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The Devil in Winter

Lisa Kleypas

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Description

A devil's bargain

Easily the shyest Wallflower, Evangeline Jenner stands to become the wealthiest, once her inheritance comes due. Because she must first escape the clutches of her unscrupulous relatives, Evie has approached the rake Viscount St. Vincent with a most outrageous proposition: marriage!

Sebastian's reputation is so dangerous that thirty seconds alone with him will ruin any maiden's good name. Still, this bewitching chit appeared, unchaperoned, on his doorstep to offer her hand. Certainly an aristocrat with a fine eye for beauty could do far worse.

But Evie's proposal comes with a condition: no lovemaking after their wedding night. She will never become just another of the dashing libertine's callously discarded broken hearts -- which means Sebastian will simply have to work harder at his seductions...or perhaps surrender his own heart for the very first time in the name of true love.

Publishers Weekly Review

Feb 27, 2006 – Bestseller Kleypas's latest begins with the rake Sebastian, Lord St. Vincent, striking a deal with Evangeline Jenner, the stuttering daughter of a sickly club owner whose uncle is plotting to marry her to a cousin, kill her and take her father's money. Evangeline offers up her future inheritance to Sebastian in exchange for the protection of marriage and assistance in seeing her father before he dies. They embark for Scotland, where they have a hasty marriage. Despite their mutual mistrust, they forge a tentative bond, but Sebastian is alarmed by his powerful reaction to the consummation, while Evie tries to defy her feelings for this "muff-chaser." After Evie's father dies, Sebastian takes an interest in the club, and while reforming it, Evie challenges him to a three-month celibacy bet before she'll bed him again. The suspicious newlyweds fight growing passion and frustration while a mysterious villain makes attempts on Evie's life. Kleypas's fans will appreciate the high action and scintillating twists and trysts.

Customer Reviews

So Good

This is one of my favorite Lisa Kleypas books. I love the relationship between Evie and Sebastian. Their banter makes the book very enjoyable to read. You don't want it to end. It's the third book in the wallflower series and I would say that it is the best one by far. One of my favorite things about Kleypas' books are how she develops the characters and there are many characters in her series that she grows and gives there own stories. If you like this book definitely read her Hathaway series.

Best of the Wallflower Series

Story wise, this is the best of the Wallflower Series in my opinion. I love the chemistry between Evie and Sebastian. Plus, I am fascinated by the supporting character Cam Rohan who later will be the head of the Hathaway tribe.

Great book!

I love the hero, Sebastian Lord St. Vincent, I didn't want to end the book just because of him. He's the type of hero that I'll never ever forget. Great writing!

The Devil in Winter
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  • $5.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Historical
  • Published: Oct 13, 2009
  • Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
  • Seller: HarperCollins
  • Print Length: 384 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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