Her Scoundrel Earl: A Steamy Enemies-to-Lovers Historical Romance (Escape with a Scoundrel Series Book 2)
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Notorious earl seeks lady outlaw for secret partnership. Courage required. Clothing optional.

One of the most disreputable lords in London, Marcus Worthington is determined to bring down the man who ruined his family. There's just one obstacle in his path: the lovely Lady Elizabeth Barnes-Finchley, a daring young widow who's pursuing the same goal. When a pistol shot on a moonlit heath brings them together, the rivals agree to a temporary alliance to outwit their mutual enemy. But their secret partnership soon puts both their lives in danger...and falling in love was never part of the plan.

An RWA RITA Award Finalist: Best Historical Romance of the Year

"Five stars! Shelly Thacker is definitely becoming one of my favorite authors. Her novels are thrilling, adventurous, fun, sexy and overall romantic." -BookDivas

"A wild and wonderful ride, filled with adventure, passion and intrigue. Irresistible!" -RT Book Reviews

"This enthralling tale will keep you spellbound from beginning to end!" -Rendezvous

"I don't post many 5 star reviews on books, because in my opinion, they should be reserved for those that are the best of the best and truly move me and stay with me for a long time. They also need to be masterfully written. I gave this book 5 stars easily. I would give it more if I could. Shelly Thacker and her brilliance have done it again." - Goodreads reviewer

"While reading this book, I experienced every emotion: I laughed, I cried, I sighed, I fanned myself, I felt joy and finally contentment. I didn't think Ms. Thacker could write a better book than Escape with a Scoundrel, but she did. Fantastic!" - Goodreads reviewer

"This was such a fabulous read. Nobody does historical romance like Shelly Thacker. I was pulled in from the first page and stayed right there until the last page. Loved it!" - Goodreads reviewer

An earlier edition of this novel was published by Avon Books under the title Midnight Raider. This new Author's Preferred Edition has been extensively revised by the author and includes new scenes never before published.

The Escape with a Scoundrel Series
These sexy bad boys are on the wrong side of the law--and willing to break all the rules to protect the women they love. Each book is a stand-alone steamy historical romance:
Book 1: ESCAPE WITH A SCOUNDREL (Nicholas and Samantha)
Book 2: HER SCOUNDREL EARL (Marcus and Elizabeth)
Book 3: ONE NIGHT WITH A SCOUNDREL (Saxon and Ashiana)
Book 4: A SCOUNDREL'S KISS (Max and Marie)

Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the narrative takes place in the past. Historical books capture the particulars of the time as correctly as possible to get authenticities, such as societal norms, ways, habits, and traditions. Historical fiction is put in a real location during a culturally recognizable moment. The facts and the actions from the narrative can be a mixture of real occasions and ones in the writer's creativity as they fill in the gaps. Characters may be pure fiction or based on actual people. But what about them and their look and attitudes, how they talk, and issues that they face, everything which should match the era.

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