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A wicked way to win an earl, Anna Bradley

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A wicked way to win an earl
Title
A wicked way to win an earl
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Anna Bradley
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Language
eng
Summary
"England, 1814. Delia Somerset despises the privileged ton, but her young sister, Lily, is desperate to escape their family's scandalous past and join high society. Unwilling to upset her sister, Delia reluctantly agrees to attend a party at the Sutherland estate--and avoid the gossip at all costs. Alec Sutherland is known as a hot-headed scoundrel, but nothing gets a rise out of him as much as the news that his brother desires Delia's hand in marriage. She is, after all, the daughter of the London belle who soiled their family name. He's determined to ruin her reputation as well, in the most delicious way possible. It's only a matter of time before he can woo her with his irresistible advances. As Delia devilishly plays along in Alec's game, determined to prove the joke is on him, they inch ever closer to repeating history. And in this game of seductive glances, scandalous whispers, and old debts, the outcome might be much more than either of them anticipated..."-- Page [4] of cover
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Award
Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, 2015.
Review
  • When Alec Sutherland, the Earl of Carlisle, discovers that his younger brother, Robyn, has invited Delia Somerset to attend their family’s house party with the intention of wooing her, Alec knows he must nip this potential romance in the bud. After all, Delia’s mother already dragged the Carlisle name through the mud years ago when she jilted the brothers’ father in order to marry Delia’s father. As far as Alec is concerned, there can be no better way to even the score between their families than by using his legendary charm to seduce Delia away from Robyn and ruin her reputation. However, what starts out as a diabolical plan of family payback turns into something much more complicated when Alec begins spending time with Delia and discovers he is no longer certain exactly who is seducing whom. Bradley’s flawlessly written debut, the first in her Sutherland Scandals series, will immediately win readers over with its intoxicating blend of wit, simmering sexual tension, satisfying sensuality, and superb characterization. -- Charles, John (Reviewed 10-01-2015) (Booklist, vol 112, number 3, p34)
  • /* Starred Review */ Regency-era romance feels new and bright in Bradley’s delightful debut. Delia Somerset is en route to a house party in Kent when her carriage is damaged. She sets off through the mud in search of assistance, only to find a gentleman and a village maid getting ready to enjoy some quality time against a convenient tree. Inevitably, he’s her soon-to-be host, Alexander Sutherland, Lord Carlisle. After they enjoy a lively tête-à-tête on fornication against trees, Alec successfully delivers Delia and her sister to his home to visit with his sisters. The two families have a complicated history, as Delia’s upper-class mother jilted Alec’s father in favor of running away (and enjoying a lovely life) with a country squire. Despite the old scandal that now hovers over Delia’s generation, Alec and Delia’s attraction soon overcomes any reservations they might have had about being together. Bradley’s quick wit and humor keep the story flowing smoothly. Readers will devour this passionate romance as eagerly as Alec and Delia devour each other when their flirtations lead at last to the bedroom. Alec’s siblings and Delia’s sisters will surely make the Sutherland Scandals series a pleasure to follow. Agent: Marlene Stringer, Stringer Literary Agency. (Nov.) --Staff (Reviewed October 5, 2015) (Publishers Weekly, vol 262, issue 40, p)
  • A generation ago, brave, well-born Millicent Chase scandalized the ton by publicly jilting and humiliating arrogant Hart Sutherland. Instead, she married untitled country gentleman Henry Somerset, shunning the snobbism of society and guaranteeing her family's ostracism. Now, with their parents dead, Millicent and Harry's two oldest daughters, Delia and Lily, have been invited to a house party at the estate of the family of the man Millicent rejected. Alec Sutherland, Earl of Carlisle, and Delia are forced to face their feelings and their long-held prejudices. VERDICT A tart-tongued, challenging beauty and a dashing, reformed (sort of) rake who needs to get his priorities straight play a dangerous game. Full of steamy passion and sexy banter, Bradley's debut beautifully kicks off her spicy Regency series. The author lives in Portland, OR. --Kristin Ramsdell (Reviewed October 15, 2015) (Library Journal, vol 140, issue 17, p71)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10445971
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YDXCP
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Bradley, Anna
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
Series statement
Sutherland scandals
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nobility
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Deception
  • Scandals
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
A wicked way to win an earl, Anna Bradley
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
Berkley Sensation mass-market edition.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780425282632
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 900624043
  • (OCoLC)900624043
Label
A wicked way to win an earl, Anna Bradley
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
Berkley Sensation mass-market edition.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780425282632
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 900624043
  • (OCoLC)900624043

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