Book Review

‘The Unexpected Duchess’ by Valerie Bowman

STORY: Is there any greater surprise than falling deeply, madly in love? In This Battle of Wits Lady Lucy Upton’s tongue may be too sharp to attract suitors but her heart is good, and when her painfully shy friend Cassandra needs help she devises a brilliant scheme to help her discourage an unwanted suitor, the Duke… Continue reading ‘The Unexpected Duchess’ by Valerie Bowman

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‘Capturing the Earl’s Love’ by Jane Lark

STORY: This novella tells the story of secondary characters from The Illicit Love of a Courtesan. Rupert Stanforth, Earl of Morton, is exasperated by his sister's choice of friend. Meredith Divine, clings, using Rowena's plain appearance as a foil for her auburn curls and fuller figure. He would break the friendship, but the more he complains… Continue reading ‘Capturing the Earl’s Love’ by Jane Lark

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‘The Baron Next Door’ by Erin Knightley

STORY: Charity Effington learned two valuable lessons from her first betrothal: 1) When one loses the attention of an earl, one gains the attention of every gossip in London. 2) Despite the lingering scandal, she’s not prepared to marry for anything less than love. After an exhausting Season, Bath’s first annual music festival offers Charity… Continue reading ‘The Baron Next Door’ by Erin Knightley

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‘Lady of Ashes’ by Christine Trent

STORY: In 1861 London, Violet Morgan is struggling to establish a good reputation for the undertaking business that her husband has largely abandoned. She provides comfort for the grieving, advises them on funeral fashion and etiquette, and arranges funerals.Unbeknownst to his wife, Graham, who has nursed a hatred of America since his grandfather soldiered for Great… Continue reading ‘Lady of Ashes’ by Christine Trent

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‘The Haunting of Grey Cliffs’ by Nina Coombs Pykare

STORY: Edward's proposal was shocking: he would marry Hester and provide for her if she would care for his troubled son. Despite her misgivings, Hester agreed -- for something in Edward's dark, anguished eyes touched her soul. But upon her arrival in Cornwall, Hester feared she had made a terrible mistake. Not only was the castle… Continue reading ‘The Haunting of Grey Cliffs’ by Nina Coombs Pykare

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‘One Night with an Earl’ by Jennifer Haymore

STORY: Beatrice Reece, Lady Fenwick, has retired from polite society. Everyone knows her late husband treated her abominably, and she simply cannot bear the whispers of the ton. But it's the night of London's premier masquerade ball—and Beatrice's one chance to revel in anonymity. She hopes no one will recognize her beneath her mask, not even… Continue reading ‘One Night with an Earl’ by Jennifer Haymore

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Spotlight on Nina Rowan and …

... A Daring Hearts Series! A Study in Seduction (#1)  BOOK BLURB: A Heart Divided Blessed with an uncanny gift for mathematics, the lovely Lydia Kellaway can solve the most complex puzzles. The one thing she can’t figure out? How to manage the most infuriating man she’s ever encountered. A Passion Multiplied Alexander Hall, Viscount Northwood,… Continue reading Spotlight on Nina Rowan and …