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Genre: Historical Romance(Recency)

Series: The Recency Reformers Romance

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher through Net Galley

  • Print Length: 283 pages
  • Publisher: Entangled: Select Historical (March 24, 2015)
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00UG12T8E

Book Description(Courtesy of Amazon)

 March 24, 2015

Loving her would be his downfall…
To society, the Earl of Blackstone cuts a mysterious figure. He is eligible, withdrawn, and endlessly fascinating. Yet as an integral part of London’s underground spy ring intent on defeating Napoleon, Blackstone has no mistress but the cause.
Miss Emily Mirren is considered “unbiddable” by the ton. She wields a fierce intellect, which she channels into her own secret cause-writing an abolitionist newspaper column under a male pseudonym.
When Emily’s aims clash with Blackstone’s, they stray into a dangerous game of attraction and subterfuge, and secrets are the going currency. And in order to complete the most important mission of his career, Blackstone must thwart Emily, even if it breaks both their hearts.


An intriguing tale of spies, danger, mystery,secrets,treason, subterfuge, slavers, passion and of course, romance. New author to me and one I enjoyed reading. A “Recency Reformers Romance”.

The characters are unique, strong, determined and engaging. The storyline was unique in it’s depiction of slavers, mixed with treason and the men who ran such enterprises. Kinda of a Regency good vs evil. A wrong can be made right, if one is determined enough to it done.

I found Miss Mirren to be feisty, dangerous in her mission, passionate with her will to be an abolitionist and support it’s cause.

Lord Blackstone was powerful, a tortured soul, and a determined spy. This story also addresses Mental illness, and how it effects family members.

The author is a wonderful storyteller, one who drew me, as a reader, into the story and held my attention. Breathtaking at times, as you are held in awe of the H/H, as they try to overcome their issues to find their HEA. And enjoyable and satisfying read!

*Received for an honest review from the publisher through Net Galley*

Rating: 4

Heat Rating: Hot

Reviewed by: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More