Pride and Prejudice meets Moonstruck in this sexy, smart love story between a man who falls for his brother’s fiancee, and a young woman who longs for adventure before she’s sold off in marriage
Once upon a time, a duke had five daughters who never made a stir. They practiced their French, their pianoforte, and their dancing…until one ran off with the dancing instructor, and the rest were left to face the scandal.
Lady Eleanor, the duke of Marymount’s eldest daughter, knows the burden is hers: she must marry well to restore the family name. So a loveless match is made and her fate is set. But then Eleanor meets her intended’s rakish younger brother. With his tawny hair, green eyes, and scandalous behavior, Lord Alexander Carson makes her want to be very bad indeed.
With his very honorable sibling too busy saving the world to woo Eleanor, Alexander is tasked with finding out her likes and dislikes for his elder brother. But the more time he spends with the secretly naughty Eleanor, and helps her tick off all the things on her good list for being bad, the more he knows what they want, and need, is each other.
This book was an entertaining read. The female lead character was a joy to get to know. I would go as far as describing her personality as cute. Her journey to “more” is what makes this book such a fun read. This book is not overly sexual and I feel like that gave the author the opportunity to really delve into the heroine’s growth from a young naive lady into womanhood. I truly love the fact that in this book we get real insight of the emotions and thoughts of a young lady in a period of time where society and her family make all of the decisions in her life.