From “the mistress of sizzling sensuality” (Romantic Times) comes a riveting romance about a swashbuckling hero and the high-spirited lady who wins his heart. In 1840 England, Lady Amanda Rose Culver saves handsome, falsely convicted murderer Matt Grayson’s life when he is wounded as he barely escapes the gallows. Finding the American semi-conscious on the shore near the convent where she has been imprisoned by her older brother, the Duke of Brookshire, Amanda gets Matt to safety and hides him from the searchers combing the countryside for him. The beautiful, headstrong eighteen-year-old is desperate to escape an arranged marriage; the badly wounded convict is just desperate to escape. As Amanda nurses him back to health, and the clock ticks down as they wait for a ship to take Matt back to America before the authorities can find him, they discover an intense physical attraction stranger than anything innocent Amanda has ever imagined existed. Even jaded Matt finds himself falling head over heels in lust—and love.
But then something happens that threatens to destroy both their lives….
AMANDA ROSE is “one that readers will remember for a long time.” – Romantic Times
New York Times, USA Today and Publisher’s Weekly bestselling author Karen Robards is the six-time winner of Affaire de Coeur’s Silver Pen Award for favorite romance author.
And don’t miss Karen Robards’ newest crime thriller, THE ULTIMATUM, available in June!
“One of the finest, most talented writers of romantic history today.” – Affaire de Coeur
“Ms. Robards has the marvelous talent to zero in on the heart of erotic fantasy. She seems to know instinctively our most secret thoughts and then dreams up the perfect scenario to give them free rein. The result is pure magic.” – Romantic Times
“Karen Robards is one of the most popular voices in women’s fiction.” – Newsweek
About the Author:
Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve loved to write. My first book was a ten-page effort written at age five for my grandmother. Throughout grade school, high school and college I wrote for various school publications. When I was eighteen, my first professionally published piece—a humorous anecdote—appeared in Reader’s Digest. Still, it never occurred to me that I might become a professional writer. I aimed for a career as a lawyer and was actually in law school when I sold my first book. When that happened, the world lost a would-be lawyer and gained a writer. That book, which is still in print, is Island Flame, and it was published when I was twenty-four. Since then, I’ve written over forty books, which regularly appear on the New York Times, USA Today, and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller lists, among others. The mother of three sons, I read, I write, and I chauffeur children. That’s my life.