Busbee is back and better than ever --Julia Quinn She Couldn't Escape Her Past Ripped from her dying mother's arms, Morgana Fowler was cast into a life of desperate thievery. With a tongue even sharper than the blade she deftly wields, she has all but mastered her devious trade--until she picks the pocket of a dashing American who wrests her from the sordid streets of London. In the arms of her gallant protector, she is helpless against the longing he elicits within her. . . He Couldn't Contain His Passion Royce Manchester basks in a world of privilege and power in the decadent British Regency, and lowborn Morgana finds in him a love she's never known. But the secret of her true parentage threatens to bring her new life crashing down. With a sinister figure from her past ever lurking at her heels, she and Royce must confront one of Regency England's most diabolical villains--a challenge that fans the flame of a love that knows no bounds. . . "Busbee delivers what you read a romance for." --"West Coast Review of Books" Praise for Shirlee Busbee and " "A scandalously delicious read that left me wanting more " --Bertrice Small "A walloping good story. Don't miss it " --Catherine Coulter "A delightful romance--altogether a wonderful book." --Roberta Gellis.