Nicole Jordan spins a delectable tale of wit and exquisite sensuality in this mesmerizing Regency romance, the captivating first in a dazzling new trilogy, The Courtship Wars.
Marcus Pierce, a strikingly handsome aristocrat with a wicked reputation, inherits guardianship of Arabella Loring and her two younger sisters–and immediately declares his intention to marry them off. But gorgeously defiant Arabella sparks frustration–and something deeply erotic–in Marcus. After matching both wits and swords with her, Marcus concludes that this beautiful and formidable foe must be his.
Having sworn off marriage and men, Arabella wishes to be left alone to run her finishing school for young ladies. To that end, she boldly accepts Marcus’s intimate challenge: If he can woo and win her within two weeks, she’ll take her place in his bed as his wife. However, if she can resist his considerable charms, the Loring sisters will be granted their independence. Thus an extraordinary game of seduction begins. . . .
mel (USA: NY) (2009/04/20): First book in series of three. Marcus inherits guardianship of three girls and has set his mind to marry off these wards. But Marcus decides he is available, as is the sister Arabella. And who better to keep her safe than him. Arabella wishes to be left alone and to be allowed to run her finishing school for young ladies. A bargain, or a dare if you would, is made. Can he woo her and change her mind. But in only 2 weeks?