named Eloisa James’ novel Midnight
Pleasures “Page Turner of the Week” and raved, “Romance writing does not
get much better than this.” Now the acclaimed author returns with another
sumptuous tale of passion and misadventure in Regency England.
Gabrielle Jerningham cherishes the portrait of her
betrothed, the perfect Peter Dewland … until she meets his commanding older
brother Quill. But it is Peter to whom she has been promised. And how can she
possibly transform her voluptuous, outspoken self into the poised gentlewoman
When Gabby’s shocking décolletage plunges to her waist at
her first ball, Peter is humiliated. But Quill comes to the rescue, to the
peril of his heart. An accident years before has left Quill plagued by
headaches—the kind that grow more excruciating with strenuous exercise.
Needless to say, this hardly bodes well for siring progeny. But the very sight
of Gabby leaves Quill breathless. One forbidden kiss and Quill vows to have
her, headaches and Peter be damned! But it will take a clever man—and a
cleverer woman—to turn the tables on propriety and find their way to true
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"This book started out very exciting. It keeps your interest then starts to drag half way through. The story line of Gabby and Quinn being the two main characters seemed very tiring as the author searched for a solution to what stood in their way of happiness. The ending was rushed and seemed somewhat too unbelievable."
Merry Reader (4 out of 5 stars)