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De skandalösa The Scandalous

Wadenstierna #3

Magdalena Swärd is a woman who has lost everything. Educated but on the brink of ruin, Magdalena takes up the position of companion to a young baroness. And before long she finds herself on the road headed to castle Wadenstierna, home of Earl Gabriel Gripklo. Rumor has it the Earl is looking for a wife, and part of Magdalena’s new duties is to make sure the baroness is present at the big party about to take place at the castle. But rather than the baroness and Earl, it’s Magdalena and Gabriel who end up meeting. Sharp-tongued and stubborn, she is everything that he detests. He, in turn, represents everything that Magdalena despises in men. Yet in an ironic twist of fate, the two are forced to enter into an illicit alliance to save both of their reputations. It’s an unorthodox pact, but it might just free them both.

“Truly a breath of fresh air.”
Dick Harrison

Reviews

  • “Characters with both self-distance, humor and maturity come together in a highly successful blend, making this an enjoyable read.”

    LitteraturMagazinet, Sweden

Author
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Published
2013
Genre
  • Women’s fiction
Pages
338
Reading material

Swedish edition

Rights sold

Danmark, Gyldendal

Finland, Karisto

Germany, Bastei Lübbe/Lyx

Latvia, Zvaigzne

Sweden, Damm Förlag

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