Passionate Historical Romance with a
Guaranteed Happily Ever After!

Forced to flee her father's brutal heir, Anneliese Barlow masquerades as Lisa Brown, a servant, in the grand country mansion of the Duke of Worthington. Discovering the life of gentility she had known was a virtual fairy-tale, reality a dark and forbidding place, she faces danger at every turn.

Captivated by the beautiful maid, the Marquis of Marsden, decides the only way to keep her safe is by offering her his protection. With all hopes of returning to her previous station lost, Lisa surrenders her virtue to the man she has come to love.

Finding unexpected passion in Nathaniel's arms, Lisa's senses are awakened to a world of sensuality she had not known existed . . . a world not without grave risks. If her identity is uncovered, Lisa's innocence won't be the only thing that's lost.

Set in England in 1831, Innocence tells a captivating tale of a young woman's journey from naivety to less-than-blissful enlightenment. An epic romance, Innocence's many twists will keep you turning the page until the very satisfying ending.

Innocence contains both books in the Forbidden Love Series, Innocence and Protection.

Praise for Innocence

"With twists, turns, and a comeuppance or two, INNOCENCE is a compulsively readable historical romance sure to satisfy fans of the genre and have them clamoring for more." Miss Ivy's Book Nook

"Innocence will satisfy, and Elise De Sallier will be a mainstay on your bookshelf if she continues to deliver such clever and delicious plots." Curran. The Masquerade Crew

"From its elegantly designed cover to its superb writing, Innocence is a skillfully constructed Regency." Andrea Whittle, Penny Dreadful Book Reviews

"I flew through BOTH books in The Forbidden Love series because they are that good!!"
Kristen - Shelf Life

"The romance, intrigue, scoundrels, and miscommunications kept me enthralled from the first page to the last.... I applaud Elise de Sallier for once again giving us a novel to fall in love with." Lindsey Gray, Author on Author

"Ms. de Sallier writes a great plot and gifts us with love scenes that we can swoon over. I truly enjoy a plot with steamy scenes that fit the story well. This book is a shining example of that!" Kathie, First Page to the Last

Rated 18+ for scenes depicting sexual relationships between consenting adults.

Cover Design: Diane Lynne of DLR Designs.