I’m not sure how I found Despised & Desired. It might have been a Facebook ad. But I borrowed this one back in November. I did not read it until January.
As a girl, Elsbeth Munford attends a party with her mother. She was so hot at the garden party that she wandered off into the surrounding woods to the stream. Ellie decides that she will be just a little improper and remove her stockings to wade in the stream. Of course, Frederick Lancaster, along with two friends, happens upon her in that state.
Frederick Lancaster is a second son. He, along with a friend- one of the ones that saw Ellie that day at the stream, join the army. But after Rick loses his friend, he returns home, haunted by the war.
Brief Summary (while trying not to give everything away)
In Despised and Desired, Frederick loses his brother, which results in him becoming the new Marquess of Elmridge. Since he needs an heir, he allows his mother to choose a bride for him. Ellie saves her brother’s life from a fire, resulting in her face being scarred. Will Frederick and Elsbeth be able to risk everything and find love?
This is on Kindle Unlimited. It’s the start of a new series (at least according to Amazon). I can’t wait to read the rest of them. This one was so good. If you like stories where the characters meet when they are young, but find love later, you’ll want to read this one!
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In case you hadn’t figured it out, I write three blog posts a week- one about a fantasy book (published on Thursdays), one about a mystery book (published on Saturdays), and one about a romance book (published on Mondays). This one is a romance so if you’re a romance lover, then you’ll want to check it out!
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