After the duel in which he kills his best friend, Sebastian Townshend flees to France, becoming the Raven, a deadly soldier of fortune.

Concerned that someone is attempting to murder her guardian, the Earl of Edgewood, Margaret Lander seeks out the Raven to help. She's stunned to discover her guardian's estranged son. Promis- ing him an obscene amount of money, Margaret convinces a reluctant Sebastian to return home.

While working to expose the sinister plot against the Earl, Sebastian and Margaret fall in love. As surprising truths are revealed, Margaret faces the greatest challenge of her life—persuading Sebastian to forego his past and move into a bright future.

Marriage Most Scandalous is a luscious Lindsey. At its heart, this is a warm, witty, heartfelt book about a shattered family rebuilding its bonds. Lindsey displays her sense of Regency humor, but tinges it with poignancy, creating a romance to warm the heart. SENSUAL (Jun., 400 pp., $25.00)
Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin