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What the Groom Wants by Jade Lee
What the Groom Wants by Jade Lee
"What the Groom Wants" is the fourth book in Ms Leeís "Bridal Favors" series, which contains three other full length novels and four novellas. I mention that because there is clearly a lot of backstory covered in those books which is referred to in this latest one and I often felt as though Iíd missed something when reading it as I havenít read any of the others in the series.

Wendy - incidentally, a name that wasn't introduced until the 1880s, so which is out of place in a Regency - is an unusual heroine; tough, ruthless and not easy to like, and Radley was rather an un-heroic hero. He was dreadfully inept a lot of the time, which left Wendy to save the day… Read more
The Weaver Takes a Wife by Sheri Cobb South
The Weaver Takes a Wife by Sheri Cobb South
4.0 out of 5 stars Charming Regency Romance, 19 April 2014
The story follows a predictable course, itís true, but what makes "The Weaver Takes a Wife" so enjoyable is the characterisation, the way the author develops the central relationship and most of all, Ethan himself, who is a truly captivating hero.
Ethan is a self-made man, a workhouse boy who, having shown an aptitude for the work to which he was assigned, was subsequently adopted by his employer who had no son of his own. Ethan learned the business, took the manís last name Ė having none of his own Ė and eventually inherited his Ďfatherísí mills and other businesses. He refuses to be cowed by the haughty disdain of the members of the ton and one of the most attractive things… Read more
Lady in Blue by Lynn Kerstan
Lady in Blue by Lynn Kerstan
Bryn Taylgarh, Earl of Caradoc, watched his father die a lingering death when he was just fifteen. After laying the former earl to rest, Bryn used the little money he had to buy himself the education he never had (being his father's carer) and then to buy a stake in a shipping firm. At thirty-five he is almost obscenely wealthy, but although he has restored the family fortunes, he is hesitant to restore the estate or to marry and set up his nursery.

His father died of syphilis which has naturally given Bryn a horror of taking his pleasure with courtesans or experienced women. Instead, he prefers to take long-term mistresses who come to him as virgins, and at the beginning of… Read more

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