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Midnight angel
Beard, Julie.
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Berkley Sensation edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Berkley Sensation, 2003.
Physical Description:
312 pages ; 18 cm
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Lady Lydia Beaumont may seem like the perfect lady, but she has a secret that could destroy her flawless reputation. She spends her nights disguised as the Midnight Angel, prowling through London's seediest parts to save unfortunate women from the dangers of the streets. But when a 14-year-old girl is kidnapped, she must turn to a man who once stole her heart-and nearly ruined her life.

Author Notes

Julie Beard is the award-winning, bestselling author of nine historical novels and novellas. She's also the author of a popular "how to" book entitled The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Your Romance Published . Julie has a master's degree from Northwestern University's prestigious Medill School of Journalism and worked for a decade as a television journalist at NBC and Fox affiliates before she had the pleasure of writing fiction full-time. She lives in the Midwest with her family and two incorrigible basenjis.

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Booklist Review

Lady Lydia Beaumont and Lord Hugh Montgomery share a scandalous past that has driven Lydia, disguised as a gentleman, to patrol the seediest sections of Victorian London in an attempt to rescue other women from the dangers they face as prostitutes. But after her husband's illegitimate daughter by an actress is kidnapped, Lydia must put aside the fear of exposure and the pain of betrayal to join forces with her own former lover, now a highly respected criminal investigator, to save the child. This second-chance-at-love story concentrates more on the evils of opium addiction and the sexual excesses of the dissolute nobility in 1880s England than on the character development and relationship-building Beard accomplished so masterfully in Duchess' Lover (2002), but her fans will welcome the reappearance in supporting roles of Clara and Todd Leach, now married and residing in London. --Lynne Welch Copyright 2003 Booklist