A sexy pair of scoundrels run from the law—shackled together by an unbreakable iron chain.
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Nicholas Brogan is an ex-pirate with years of sin branded on his soul. Samantha Delafield is a high-born lady turned devious thief. Captured by His Majesty’s marshals, the two are on their way to the gallows until they stage a daring escape and run for their lives—shackled together by an iron chain that quickly proves unbreakable.
Forced to work together to survive, the outlaws find themselves locked in a battle of fierce wills and fiery passions. From a remote forest in Staffordshire to a secret hideout in London’s most elegant square, they must learn to trust one another as they face old enemies, dark secrets… and discover a love more priceless than any gem they’ve ever stolen.
“4 stars (highest rating). This could be the romance that takes Shelly Thacker to the big time: the hardcover contract, the fan club… Thacker always spins a good story, but Run Wild is her best ever. This time out, there’s a new depth of soul to go with all that heart.” –The Detroit Free Press
“A thrilling romantic adventure, exciting and sensual. Shelly Thacker has a unique and dazzling talent!” –New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas
“Thacker skillfully entangles a notorious ex-pirate with a high-born lady turned thief… Run Wild offers an exciting and innovative plot… and many steamy love scenes.” –Publishers Weekly
A full-length novel of 110,000 words
Adult content: steamy love scenes
Setting: England, 1741
Originally published by Avon Books under the title Hearts Run Wild
This revised Author's Preferred Edition ebook includes new scenes never before published. Also includes bonus content: “The Making of RUN WILD: The Story Behind the Story.”
The Escape with a Scoundrel Series
These sexy bad boys are on the wrong side of the law—and willing to risk everything to claim a love more priceless than any gem they've ever stolen. Each book in the Escape with a Scoundrel Series is a stand-alone novel, so you can enjoy them in any order:
Book 1: RUN WILD (Nicholas and Samantha)
Book 2: MIDNIGHT RAIDER (Marcus and Elizabeth)
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