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A Brazen Bargain

(The second book in the Spies and Lovers series)
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Love soothes the deepest of scars.

Minerva Bellingham is at her wits' end. Her younger brother, Simon, will have them penniless and on the streets if his extravagant gambling habit isn't curtailed. An enormous debt to Lord Rafe Drummond is the final indignity. Signing over her dowry is their only choice. Until Lord Drummond suggests something much more scandalous. She can keep her dowry-in exchange for the Bellinghams working three months as a housemaid and stable boy.

Scarred from his service to the Crown, Rafe recognizes the young Simon Bellingham has the makings of a good duke. Minerva is a different story. Her pure, delicate beauty only underscores Rafe's tarnished, bleak soul. Yet he delights in cracking Minerva's icy reserve to reveal a fiery, stubborn woman. And Minerva discovers the gruff master of Wintermarsh has the heart of a poet. But before they can find a future safe in each other's arms, a menace from Simon's licentious past slithers back into their lives, forcing Rafe to plan the most important rescue mission of his life.

Warning: Contains a paragon of the beau monde who gets the hang of polishing silver, and a master of the house who'd like her to make his bed-preferably with him in it. Also passion unleashed with the mere touch of a finger. Readers are encouraged to swoon.

Author's Note: This is a re-release with the same cover and content.

Genre: Historical Romance

Praise for this book

"Witty, compelling, and sensuous, Laura Trentham is a fabulous new voice in historical romance." - Valerie Bowman

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Used availability for Laura Trentham's A Brazen Bargain

Paperback Editions

September 2017 : USA Paperback

Title: A Brazen Bargain (Spies and Lovers) (Volume 2)
Author(s): Laura Trentham
ISBN: 1-946306-05-3 / 978-1-946306-05-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Laura Trentham
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January 2016 : USA Paperback

Title: A Brazen Bargain
Author(s): Laura Trentham
ISBN: 1-61923-322-3 / 978-1-61923-322-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

Kindle Editions

September 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: A Brazen Bargain (Spies and Lovers Book 2)
Author(s): Laura Trentham
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU