An Illusion of Love

An Illusion of Love

by Patricia Rice

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NYT bestselling author Patricia Rice presents the third book in her beloved School of Magic series:

Victorian Edinburgh belongs to staid professors, not the flamboyant daughter of a Hindu princess.

Lacking any of her Malcolm family's psychic abilities, Azmin Dougall flees her ancestral home of India for Edinburgh, fearing she'll be a pigeon in a family of peacocks. But she's willing to risk everything to aid a friend's escape from an abusive husband—and to test her newly discovered, weirdly-perceptive photography skills.

Dr. Zane Dare is done with risk. Because his work introduced disease into his family home, his sister is dead, and his niece, Louisa, is an invalid left in his care. As a bachelor, and one who spends all his waking hours researching a cure, he has no means of entertaining an adolescent girl. In desperation, he asks the School of Malcolms to provide a governess.

Zane is appalled when they send Azmin. A decade ago they shared an enchanted summer that ended in crushed dreams. Worse yet, introducing a defiant Hindu princess into his household will jeopardize Zane's precarious research position. And Azmin isn't about to trust a man who scoffs at her incipient psychic abilities—until his frail niece wins her love.

But after Azmin's photograph reveals the man courting Louisa may be dangerous, Zane and Azmin must set aside their differences to protect the girl who could teach their hearts to love again . . .

Product Details

BN ID: 2940163010226
Publisher: Patricia Rice
Publication date: 07/21/2020
Series: School of Magic , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 18,079
File size: 937 KB

About the Author

With several million books in print and New York Times and USA Today's lists under her belt, former CPA Patricia Rice is one of romance's hottest authors. Her emotionally-charged romances have won numerous awards and been honored as RITA® finalists in the historical, regency and contemporary categories. To receive news of new releases, sign up for her newsletter at

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