Image of Why Lords Lose Their Hearts


Image of Why Lords Lose Their Hearts

Picking up where the last Wicked Widows ended, Collins’ tale blends intrigue and desire in a story that is an unusual and intriguing combination of chilling and sweet. The author’s fans may find her characters slightly weaker than usual, but no less appealing, and will soon discovers themselves cheering for Perdita and Archer’s happily ever after.

Only Perdita, the widowed Duchess of Ormonde, and her friends know the truth of what happened the night her husband died. When someone threatens to expose the truth, Perdita realizes she is in danger. As the youngest son of the Duke of Pendleton and her husband’s former secretary, Lord Archer Lisle is the one man Perdita can trust. Archer has waited for Perdita to be free to proclaim his love for her. He might appear mild-mannered, but he can be a man of steely determination when his beloved is threatened. Can Perdita trust in his love to keep her safe? (ST. MARTIN’S, Aug., 380 pp., $7.99)
Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin