Secrets of a Wedding Night
Secrets of a Wedding NightValerie Bowman HOW TO STOP A WEDDINGYoung, widowed, and penniless, Lily Andrews, the Countess of Merrill,has strong opinions on marriage. When she spots a certain engagement announcement in The Times, she decides to take action. She will not allow another hapless girlto... show more
Secrets of a Wedding NightValerie Bowman HOW TO STOP A WEDDINGYoung, widowed, and penniless, Lily Andrews, the Countess of Merrill,has strong opinions on marriage. When she spots a certain engagement announcement in The Times, she decides to take action. She will not allow another hapless girlto fall prey to a man—particularly the scoundrel who broke her heart five years ago. Anonymously she writes and distributes a pamphlet entitled “Secrets of a Wedding Night,” knowing it will find its way into his intended’s innocent hands… HOW TO SEDUCE A WIDOWDevon Morgan, the Marquis of Colton, desires a good wife and mother to his son—someone completely unlike Lily Andrews, the heartless beauty who led him on a merry chase five years ago only to reject him. When Devon’s new fiancée cries off after reading a certain scandalous pamphlet, he vows to track down the author and make her pay. But when he learns it’s his former fiancée Lily, he issues a challenge: write a retractionor prepare to be seduced—to find out how wonderful a wedding night canbe…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 25th 2012
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 334
Edition language: English
Series: Secret Brides (#1)
Great suspense, good plot, excellent characters.Male romantic lead: Devon Morgan, Marquis of Colton, gorgeous, charming, but does he have any money?Female romantic lead: Lily Andrews, the widowed Countess of Merrill, beautiful, generous, keeps up appearances despite not having any moneyPlot: Thwarte...
This is the sort of easy to digest, wallpaper historical I don't read much any more, but the plot intrigued me. It's very cliched virgin widow, Big Mis, etc. and episodic though, and the characters are irritating -- Lily is as hotheaded and easily manipulated as Marty McFly.
Ohh I really liked this one. It had just the right balance of emotional punch and wittiness. It really was a pleasure to read. :)I took a sneak peak at what the next 2 books are about and I am really looking forward too. Both of the future Heroes make an appearance in this one and are delectable, as...
This was a very engaging, delightful debut! Five years ago Lily and Devon fell in love and were determined to be together until Lily believed Devon left her and, in turn, Devon thought Lily left him for a wealthy earl and had led him on a merry chase. Now widowed and penniless, Lily sees an announ...
Reviewed For Rakehell ReviewsAbout to be married and deeply in love, Lily and Devon never thought anything would come between them, but through scheming and lies, Devon's father and Lily's parents split them apart leaving their hearts broken and their spirits bitter.It's five years later and Lily is...