*MAD*WARNING* This is not your momma's traditional Regency! WITHOUT explicit, graphic language, Lady Scandal is written using period slang and is peppered with salty exchanges and flavored with spicy dialogue. Intended for readers over 18.
All of London is ablaze with rumors about the identity of Lady Scandal, a female brazen—and desperate—enough to advertise for a husband.
But for Juliet, the young and surprisingly innocent widow, it’s her last option if she wants to avoid another marriage not of her choosing. Her prickly, pig-headed father has threatened to marry her off once again but this time Juliet is not without resources. She hopes the unentailed lands she possesses are enough to “bribe” some rich man to swoop in and save her from another unwanted union. And she has fingers and toes crossed she can find a potential bridegroom who will make her insides melt.
Zeus Tanner, a self-made man from humble origins, has one driving goal—to reclaim his stolen birthright. When the scandalous advertisement catches his eye, Zeus believes he’s found the key to realizing his dream. But after surpassing the arduous task of obtaining an audience with the infamous Lady Scandal—who’s hidden herself behind a screen without explanation!—Zeus never imagined he’d be asked such a strange assortment of questions, given a test of manners over an atrocious scone, and ordered to disrobe and show her his chest—and “male parts”. Zeus heartily refuses to comply with this last outrageous request. Unless, he ponders out loud, the intriguing female is willing to trade her stockings and stays for the privilege...
*MAD*FACTS* 37,000 words • Spicy Hot Historical Romance • Regency-set
WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING ABOUT LARISSA LYONS and her full-length novel Deceived by Desire: 4½ Stars from Romantic Times - "This deliciously wicked Regency romp is an irresistible tale that weaves shapeshifting lions with clairvoyance and steamy sex...an ingeniously constructed plot...Laced with wit, scandal and true love, it's a wonderfully entertaining escape."