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Genre: Historical Romance
Regency afficionadoes will find this a real gem, as witty and clever as any traditional Regency in which two intriguing characters square off in a mutual
When rakehell Jack Ashcroft inherits the title of Marquis of Foxhaven, he also inherits his deceased grandfathers
Widowed Nessa Houghton longs for
Jack is determined to win the ladys hand, but Nessa is just as determined to remain unwed. Realizing she is jeopardizing her sisters place in society, she agrees to marry Jack but remain independent.
Their courtship, passion-filled honeymoon and marriage are everything they could both desire. But the idyll is over when Jacks mission for Wellington leads them into dangerand for Nessa, the adventure of a lifetime.
Brenda Hiatt beautifully captures the era as we watch Jack and Nessa play by the rules of society while making a few
Reviewed By: Kathe Robin
Published: July 1999