An earl bets his secretary that he can make a lady fall for him without his wealth or title. A young woman swears she will avenge her father by hurting the earl who didn’t see the swindler who ruined her father brought to justice. Do you see where this is going?
by fangswandsfairy • 2014 Historical Romance Reading Challenge, Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: aristocracy, Avon, collaboration, Count, Duke, Earl, eligible, HarperCollins, Horses, house party, Lady, Lord, Marriage, matchmaker, officer, Regency, Season, the ton
I just love the Regency house party. Where house parties set in the Edwardian period are almost always murder mysteries, the Regency house party novel is a frothy chance for mischief and matchmaking.
Princess Luisa loses her husband, her father and her crown and is forced to hide incognito from the revolutionaries who would finish off her family. Can her uncle and his espionage colleagues save the day when so many have betrayed them?