A Gentleman's Honor - Bastion Club, Bk 2 Author:Stephanie Laurens The Season has yet to being, and the second member of the Bastion Club, tall, handsome Anthony Blake, Viscount Torrington, is already a target for every matchmaking mama in London. None of their flighty daughters can fix his interest, but a certain lady does.... — Alicia is living a deception. Desperation has caused the determined by ... more »penniless lady to boldly launch her ravishing younger sister into the ton to have her make a spectacular match. By masquerading as the widowed "Mrs. Carrington" Alicia can act as chaperon... but fashionable ladies are not accused of murder....
When Tony Blake discovers Alicia standing over a dead body in his godmother's garden, every instinct tells him she is innocent. His connections allow him to take control of the investigation, his social prominence provides her public support, but it is more than honor that compels him to protect her and to do everything in his seductive power to make her his.« less
This is a romance story written in the 1800 London Society. A young lady who is orphaned and financially destitute with four younger sibling take a bold & courageous step to Present herself as a wealthy widow and get her Lovely younger sister into the "Season" to capture a wealthy husband. She happens to see a murder and becomes a target of a wealthy spy & pirate. The story is entertaining. However too many sex scenes for my taste.
Wonderfully romantic escapism novel. The Bastion Club is a group of English gentlemen returned from the wars with Napoleon who all must marry. They form the Bastion Club and buy a residence in which to meet and share info on prospective brides and which debutantes and managing future mothers-in-laws to avoid. Of course there are mysteries which lead them to meet women they most likely would never have met in Almack's Assembly Room. The struggle between strong willed men and women ensue with lots of torrid romance thrown in.