After spending years writing scandalous political essays, Lady Alexandra Grey is used to society's censure. Her father, however, is determined to get his headstrong daughter under control.
He is king of London's underworld.
Nicholas Thorne has never been above lying, cheating, or stealing in his quest for power. When Alexandra's father offers up a fortune to swindle his daughter into marriage, Nick takes it - only to fall in love with his mark.
In London's East End, happy endings only exist in fairytales.
When Alexandra discovers Nicholas's deception, she vows to forget him for good. But word gets out of her secret marriage to London's most notorious crime lord, and she finds her life in danger. Back in close quarters with the man who betrayed her, passions ignite, secrets are revealed, old enemies rise - and some are willing to kill.
Tempting The Scoundrel
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18 January 2024
Katrina Kendrick is the romance pen name for Sunday Times bestselling science fiction and fantasy author Elizabeth May. She is Californian by birth and Scottish by choice, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of St Andrews. She currently resides on an old farm in rural Scotland with her husband, three cats, and a lively hive of resident honey bees.