Romance Edith Layton The Chance

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The Chance

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A brave nobleman who'd successfully fought Napoleon's toughest soldiers, Raphael Dalton was no stranger to treachery and warfare. Yet nothing this modest hero has experienced can prepare him for the famous beauty Annabelle, the toast of the London ton.

With his unruly red hair and solid, honest face, Rafe doesn't think he has a chance with the flirtatious beauty who seems not to notice him. And when scandal threatens to ruin the reputation of a friend's sister, Breanna, Rafe's hopes may be dashed for good. To stop malicious tongue-wagging, Rafe offers to marry the exotic, raven-haired beauty. It isn't only honor, though, that sparks the proposal, for a smodering attraction draws him to this spirited woman as well.

Little does Rafe know, however, that Annabelle still wants him for her own. While he's a master at outwitting opponents on the battlefield, the painfully shy soldier is defenseless when it comes to the fairer sex--and Annabelle will use every weapon she can, while Breanna hopes for his attention too. Now Fafe has the chance to find true love--but only if he doesn't lose his head...

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About the Author:

Edith Layton loved to write. She wrote articles and opinion pieces for the New York Times and Newsday, as well as for local papers, and freelanced writing publicity before she began writing novels.

Publisher’s Weekly called her “one of romance’s most gifted authors.” She received many awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Romantic Times, and excellent reviews and commendations from Library Journal, Romance Readers Anonymous, and Romance Writers of America. She also wrote historical novels under the name Edith Felber.

Mother of three grown children, she lived on Long Island with her devoted dog, Miss Daisy; her half feral parakeet, Little Richard; and various nameless pond fish in the fishness protection program.

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"... an author who really understands the modes and morals of the Regency period... meticulously crafted, well-paced, heart-warming adventure." -- Romantic Times, 4 1/2 stars, top pick

"The Chance is a warm engrossing tale and a worthy addition to any romance lover's bookshelf." -- The Romance Reader

"Edith Layton understands the deepest emotions that rule the heart." -- --Romantic Times

"Layton writes pure enchantment." -- --Mary Jo Putney

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