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Secrets of A Summer Night

Kleypas, Lisa (eBook - 2004)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Secrets of A Summer Night
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Four young ladies enter London society with one common goal: they must use their feminine wit and wiles to find a husband. So a daring husband-hunting scheme is born. Annabelle Peyton, determined to save her family from disaster, decides to use her beauty and wit to tempt a suitable nobleman into making an offer of marriage. But Annabelle's most intriguing -- and persistent -- admirer, wealthy, powerful Simon Hunt, has made it clear that while he will introduce her to irresistible pleasure he will not offer marriage. Annabelle is determined to resist his unthinkable proposition ... but it is impossible in the face of such skillful seduction. Her friends, looking to help, conspire to entice a more suitable gentleman to offer for Annabelle, for only then will she be safe from Simon -- and her own longings. But on one summer night, Annabelle succumbs to Simon's passionate embrace and tempting kisses ... and she discovers that love is the most dangerous game of all.
Authors: Kleypas, Lisa
Title: Secrets of a summer night
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Publisher: New York : PerfectBound, 2004
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Statement of Responsibility: Lisa Kleypas
Notes: Electronic version of ed. published: New York : Avon Books, c2004. (375 p.)
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Summary: Four young ladies enter London society with one common goal: they must use their feminine wit and wiles to find a husband. So a daring husband-hunting scheme is born. Annabelle Peyton, determined to save her family from disaster, decides to use her beauty and wit to tempt a suitable nobleman into making an offer of marriage. But Annabelle's most intriguing -- and persistent -- admirer, wealthy, powerful Simon Hunt, has made it clear that while he will introduce her to irresistible pleasure he will not offer marriage. Annabelle is determined to resist his unthinkable proposition ... but it is impossible in the face of such skillful seduction. Her friends, looking to help, conspire to entice a more suitable gentleman to offer for Annabelle, for only then will she be safe from Simon -- and her own longings. But on one summer night, Annabelle succumbs to Simon's passionate embrace and tempting kisses ... and she discovers that love is the most dangerous game of all.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9780061793080
Branch Call Number: OverDrive downloadable ebook
System Details: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1870 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 271 KB)
Subject Headings: England Fiction
Genre/Form: Downloadable ebook
Electronic books
Love stories
Historical fiction
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Jan 12, 2013
  • booklady1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Superbly written and well paced,this book thoroughly entertains as It follows the escapades of the wallflowers young ladys...has they make way In upper-crust london society...funny! with a bit of mayhem, humor, and enough sensuality to please all of us readers, I love It!!!

May 13, 2012
  • Sarah1984 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Really enjoyed this first in a four-part series. I liked the tension and fun between Annabelle and Simon and I also liked the personalities of the other girls, especially the American debutantes Lilian and Daisy, who seem fiery and good heroines for future books in the series.

Dec 13, 2011
  • mark445 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Great series

Dec 08, 2011
  • JensieCrazyCatLady rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I just read this, book one in the wallflowers series. Loved it! It is the first romance novel I've ever read and now i'm hooked! Just about to begin book 2, Autumn.

Jul 15, 2011
  • kclynn89 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The wallflower series is amazing!

very good historical romance. Very well written.

Dec 07, 2009
  • erysimum rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Many romance novels only have one main female character, and any other women who appear are irrelevant or evil. Lisa Kleypas starts off this series by introducing 4 women who are all friends and want to help each other! It's great to see a romance that addresses the many kinds of relationships that are important.

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