Title: Devilish Lord, Mysterious Miss
Author: Annie Burrows
Line: Mills and Boon Historical Romance
Release Date: November 2009
The S-Factor: Sensuous
Is she his lost love?
With his dark, haunted eyes and forbidding expression, the menacing Lord Matthison has the reputation of the devil. Living on the fringes of polite society, he has still to get over the death of his one true love seven years ago. But Cora Montague's body has never been found...
So when he encounters a fragile-looking woman, the image of his betrothed, working in a London dressmakers, Matthison is convinced Cora is still alive. And he will do whatever it takes to reclaim her!
Devilish Lord, Mysterious Miss is the eagerly-awaited new historical romance by the wonderful Annie Burrows! A seductive Gothic romance full of passion, romance and intrigue, Devilish Lord, Mysterious Miss will keep you on tenterhooks until the very last page!
Lord Matthison had fallen head over heels in love with his best friend's younger sister, Cora Montague, from the very first moment he clapped eyes on her. Despite the vast social chasm which divided them, Lord Matthison was determined to make Cora his bride. But just days before the wedding, Cora had vanished off the face of the earth.
Lord Matthison was determined to find the woman who meant the world to him, but she seemed to have disappeared off the face of the earth. Despite having scoured everywhere for her, Cora was nowhere to be found leaving Lord Matthison to seek solace in drinking and gambling.
One night, on his way home after another night of dissapation, Lord Matthison spots a woman who is Cora's mirror image. Lord Matthison is convinced that he's finally found Cora - and he wants answers. But the woman whom he swears blind is the love of his life has no memory of him...
Seamstress Mary is shocked by Lord Matthison's claims that she's his lost love. She does not remember anything about her past, but she cannot help but be attracted to the man who has rescued her from the drudgery of her existence.
As fate throws them together, Mary finds herself falling for Lord Matthison. But is she really Cora Montague? Or is she just setting herself up for heartbreak?
Devilish Lord, Mysterious Miss is a fabulous historical romance that readers will be unable to resist. As usual with an Annie Burrows novel, the writing is rich, vivid and crisp, the atmosphere evocative and enthralling and the romance poignant, tender, sensuous and absolutely breathtaking!
Featuring an intrepid heroine, an enigmatic hero and full of drama, romance and suspense, Devilish Lord, Mysterious Miss continues to cement Annie Burrows' position as one of Mills and Boon Historical Romance's most talented and exciting new writers!
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