Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Debut Novel Spotlight: A Rebel without a Rogue by Bliss Bennet


Author: Bliss Bennet
Title: A Rebel without a Rogue
Series: The Penningtons, Book #1
Publication date: 9/15/2015
ISBN (ebook): 978-0-9961937-0-2
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9961937-1-9
Subgenre: Historical (Regency) romance
Page count: 304

Blurb:
A woman striving for justice

Fianna Cameron has devoted her life to avenging the death of her father, hanged as a traitor during the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Now, on the eve of her thirtieth birthday, only one last miscreant remains: Major Christopher Pennington, who both oversaw her father’s execution and maligned his honor. Fianna risks everything to travel to London and confront the man who has haunted her every nightmare. Only after her pistol misfires does she realize her sickening mistake: the Pennington she wounded is far too young to be her intended target.

A man who will protect his family at all costs

Rumors of being shot by a spurned mistress might burnish the reputation of a rake, but for Kit Pennington, determined to win a seat in Parliament, such salacious gossip is a nightmare. To regain his good name, Kit vows to track down his mysterious attacker and force her to reveal why she fired on him. Accepting an acquaintance’s mistress as an ally in his search is risky enough, but when Kit begins to develop feelings for the icy, ethereal Miss Cameron, more than his political career is in danger.

As their search begins to unearth long-held secrets, Kit and Fianna find themselves caught between duty to family and their beliefs in what’s right. How can you balance the competing demands of loyalty and justice -- especially when you add love to the mix?

Winner:
Hearts Through History’s Romance Through the Ages contest (Georgian/Regency/Victorian category)

Finalist:
The Beau Monde’s Royal Ascot contest
The Valley Forge Romance Writers’ Sheila Contest

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About the author:

Bliss Bennet writes smart, edgy novels for readers who love history as much as they love romance. Despite being born and bred in New England, Bliss finds herself fascinated by the history of that country across the pond, particularly the politically-volatile period known as the English Regency. Though she's visited Britain several times, Bliss continues to make her home in New England, along with her husband, daughter, and two monstrously fluffy black cats.

Bliss's mild-mannered alter ego, Jackie Horne, writes about gender and genre at the Romance Novels for Feminists blog.





Connect with Bliss at:
Web site: www.blissbennet.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blissbennetauthor
Twitter: @BlissBennet
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