France and England in the age of hedonism and enlightenment.
A green-eyed beauty is abandoned at the court of Versailles.
The predatory Comte de Salvan plots her seduction.
An all-powerful adversary snatches her to safety.
But is he noble savior or a satyr most despicable?
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AWARDS FOR THIS BOOK
Winner of the $10,000 Woman's Day/Random House Romantic Fiction Prize
2014 Readers′ Favorite International Book Award Medalist: Romance-Historical
2014 Readers′ Favorite International Book Award Finalist: Fiction-Historical
Romance Writers of Australia Romantic Novel of the Year finalist
Series: Stand-alone first book in the highly acclaimed ROXTON family saga
Classification: Parental Guidance Recommended (mild sensuality)
Length: Full-length novel (122,000 words, about 480 printed book pages)
Edition: Revised, re-edited, and re-covered in 2014
Previously Published: Originally published by Random House
Style: Classic romance with a modern voice; NOBLE SATYR is a homage to Georgette Heyer's THESE OLD SHADES
NOBLE SATYR is a stand-alone novel, but many readers enjoy it as part of a series: Lucinda's characters inhabit the same meticulously-researched 18th Century world and all books cross-reference people and events throughout. You can explore the details and delve deeper into the history within each book by visiting LucindaBrantAuthor on Pinterest. Should you wish to read the books in chronological order, here is the sequence:
Roxton Family Saga
1740s NOBLE SATYR (Renard and Antonia)
1760s MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE (Julian and Deb)
1770s AUTUMN DUCHESS (Antonia and Jonathon)
1770s DAIR DEVIL (Dair and Rory)
1770s PROUD MARY (Mary and Christopher) In progress
1780s SATYR’S SON (Henri-Antoine and Lisa) In progress
ETERNALLY YOURS: Roxton Letters Volume One (A Companion to the Roxton Family Saga Books 1–3)
FOREVER REMAIN: Roxton Letters Volume Two (A Companion to the Roxton Family Saga Books 4–6) In progress
Salt Hendon Series
1763 SALT BRIDE (Magnus and Jane)
1767 SALT REDUX (Antony and Caroline)
1767 A FAIRY CHRISTMAS (Kitty and Tom); a short story in SILVER BELLS COLLECTION, a Timeless Romance anthology
Alec Halsey Mystery Series
Spring 1763 DEADLY ENGAGEMENT (Country house murder and mayhem)
Autumn 1763 DEADLY AFFAIR (A poisoned vicar and the mysterious Miranda)
Winter 1763 DEADLY PERIL (Bloody intrigue abroad) In progress
Summer 1764 DEADLY KIN (Evil lurks in Edinburgh) In progress
“A jolly good read for the summer holidays” — Weekend Australian book reviews
“It is the golden age of French aristocratic life in the glittering court of Louis XV. Beneath the posturing and hedonism lies a seething hotbed of intrigue, deceit, and treachery… characters live and breathe the atmosphere of the time; they are captivating, from the primary players, right down to the smaller, but no less important characters. Ultimately, this is a passionate romance, with added action and adventure, derring-do, and some narrow escapes! I loved it.” — Fiona Ingram: 5 STARS, a Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Medalist