SCANDALOUS by Karen Robards - Book one in the Banning Sisters Trilogy
The book is in Very Good+ condition. The binding is tight and square and the corners are square. No reader creases seen on covers or spine. No writing or marks on the outside of the book. There is a bookstore stamp on the first page or it would be in like new condition. First edition, first printing with intact number line.
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FROM THE BACK OF THE BOOK:
" England, 1810: When Lady Gabriella Banning receives word that her half-brother, the Earl of Wickham, has died on his tea plantation in Ceylon, she faces the reality that she and her younger sisters, Claire and Elizabeth, are suddenly penniless. The family's riches will pass to the next male heir -- a distant cousin -- and the Banning sisters are doomed unless Gabby thinks fast.
Which she does. Pretending that Marcus is still alive, Gabby arranges beautiful Claire's London season. She'll keep up the pretense just long enough for Claire to marry a fabulously wealthy nobleman. But when a handsome gentleman arrives at the door and claims to be Marcus, Gabby's plan backfires. For if she exposes this mysterious stranger's deceit, she exposes her own. Bound by secrets and lies, Gabby and the roguish adventurer strike sparks off each other -- and soon London society is abuzz over the scandalous pair of "siblings" who appear to be falling in love....
With this beautifully rendered romance, bestselling author Karen Robards begins a sweeping series about three unforgettable sisters poised to take the ton by storm.
Author: ............... Karen Robards
Publisher: ........... Pocket Books
Cover Illustrator: .. Brian Bailey
Edition: ............... First Edition, First Printing
Binding: .............. Softcover
Publication Year: .. 2001
ISBN: .................. 0-7434-1059-9