I loved writing Ethan’s initiation into the Liar’s Club–

and Jane is one of my all-time favorite heroines!


A gambler and a liar?

Ethan Damont’s legendary gambling skills have 
earned him a place at the gaming tables of London’s
 most exclusive homes. He has used his dubious 
place in Society to aid the Liar’s Club. But his latest 
favor to the group has not only put his life in danger—
it has thrown him together with the woman who 
tempts him to forgo his rakish ways. Lady Jane 
Pennington is a proper young lady and the ravishing 
niece of a suspected traitor. Now it’s Ethan’s job to 
discover if the woman he finds irresistible is naïve to 
her uncle’s deceit—
or guilty of treason against the Crown…

Jane can barely wait for the Season to end—until 
she meets Ethan Damont. After a humiliating first 
encounter, Jane expects a scoundrel like Ethan to 
joke at her expense. Instead, he behaves like a perfect 
gentleman. But just as Jane finds herself overcome 
by her desire for Ethan, he takes her captive. Suddenly, 
she is pulled into a dangerous world where it’s 
impossible to know who is friend and who is foe. Will 
this rogue prove to be her undoing…or the love she 
has always longed for?

accent Quotes:

“Once you’ve read a Liar’s Club book, you crave 
the rest in the series!”
—Romantic Times Magazine

“Filled with suspense and romance!”
—The Best Reviews

accent Under the covers:

“Ethan Damont originally appeared in the first 
draft of my first novel, FALLEN. He was eventually 
cut in favor of Eric Calwell, another handsome 
secondary character. Still, I dearly loved Ethan 
and saved those few pages that contained him, 
tucking them away into my files for four years. 
I resurrected him to play a supporting role in 
THE CHARMER and this time he refused to go away. 
Instead, he came out swinging, demanding his 
own book and his own lady-love. What could I do? 
Ethan’s irresistible!”

accent Portraits of our lovers:


Ethan Damont–the disowned son of a wealthy London 

Ethan makes his living in the gambling hells and lives 
only for pleasure…except that pleasure doesn’t seem 
quite as meaningful as it once did.

But when he is recruited to join the Liar’s Club, Ethan 
must decide if it is time to give up his pleasure-seeking
 existence forever and take on the challenge and 
danger of protecting the Crown.


As the new catch of the season, heiress Lady Jane 
Pennington isn’t quite who everyone thinks she is. 
Weary of pursuit by men she couldn’t bear to wed, 
lost in her uncle’s household of many daughters, Jane
 is only sure of one thing. She must tell Mother 
everything about her season, every word she hears 
and everything she sees.

Unfortunately, when she sees and hears too much, 
the only person she can turn to is worthless gambler 
Ethan Damont–a man she shouldn’t even know, much 
less be obsessed by. He is too handsome, too charming, 
and entirely too lowborn. If only she didn’t see her 
own loneliness and isolation reflected 
in his guarded eyes…