview)
1/26 – Eclipse reviews (spotlight)
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