The Earl Claims His Wife
She'll be his perfect wife . . . Preoccupied with fighting Napoleon and making love to his mistress, Brian Ranson has ignored his wife since their wedding. But now that he's become the Earl of Wright, he's ready to fetch his bride back to London. He's shocked to find she's become a bold,... show more
She'll be his perfect wife . . . Preoccupied with fighting Napoleon and making love to his mistress, Brian Ranson has ignored his wife since their wedding. But now that he's become the Earl of Wright, he's ready to fetch his bride back to London. He's shocked to find she's become a bold, beautiful woman, exactly the kind he lusts after . . . and she wants nothing to do with him. Gillian, Lady Wright, is desperate to seize the love she's been denied . . . but not with her rakish husband! So she makes a bargain—for thirty days she'll be the perfect wife, then he'll set her free. But no matter how she hardens her heart against her damnable earl, her body begs her to surrender . . .
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 29th 2009
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: Scandals and Seductions (#2)
I like Cathy Maxwell and it's been awhile since I've picked up a book of hers. The Earl Claims His Wife is book 2 in her Scandals and Seductions series. I haven't read the first book and don't see a problem reading the series out of order; however, if you're the type that doesn't like to be spoiled ...
I am a fan of Cathy's books but this book fell short for me. I enjoyed Gillian and her big heart to save a child's life and that she was her own person with a big personality. What I didn't like is that after husband abandons her almost after is wedding night to goes to war he had nothing to do with...
I was really surprised at how much I enjoyed this book because as you can see from the blurb of the book, there's a great deal of cheating going on with the hero. I mean, the hero and the heroine get married and after they consummate the marriage, the hero tells the heroine that he's in love with hi...
Gillian, Lady Wright, after falling in love with Brian Rason, the Earl of Wright, then marries him only to find out that he loves another and plans to leave her to go to Europe to fight in the war and take the woman he loves as his mistress. Now she is ready to take a lover, a hansome spaniard who s...
More like 2.5 - not bad not good, easy to read. I did not fall into the characters or feel attached to them the way I like to in romance stories.