When Cecilia’s world turns upside down Cecelia needs to rely on her brother’s best friend.
An heiress falls for a scoundrel who may be after her fortune, or, perhaps he is just looking for a less empty life!
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: Ballantine, British India, Georgian Period, gossip, Historic Romance, honesty, illegitimacy, Memsahib, Penguin Random House, Random House, scandal, the Raj, Ton
A young Lady with a secret she has maintained through strict discipline finds that past threatened when she falls in love with the second son of a well-connected duke.
A wall-flower nearly on the shelf is compromised and must marry the man. She is not adverse to it, but knows there’s something not quite right with his rapid courtship. What’s his big post-Regency secret? Wife in the attic, murderous rages, terrible debt, wears his late mother’s frocks?