An Island Princess Starts a Scandal (Paperback)
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Did you hear that noise? That was me. Screaming to anyone who will listen about the amount of joy this steamy new sapphic romance brings me. I have been LONGING for a heroine like Cora. A sexy, stern bossy butch, and boy did she find her match in the fierce (but a bit bratty) Manuela. This book is delicious!— Katie
"Adriana Herrera is once again here to upend any outdated notions of historical romance." --Entertainment Weekly
One last summer.
For Manuela del Carmen Caceres Galvan, the invitation to show her paintings at the 1889 Exposition Universelle came at the perfect time. Soon to be trapped in a loveless marriage, Manuela has given herself one last summer of freedom--in Paris, with her two best friends.
One scandalous encounter.
Cora Kempf Bristol, Duchess of Sundridge, is known for her ruthlessness in business. It's not money she chases, but power. When she sees the opportunity to secure her position among her rivals, she does not hesitate. How difficult could it be to convince the mercurial Miss Caceres Galvan to part with a parcel of land she's sworn never to sell?
One life-changing bargain.
Tempted by Cora's offer, Manuela proposes a trade: her beloved land for a summer with the duchess in her corner of Paris. A taste of the wild, carefree world that will soon be out of her reach. What follows thrills and terrifies Cora, igniting desires the duchess long thought dead. As they fill their days indulging in a shared passion for the arts and their nights with dark and delicious deeds, the happiness that seemed impossible moves within reach...though claiming it would cause the greatest scandal Paris has seen in decades.
"...a fun, frothy, feminist voice in historical romance." --New York Times bestselling author Sarah MacLean
Can't get enough of the Las Leonas?
- Book 1: A Caribbean Heiress in Paris
- Book 2: An Island Princess Starts a Scandal
- Book 3: Coming Soon