Her Husband's Harlot
Not Quite a Wife . . . After a disastrous wedding night, proper Lady Helena Harteford fears for the fate of her new marriage. Disguised as a doxy, she tracks her husband down at a bawdy house to reason with him . . . and instead discovers the thrill of forbidden passion. An innocent ruse turns... show more
Not Quite a Wife . . . After a disastrous wedding night, proper Lady Helena Harteford fears for the fate of her new marriage. Disguised as a doxy, she tracks her husband down at a bawdy house to reason with him . . . and instead discovers the thrill of forbidden passion. An innocent ruse turns into a risky deception; how far will this once-wallflower go to win her husband's love?Unfit to be a Husband . . . Orphaned at an early age, Nicholas Morgan escapes his violent beginnings to become a successful merchant--only to discover that he is the legitimate heir of the Marquess of Harteford. His transition to the ton is rocky and made rockier when he marries above him. Torn between guilt and lust, he tries to protect his sweet, innocent wife from the demons of his past. But can he safeguard her from his own raging desires?Caught between Past and Present . . . When a dangerous nemesis rises from Nicholas' past, husband and wife must work together in order to survive. From the drawing rooms to the stews of Regency London, they find themselves caught in a game of passion and seduction. Will true love prevail? Or is Helena destined to remain . . . Her Husband's Harlot?Her Husband's Harlot was a 2010 Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® Finalist. Approximately 105,000 words or 367 pages.Also by Grace Callaway:MAYHEM IN MAYFAIRHer Husband's Harlot (Book 1)Her Wanton Wager (Book 2)Her Protector's Pleasure (Book 3)CHRONICLES OF ABIGAIL JONESAbigail Jones (Book 1)
Pages no: 367
Edition language: English
Series: Mayhem in Mayfair (#1)
Really, it was bad enough that this story features one of those "frumpy" heroines who turns out to be beautiful all along, and the hero was a stubborn jackass with far too many feelz. It's also really boring in parts. So as I was finishing, I figured I'd give this an unenthusiastic 3 stars. BUT THEN...
Meh. 2.5 VERY light historical romance with insecure hero, insecure heroine, lack of communication.
Update 7-12-2013: ER-HR... FREE atm @ Amazonwww.amazon.com/dp/B006PW0Q6U/(★★★½) Got/read Kindle version shortly after this came out (one of my rare “oooh, pretty cover” buys) but @ $1.99, sorely tempted to “re-read” via audiobook.Rating rounded up b/c did like this book (despite some common HR tro...
This review presented also here; RomancekolikEnglish Review;This is my reaction when I read the expert;I love the expert. And I need to read this.And this is when I read the book;Rating; 3/5Lately, I read many self-publishers and few of them make me think this book must published and everybody must ...
It's the title. I had to buy it.Beyond that, this was a really fun read. The conflict was one of those that could be settled by everyone sitting down and talking, but it's done so well that you understand why the communication didn't happen right away. Thus, I wasn't sitting there rolling my eyes an...