Grey’s sizzling final Heirs’ Club of Scoundrels Regency trilogy installment (after The Earl Claims a Bride) reveals how the right woman can cause a stubbornly unwed man to change his mind about marriage. Adam, the Earl of Greyhawke, is presented with the guardianship of his cousin and heir, young Dixon. He decides to return to London from Yorkshire to finally accept his responsibilities. He has sworn off marriage since his first wife and child died during childbirth, but Adam is intrigued by Katherine Wright, the beautiful niece of a powerful duke. He’s not dissuaded by the injury to her leg that prevents her from dancing; instead, Adam decides to help her learn to dance with him. When one stolen kiss turns into more, Adam realizes that he must guard Katherine’s reputation or be forced to marry her. Grey’s sensual novel is filled with riveting love scenes in which the handsome hero tutors the maiden in the ways of lovemaking. The only snag is that it’s somewhat difficult to believe that a man who’s sworn off marriage would willingly dally with a duke’s virginal niece. (Mar.)
Reviewed on: 01/11/2016 Release date: 03/01/2016 Genre: Fiction
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