Regency Rogues: Disgraceful Secrets
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CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:
I expected since these are Mills and Boon romance books that they would be sugar sweet and "out of time" in character for Regency. However, these did surprise me on that front. There were 2 books here by the same author - The Secrets of Wiscombe Chase and Lady Priscilla's Shameful Secret.
The Secrets of Wiscombe Chase
When Gerald Wiscombe returns from war he's determined to claim what is rightfully his! But suspecting his wife has been less than faithful in his absence, he intends to seek the truth. Lillian has endured all she can and now must face revealing the terrible secrets she has hidden for years.
Lady Priscilla's Shameful Secret
Outspoken Lady Priscilla is the only woman in London brave enough not to simper at Robert Magson. As the Duke of Reighland he needs a wife, and has this captivating woman in his sights! But Lady Priscilla doesn't wish to marry - ever - for she hides a shameful secret. Surely a duke deserves more than ruined woman?
I am glad that Mills and Boon has advanced from the over sweet romances which bear no resemblance to the period of time in which they are based. This writer is accomplished in this and has a much better semblance to the period they are writing about, and to my surprise I found that I liked both stories in this book. Both had unusual 'heroines', though Lillian was a more difficult one to warm to, and both would have been shunned ‘ruined women’ in their time. But these people can still love and be loved in return as is evident in both the stories. I preferred the second story in the book, but I think that was because I found Priscilla and her ‘secret’ much easier to relate to.
I have a plan for this book but it will have to wait for now.
CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:
REGENCY ROGUES : DISGRACEFUL SECRETS by CHRISTINE MERRILL (2020) | ISBN: 978 0 263 27853 5 | Publisher: M&B
An omnibus comprising of two novels by Christine Merrill:
THE SECRETS OF WISCOMBE CHASE (2016)
LADY PRISCILLA'S SHAMEFUL SECRET (2012)
Looks like this is destined for a wild release as the usual suspects (BCers who read Regency) Poodlesister and Flutterbies9 have already enjoyed this. I'll give it some thought!
WILD RELEASE NOTES:
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