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THE STABLEMASTER’S DAUGHTER by Barbara Devlin

The Stablemaster's Daughter (Regency Rendezvous Book 10)The Stablemaster’s Daughter by Barbara Devlin

 

Genre: Regency Romance

Series: Regency Rendezvous #10

Source: Personal buy

 

  • Publication date: July 30, 2017
  • Publisher: Scarsdale Publishing, Ltd
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B073XB33YQ
  • Length: 144 pages

Description  (Courtsey of Amazon)

A Regency Rendezvous Romance

In the game of hearts, love knows no social boundaries.

Eight years after she was sent to live with her aunt and uncle in Kent, Henrietta Katherine Graham, the daughter of the stablemaster for the Marquess of Ravenwood, returns to Garring Manor, older, wiser, and more beautiful than ever. Harboring an attachment for the second son, she looks forward to a sweet reunion and is thrilled when her beau resumes their relationship, without hesitation, and proposes marriage, but her father opposes the match, due to what he refers to as her low birth. Will Henrietta defy her father and societal dictates to follow her heart?

Lord Ernest Cornelius Frederick Howe values society’s good opinion, but he is shunned after a failed attempt to seize the marquessate in his brother’s absence. When he retires to the family estate, he is shocked to find his childhood sweetheart in residence, and nothing can stop him from renewing their acquaintance. Determined to win his ladylove, he devises a scheme to redefine Henrietta as something she is not, to protect his future wife and satisfy the whims of the ton, but he risks losing his bride, in the process. Will Ernest flout society to claim the woman he loves?

The Regency Rendezvous Romances,  for your convenience:

 

The Devil of Montlaine
The Blue Drawing Room
The Archaeologist’s Daughter
Ice and Embers
The Elusive Lady Winston
Wreck and Ruin
The Earl’s Encounter
P.S. I Loathe You
Romancing the Rogue
The Enigma of a Spy
A Rake Like No Other

 

 

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My thoughts:

The Stablemaster’s Daughter (Regency Rendezvous Book 10) by Barbara Devin is a delightful love story that transcends social classes, a stablemaster’s daughter and the second son of the
Marquess of Ravenwood. It can be read as a stand alone.
This is the journey of Henrietta Katherine Graham and Lord Ernest Cornelius Frederick Howe. And what a journey to fulfill their childhood love as just mere children, an eight separation and a happy reunion. While you can’t call this story a second chance story, it really is, their love went from a childhood love to an adult love. Fantastic!

A quick read to me, with endearing and engaging cast of characters. I did not feel I missed anything nor did it feel rushed. I enjoyed the plot, which seemed effortlessly written, was very interesting and steady paced. Henrietta and Ernest’s story will definitely capture your heart. With the help of family and friends they are determined to prove that a stablemaster’s daughter and a Lord can make a powerful and compelling couple.

Ms. Devlin writes a story of romance, love, devotion, secrets, abuse by a parent, passion, healing, and is infused with acceptance from the ton and finding a HEA that will certainly have you holding your breath, as Henrietta and Ernest find their place in society. I absolutely loved “The Stablemaster’s Daughter” story. A page turner, that came full circle!

“The Regency Rendezvous” series is proving to be a fantastic series. Well done, Ms. Devlin!

Regency Rendezvous series:

The Devil of Montlaine
The Blue Drawing Room
The Archaeologist’s Daughter
Ice and Embers
The Elusive Lady Winston
Wreck and Ruin
The Earl’s Encounter
P.S. I Loathe You
Romancing the Rogue
The Enigma of a Spy
A Rake Like No Other

 

Rating: 4.5
Heat raring: Mild
Reviewed by: AprilR

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JULIA AND THE DUKE by Samantha Holt

Julia and the Duke (Bluestocking Brides Book 2)Julia and the Duke by Samantha Holt

Genre: Regency Romance

Series: Bluestocking Brides, #2

Source: Personal buy

 

116 pages
Published: August 9, 2017

 

 

DESCRIPTION  (From Goodreads)

 

“One of them might now be a viscountess but it does not clear the taint of scandal from those frightful Chadwick girls. Why we must deign to entertain them, I will never know!” Lady Bromsley, Countess of Marlbury.

A new duke moving into their sleepy village doesn’t interest Julia, especially when she hears all about his scandalous behavior in London. Rumors of gambling debts, illicit liaisons, and pub brawls surround the far-too-handsome Duke of Weston.

The far-too-handsome duke who happens to want to build a mill on her favorite nature spot, meaning Julia’s beloved otters will be homeless.

Not matter what she says, the stubborn man will not back down, but this bluestocking will not give up easily. With the help of her sisters, she must find a way to persuade him to make money another way.

If only the far-too-handsome duke did not seem to enjoy riling her so much. If only he would not insist on getting under her skin and pretending to be interested in her. All this talk of liking redheads and freckles will not make her forget those animals in need.

Will it?

 

My thoughts:

 

Julia and the Duke (Bluestocking Brides Book 2) by Samantha Holt is a delightful Regency Romance has so much to offer readers. While, book 2 in her simply wonderful “Bluestocking Brides” series, it can be read as a stand alone. This series is about the Chadwick sisters, not a traditional family of young ladies, their antics will have you smiling. See, “Amelia and the Viscount”, book 1.

This is the story of Guy, Duke of Weston and Lady Julia Chadwick. What a couple they make! They’ll like oil and water. Julia is determined to save the otters in the area. Her and her sisters antics had me in stitches. Guy is determined to make a life for his siblings and make the estate he inherited prosper for all.
A quick read filled with witty banter, wildly funny antics, romance and passion. I enjoyed watching Guy and Julia make their budding relationship blossom into the love of a lifetime.
Another great read by the talented Samantha Holt. I wait patiently for the next Chadwick sister’s adventure.
Ms. Holt is a talented author, one who pulls her readers into her character’s lives and captures their hearts. Another hit for Samantha Holt. A must read and a definite keeper!

Rating: 5
Heat rating: Mild
Reviewed by: AprilR

 

LORD OF NIGHT by Erica Ridley

Lord of Night (Rogues to Riches, #3)Lord of Night by Erica Ridley

Genre: Regency Romance

Series: Rogues to Riches, #3

Source: Personal buy

  • Publication date: July 22, 2017
  • Publisher: WebMotion
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B06XV6SXCW
  • Length: 314 pages

 

Product Description (brought to you by Amazon)

Unlike proper debutantes, Miss Dahlia Grenville is secretly Robin Hood in a bonnet. Her home for wayward girls has too many dependents and not enough donations. But just as she’s about to pull off the heist of the Season, she tumbles straight into the arms of the handsome detective who has sworn to deliver Mayfair’s mysterious thief straight to the gallows.

Highly principled Bow Street runner Simon Spaulding’s world is black and white. There’s no mastermind too clever, no criminal alive who can escape the hangman. Until he realizes the delightful young lady he’s been courting is a liar and a thief. Suddenly, his career—and his heart—are in peril. How can he bring her to justice when it means losing her forever?

In the Rogues to Riches historical romance series, sigh-worthy Regency rogues sweep strong-willed young ladies into whirlwind romance with rollicking adventure.

  1. Lord of Chance
  2. Lord of Pleasure
  3. Lord of Night

 

 

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My thoughts: 

Lord of Night by Erica Ridley is book 3 in her exciting “Rogues to Riches” series, while book 3 it can be read as a stand alone.

This is the story of Dahlia Grenville and Simon Spaulding. Dahlia is the mysterious Mayfair thief, she is forced into thievery to keep her School of Wayward Girls afloat. Her patrons support has fallen off, and she knows no other way. Simon is a no nonsense, straight laced bow street runner, his fellow runners calls him the “Lone Wolf”, but Simon is determined to bring the mysterious Mayfair thief to justice and straight to the gallows.
Will Simon be able to bring Dahlia to justice, after all, they do have a budding, relationship? Or will Dahlia’s lies, secrets, and deceit end their budding relationship , possibly bringing their HEA to an end, after the truth is revealed? Will Simon forfeit his career for his heart and a HEA? You simply must pick up this satisfying Regency Romance to find out for yourselves.

“Lord of Night” is a remarkable story of love, secrets, trust, mystery and the possibility of a HEA. The cast of characters are interesting, engaging and charming, each in their own way, of course. I did wish to shake Dahlia a few times, but life has been hard for her, not that thievery is right, or anything. Simon is a no nonsense, by the book, bow street runner, and a protector. Together, they make a charming couple. I wondered how Ms. Ridley was going to bring their story to an end she did a remarkable job if bring their story to a satisfying end. A page turner and a keeper!

Erica Ridley has done it again, with this delightful Regency Romance! “Rogues to Riches” story, just keeps getting better and better. The story flows seamlessly and flawlessly. For a great story with amazing characters, pick up a copy of “Lord of Night”.
Erica Ridley writes stories that holds her readers captive, as they read her stories. A brilliant and talented storyteller, in my humble opinion.
Another must read and a keeper by Erica Ridley. Pick up your copy today!.

Rating: 4.5
Heat rating: Mild
Reviewed by: AprilR

For your convenience here’s the ROGUES TO RICHES titles, thus far”

1. Lord of Chance
2. Lord of Pleasure
3. Lord of Night

☆NOW AVAILABLE ☆BLUE DRAWING ROOM by Carmen Caine

The Blue Drawing Room (Regency Rendezvous Book 2)The Blue Drawing Room by Carmen Caine

 

Genre: Regency Romance

Series: Regency Rendezvous series, #2

  • Publication date: July 21, 2017
  • Publisher: Scarsdale Publishing, Ltd
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B073X5XYB1
  • Length: 186 pages

 

Description (Brought to you by Amazon)

A Regency Rendezvous Romance

Penniless and jilted, Eliza Plowman accepts a position as governess to Lord Alistair Kennedy’s illegitimate children. When Eliza sets foot in the Scottish lord’s carriage, she faces the most dangerous foe a woman can face: a charming rogue. The danger is not only to her heart, however, but to her life, as well.

In an effort to deny her son’s illegitimate children, Alistair’s stepmother insists on a dour governess who will break their rebellious spirits. Alistair, however, decides that the pretty lass with a colorful French vocabulary who shows up in his stepmother’s drawing room is exactly what the children need. If the notion offends his stepmother, all the better. If the lass is what he needs… well, a man can’t ask for more.

His stepmother doesn’t intend for Alistair to open his heart to her grandchildren, or the woman who cares for them. Her plans include forcing them onto the streets.

The Devil of Montlaine
The Archaeologist’s Daughter
Ice and Embers
The Elusive Lady Winston
Wreck and Ruin
The Earl’s Encounter
P.S. I Loathe You
Romancing the Rogue
The Stablemaster’s Daughter
The Enigma of a Spy
A Rake Like No Other

 

 

 

 

Pick up your copy today!

 

 

My thoughts:

The Blue Drawing Room (Regency Rendezvous Book 2) by Carmen Caine is a fantastic Regency read. While, book 2 in the REGENCY RENDEZVOUS series, it can be read as a stand alone. This is part of a multi – author series. Different authors, different stories.

This is the journey of Eliza Plowman, penniless and jilted with a colorful French vocabulary, who applies for a governess job with the charming Scottish rogue, Lord Alistair Kennedy, for his illegitimate children. Alistair decides Eliza is just what is children needs, so he hires her on the spot. She is way to pretty and feisty for his step – mother to accept, thus the trouble begins…..

The cast of characters are charming, enjoyable and will steal your heart, well of most them, anyway. The plot is fast paced, captivating and well written. At times it’s humorous, the children’s antics was laugh out loud, at others, dangerous but very intriguing. I was glued to the pages from the first page to the last. The details were vivid, descriptive and dare I say, lively.
Mystery, suspense, a bit of intrigue, danger, romance and the possibility of love and a HEA, makes this story a thrill to read and brought it full circle.

Ms. Caine is a talented author, who draws her readers into her stories and holds them captive. I must say, I adore her writing style, the way she brings her characters to life on the pages of a great book, is impressive as well as interesting. To find out what the excitement is all about pick up your copy of THE BLUE DRAWING ROOM for your reading pleasure, you will not be disappointed. A definite must read! Ms. Caine will have you glued to the pages of THE BLUE DRAWING ROOM. What a fantastic read! Well done, Ms Caine!

I absolutely adore the stories in the REGENCY RENDEZVOUS series, the ones I’ve read, thus far, I hope to read the entire series.

Rating: 4.5
Heat rating: Mild
Reviewed by: AprilR

 

 

 

A list of the REGENCY RENDEZVOUS series, for your convenience.

The Devil of Montlaine
The Archaeologist’s Daughter
The Enigma of a Widow
The Elusive Lady Winston
Wreck and Ruin
The Earl’s Encounter
P.S. I Loathe You
Romancing the Rogue
Ice and Embers
The Stablemaster’s Daughter
A Rake Like No Other

THE ELUSIVE MISS WINSTON by Layna Pimentel

The Elusive Lady Winston (Regency Rendezvous Book 5)The Elusive Lady Winston by Layna Pimentel

Genre: Regency Romance

Series: Regency Rendezvous Romance, #5

Source: Personal buy

  • Publication date: July 24, 2017
  • Publisher: Scarsdale Publishing, Ltd
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B073X5TBQ5
  • Length: 181 pages

 

Description (From Amazon)

A Regency Rendezvous Romance

With two scandals behind him, the Earl of Chisholm never expected his third to land him in love.

Scandal, thy name is Evan. After learning of his sister’s unfortunate predicament, the Earl of Chisholm sets out to find her a husband as quickly as possible. Instead, he discovers a previous love affair stands to ruin the family’s chances of landing a respectable offer. Even worse, the earl stumbles into scandal number three; Lady Winston.

While visiting a cousin in London, Lady Eliza Winston finds herself in unfamiliar territory when a handsome earl rescues her from two vagabonds. Despite the decision to keep her distance from the charming rogue, he persuades her to give them a chance at love.

Neither can deny their passion. Yet, when the earl’s previous lover decides she should be the next Countess Chisholm, no one is safe until she and her band of thugs are apprehended.

Other Regency Rendezvous Romances

The Devil of Montlaine
The Blue Drawing Room
The Archaeologist’s Daughter
Ice and Embers
Wreck and Ruin
The Earl’s Encounter
P.S. I Loathe You
Romancing the Rogue
The Stablemaster’s Daughter
The Enigma of a Spy
A Rake Like No Other

 

 

 

 

 

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My thoughts:

The Elusive Lady Winston, by Layna Pimentel, is a “A Regency Rendezvous Romance”, #5. Each book is from fabulous new series, by different authors and each book can be read as stand alone. A Novella that is as charming as it is enjoyable. The cast of characters are delightful, entertaining and believable. The plot is delightful, flows seamlessly and is very interesting. An unlikely attraction and a unlikely meeting catch these two characters off guard, and thus the story begins….
This is the story of Evan, the Earl of Chisholm and Lady Eliza Winston. A story of scandal, deceit, secrets, danger, passion and finding a HEA after years of sorrow and grief.
Fast paced with twists and turns that will keep the reader turning pages to see who does what and why. An unlikely villian, and second chances, makes THE ELUSIVE LADY WINSTON a captivating story. I enjoyed Evan and Eliza’s story very much. These two characters just may heal each other from their past to begin a new future, not without struggles, and danger, though. While, a novella, of approximately 151 pages, Ms. Pimentel manages to write a story without flaws, unanswered questions nor does it leave the reader wondering. A captivating and exciting story of second chances, love and the struggles to get to a HEA. Mesmerizing tale! Well done, indeed, Layna Pimentel! !

Other Regency Rendezvous Romances:

The Devil of Montlaine
The Blue Drawing Room
The Archaeologist’s Daughter
Ice and Embers
Wreck and Ruin
The Earl’s Encounter
P.S. I Loathe You
Romancing the Rogue
The Stablemaster’s Daughter
The Enigma of a Widow
A Rake Like No Other

Rating: 4.5
Heat rating: Mild
Reviewed by: AprilR

AMELIA AND THE VISCOUNT by Samantha Holt

 Amelia and the Viscount (Bluestocking Brides, #1)Amelia and the Viscount by Samantha Holt

 

Genre: Historical Romance

Series: Bluestocking Brides, #2

Source: Personal buy

 

  • Publication date: July 26, 2017
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B073G7D92H
  • Length: 94 pages

 

Product Description (From Amazon)

“No eligible bachelor wants to marry a bluestocking…especially not those frightful Chadwick girls.” – Lady Jersey, Almacks Patroness.

Amelia’s writing was often prone to getting her into trouble. Hence why she eventually took on a penname. But it seems, once again, her unthinking need to spill out everything onto paper will land her in hot water.

After her sisters persuade her the only way to get over her love for Lord Nicholas Wentworth is to write about him, Amelia devotes hours and hours of ink to the subject. However, she never expects for Nicholas to end up in possession of this information. How could she admit her affection for him when she knows full well he is still in love with her now married sister?

To save herself embarrassment—and more importantly to keep her penname hidden—Amelia must find a way to intercept these letters, and if she cannot, she must persuade Nicholas it was all some awful jest and that she is certainly not A. Hardwick—purveyor of stories so scandalous that it would mean utter ruination for all the Chadwick girls should the truth come out.

 

If you enjoy Amelia and the Viscount, you might also like these titles:
You’re the Rogue That I Want
When a Rogue Loves a Woman
Sinful Confessions
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My thoughts:

Amelia and the Viscount (Bluestocking Brides Book 1) by Samantha Holt in what promises to be a funny and delightful series. Those Chadwick sisters may been bluestockings, have noteriety, are different and not popular with the ton, but you can’t help but love them.
This is Nicholas and Amelia’s story. A quick read, approximatingly 100 pages. A novel. Nicholas and Amelia make such a wonderful couple. Amelia, a writer who writes stories anonymously, but she knows she is meant for Nicholas. A friend’s to lovers story.

Funny, charming with an engaging cast of characters. The plot flows seamlessly and effortlessly. I was glued to the pages from the first page forward. Steady paced, well written and we’ll worth the time to read. Laugh out loud moments. Amelia’s secret may just bring her HEA.
Such a wonderful story. A charming, enjoyable and pleasing story. Great for an afternoon read! Does have a few heated kisses and one hot sexual encounter.
Strongly recommended. Can’t wait for the next book. I have already pre-ordered book 2.

 

Rating: 5

Heat rating: Mild

Reviewed by: AprilR

 

 

 

 

 

THE MISADVENTURES OF LADY OPHELIA by Christina McKnight

The Misadventures of Lady Ophelia (The Undaunted Debutantes, #3)The Misadventures of Lady Ophelia by Christina McKnight

 

Genre: Historical romance

Series: The Undaunted Debutantes, #3

Source: Personal buy

 

  • Publication date: July 11, 2017
  • Publisher: La Loma Elite Publishing
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B071QYX33R
  • Length: 258 pages

 

(Amazon)

Product Description

Quiet, reserved, Lady Ophelia Fletcher always has her nose stuck in a book; hence why she didn’t witness the death of her friend the fateful night of her passing. Now, she writes the Mayfair Confidential column to expose unsavory men as a way of making amends for not backing her other friend’s claims of murder. When a handsome stranger arrives to meet with her father, Ophelia is helpless to keep from investigating the dashing lord.

Colin Parnell, Lord Hawke, has a promise to uphold: find the book that proves his grandpapa worked as a spy for King George II and did not die as a no-good smuggler off the coast of Kent. Shrouded in mystery and scandal, the Parnell family has been at war with one another for decades, and Colin is determined to put a stop to it all by discovering proof of the family’s honorable past. Unfortunately, the book he seeks is in the hands of a fiery-haired beauty, and he’ll need to enlist Ophelia’s help to uncover the truth.

Ophelia is more than happy to use her skills to help Lord Hawke. But will their search for answers lead to misadventure, or will they get something greater than they bargained for: the truth and each other?

 

 

From the author:

Three innocent debutantes must work to solve the mysterious death of their childhood friend. With undaunted determination they pledge to not only expose the man responsible for their friend’s tragic death on her wedding night, but to also uncover other unscrupulous men of the ton who would jeopardize the future of other young women. 

 

 

My thoughts:

The Misadventures of Lady Ophelia (The Undaunted Debutantes Book 3) by Christina McKnight. Book 3 and the final book in “The Undaunted Debutantes” series. Final book of this amazing series. While, book 3, it can be read as a stand alone, however, I’d suggest reading the other two in this series, to learn more of the friends, but not necessary to enjoy Ophelia’s story.

Lady Ophelia Fletcher, is quiet, reserved, always has in a book in hand, which is why she didn’t witness the death of her friend. She now writes the Mayfair Confidential column, which exposes unsavory men, this is her way of making amends for not backing her other friend’s claims of murder. Guilt of not witnessing her friends death has driven her for years but can love safe her.

Colin Parnell, Lord Hawke, has a promised his grandpapa to find the book that proves his grandpapa worked as a spy for King George II and did not die as a smuggler off the coast of Kent. He wishes to re-claim his family’s honor, the scandal that surrounds them, and their good name. Will Colin and Ophelia find the true treasure, finding love and their HEA? Ophelia and Colin are wonderful characters and readers see Ophelia grow from a timid and reserved young lady to an outspoken lady, who speaks her mind.
The cast of characters are enjoyable, creative and realistic. Steady paced with a few twists and turns. The plot flows seamlessly and is written with detail to history, details of the area, with intrigue, danger, passion and adventure.
I hate to see this series come to an end, but all good things must.
Once again Ms. McKnight demonstrates her skills as an author. She never disappoints her readers. If you enjoy adventure, mystery, suspense, and intrigue, “The Misadventures of Lady Ophelia” is the right choice of reading material. A joy to read and strongly recommended.

Rating: 4.5
Heat rating: Sweet
Reviewed by: AprilR

A MARQUESS FOR CONVENIENCE by Bianca Blythe

A Marquess for Convenience (Matchmaking for Wallflowers Book 5)A Marquess for Convenience by Bianca Blythe

 

Genre: Historical Romance

Series: Matchmaking for Wallflowers #5

Source: I received a complimentary copy, however, all opinions are my own.

 

  • Publication date: July 20, 2017
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07448QCCN
  • Length: 200 pages

 

(Amazon)

Description

Lord Arthur Carmichael, Marquess of Bancroft, excels at everything, even cultivating a wild reputation to cover for the spy missions he undertakes for the Crown. Unfortunately now that he’s helped secure the peace, his roguish reputation is a hindrance to continuing in his career–unless he takes a wife.

Lady Madeline Mulbourne, the beautiful widow of a renowned art critic, is known for her pristine reputation. Who could make a more convenient bride? But when jewels disappear at balls she’s attended, Arthur suspects she might not be nearly as prim and proper as she appears.

 

 

My thoughts:

 

A Marquess for Convenience (Matchmaking for Wallflowers Book 5) by Bianca Blythe is a sweet, heartwarming story of a jewel thief, a bluestocking, romance and love. While, each book is a stand alone, I’d suggest reading the previous books in the WALLFLOWERS series, but not necessary to enjoy this story.

Lord Arthur Carmichael, Marquess of Bancroft, is a spy for the Crown. Lady Mulbourne, is a jewel thief not by choice but by necessity. Set against the French Riviera as a backdrop, second chances, danger and romance follows this couple on an adventure of hope, forgiveness, healing and a chance of an HEA.

Steady paced with an enjoyable cast of characters. A plot that flows seamlessly and effortlessly, readers will be transfixed by this sweet story. I enjoyed watching the characters come to grips with their passion, their love for each other and watching the story unfold.
Once again Ms. Blythe has written a story readers will thoroughly enjoy as they watch the characters grow. Ms. Blythe writes with compassion, emotions and her research shines through the pages of her story. Another great read!
I received a complimentary copy, however, all opinions are my own.

Rating: 4.5
Heat rating: mild
Reviewed by: AprilR

WHERE THE VISCOUNT MET HIS MATCH by Tabetha Waite

Where the Viscount Met His Match (Ways of Love Book 2)Where the Viscount Met His Match by Tabetha Waite

 

Genre: Historical Romance

Series: Ways of Love, #2

Source: Received a complimentary vopy, however, all opinions are my own.

 

  • Publication date: June 14, 2017
  • Publisher: Etopia Press
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B072KPQVMH
  • Length: 380 pages

 

(From Amazon)

Description

Secrets. Lies. And a second chance at love…

Torn from the only man she’d ever loved by a tragic secret, Mara Miller has traveled a long and difficult road. From poverty and the workhouses, she’s finally made a life for herself as the owner of a small haberdashery in London. With her companion, Big B, an African slave she’d helped escape from a Brazilian slaver, she’s made a fresh start. But when the past walks into her shop—in the form of the ever-handsome Roarke Garrott, Viscount Eversleigh—Mara feels her whole world crash to her feet. Thrust back into a web of lies, deceit, and manipulation, Mara is forced to face the one man she’d sworn to forget.

For the past seven years, Roarke had sequestered himself in India to mourn Mara’s death. Vowing to move on and put the past behind him, he returns to London, only to find himself gazing into those beautiful green eyes he believed he’d never see again. Now he’s found her—alive and trying to deny who she was. A million feelings wash over him. Joy. Fury. Heartbreak. He would have the truth from her—of where she’d gone, and why—but when trouble from the past finds Mara and Big B, the truth becomes secondary to saving Mara’s life. After just learning that the woman he’d loved is alive, Roarke is not about to lose her again…

 

Book 1, WHY THE EARL WANTS THE GIRL

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My thoughts:

Where the Viscount Met His Match (Ways of Love Book 2) by Tabetha Waite is a Regency Romance by this amazing and masterful author. While, book 2, it can be read as a stand alone.
I absolutely love Mara Miller, which we met in book 1, and Roarke Garrott, Viscount Eversleigh, the love of Mara’s life, but she lost him several years prior due to a tragic event that forced Mara to fake her own death. A story filled with a web of lies, deceit, manipulation, sacrifice and so much more. Now, he’s walked back into her life. I found these characters to be tortured souls, torn apart by a huge secret then thrust back together again, by unseen circumstances, to be heart a wrenching, engaging and very enjoyable read. The secondary characters are enjoyable and help move the story along. The plot is intriguing, very interesting and captivating. The storyline flows seamlessly and is well executed, in my humble opinion.

A story of love, grief, secrets, a tragic kidnapping, deceit, mental illness and second chances at finding a HEA. The twists and turns were magnificent and well done to deliver a most fantastic Regency Romance. A bit of mystery, suspense and the romance, was absolutely enticing and delightful to read.
Ms. Waite, captured my attention and held me glued to the pages of this gripping and brilliantly written story.

This is Ms. Waite’s second novel but she writes like a master, fully engaging her readers with characterizations, her descriptions, her detail to research, and the Era she’s writing. Just stunning and very well written! Fast paced with page turning mystery and suspense. The romance to me was wonderful, seeming realistic and believable.

A powerful, yet sweet romance with twists and turns. I look forward to reading more, in this fascinating series!
WHERE THE VISCOUNT MET HIS MATCH ends with the reader learning some of Roarke’s sister’s story, which just made me want more. A must read Regency Romance by an upcoming and rising author, Tabetha Waite! A definite keeper. I can see me reading this story and book 1, over again. A true treasure! Well done, Tabetha Waite! !
I received a complimentary copy, however, all opinions are my own.

Rating: 5
Heat rating: Mild
Reviewed by: AprilR

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