Regency romance tends to be focused on women in their twenties – sometimes brand new debutantes of 18 feature, but more usually the heroines are in their twenties, ‘past it’ by the measure of the time, but still extremely young by modern standards. When I saw that Mrs Sommersby’s Second Chance had a heroine in her forties, I was really excited to see how this would change up the tropes of the genre, and I’m glad I signed up for the blog tour, because this is adorable!
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Okay, so this ticks two of my major reading boxes – Regency romance with magic, and Garth Nix! I’ve been a fan since Sabriel, so this was a must-read for me, and it more than lived up to my expectations!
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Ah, Mills and Boon are back with another extremely literal title! This is a really great example of a Regency romance with a marriage of convenience – it really impressed me with its depth of character and sweetness.
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How could you resist that title?! We all know I’m a sucker for a Regency romance, especially if it involves Scotsmen, so this was a must-read for me!
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Erica Ridley and Darcy Burke are two of my very favourite romance authors, so when I found out they were writing a series together, I was over the moon! There are going to be 8 books in The Wicked Dukes series, with Erica writing the odd-numbered books and Darcy the even.
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I love a good romance with a governess character, as I like a heroine who is smart and practical, and governesses have to be able to look after themselves as well as their charges. The title of The Earl’s Runaway Governess hints at a fair bit of excitement, too, so I was keen to hop on the blog tour for this one!
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I’ve been away for a few days, but I did take the chance to get caught up on some reading, so it’s time to get some reviews sorted. First up, The Cinderella Countess – I’ve got in the habit of picking up new Mills and Boon Historicals whenever they hit NetGalley, and this is a great one!
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