A celebrated beauty, Madeleine DuMais'scleverness is her greatest asset--one she putsto good use as a spy for the British. Assignedto help break up a smuggling ring in thesouth of England, she arrives at the quaintresort town of Winter Garden and meets herpartner in subterfuge: Thomas Blackwood.
Unlike any man she has ever met, Blackwood'squiet confidence and mysterious intensitysend shivers of pleasure coursing through her.And, despite the danger, as duty givesway to desire, Madeleine aches forThomas's gentle touch on her body . . .on her heart . . . on her soul.
For surrender holds its own sweet reward . . .
About the Author
I've always loved to write, but after my first attempt at a novel (nine chapters of Plastic City, the story of underwater-dwelling orphans in the twenty-third century that I wrotein the sixth grade), I took some time to get my bachelor'sdegree and to try my hand at other careers before I returnedto my first passion: creative writing. After lots and lots of perseverance, hard work, and a bit of very good luck, My Darling Caroline went on to win the Romance Writers of America's RITA(R) Award for Best First Book of 1998.
I live in Texas with my family, exploring history as Idelve into the hearts of my characters.