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I read it in one sitting!,
This review is from: Fortunate Wager (Hardcover)
Set against the 19th century Newmarket horse racing environment "Fortunate Wager" is intriguing, charmingly written and as close to Georgette Heyer as you can get. The heroine, Caroline Fortune, is quirky and unconventional without being a shrew, and I found it refreshing that the hero, Alexander Rothwell, wasn't a rake, because personally I get a little tired of rakes in Regency romances. Although Rothwell has his secrets and personal issues to deal with, he's also a man of integrity.
The plot is quietly suspenseful and builds steadily towards a final dramatic crescendo, which resonates long after you've closed the book.