A feisty heroine, a troubled, soon to be Duke, and two orphaned girls made The Governess Game by Tessa Dare an addictive, swoon-worthy edition to the Girl Meets Duke series. Pirates, malaise, and lessons aided in delivering a heartwarming tale that left me wishing Tessa Dare released a new book every month. A girl can dream right?
Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean is the book in her new Bareknuckle Bastards series. Set in Covent Gardens, this series will feature three siblings who run businesses in the darker parts of London. For fans, you’ll also see characters from her previous series. You’ll even get to visit such fine establishments as the Fallen Angel and Singing Sparrow!
I am continuing my journey with the Bridgertons’ on audio. When He Was Wicked by Julia Quinn shares the story of notorious rake, Michael Stirling, and Francesca Bridgerton. Quinn made me weep, laugh and hope as these characters suffered, stumbled and discovered.
A Scandalous Deal by Joanna Shupe is the second book in the Four Hundred series set in the glittering world of New York City’s Gilded Age. While this is a series, each book works completely as a standalone. In A Scandalous Deal Shupe gives us a feisty, modern thinking young woman and a forwarding thinking hero worthy of her. Sexy, relevant and low on drama A Scandalous Deal will transport you in time from the comfort of your reading chair.
I am continuing my journey with the Bridgertons on audio, To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn is the fifth novel in the Bridgertons series and shares Eloise’s story. Ah, Eloise, somehow I knew her romance wouldn’t be conventional and Quinn didn’t disappoint.
Travel to 1917 with Tides of Honour by Genevieve Graham and narrated by Fajer Al-Kaisi. There you’ll become caught up in WWI, the suffragist movement, and a touching love story. Graham quickly pulled me in and endeared me to these characters as she transported me in time.