The lady is a shrew...and he's the man to tame her!
Haughty Lady Helen Radney is one of Regency London's most beautiful women and the daughter of a duke, but her sharp tongue has frightened away most of her suitors. When her father gambles away his fortune, the duke's only chance for recouping his losses lies in marrying off Lady Helen to any man wealthy enough to take a bride with nothing to recommend her but a lovely face and an eight-hundred-year-old pedigree.
Enter Mr. Ethan Brundy, once an illegitimate workhouse orphan, now owner of a Lancashire cotton mill and one of England's richest men. When he glimpses Lady Helen at Covent Garden Theatre, he is instantly smitten and vows to marry her.
But this commonest of commoners will have his work cut out for him if he hopes to win the heart of his aristocratic bride...
Very sweet, easy read
Regency Novel at it’s best
Run and do not stop at go to read this book. I was unfamiliar with this writer and have found a new favorite. Well written, suspense, class struggles, honesty, and depiction of overcoming adversity all wrapped together in this story. I loved Ethan the weaver who captures Lady Helen’s heart. He shows her that goodness and compassion matched by wit and hard work is the way to judge a man and not his origins or job. Well worth reading this book and other works by this author.
This was a pleasure to read. Well crafted characters that leave you wanting to get to know more. Can’t wait to read the second book in this series.