SCOUNDREL IN MY DREAMS
Bradley has done it again: created a memorable Runaway Brides story that fills your heart with joy and laughter, mixed with tears. Even though fans of this series realize who the adorable Melody’s father must be, it’s still a pleasure to read. Let your spirit fly and savor this wondrous read!
Captain Jack, Lord John Redgrave, returns home to discover he might be the father of Melody, the 3-year-old who was abandoned at Brown’s gentleman’s club. Stunned but pleased, Jack hunts for the one woman he loved. When Amaryllis Clarke proves she is not Melody’s mother, Jack remembers the magical night he spent with a wonderfully passionate woman. He concludes it must have been Laurel Clarke, Amaryllis’ shy spinster sister. He holds Laurel captive at Brown’s until she tells him the truth. Laurel is enchanted with Melody, but resists the temptation Jack presents. Jack is determined to have his daughter and the sensual woman who has haunted his dreams. (ST. MARTIN’S, Oct., 400 pp., $7.99)