By Stephanie Laurens
Stephanie Laurens, the outstanding New York instances bestselling megastar is again with The Elusive Bride—the moment booklet in her exceptional Black Cobra Quartet. by no means sooner than in print, this masterful mix of ardour and intrigue follows The Untamed Bride, the first within the four-part historic romance sequence that Booklist calls, “fabulously entertaining.” A spellbinding story of future, responsibility, wish, and peril—with ties to her renowned Bastion membership novels and her well-loved romantic adventures that includes the endearing relatives of rogues, the Cynsters—The Elusive Bride confirms Laurens’s richly deserved status as one of many genre’s most well known storytellers.
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