Tuesday, 25 October 2011
#181 (#117) - Passions of a Wicked Earl ~ Lorraine Heath
Book 1 in London's Greatest Lovers Series
Claire had been a chaste innocent when she was married off at a very young age to Morgan Lyons, 8th Earl of Westcliffe. Although she had known him forever, he was a distant figure with a notorious reputation with women.
Terrified on her wedding night she had sought refuge in the arms of another childhood friend, who just happened to be Morgan's brother, and they were caught in bed together.
Morgan dragged Claire off down to the country estate and left her to rot.
However, many years later Claire is determined to see that her younger sister is given the chance for a Season to find a husband other than the one picked out for her by their father ... so she takes hold of her courage and takes up residence under the husband's roof.
This unexpected event takes Morgan by surprise, and he's amazed to see how Claire has bloomed since he banished her.
Will she manage to bring her notorious rake of a husband under control, find a man for her sister and move on?
A 5 star read.