A Scandalous Deal by Joanna Shupe

A Scandalous Deal by Joanna Shupe

A Scandalous Deal by Joanna Shupe

Joanna Shupe returns with another unforgettable novel set in the glittering world of  New York City’s Gilded Age…

BOOK REVIEW

JOANNA SHUPE
A Scandalous Deal
The Four Hundred #2

Lady Eva Hyde is an ambitious, intelligent, and caring young woman who wishes to leave the past behind and focus on the future she envisions for herself and for her father’s architectural legacy. Meeting Phillip on the boat to New York wasn’t part of her future plans, but they forged a connection, one that becomes problematic when they discover each other’s true identity.

I really enjoyed A Scandalous Deal by Joanna Shupe. The characters were intriguing, the story engaging, and the writing utterly compelling. Shupe created a fun and dynamic tale with high stakes and relatable doubts, fears, motivations, and ambitions.

The characters were fascinating to follow. They drew me in right from the start, easily carrying me through the book to the end. Angst, humor, secrets, lies, and drama mingled perfectly with witty banter, sharp characterization, and wonderful storytelling, giving historical romance readers a truly delightful read.

If you haven’t yet had the chance to read Joanna Shupe, I highly recommend checking out A Scandalous Deal. It’s a fantastic story, and one I enjoyed immensely.

ABOUT THE BOOK

 

A SCANDALOUS DEAL
Author: Joanna Shupe
Series: The Four Hundred #2
Publisher: HarperCollins
Imprint: Avon Romance | Avon Books
Genre: Fiction | Romance | Historical
ISBN: 9780062678935
Pages: 384
Pub Date: Apr. 24, 2018
Purchase: Amazon | B & N | Avon Romance
Other Retailers: Google Play | iBooks

They call her Lady Unlucky…

With three dead fiancés, Lady Eva Hyde has positively no luck when it comes to love. She sets sail for New York City, determined that nothing will deter her dream of becoming an architect, certainly not an unexpected passionate shipboard encounter with a mysterious stranger. But Eva’s misfortune strikes once more when she discovers the stranger who swept her off her feet is none other than her new employer.

Or is it Lady Irresistible?

Phillip Mansfield reluctantly agrees to let the fiery Lady Eva oversee his luxury hotel project while vowing to keep their relationship strictly professional. Yet Eva is more capable—and more alluring—than Phillip first thought, and he cannot keep from drawing up a plan of his own to seduce her.

When a series of onsite “accidents” make it clear someone wants Lady Unlucky to earn her nickname, Phillip discovers he’s willing to do anything to protect her—even if it requires a scandalous deal…

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BOOK EXCERPT

From A SCANDALOUS DEAL:

“Yes…. I will.”

His nostrils flared ever so slightly.

“Why?” he asked, brows lowered in confusion. “Why now?”

She understood perfectly. A few days ago, she’d insisted on professional distance. Yet how could she explain it? They were high above the city, just the two of them, in a cocoon of warm July air. “Does it matter?”

“It does to  me.  I’d like to know why you’ve changed your mind.”

Because she wanted him, wanted him to do the same wicked things he’d done on the ship. The insides of her thighs grew slick just thinking on it. She went with a coy answer instead. “Isn’t that what women do?”

One side of his mouth kicked up. “Most women, perhaps. However, you’re not most women. There’s no one else who can begin to compare.”

Tour-Wide Giveaway

To celebrate the release of A SCANDALOUS DEAL by Joanna Shupe, we’re giving away for two paperback copies of A DARING ARRANGEMENT

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GIVEAWAY TERMS & CONDITIONS:  Giveaway open to US shipping addresses only. One winner will receive a paperback copy of A DARING ARRANGEMENT by Joanna Shupe. This giveaway is administered by Pure Textuality PR on behalf of Avon Romance.  Giveaway ends 11/14/2017 @ 1159pm EST. Avon Romance will send the winning copy out to the winner directly. Limit one entry per reader and mailing address.  Duplicates will be deleted.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Joanna Shupe has always loved history, ever since she saw her first Schoolhouse Rock cartoon. While in college, Joanna read every romance she could get her hands on and soon started crafting her own racy historical novels. In 2013, she won Romance Writers of America’s prestigious Golden Heart® Award for Best Historical. She now lives in New Jersey with her two spirited daughters and dashing husband. To connect with Joanna, visit JoannaShupe.com.

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