A GOOD DEBUTANTE'S GUIDE TO RUIN
Jordan’s latest is a delightful, emotional romance centering on a young woman who wants to make her own choices and the rogue who is part of her dream. Jordan enhances her appealing characters’ story with drama and sizzling sensuality, but it’s her secondary characters who steal the show and will have readers eager for the next in the Debutante Files.
Declan, Duke of Banbury, barely remembers his stepsister Rosalie and prefers to forget about her scandalous mother. When she’s dumped on his doorstep, the notorious rake is determined to give her a dowry large enough to guarantee a husband. Declan is Rosalie’s ideal man, and she isn’t about to settle for less. Rosalie and Declan’s cousin Aurelia decide to visit a club known as Sodom. In disguise there, Rosalie can experience her first kiss. Declan is perfectly happy to help a mysterious innocent experience passion. For Rosalie, it is a dream come true, but her mother’s sudden return nearly destroys her fantasy. Only a daring move will win her Declan’s heart. (AVON, Aug., 384 pp., $7.99)