A Notorious Love
Helena Laverick is at her wits end! The only man who can help find her eloping young sister is that scoundrel Daniel Brennan : the man who played with her emotions last year and then left. And he used to be a smuggler! Although Mrs. Nunley′s Guide to Etiquette for Young Ladies would never... show more
Helena Laverick is at her wits end! The only man who can help find her eloping young sister is that scoundrel Daniel Brennan : the man who played with her emotions last year and then left. And he used to be a smuggler! Although Mrs. Nunley′s Guide to Etiquette for Young Ladies would never approve, Helena forced to go after the runaway in Daniel′s company. But something about being with him feels oddly freeing , and a delicious tingle warns Helena that more than her reputation may be in danger... Daniel finds most of the prim and proper lovely′s rules ridiculous but when she insists on masquerading as his wife for the sake of appearances, he immediately envisions the delights of sharing a bedchamber. The unexpected smouldering beneath her straitlaced exterior ignites his desire, and die vulnerability hidden beneath her cool control makes him want her even more. Yet Helena′s a lady, and he′s the son of a highwayman. How can he ever ask her to share his world?
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 25th 2006
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Swanlea Spinsters (#2)
I liked the book. It flows very nicely and is a very sweet story. I however have reservations about characterization in this book. 1. A heroine with polio: I had trouble picturing her in my head. 2. A hero who speaks of love too prematurely: maybe it was not premature for other people, but the timin...
The book starts when the heroine, who has a limp, goes to the hero's house (an ex-smuggler) to ask him his help in locating her sister who seemed to have eloped with a fortune hunter and possible smuggler. The hero reluctantly agrees that she accompany him in his search, while he's trying to pick up...