It’s a battle between the Whigs and the Tories in the town of Lively St. Lemeston in book one of this promising series. Three unlikely couples find their HEA as Lerner weaves an enchanting tale. The repartee between Nick and Phoebe is the icing.
War hero Nick Dymond returns to his family with a wound to his leg and his soul, but they are consumed with the current election in which his younger brother is a candidate. In fact, they want him to find a mate for widow Phoebe Sparks, in order to win the crucial vote that can only be cast by a husband. Nick does his best to play matchmaker, but he’s drawn to her charms. Will she let her concern for others get in the way of her growing feelings for Nick? (SAMHAINPUBLISHING.COM, dl $5.50)