Signet's Regency garden blooms with the latest glorious blossom from the incomparable Mary Balogh. A beauty of the ton vows never to fall in love again after a youthful encounter with a handsome scoundrel leads to scandal and heartbreak. But when she meets an unassuming landscaper while visiting friends on their country estate, she begins to reconsider her position-surely such a wonderful friendship could provide a sound basis for matrimony. However, LORD CAREW'S BRIDE (4H) discovers that marriage is a tricky business indeed when her bridegroom turns out to be a reclusive marquess. Ms. Balogh transforms the Regency romance format into a deeply sensitive exploration of the soul.

Reviewed by: 
Melinda Helfer