The Debutante Is Mine

Vivienne Lorret. Avon, $1.99 e-book (248p) ISBN 978-0-06-244627-5
A will and a bet create the drama in the riveting first Season’s Original novel from Lorret (All I Want for Christmas Is a Duke), set in Regency-era London. According to her father’s will, Miss Lilah Appleton has until the end of her third season to find a noble husband; if she fails, she has to marry her horrible cousin. The final season has arrived and none of the gentlemen she’s met even remembers her name, nor has anyone offered a proposal. When confirmed bachelor Jack Marlowe meets Lilah, he’s intrigued by her sharp wit and scolding tongue, and he immediately takes a liking to her. When he learns that her predicament could result in a life similar to his mother’s, he becomes determined to prevent that fate and therefore offers to assist her in finding a suitable husband. They fall in love, but because of his status, a match between them will not satisfy the requirements of the will. A well-crafted plot, well-developed characters, and last-minute revelations set the bar high for the sequels. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 02/01/2016
Genre: Fiction
Mass Market Paperbound - 288 pages - 978-0-06-244629-9
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