|Publish Date:||Nov 2010|
|Number of Pages:||335|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.38|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||4.23 x 0.96 x 6.71|
Karen Hawkins was born and raised in Tennessee. She has a Ph.D. in political science, and taught political science at a small college in Georgia before becoming a full-time romance author. She has written numerous books including A Belated Bride; Her Officer and Gentleman; Her Master and Commander; An Affair to Remember; Confessions of a Scoundrel; How to Treat a Lady; The Seduction of Sara; and The Abduction of Julia.
New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins begins a sparkling new series with this thrilling tale of a desperate beauty on an urgent quest, a dark earl scarred by his beastly past—and the ancient treasure that binds their fates.
A mysterious abductor... Someone is holding her brother prisoner in exchange for a gold-and-onyx box covered in mysterious runes, so Mary Hurst boldly sets out from the family vicarage to find the priceless artifact. But the man who possesses it, Angus Hay, the Earl of Erroll, is less than sympathetic to her plight.
A forbidding stranger... Himself a prisoner of his dark past, Angus refuses to yield the box— or allow Mary to leave! Suspicious of the alluring lass’s mission, he vows to wrest a confession from her, but unearths a fiery temper and a will as strong as his own.
An unbreakable curse... Passion flares between them, but now there is more at stake: an unknown enemy is hunting down the precious box, and will stop at nothing. Risking all for love, Angus must solve the mystery behind the runes... and trust the only woman who can awaken his forgotten heart.
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