Violet (Flower Trilogy, Book 1)
- Sales Rank:5,176
- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Publication Date:April 22, 2012
The Ashcroft family motto is "Question Convention," and eldest sister Violet agrees with the sentiment completely. For one thing, she's not planning to marry. Plain Violet is smart enough to realize any suitors would be after her large inheritance, or else interested in her beautiful younger sisters--and she'd much rather spend her time improving her mind than risking her tender heart...
After wasting six years wooing a lady who eloped with another man, Ford Chase, the handsome and eccentric Viscount Lakefield, has had it with women. Ford is passionate about his scientific pursuits and doesn't need to find love, thank you very much. When an unwelcome distraction--in the form of his six-year-old niece--is dropped in his lap, he enlists the help of an uncommonly intelligent neighbor named Violet. But Violet's surprising allure proves to be even more distracting, leading to a passion the likes of which he's never even imagined...
Book One of Lauren Royal's Flower Trilogy
Special Author's Cut Edition (fully revised in 2012)
A full-length novel of 104,000 words (about 416 printed book pages)
R-rated content: Steamy love scenes!
Originally published by Penguin Putnam (Signet)
This Author's Cut Edition e-book has been completely revised from the original and includes Bonus Material: an Author's Note, a sneak preview of Lauren's next book, and a link to an online contest where you can enter to win a piece of jewelry featured in the book.
While VIOLET can be read as a stand-alone novel, many readers enjoy reading it as part of a series. All of my books feature Chase family members, Ashcroft family members, or both. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence:
THE JEWEL TRILOGY
1666 - AMETHYST (Colin Chase)
1667 - EMERALD (Jason Chase)
1668 - AMBER (Kendra Chase)
THE FLOWER TRILOGY
1673 - VIOLET (Ford Chase & Violet Ashcroft)
1677 - LILY (Lily Ashcroft)
1677 - ROSE (Rose Ashcroft)
THE TEMPTATIONS TRILOGY
1815 - LOST IN TEMPTATION (Alexandra Chase)
1816 - TEMPTING JULIANA (Juliana Chase)
1817 - THE ART OF TEMPTATION (Corinna Chase)
FOREVERMORE (A Jewel Trilogy Novella set in 1677)
THE JEWEL TRILOGY - all three books in a specially priced boxed set
THE FLOWER TRILOGY - all three books in a specially priced boxed set
THE TEMPTATIONS TRILOGY - all three books in a specially priced boxed set
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