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Touching Time by B W Haggart – book review

Disclosure.  This post is a review of an e-book I was sent for free.  All opinions are my own.

I have received a free e-copy of the book Touching Time by B W Haggart to review. You may find out more about the author on his website.

Touching Time by B W Haggart

Here is the book blurb.

Victoria Covington is mysteriously propelled two hundred years into the future. She must not only learn to live in the 21st century, but also keep her beloved Belton Park from being sold to a handsome, but ungentlemanly American, who simply wants the estate to further his own business plans.

Victoria had given up hope of finding a husband among the heiress-hunting ton and contented herself living on her beloved family estate, Belton Park. When reality shifts around her, she doesn’t realize that she’s traveled to the year 2019. She is sure she’s going mad, but fortunately her distant cousin, the Viscount William Covington, recognizes her from her portrait, and guesses she is the famous family member who mysteriously vanished in 1818.

Sam Dalton, a successful real estate developer from America, wants to refashion Belton Park into a conference center with a Regency theme. He is betting the future of his company on the acquisition.

Victoria is shocked to learn the viscount is going to sell Belton Park to Dalton. She is determined to save her family lands while navigating modern society.

Sam is just as determined to own Belton.

Victoria must discover a way to keep Belton in the family while keeping her heart safe and reputation intact.

This is the second title in the Romancing Times series but works perfectly as a stand-alone read. I haven’t read the first book.

The story starts by introducing us to Sam Dalton, American businessman who is hoping to buy Belton Park from Lord Covington. In chapter 2 we skip back in time to 1818 where we meet Victoria Covington and her best friend Kitty Roland. But without her knowledge, Victoria is mysteriously transported about 200 years into the future, where the first person she sees is Mr Dalton.

She wonders why he is dressed so strangely and as for his bad manners. Meanwhile Sam thinks she looks and acts very authentically. But then she thnks he is quite mad as he talks to his snuffbox (aka mobile phone). And she is absolutely horrified by the half-naked tourists wandering round the gardens.

As she enters the house, how can it be, the decor and furnishings have all changed. Where is her uncle? She doesn’t recognise the man in the library, they address as Viscount Covington.

But Lord Covington can’t believe it. He recognises Victoria from his books and paiintings, as the family member who mysteriously disappeared in 1818, never to be seen again. He gently tries to convince her that she has time travelled.

How will Victoria react to that suggestion? And can she adapt to modern day life?

Touching Time is available on Amazon in Kindle format. An excellent time travel romance.

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A Snowman Wish for Lady Samantha by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen – book review

Disclosure.  This post is a review of an e-book I was sent for free.  All opinions are my own.

I have received a free e-copy of the book A Snowman Wish for Lady Samantha by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen to review.

A Snowman Wish for Lady Samantha by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen

Here is the book blurb.

A desperate debutante…

It’s all too much. At least that is how Lady Samantha feels as she slips out into the snow to build a snowman. With her first season bearing down on her, she’d give anything to have her mother’s guidance one last time. But certainly, it isn’t that prayer that sends the Marquess of Longley calling at that precise moment. Nor is it her wish that an avalanche of snow fall on the man’s stiff and serious head. But since he’s arrived, she might as well use him to help practice her charms before the official season begins. What’s the harm in that?

A staunch marquess…

She’s as vapid as she is beautiful. That’s Gavin’s official assessment of Lady Samantha. But even he can’t deny he’s tempted. From the clear blue of her eyes to the pure smile she flashes his way, he can’t help but wish he was the sort of man who could just marry the woman he wanted instead of worrying about what was best for his marquessate. Still, the moment he holds her in his arms during his first dance in years, he has to wonder…

What would it be like to follow his heart?

And as he pictures a future where he’s happy for the first time in what seems like forever, he has to ask himself. Should he pursue the woman that is slipping past his defenses or make the choice he knows is right?

Because it can’t be possible that Lady Samantha is both. Can it?

This is the fourth title in the Seasons of Love series, but each of the titles work fine as stand-alone reads and they are ideal Christmas books. Perfect stories to curl up on the sofa at this time of year  with a cup of hot chocolate. You can find the links to my reviews of the earlier titles at the bottom of this post.

This story features 18 year old Samantha. the youngest of the Maxwell sisters. She is in the garden in front of the house talking and dancing with the snowman she has just made, when a stranger arrives to see her brother. This is Lord Gavin, the Marquess of Longley.

They get off on the wrong foot as he assumes she is a lot younger and on the staff. But ever the hostess, she assists when an avalanche of snow falls from the roof right on top of the hapless Lord.

But can she maintain this, as she tries to charm him at dinner, as practise for her pending season, getting no more than mono-syallabic answers. Whilst he, in need of a marchioness, is tongue-tied.

Can they even achieve a simple conversation, let alone progress from there.

A Snowman Wish for Lady Samantha is available on Amazon in Kindle format. Once again an easy romantic read from Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen.

Here are the links to my reviews of the earlier titles.
A Snowflake Kiss for Lady Sophie
A Snowstorm Serenade for Lady Sarah
A Snowfall Sleigh Ride for Lady Serena

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A Snowfall Sleigh Ride for Lady Serena by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen – book review

Disclosure.  This post is a review of an e-book I was sent for free.  All opinions are my own.

I have received a free e-copy of the book A Snowfall Sleigh Ride for Lady Serena by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen to review.

A Snowfall Sleigh Ride for Lady Serena by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen

Here is the book blurb.

Hunting the hoyden…

The Earl of Rushton is in need of a wife and Lady Serena requires a husband. This ought to be a simple arrangement. And yet…how is a man supposed to court his potential bride when he can’t even find her? Rush always thought he’d marry for love like his parents, but love won’t save his estate from ruin. And so here he is, playing a game of cat and mouse with the headstrong young lady who’d agreed to be his bride during one fateful sleigh ride. He ought to move on, find a lady who’s not intent on leading him on a wild goose chase. And he would, except…he can’t. Because the more he learns about his mysterious bride-to-be, the more he finds himself enchanted. Is it possible that a marriage of convenience could be something more? Possibly. But he’ll have to catch her first.

She’s caught in a trap…

Lady Serena didn’t exactly lie when she’d told the Earl of Rushton she would marry him. She just hadn’t thought it would ever come to pass. After all, everyone knew he was supposed to marry her sister. Even when that agreement fell through, she felt certain he would find some better alternative. He’s looking for a proper countess, and no gentleman would wish for the free-spirited, irrepressible Maxwell sister for that role, even if her dowry is substantial enough to save his estate. But the kind, handsome earl is also surprisingly persistent. Not to mention cunning. A man determined to woo her with dancing and flowery praise, she could easily deflect. But when he offers to take her shooting and leaves her breathless with his kisses…it’s not just her freedom she’s in danger of losing. Now it’s her heart on the line.

This is the third title in the Seasons of Love series, but also works perfectly as a stand-alone read. Each book features one of the Maxwell sisters as the heroine and all have been set at their aunt’s winter houseparty. This time it is Lady Serena’s turn to star.

Just like the title, the story starts with Lady Serena sharing a sleigh ride with Lord Rushton in the convoy of sleighs. But she is bored. She would much rather be galloping on the horse than being pulled along by it and the man next to her is even more boring. She is even more horrified when she realises he wishes to court her rather than one of her sisters.

Rush wanted to marry for love, but his estate needs a dowry urgently. But where is Lady Serena after agreeing to his marriage of convenience. Hiding in the woods, practising her archery of course.

Is really going to work? What do they really want? Can they come to an agreement?

A Snowfall Sleigh Ride for Lady Serena is available on Amazon in Kindle format. Once again a nice light romantic read from Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen.

Here are the links to my reviews of the previous titles in this series.
A Snowflake Kiss for Lady Sophie
A Snowstorm Serenade for Lady Sarah

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A Snowstorm Serenade for Lady Sarah by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen – book review

Disclosure.  This post is a review of an e-book I was sent for free.  All opinions are my own.

I have received a free e-copy of the book A Snowstorm Serenade for Lady Sarah by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen to review.

A Snowstorm Serenade for Lady Sarah by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen Here is the book blurb.

Stranded with a rake…

Lady Sarah Maxwell is in a whole heap of trouble. Which is odd considering, as the bluestocking of her family, she normally spends her time ensconced in books, not adventures. But when a snowstorm traps her in the village, the only person she is able to rely on is her brother’s best friend, known rake, and general ne’er-do-well, the Viscount of Spalding. He also happens to be her least favorite person in all of England. Perhaps the world. And yet, the more time they spend together, the more she wonders if Lord Spalding is what he appears or if there is a good man underneath all his bad behavior…

Stuck with a bluestocking…

The Viscount Spalding has better things to do than babysit a bluestocking. He’s got a business to start, a fortune to make, and a broken heart to mend. And most importantly, he’s got several pints of ale to drink because that’s the only thing that seems to help these days. If he were going to be trapped by a storm in an inn, couldn’t the lady at least have been a potential bride and not his friend’s surly sister? She can barely stand the sight of him and they fight like school children whenever they occupy the same room.

That is until their forced time together starts to be fun and Jake realizes that Sarah is beautiful underneath those wire-rimmed spectacles. And when they find themselves under the mistletoe…well. How can he resist a single kiss? And what’s a man to do when all he can think about is collecting another?

This is the second title in the Seasons of Love series. The story follows on from the first book A Snowflake Kiss for Lady Sophie, for which you may see my review here, with both being set at the same winter houseparty. Lady Sarah and Lady Sophie are 2 of 4 sisters. However it also works fine as a stand-alone read.

The story begins with some of the guests taking a carriage trip to the nearest village. Sarah goes along as she wants to buy a new accounting book but she isn’t too pleased to find that she ends up sitting next to Viscount Spalding in the carriage, her brother’s odious best friend, as the opposite seat is already occupied by Lord and Lady Archibald.

Spalding is planning to see his solicitor but pops into the village inn to fortify himself first whilst Sarah browses the bookshop. But she loses track of time and when she comes out more snow has fallen and the carriages are gone.

Oh no. Freezing cold, does she dare enter the inn alone. But she is not the only one to have missed the carriage back. A drunk Lord Spalding is there too. Well they will have to make the best of a bad situation.

Whatever next? Is Sarah’s reputation ruined? When will they get back?

A Snowstorm Serenade for Lady Sarah is available on Amazon in Kindle format. A lovely light romantic read from Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen.

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A Snowflake Kiss for Lady Sophie by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen – book review

Disclosure.  This post is a review of an e-book I was sent for free.  All opinions are my own.

I have received a free e-copy of the book A Snowflake Kiss for Lady Sophie by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen to review.

A Snowflake Kiss for Lady Sophie by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen

Here is the book blurb.

A sudden snowstorm at Lady Winterborne’s Christmastide house party has filled Lady Sophie with an unusually festive sentiment. Which is surely the reason she allows the Duke of Barton a kiss under the mistletoe. But how can she explain that she’d like to allow him to do so again? Despite his handsome façade and impressive title, he’s not right for Sophie at all. And yet as the snow continues to fall, she can’t help but note just how perfect he looks with snowflakes resting on his broad shoulders…

Katherine Ann Madison is a pseudonym of Tammy Andresen, who is a very prolific author. She has recently teamed up with Maggie Dallen, writing sweet Regency romantic novellas together under this pen name.

The story begins with Lady Sophie Maxwell and her sisters Sarah, Serena and Samantha hatching a plan for at least one of them to net a husband at their aunt’s house party, whilst keeping it a secret from their brother Tobias. Their aunt Clara has drawn up a list of potential suitors and has already spoken to the Earl of Rushton about his need for a wife.

But at the party in a case of mistaken identity, Sophie inadvertantly converses with someone thinking he is the Earl of Rushton. A kiss under the mistletoe and a dance before she returns to her sisters whereupon her aunt introduces her to the actual Earl of Rushton.

Sophie is horrified. What has she done. Who was the man she kissed? She subsequently discovers it was the notorious handsome rake, Raith, the Duke of Barton. Whatever next.

A Snowflake Kiss for Lady Sophie is available on Amazon in Kindle format. A nice short light romantic read from Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen.

Here are links to my reviews of other titles written jointly by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen.
The Wicked Earls Club prologue
The Earl of Darling

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Laird of Longing by Tammy Andresen – book review

Disclosure.  This post is a review of an e-book I was sent for free.  All opinions are my own.

I have received a free e-copy of the book Laird of Longing by Tammy Andresen to review.

Laird of Longing by Tammy Andresen

Here is the book blurb.

Laird McLaren is as large as he is annoying…

Lady Sophie Everclear doesn’t regret fleeing the rake who attempted to trap her into marriage, But perhaps she should not have stowed away on a ship bound for Scotland. The problems? There are too many to count. But the largest, most annoying one is Captain Ewan McLaren. The tall and brawny Scot says exactly what he thinks and he doesn’t think much of Sophie. Still. He’s all she’s got and fortunately for her his heart is even bigger than his lectures. Which makes her wonder. What else, beside talking, might his mouth be good at?

The woman has got to be daft…

Any woman as beautiful as Lady Sophie ought to know better than to attempt to hide out on a ship full of men. If Ewan were smart, he’d drop her at the nearest port because having a woman like her on board is nothing but trouble. But one look into her large blue eyes and he knows he can’t. He’s always had a soft heart for a woman in need and Sophie manages to be as endearing as she is annoying. And then there’s the fact that she steals his breath with every wayward glance. He doesn’t want a woman in life but the longer he’s with her, the more he wonders if Sophie might just be the one who makes him break all the rules.

This is book 15 in the Lords of Scandal series. I’ve read and reviewed all the titles and was expecting this to be the final book, but no it is not. A breadcrumb has been placed in the epilogue for another round of titles to commence next year.

The story starts with Lady Sophie stowing away on a ship to avoid being forced to marry the obnoxious Maxwell Hughes who had compromised her at a ball. This particular ship belongs to the Carrington Shipping business and is captained by Laird Ewan McLaren, Scottish cousin of the Carrington sisters who have featured in earlier titles.

When Sophie is discovered aboard in her ballgown, rather than throwing her overboard, the usual method of dealing with stowaways, Ewan looks after her. He plans to take her to his cousin-in-law, the Duke of Devonhall to ask him to find her an appropriate husband.

But he begins to have other ideas. Plus he certainly intends to make Maxwell Hughes pay for his unspeakable actions. And what about Sophie? Will she skip ship? What will happen as the story unfolds?

Laird of Longing is available on Amazon in both Kindle format and paperback. Another nice light short romantic story from Tammy.

However I do have one small quibble. I am pretty sure that there is no such word as lairdess which is used a few times in the book.


About the author

USA Today Bestselling Author, Tammy Andresen lives with her husband and three children just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. She grew up on the Seacoast of Maine, where she spent countless days dreaming up stories in blueberry fields and among the scrub pines that line the coast. Her mother loved to spin a yarn and Tammy filled many hours listening to her mother retell the classics. It was inevitable that at the age of 18, she headed off to Simmons College, where she studied English literature and education. She never left Massachusetts but some of her heart still resides in Maine and her family visits often.

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The Refuge by John A Heldt – book review

Disclosure.  This post is a review of an e-book I was sent for free.  All opinions are my own.

Time for a review of the latest installment in John Heldt’s Time Box series. And to find out more about the author you may visit his website.

The Refuge by John A Heldt

Here is the book blurb.

From the author of THE LANE BETRAYAL, THE FAIR, and SEA SPRAY comes the fourth novel in the Time Box saga.

Months after stealing two time machines, the Lanes, a modern family of seven, make a stand against the unhinged software mogul who wants them back. They travel to 1941 Oahu to eliminate the billionaire’s mercenary, an assassin who has chased them through time.

While son Jordan, a former intelligence officer, stalks his unknowing foe in the streets of Honolulu, his parents, younger siblings, and pregnant wife settle in the village of Laie, where love, friendship, and opportunity await. All seek refuge from the perils of time travel.

Hit man Silas Bain has his own agenda. He hopes to alter the events of December 7, 1941, and indirectly save a brilliant German physicist, his employer’s grandfather, from certain death. He has prepared for every contingency, except the charms of a beautiful heiress.

Filled with romance, suspense, and intrigue, THE REFUGE takes readers on a thrilling and memorable ride through the colorful, magical, and dangerous world of pre-Pearl Harbor Hawaii.

Readers’ Advisory: The Refuge is the fourth novel in a five-part family saga that spans several decades. While some storylines are resolved, others are not. They will be addressed in subsequent books.

The Refuge is the fourth book in the Time Box series.

Here are my reviews of the previous titles in the Time Box Series.
The Lane Betrayal
The Fair
Sea Spray

The story starts with the Lane family time-traveling to 1941 Hawaii. This particular time and destination have been chosen because they still have a link to modern day through close friend Randy Taylor.

And Randy has provided information indicating that this is where Mark Lane’s crazy ex-business partner billionaire Robert Devereaux has sent his hitman Silas Bain. For once not after the Lanes, but instead with a mad plan to alter the course of history at Pearl Harbour.

Just imagine the ramifications and repercussions if history is changed. So the Lanes step in to see if they can turn the tables and take out Bain.

The Lanes rent two cottages from Leilani in the small village of Laie, making firm friends with Leilani and family, whilst Jordan searches for Bain in Honolulu on the opposite side of the island. Will he be able to find him in such a large city?

Meanwhile they discover that Leilani is also a midwife (very useful with a new addition to the family due) and Jeremy makes a new friend, Sarah. But Sarah, a history student researching Ivy Trudeau, has spotted a connection. (Ivy was a character in an earlier book).

And of course it is not the only coincidence. I love how so many similar chances are woven into the story. Plus once again we get a surprise visit from Randy. And this time there are chapters set in Germany, featuring Max Roth, Robert Devereaux’s grandfather.

Death, danger, romance and a breadcrumb trail all feature in this brilliant page turner with plenty of twists and turns, right to the end.

The Refuge is available on Amazon, in Kindle format and paperback. Once again another epic read from John Heldt which I highly recommend. I can’t wait for the next book to be published which will be set in 1963.

And you may be interested to see my reviews of some of John Heldt’s other titles.
Firstly all of The Carson Chronicles series.
River Rising
The Memory Tree
Indian Paintbrush
Caitlin’s Song
Camp Lake

Plus some of his earlier titles.
The Mine
Indiana Belle
Hannah’s Moon

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Earl of Infamy by Tammy Andresen – book review

Disclosure.  This post is a review of an e-book I was sent for free.  All opinions are my own.

I have received a free e-copy of the book Earl of Infamy by Tammy Andresen to review.

Earl of Infamy by Tammy Andresen

Here is the book blurb.

He’s been given a mission…

The Earl of Infamy must escort one mourning lady out of London and hide her away in the country. Should be easy. But from the moment he steps into her life things get…complicated. Not only is she far too pretty for his liking but she’s got a knack for telling him no.

“No, I don’t want to go to the country with you.”
“No, I won’t share your room.”
“No, I won’t marry you, I don’t care that we’ve been alone.”

Is the woman daft? What lady in her positions turns down an offer liked his? He’s an earl and she’s all but ruined?

Still, the more she resists, the more, he has to confess, he’s intrigued. How can he get her to say…YES.

This is book 14 in the ongoing Lords of Scandal series.

We’ve met all the Carrington sisters in earlier titles and this time we focus on their cousin Miss Avery Bright, who, still in mourning, has been staying with her cousin Isabella and husband since her father died.

However now they all need to leave London separately for safety and Noah, the Earl of Infamy has been sent to escort Avery, who he has never met previously, to his country estate.

But there’s a catch. If a young lady travels alone with a gentleman, her reputation will be ruined.

No problem. She doesn’t know yet, but he has already agreed to marry her.

So how will this pan out? Why would Noah agree to marry a lady he has never seen? What will Avery’s position be once she realises?

Earl of Infamy is available on Amazon in both Kindle format and paperback. Once again a nice light short romantic story from Tammy.


About the author

USA Today Bestselling Author, Tammy Andresen lives with her husband and three children just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. She grew up on the Seacoast of Maine, where she spent countless days dreaming up stories in blueberry fields and among the scrub pines that line the coast. Her mother loved to spin a yarn and Tammy filled many hours listening to her mother retell the classics. It was inevitable that at the age of 18, she headed off to Simmons College, where she studied English literature and education. She never left Massachusetts but some of her heart still resides in Maine and her family visits often.

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Crusade by Elizabeth Laird – book review

My latest personal choice of read, rather than a requested book review is Crusade by Elizabeth Laird. To find out more about the author you may visit her website.

Crusade by Elizabeth Laird

Here is the book blurb.

Two boys. Two faiths. One unholy war . . .

When Adam’s mother dies unconfessed, he pledges to save her soul with dust from the Holy Land. Employed as a dog-boy for the local knight, Adam grabs the chance to join the Crusade to reclaim Jerusalem. He burns with determination to strike down the infidel enemy . . .

Salim, a merchant’s son, is leading an uneventful life in the port of Acre – until news arrives that a Crusader attack is imminent. To keep Salim safe, his father buys him an apprenticeship with an esteemed, travelling doctor. But Salim’s employment leads him to the heart of Sultan Saladin’s camp – and into battle against the barbaric and unholy invaders . . .

This adventure story is set about 1000 years ago in the times of the Crusaders.

Chapters alternate between the stories of two boys starting with 13 year old Salim, a Muslim boy in Acre. He is upset because his father is sending him away from home to be apprenticed to Jewish Dr Musa, as the Frankish army is expected to arrive imminently. The plan is to travel to Damascus, but instead they end up in Saladin’s camp, outside the walls of Acre.

In chapter two we are introduced to 14 year old English peasant boy Adam on the day his mother is buried. He is saved from destitution by Lord Guy, who employs him to help look after his hounds. But Adam also wants to save his mother’s soul, as she died unconfessed. He needs dust from Jerusalem, so he leaps at the chance to go too when Lord Guy joins the Holy Crusade.

We follow the tales of the two boys until eventually their paths cross.

Crusade is an excellent book, targeted at YA readers from about age 11+. A great historical read.

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Earl of Darling by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen – book review

Disclosure.  This post is a review of an e-book I was sent for free.  All opinions are my own.

I have received a free e-copy of the book Earl of Darling by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen to review.

Earl of Darling by Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen

Here is the book blurb.

Is she making a deal with the devil or a saint in disguise?

A murderer, they call him. A beast. All Miss Rathmore knows is he’s the man who saved her while running away from her horrid fiancé. The least she can do is help Darling and his sisters adapt to good society. After all, the earl has gone so far as to offer his own hand in marriage to save her reputation. But that is merely an act of charity. And those stolen kisses? Those are sheer folly. For only a fool would fall for such a scandalous rogue…

Society is more dangerous than a battlefield for this soldier who was never meant to be an earl. Luckily for him, his new saviour is every bit the lady.

Give him a battle any day. Those were rules he understood. But the insipid whisperings of the ton? He hadn’t the faintest idea how to fight them. Until he meets Miss Rathmore. Now he’s found himself slaying her dragons when he ought to be fighting for his own good name. And proposing marriage? What was he thinking? His three sisters would say that he’d lost his senses, of course. Or, at the very least…his heart.

Katherine Ann Madison is a pseudonym of Tammy Andresen, who is a very prolific author. I have read lots of Tammy’s titles, but this is the first time I’ve read one under this name. I’ve also read a few others in the Wicked Earl’s Club series, but found this one to only have a very tenuous connection to the Club, with the Earl of Darling being invited to join. Perhaps that is why it has subsequently been repackaged as The Earl’s Runaway Bride, a sweet Regency romance.

The story starts with Miss Evelyn Rathmore climbing out an upstairs window as a way to end her betrothal to the awful cad Mr Stallworth, whilst her father’s attention is on their dinner guests. But one of the guests, Darius, the new Earl of Darling has just stepped out for some air, hating how society blames him for the bad luck which befell previous heirs to the title, directly below where Evelyn is climbing down. What a bizarre encounter.

Darius immediately realises she is running away and draws the tale out of her, offering to assist. In return Evelyn offers to help Darius introduce his three sisters Tabetha, Clarissa and Mariah to society.

Darius originally planned to find another man to offer for Evelyn’s hand via the Wicked Earls Club that he has just been invited to join, but he soon decided none of them deserved her. Were they just as bad as Mr Stallworth? So he offers to marry her himself, but Evelyn refuses. She doesn’t want him to marry her out of charity.

Darius assumes she has said no because of all the rumours regarding how he inherited the title. But he continues to fight Evelyn’s battles. How will Stallworth react to his interference? And what of Darius and Evelyn themselves?

The Earl of Darling is available on Amazon in Kindle format. A short light romantic read from Katherine Ann Madison and Maggie Dallen.

Tammy did team up with Maggie Dallen previously to write the prologue for the Wicked Earls Club which I reviewed here.

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