Jess Michaels wows us with another of her very sexy, very steamy offerings.I read Book 1 of this series and loved it. Somehow I missed Book 2 but as soon as I saw this one on NetGalley I requested it. I don’t want to miss a single book in this series. I have already requested the 4th & 5th ones.
If you like your romance full of steam this one does not disappoint. It is sexy, funny and has wonderfully developed characters.
Synopsis: Crispin Flynn has been on a downward spiral into perpetual drunkenness ever since he lost the woman he loved and watched his brother forced into a life he never would have chosen. His response has been drinking and gambling his way to utter ruin. One night, deep in his cups, he places a dangerous bet that results in him being forced to marry Gemma, the widow of the Earl of Laurelcross.
Gemma once had a passionate side, but has been hiding it ever since her much older husband died during the act of making love. The gossip mill has her pegged as a murderess. Now she finds herself the much unwanted wife of one of the biggest libertines in London and the subject of even more gossip than ever.
Once they determine they cannot escape the marriage, the two begin a slow circling of each other. Passion is easy, but can they overcome mistrust and secrets in order to make the worst night of their lives one of their best? Or are they bound to lose each other before their love can take root?
This is a must read. All of the books in this series can stand alone, but if you read them in order I think you will enjoy them all the more.
I received a free copy of this book from the Author and NetGalley so I could leave an honest review.
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