In Want of a Viscount (The Chessmen: Masters of Seduction #3) (Mass Market)

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In Want of a Viscount (The Chessmen: Masters of Seduction #3) (Mass Market)


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This is book number 3 in the The Chessmen: Masters of Seduction series.

New York Times bestselling author Lorraine Heath’s next novel in The Chessmen: Masters of Seduction series where the price is always high… 

American Leonora Garrison has come to England in desperate search of investors to keep her family business afloat but instead finds surprising pleasure when she visits an exclusive ladies’ club and dares to kiss a stranger, who leaves her yearning for more.

With a libertine for a father, Viscount Wyeth, more commonly known as Rook, vowed to live his life above reproach, with nary a hint of disgrace. Until one night, he takes a mysterious beauty into his arms, a lady who tempts him to cast his sterling reputation aside in favor of more wicked pursuits.

When fate reunites the couple, they are torn between desire and duty. Leonora may want the viscount, but she needs a stakeholder not a lover. When caught in a compromising situation that places everything they hold dear at risk, they must determine how best to win. However, in this scandalous game, nothing except love takes all.

Lorraine Heath always dreamed of being a writer. After graduating from the University of Texas, she wrote training manuals, press releases, articles, and computer code, but something was always missing. When she read a romance novel, she not only became hooked on the genre, but quickly realized what her writing lacked: rebels, scoundrels, and rogues. She’s been writing about them ever since. Her novels have been recognized with numerous industry awards and have appeared on the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists.

Product Details ISBN: 9780063114715
ISBN-10: 0063114712
Publisher: Avon
Publication Date: February 20th, 2024
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: The Chessmen: Masters of Seduction

“Delicious…Regina is admirably resilient, and the slowly rekindling love between her and Arthur will make readers swoon. This is second-chance romance done right.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Notorious Lord Knightly

“Among Heath’s impressive oeuvre, this one is a standout…This second-chance romance is brimming with heightened emotions: there’s regret and anger and so much delicious yearning.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) on The Notorious Lord Knightly

“Heath again achieves the literary equivalent of checkmate with an exquisitely sensual love story that deftly illustrates her stellar sense of characterization and wickedly subtle sense of wit.” — Booklist on The Notorious Lord Knightly

"Heath steals your heart, then takes you on a journey that will leave you torn between tears and joy". — Christina Dodd

“Heath is known for her beautiful, deeply emotional romances.”  — Washington Post

“Brilliant…Heath slowly peels back the layers of her complex protagonists, making their forbidden attraction all the more intense and believable. With just the right blend of romance and mystery, this proves un-put-downable.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Return of the Duke

“Readers can finally enjoy Marcus’s story, and it is well worth the wait for those who love a strong heroine who breaks down all the preconceived notions that the hero has of her. Hand to readers who already love Heath, as well as fans of Stephanie Laurens and Lisa Kleypas.” — Library Journal on The Return of the Duke

“Heath opens her Once Upon a Dukedom series with a satisfying, character-driven Victorian romance... a promising spin-off.”  — Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Scoundrel of My Heart

“[Penelope and King’s] evolution to lovers is pleasing and satisfying, especially since they have to trust each other with truly devastating stories from their past in order to make a future together. Heath explores how society’s confining rules force people into uncomfortable and even desperate choices. The end result is a fascinating exploration of power…A complex romance [that] explores how two lovers are influenced by class, gender, and societal expectations.” — Kirkus Reviews on The Duchess Hunt