THE PERFECT MISTRESS

VICTORIA ALEXANDER

 

  • Pub. Date: February 2011
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • ISBN-13: 9781420117059
  • ISBN: 142011705X

From the Publisher

Widowed Julia, Lady Winterset, has inherited a book — a very shocking book — that every gentleman in London seems to want. For a charismatic businessman, it’s a chance to build an empire. For a dashing novelist, it could guarantee fame. But to a proud, domineering earl, it means everything…

Harrison Landingham, Earl of Mountdale, can’t let the obstinate Julia release the shameless memoir that could ruin his family’s name. But the only way to stop her may be equally sordid — if far more pleasurable. For his rivals are intent on seducing the captivating woman to acquire the book. And Harrison isn’t the sort to back away from a competition with the stakes this high. Now the winner will claim both the scandalous memoirs and the heart of their lovely owner…“Warm, witty and wise.” – Julia Quinn, New York Times bestselling author

SOURCE: THIS BOOK WAS RECEIVED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEW FROM THE PUBLISHER AND DOES NOT EFFECT THIS REVIEW!!

MY THOUGHTS:

THE PERFECT MISTRESS by Victoria Alexander is a delightful,engaging historical romance with paranormal aspects set in 1885 London,England.It is well written with depth,details,turns and twists.It has romance, love,ghosts,witty banter,sweet sensuality,a
sassy romp,misunderstanding,trust,scandal from the past waiting to come to light,secrets,grand adventures,and finding true love.This is the story of “The Perfect Mistress: The Memoirs of Lady Hermione Middlebury.The heroine, Lady Julia Winterset,is a widow, in financial straits,beautiful,independent,stubborn,been cut off by her dead husband’s family,has her great-great grandmother’s journal(The Memoirs of Lady Middlebury),for which she intends to sell to be published,just recently meet her grandmother,and sees her great-great grandmother’s ghost..enter…the Earl of Mountdale.The hero, Harrison Landingham,the Earl of Mountdale,is handsome, independent,stodgy,arrogant,stubborn,determined not to have the memoirs published for it would cause a scandal(his father is in the memoirs),then enter….the widow Lady Winterset.This story has three ghosts,three men after the memoirs and a lovely,independent Lady.Together, Julia and Harrison will come to terms,but can they find true happiness,love,adventure and have a wonderful life?Will they learn from the mistakes of their loved ones and follow their hearts?You will love this story that is fast paced,page turning,heartwarming,funny with a little sassy romp and the help of a ghost learn to trust in love.I would highly recommend this book especially if you enjoy sassy,witty banter between the hero,heroine,their friends and a ghost or two.This book was received for the purpose of review from the publisher and details can be found at Zebra Books,published by Kensington Publishing,Inc.
RATING: 5
REVIEWED BY: April Renn
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