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Authors: Jennifer Haymore

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A Season of Seduction

“I could stay here all night,”
Jack murmured against Rebecca’s mouth.
She sighed, her lips barely moving beneath his. She clutched his arms; her fingers locked around his biceps.
“What is it?” He brushed his lips against hers in a sensuous glide. “What do you want?”
She stilled. It seemed she had stopped breathing. “I want you,” she said simply.
He sat frozen. Stunned.
He’d sensed that she wanted him, of course. He hadn’t expected her to say it, though—at least not this early. He’d planned to take all night to coax her free from her innate shyness, calming her, softening her, making her comfortable, willing. Making her not only want him, but
Her voice fired his blood in a thousand different ways, but he couldn’t submit to either her wishes or his body’s demands. Not yet.
“Becky…” His hand slid down her neck, between her shoulder blades and lower, until it rested on the small of her back.
He did kiss her then. The tug of her hands on his arms was irresistible.
A Touch of Scandal
“4½ Stars! TOP PICK! Haymore delivers a second fascinating, powerful, and sensual novel that places her high on must-read lists. She perfectly blends a strong plot that twists like a serpent and has unforgettable characters to create a book readers will remember and reread.”

RT Book Reviews
“Jennifer Haymore’s books are sophisticated, deeply sensual, andemotionally complex. With a dead-sexy hero, a sweetly practical heroine, and a love story that draws together two people from vastlydifferent backgrounds,
A Touch of Scandal
is positively captivating!”
New York Times
bestselling author
“An author to watch…
A Touch of Scandal
is a wonderfully written historical romance. Ms. Haymore brings intrigue and romance together with strong, complex characters to make this a keeper for any romance reader… The characters come to life with the turn of each page.”
“A classic tale… Reading this story, I completely fell in love with the honorable servant girl and her esteemed duke. This is definitely a tale of excitement, hot sizzling sex, and loads of mystery.”
“4 Stars! Kate and Garrett were wonderful characters who constantly tugged at my heartstrings. I found myself rooting for them the whole way through… If you like historical romances that engage your emotions and contain characters you cheer for, this is the book for you.”
“These characters are just fantastic and endearing. I just couldn’t wait to find out what happened on the next page.”
A Hint of Wicked
“Full of suspense, mystery, romance, and erotica… I am looking forward to more from this author.”

Las Vegas Review-Journal
“A clever, provoking, and steamy story from an upcoming author to keep your eye out for!”
“Haymore is a shining star, and if
A Hint of Wicked
is any indication of what’s to come, bring me more.”
“Debut author Haymore crafts a unique plot filled with powerful emotions and complex issues.”

RT Book Reviews
“A unique, heart-tugging story with sympathetic, larger-than-life characters, intriguing plot twists, and sensual love scenes.”
New York Times
bestselling author
“Complex, stirring, and written with a skillful hand,
A Hint of Wicked
is an evocative love story that will make a special place for itself in your heart.”
“Jennifer Haymore is an up-and-coming new writer who displays a skillful touch in her erotic tale of a woman torn between two lovers.”
New York Times
bestselling author of
Seduction Becomes Her
“Recommended for readers who enjoy steamy Regency-era romance… there’s a surprising lightness and tenderness to the love story.”

Historical Novels Review
“A story of life and death, revenge and true love… filled with passion, intrigue, and suspense… I look forward to reading much more historical romance from Jennifer Haymore.”
“Sweet and satisfying… refreshingly honest… a gripping read.”
“A new take on a historical romance… complicated and original… the characters are well crafted… surprisingly satisfying.”
“The characters in this book are easy to love… I can’t wait to read the next book!”
“What an extraordinary book this is!… What a future this author has!”
A Hint of Wicked
A Touch of Scandal
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This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is coincidental.
Copyright © 2010 by Jennifer Haymore
Excerpt from
Confessions of an Improper Wife
Copyright © 2010 by Jennifer Haymore
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Copyright Page
Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twenty
Chapter Twenty-one
Chapter Twenty-two

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