Leslie Dicken/Secret Intentions/TriskelionPublishing/ebook/187 pgs
This book set in Victorian times is an entertaining tale of a proud nobleman who is forced into taking the rebellious Lizzie Parker to London for the season. Her father is the Rector at Abingdon and under a misguided idea of securing her fortune he has blackmailed Lord Markham into courting and marrying her.
Lizzie is furious at being taken away from her home and her father. She thinks she wants to marry the curate but despite Lord Markham's arrogance and her anger, she finds herself falling in love with him. She is then devastated to learn the truth. Can love find a way through this tangle of secrets and deception?
This is enjoyable, sensual , fast paced and good fun. Award 4.5 red roses, Morna