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Copyright © 2015 Chanel Cleeton

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Author photograph © Christina Osborne Photography

The right of Chanel Cleeton to be identified as the Author of the Work has been asserted by her in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Published by arrangement with InterMix,

A member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC,

A Penguin Random House Company

First published in this Ebook edition in 2015



Apart from any use permitted under UK copyright law, this publication may only be reproduced, stored, or transmitted, in any form, or by any means, with prior permission in writing of the publishers or, in the case of reprographic production, in accordance with the terms of licences issued by the Copyright Licensing Agency.

All characters in this publication are fictitious and any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

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eISBN 978 1 4722 2980 9


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Title Page

Copyright Page

About the Author

Praise for Chanel Cleeton

By Chanel Cleeton

About the Book


Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

Chapter Ten

Chapter Eleven

Chapter Twelve

Chapter Thirteen

Chapter Fourteen

Chapter Fifteen

Chapter Sixteen

Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Eighteen

Chapter Nineteen

Chapter Twenty

Chapter Twenty-one

Chapter Twenty-two

Chapter Twenty-three



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About the Author

Romance novels and politics are two of Chanel Cleeton’s greatest passions. What better than to combine them? Chanel received a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Richmond, The American International University in London and a master’s degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She’s also a graduate (survivor) of law school – she earned her J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law. A summer cruise in the Caribbean changed Chanel’s life when she met and fell in love with a fighter pilot. One happily ever after later, she’s currently living an adventure with her husband and three pups.

Find Chanel online at www.chanelcleeton.com, follow her on Twitter @ChanelCleeton, and Facebook at www.facebook.com/AuthorChanelCleeton.

Chanel Cleeton’s sizzling romances are scandalously addictive:

Flirting With Scandal by Chanel Cleeton has it all. A sexy hero, strong heroine, delicious romance, sizzling tension, and plenty of breathtaking scandal. I loved this book!’ Monica Murphy, New York Times bestselling author

‘Sizzling with sexual tension and political intrigue, Cleeton weaves a story that is as complex as it is sexy. Thank God this is a series because I need more!!’ Rachel Harris, New York Times bestselling author

‘Sexy, intelligent, and intriguing. Chanel Cleeton makes politics scandal-icious’ Tiffany King, USA Today bestselling author

‘Chanel Cleeton knocked it out of the park with Flirting With Scandal. The banter was refreshing, the political storyline captivating, and the sexual tension was through the roof. Smart, emotional, romantic, and sizzling hot’ Christina Lee, author of the Between Breaths series

‘Chanel Cleeton delivers again! Featuring a strong heroine, a steamy romance, and a juicy dose of political scandal, Flirting With Scandal is completely engrossing. Clear your calendars – you won’t be able to put this one down!’ Brenda St. John Brown, author of Swimming To Tokyo

‘Chanel Cleeton has done it again, once again weaving a beautiful and exciting world full of passion, intrigue, and emotion. Flirting With Scandal was an incredible story of politics, following your heart, and learning who you are in the midst of the overwhelming chaos around you’ Typical Distractions Book Blog

‘Scandal, sex, and politics all come together into one scorching and entertaining read’ Dirty Girl Romance

‘Provocative, sexy, witty, plus the perfect balance of drama and romance, and topped with lovable characters in this politically-charged setting … Sinfully sexy and deliciously scandalous’ The Reading Escapade

‘I still have a weakness for political gossip, swanky venues, and preppy (but sexy!) good boys. Chanel Cleeton channels all of this’ Heroes and Heartbreakers

‘One hot, sexy, politically charged, provocative and deliciously scandalicious read!! I absolutely LOVED this book and could not put it down’ Four Chicks Flipping Pages

‘A wild, emotional ride with two incredibly strong, charming characters that drew me in from the start … A sassy, sexy romance’ Not A Picky Reader

‘If real-life politics is as riveting as this, I may well pay more attention’ Smokin’ Hot Book Blog

‘What another sexy instalment in the Capital Confessions series … The perfect amount of sexual tension and steamy scenes, and not to mention just how forbidden it is’ Little Book Heaven

By Chanel Cleeton

Capital Confessions Series

Flirting With Scandal

Playing With Trouble

Falling For Danger

About the Book

Welcome to Washington, D.C., city of scandal, where no secret stays hidden for long …

Four years ago Kate Reynolds’ fiancé died on a Special Forces mission in Afghanistan. Ever since she’s been consumed with uncovering the truth, vowing to prove his death was no accident. The daughter of a notoriously high-profile senator, her new job as a CIA political analyst is a dream come true, and the chance to avenge the man she loved and lost.