Lord Philippe Lavay once took to the high seas armed with charm as lethal as his sword, and a stone-cold conviction: he'll restore his family's fortune and honor, no matter the cost. Victory is at last within reach—when a brutal attack snatches it from his grasp and lands him in Pennyroyal Green.
An afternoon of bliss brings a cascade of consequences for Elise Fountain. She is shunned by her family and ousted from a job she loves, and her survival means a plummet down the social ladder to a position no woman has yet been able to keep: housekeeper to a frighteningly formidable prince.
The bold and gentle Elise sees past his battered body into Philippe's barricaded heart . . . and her innate sensuality ignites his blood. Now a man who thought he could never love and a woman who thought she would never again trust must fight an incendiary passion that could be the ruin of them both.
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One of her best. I love the whole series.
There is no better writer than Julie Anne Long, specializing in dialogues and in building relationships. There are equal: Kristen Ashley, Julia Quinn, J. R. Ward, Lisa Kleypas, Rachel Gibson, Lynn Kurland, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, and a few more. Deeply satisfying is the best compliment I can give, each time I finish one of her books. Thank you Julie Anne Long for sharing your gift of writing!
Fantastic! Best JAL in the last few years
This book is not to be missed for historical romance fans. After the last two (slightly) disappointing stories (Happened One Midnight and Between Devil and Ian Eversea) JAL has created a masterful story which tugs on the heartstrings in a similar fashion to Like No Other Lover (an early wonderful book in the PG series). Ending was great (some PG books, not including those with epilogues, end abruptly) and leads into the long-awaited story of Lyon Redmond due out in fall 2015.