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A Talent for Trouble

(The fifth book in the Spirited Spinsters series)
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Could love be the most alluring game of all?

Harriet Truchard’s parents are the black sheep of the Ton. Exiled for her father's notorious duels and cheating, they are back in London, and they have plans for their brilliant daughter.

She can either use her talent with cards to win them a fortune, or she can marry a man of their choosing. Which is out of the question since their choice is nothing but a well-dressed thug.

But when an encounter leads her into Viscount Beaufort’s path, she sees a chance to escape her family’s schemes, if she’s willing to risk it all.

Left with a crippling debt by his late father, Leo Astley, Lord Beaufort opened London’s most elegant gambling house in a desperate effort to keep a roof over their heads. He’s willing to flirt with scandal to save his family, but after a run of strange losses leaves the bank stripped of funds and threatens everything, he needs expert help, and fast.

The last person he should trust is the daughter of England’s most notorious swindlers, but Harriet knows every trick in the book and is eager to help.

As they play their cards to hunt down the cheats threatening all he holds dear and try to avoid the repercussions of Harriet’s past, Beau and Harriet start to learn that admitting to the spark between them might be the biggest risk of all. Because what’s at stake are their hearts….

Genre: Historical Romance

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