Lords of Passion
Virginia Henley, Kate Pearce, Maggie Robinson
Kensington Brava, Dec 1 2010, $14.00
“Beauty and the Brute” by Virginia Henley. In 1819 her father paid off his gambling debt by giving his young daughter Lady Sarah Caversham in marriage to Charles Lennox who is embarking on his Grand Tour. Three years later, they are to wed, but Charles is stunned by the confident beauty he will soon call wife as she is nothing like the shy teen he remembers. His plan has changed as he wants to win her affection and love too.
“How to Seduce a Wife” by Kate Pearce. In 1816 Louisa March wishes her prim and proper even in bed husband Nicholas was more daring like the males in the novels she reads. Nicholas is shocked to realize his new bride wants more adventure in their sex so he turns to a courtesan for mentoring.
“Not Quite a Courtesan” by Maggie Robinson. In 1818 prim and proper Prudence Thorn tries to help her distraught cousin with a marital issue. At a courtesan’s home she meets ultra charming porn importer Darius Shaw, the brother to her cousin’s husband. Between his slick tongue seduction, the graphic art and the sexual locale, Prudence sheds her inhibitions for that of a love slave.
These are three entertaining Regency romances starring wonderful protagonists learning first comes lust and than comes love.