Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Slightly Tempted / Mary Balogh 357 p. December Challenge: 5 Gold Rings
The youngest member of the Bedwyn family is feature in this sensuous Regency set in the Belgium capitol on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo. Lady Morgan is the instrument for revenge against her eldest brother by Gervase Ashford, Earl of Rosthorn. Rosthorn is banished from England these many years after been accused of seducing an innocent woman. Revenge takes a back burner as they become friends as he searches for her missing brother and takes her for breaks as she, Morgan, nurses the wounded. When the revenge plot becomes known to Morgan she hardens her heart against him as his wish turns to marriage--only to her.