In only six weeks, Isla Ramsey is due to marry Henry Northrup, the sixth Earl of Sydney. But she remains haunted by memories of the dashing Hugh Courtney, the Marquess Pierce. The handsome aristocrat had hinted at forever and then tossed her aside, leaving Isla with few viable options. Now, as she awaits her new fiancé’s arrival from London, she rides her horse past Hugh’s estate at Hazelwood every day, pining for a man who was never truly hers.
Hugh Courtney may have left Isla’s life, but he can’t erase her from his thoughts. When he rescues her from a sudden snowstorm, they are forced to take shelter together at his private estate. In such close quarters there is no escaping each other. Yet no man wants a reckless wife—or a woman promised to another. As fate draws Isla further into his world, Hugh vows to keep her out of his bedchamber. However, some vows are meant to be broken . . .
I received this ARC from Netgalley in return for a honest review, all thoughts are my own.
As a reviewer I have always tried to be honest and not nasty, because authors spend a lot time writing their books.
Even though I liked Hugh and Isla, in some way I was a little disappointed about their romance because it felt a little predictable, which for me was a great shame because I was looking forward to this book.
For me the real romance was Sidney and Lucas and too be honest this is what saved the book for me.
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