A Well Pleasured Lady Author:Christina Dodd A PROPER SPINSTER — Prim, plain, desperately virtuous Lady Mary Fairchild stared at the seductive gentleman and wondered -- did he remember the elements of the night they met? Surely not. In the ten years since, she had abandoned her youthful impetuousness and transformed herself into a housekeeper -- disguising her beauty beneath a servant's... more » dour clothing determined to conquer the passions of the past.
A DANGEROUS NOBLEMAN
But Sebastian Durant, Viscount Whitfield, did recognize her as a Fairchild, one of his family's bitter enemies. When he demanded her help recovering a stolen diary, she dared not refuse him. When he proposed they masquerade as a betrothed couple, loyalty forced her to agree. And when the restraint between them shattered and pleasure became an obsession, Mary had to trust a powerful man who could send her to the gallows ... or love her through eternity.« less
This was a fairly pleasant read. The heroine was plucky and resourceful, the hero was gallant and intelligent and the sex was off the chizzy; excluding some irritating "no means yes" moments so prevalent in the romance genre. Miss. Dodd delivers an engaging romp with characters you come to care about even though they are a little annoying. Though, i must say i much prefer the scheming cousin Ian! What is it about a failed man that is so... yummy! Only on paper, of course. Enjoy!