Image of Meet the Earl at Midnight (Midnight Meetings)


Image of Meet the Earl at Midnight (Midnight Meetings)

Midnight meetings carry a naughty and dramatic connotation that Conkle captures as she weaves a spell with a delightful twist on Beauty and the Beast. Her fresh, vibrant voice shines through in sharp and smart repartee, in a story where the simmering sexual tension builds to the perfect climax. Readers are sure to desire more from her.

Lydia Montgomery is stunned when she discovers she is betrothed to the reclusive Edward, aka the Phantom of London, the Enigma Earl and the Greenwich Recluse. But her marriage will rescue her family from financial ruin. So, Lydia sets out to understand her betrothed and discovers a man of great passion, intelligence and sensuality. He may be scary and a bit “mad,” but he entices her to surrender. Lydia finds her battles with Edward stimulating, and he adores taming her. As they work to build a relationship, family obstacles and stubborn pride threaten their newfound love. (SOURCEBOOKS, May, 416 pp., $6.99)
Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin