Highlander romance author Forester (True Highland Spirit) populates her witty first Regency romance with scene-stealingly smart characters. Debutante Eugenia Talbot has ruined her life by laughing during her presentation to Queen Charlotte. Since the rake William Grant winked at Genie and caused her unseemly merriment, he feels obliged to save her from becoming a pariah by assisting with her acceptance into society. Genie’s vibrant sense of humor and kindness are so infectious that soon William is doing unexpectedly generous things like taking a street urchin into his home. William is on the verge of proposing marriage to Genie when an unexpected twist tangles the duo in a game of espionage, and they’ll need their combined wit and humor to survive. Engaging subplots involving unforgettable supporting characters make this one a must-read. Agent: Barbara Poelle, Irene Goodman Agency. (May)
Reviewed on: 03/11/2013 Release date: 05/01/2013 Genre: Fiction
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