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Historical Romantic Suspense at its Best
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When Cassandra Sheridan agreed to an arranged marriage to the Earl of Hampstead, she never
dreamed the cad wouldn't even bother to appear for their betrothal ball. It seems her intended cares
more for gallivanting than meeting his bride to be! So Cassie decides to enjoy an adventure of her
own and sets off across Scotland ... and meets a dashing stranger who has elevated dueling and
deception to an art form.

A dedicated spy on a mission, the Earl of Hamptsead has more on his mind than a silly party. Now
fate has thrown him together with a vivacious lady whom he must protect from harm, and whose
sensuous beauty is proving most distracting. Worse still, Devlyn is horrified to discover she's the
very woman he's engaged to marry!

With their lives and reputations in equal peril, do they dare surrender to their irresistible desires?
~Award of Excellence winner. "...Thomas's strikingly passionate romance will give
readers butterflies..." Cheryl Jeffries, Heartstring Reviews.
Five Rose review: A real page turner. This book has everything...adventure, intrigue, sex, romance...sex. Need I say
more? Melody Thomas delivers on all counts and then some. I loved this book.~~Debbie, A Romance Review
WILD AND WICKED IN SCOTLAND has it all. From the very first pages you'll have trouble putting
this book down. This is one exciting and delectable Victorian Romance I  highly recommend.
Marilyn Rondeau~~ Reviewers International Organization (RIO)
Top Pick 4 1/2 stars - Romantic Times Bookclub ~~“Thomas fills
the pages with intrigue, passion, emotional intensity, duplicity and adventure in this page-turning
romance”. ~~Joan Hammond

Succumbing to Sin...

Bethany Munro was once madly in love with dashing Ian Rockwell. Then Ian left on a
mission for the crown, and Bethany was forced to put her heart aside...until one
glittering night when she spies him across a crowded ballroom, and the feelings she
once felt come rushing back. But she has her secrets...

...and so does he. Sir Ian Rockwell has led a dangerous life and is now a suspect in a
crime he did not commit. He never imagined the naive girl he knew so long ago could
be the beauty standing before him now or that she could help prove his innocence.
But in a world of glamour and intrigue where nothing is as it seems, their perilous
game of seduction soon turns into a night of sin, a night where they both discover the
only thing more dangerous than passion is falling love.
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Ms. Thomas pens a brilliant read that simmers and shouts with excitement.
The romance and passion is indeed pure magical . Cherokee~~Reviewer
for Coffee Time Romance
Sin and Scandal in England is just what the romance reader ordered. A little bit
naughty and a little bit decadent, it is filled with complications and complexities
and pure, thrilling, provocative romance. ~~Cheryl Jeffries, Heartstrings Reviews
In a tale set against the backdrop of anarchy, political intrigue and
spying, Thomas, with her mature writing and strong characters, spins
a web of danger that captivates. ~~Joan Hammond, Romantic Times
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Ms. Thomas continues her successful streak of writing novels that are keepers.
She fills her tale with passionate and larger than life characters in a well-plotted
story. The mystery and suspense are intertwined with the romance providing hours
of pure pleasure for readers.
SIN AND SCANDAL IN ENGLAND is a keeper shelf read. Run out and purchase
this book. It exceeded my expectations in every way. SIN AND SCANDAL IN
ENGLAND is not to be missed!~~
Cindy, Reviewer, CK2S Kwips and Kritiques
I love Melody Thomas and her historical novels. I know that every time I pick up one of her romances
that I will be entertained, on the edge of my seat and treated to a fantastic love story.  Sin and
Scandal in England was that and so much more. Reviewed by Talia Ricci ~~
Joyfully Reviewed
August 26, 2008

Passion and Pleasure in London
This is a complex, well plotted story that will delight readers of
historical romance. Jeri Neal 4 ½ Stars~~
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Romantic Times Book Club
4 1/2 stars
January 2007 Romantic
Times Book club Top Pick
WILD AND WICKED IN SCOTLAND is a fabulous read! Melody Thomas has written a page turner.”
~New York Times Bestselling author, Cathy Maxwell
Wild and Wicked in Scotland
Sin and Scandal in England
Can two people rediscover their passion for life in the love they
have for each other?
Winter Ashburn was once the toast of the ton, but now she skirts
the margins of high society by stealing from the rich to give to the
poor. Her latest mark is none other than Rory Jameson, the rake
who dared mistake her for a lady of the evening. Winter has stolen
from her fair share of scandalously handsome men in the past . . .
so why does her heart beat faster as she approaches his door.

while on secret missions for the crown, but none have been this
intriguing, this enticing. He will make Winter repay what she took
so shamelessly . . . and melt her icy facade with the heat of his
wicked touch. But her kiss sets his soul on fire--now he will never
be satisfied until he has made this alluring temptress his own.
~~Readers who have missed Judith McNaught's historicals will find a
new favorite with Melody Thomas. Romance fans will be mesmerized
by the superbly crafted characters, rich historical details and tight
plotting. This compelling story is romance at its best.
2008 Beacon Award Winner
2008 Kiss of Death Daphne du Maurier
contest for historical romantic suspense.
AVON Historical
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As somewhat of a take off on Robin Hood, the complex plot was expertly done and kept us
anxiously turning the pages to see what would happen next. Melody Thomas clearly
Guyette~~Singletitles.com

Melody Thomas' PASSION AND PLEASURE IN LONDON is pure entertainment. A wonderful
read, highly recommended! Kay James~~Romance Reader of the Heart

The story has excellent dialogue, some suspense, a lot of romantic tension and a sizzling
romance.  An intriguing book, PASSION AND PLEASURE IN LONDON is sure to please fans
of the romance genre. ~~Marilyn Heyman Romance Reviews Today

This romance is crafted by an expert, with an eye on historical accuracy, and a fast-paced
story. Recommended for those who want a quick, clever read, for it is well constructed, with
delightful characterizations and plotting. Laura Strathman Hulka~~Myshelf.com
This one is definitely going on my
keeper shelf. ~~Maura, Reviewer for
Coffee Time Romance

Melody Thomas draws readers into the
romance and holds them there until the
end~~Kathe Robin, Romantic Times
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2009 HOLT Medallion
Best Historical