From USA Today Bestselling author Darcy Burke, your next Regency obsession: The Pretenders! Set in Burke’s popular world of The Untouchables, indulge in the saga of a trio of siblings who excel at being something they’re not. Can a dauntless Bow Street Runner, a devastated viscount, and a disillusioned Society miss unravel their secrets?
Book One: A Secret Surrender
A survivor of the mean streets of London’s East End, Selina Blackwell has learned to be a chameleon, and in her current iteration as a fortune-teller, she’s able to provide a Season for her sister. Only, Madame Sybila can’t be a chaperone, so Selina takes on another identity as the proper Lady Gresham. But when a Bow Street Runner takes too much of an interest in her business, it seems the crimes of her past will finally come to light.
Determined to prove that Madame Sybila is a fraud bent on fleecing London’s elite, Harry Sheffield enlists the help of the alluring Lady Gresham in exchange for introducing her to Society’s best. With his busy career and aspirations for the future, Harry has no time for marriage, but an affair is just right—until he discovers the lady’s disarming secret. Whatever his feelings for her, he can’t ignore who she is and who she’s been. And when she holds the key to the one case he couldn’t solve, he must choose justice or love.
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A secret surrender
A secret surrender-As a Bow Street Runner Harry is investigating Selina the fortune teller. Although she is a fraud and a cheat she has a wonderful heart. As Harry starts to get closer to her romance blooms . But will it last when he finds out who she really is? 4*
Lies, deception, and love
A Secret Surrender
Another fabulous gem from Darcy. The characters that she comes up with are absolutely Intriguing and captivating.
When you have to deceive, lie and steal to survive after a while it will catch up to you. Trying to protect her alter identity a secret and trying to find out who killed her brother Selina gets too close to Harry Sheffield a bow street runner.
Harry Sheffield has his hands full trying to help his father find out if a fortune teller that is mother is seeing is a fraud and reopening and investigation into a four year old fire that killed orphans. He in lists the help of Salina.
As Selina gets closer to Harry and their feeling start to grow she begins to question life choices. As the truth is revealed will it destroy their relationship?
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