Synopses & Reviews
"Expertly crafted characters and a fast-paced plot are the highlights of Collins's second Lords of Anarchy Regency (after A Good Rake Is Hard to Find). Just as Lady Hermione Upperton is celebrating her induction into the exclusive Lords of Anarchy club, her father loses her beloved coach horses in a game of chance. Determined to get her horses back, Hermione decides to confront Lord Saintcrow, the man who won them, only to find him dead. She flees, fearing that she may be a suspect in his murder. Meanwhile, her father has also gambled away something even more precious her hand in marriage to Jasper Fawley, Earl Mainwaring, an operative for the Home Office. Fortunately, having recently shared a sizzling kiss with Jasper, Hermione isn't totally averse to the match. As their mutual attraction grows, Jasper must solve a mystery involving horse thieves. Collins craftily combines sensuous romance with a touch of suspense, creating a delightful novel that will leave readers eagerly anticipating the next installment. Agent: Holly Root, Waxman Leavall. (Oct.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
Marriage? To a gambler? You must be joking Yet Lady Hermione Upperton has never backed down from a challenge. When her spendthrift father offers her at the gaming tables, she is given a difficult choice-wed the Earl of Mainwaring, an infamous gamester with no respect for her skills with the reins, or face charges for the murder of a member of the infamous Lords of Anarchy. Either way she'll have to clear her name. Can she count on her husband's help the way she has begun to count on his kisses?
All Jasper Fawley, the Earl of Mainwaring, wanted was a night of cards. But by the end of the evening he's walked away with a fortune-and a bride who's suspected of murder. Jasper knows Hermione is passionate about her unorthodox membership in the Lords of Anarchy, but he's certain she would never kill to keep it. Can he protect his headstrong wife from prosecution and a ruthless killer without endangering both their hearts in the process?