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Doubleday Book Club Alternate Selection From the USA Today Bestselling author of Notorious, chosen by iVillage.com as one of the seven best romances, and winner of the Write Touch Readers Award for Best Historical Romance of 2000 comes Fever.
“The searing power of the love story and the sheer intensity of emotion in Ms. Sutcliffe’s writing are awe inspiring. Dark and sensual, deep and emotional, Fever will burn in your mind and heart for a long while. Not for the reader seeking light entertainment, but Fever is for those who cherish a ‘meaty’ read and long to be drawn into another time and place, a lush backdrop and a rich romance. A ‘keeper’ on my shelf and one more memorable Katherine Sutcliffe.” – 4 1/2 stars from Kathe Robin, Romantic Times
“Ms Sutcliffe outdoes herself with Fever…a captivating story with a hot and fiery passion. Appealing characters and provocative plot. A definite keeper!” – Rendevzous Magazine
“Stunning…Fever is an exciting, unforgettable story. Don’t miss this sensational book!” – Suzanne Coleburn, The Belles and Beaux of Romance
“An intriguing story of anger and pain turning to love and compassion.” – Old Book Barn Gazette Orphaned and penniless, Juliete Broussard is overjoyed when her godfather, Max Hollinsworth, plucks her from an isolated French convent. Then she discovers his plan for her to marry his recalcitrant son so that he can acquire her family’s dilapidated sugar cane plantation, Belle Jarod. Juliette’s dreams are of rebuilding her once glorious home and she wants nothing to do with marriage – until she comes face-to-face with the blue-eyed temptation that unleashes the same passions that drove her mother, Louisiana’s most beautiful and notorious prostitute, to destroy every man who loved her.
Chantz Boudreaux, Max’s bastard first-born, has one desire: for his father to acknowledge him. But the moment he drags Juliette’s naked body from the flood-driven Mississippi, he is swept into a forbidden liaison that unsettles his priorities and threatens his life. Soon their forbidden passion burns like a fever. As they struggle to revive Belle Jarod, betrayal and a deadly plague threaten everything they hold dear.
On Sale June 26 Pocket/Sonnet Books ISBN #07434-1197-8
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