Liam is not ready to let go of the one woman who stirs his deepest longings.
THIS EARL IS ON FIRE
Season's Original #2
Releasing August 2nd, 2016
The sheltered daughter of a country baron, Miss Adeline Pimm comes to London looking for adventure… and finds it in the form of a bloody, unconscious man slumped in the doorway of her family's rented townhouse. Though his identity is a mystery, Adeline is inexplicably drawn to the handsome, injured man and vows to nurse him back to health.
Liam Cavanaugh, the scandalous Earl of Wolford, is startled when he awakens in an unfamiliar bed, wrapped in bandages that hinder his eyesight, with no memory of why he was beaten half to death. Although he can't see the witty young woman who tends to his wounds, her alluring voice--and a single stolen kiss from her soft lips--help soothe his pain. But when he is fully healed, Liam is not ready to let go of the one woman who stirs his deepest longings.
Liam will do whatever it takes to see Adeline again, even if it means giving up his rakish ways. But his disreputable past is not so easily forgotten and his secrets are far more dangerous than he-or Adeline-ever imagined.
Don't miss the first title in the Season's Original Series
Adeline Pimm, has just come into London with her family.She was born with a deformity in her leg that gives her a limp.Because of this her parents protect and shelter her a lot.She has always felt different and hasn't really belonged anywhere.Now, that she is in London, she longs to discover things that weren't available to her before and wishes to go on adventures.
Her first adventure comes in the form of Liam Cavanaugh, the Earl of Wolford, whom she and her family find in a dangerous condition in the doorway of their rented townhouse.Since, the Pimms are very kind they take him in and nurse him back to good health.Adeline helps by taking care of him and helping out in his recovery.At the same time she is also attracted to him.
Liam, wakes up in an unfamiliar bed with no idea of why he was beaten up.He doesn't remember the events that led up to his current condition either.Temporarily blindfolded by bandages, he only hears Adeline's soft voice and has witty conversations with her.Upon seeing her he assumes that she too wishes to trap him into a marriage.He has been burned by past experiences and doesn't trust easily.
As Liam slowly heals, they grow closer and there is no denying the attraction between them.Too bad, Liam doesn't trust debutantes and Adeline believes that she is destined to be alone due to her deformity.Will Liam give up his rakish ways and manage to keep Adeline or will the secrets that he is keeping come between them.
This was a good historical romance.Certainly not the best, but still enjoyable if you're looking for one with a dash of mystery and intrigue.Both Adeline, with her smart but naive personality and Liam were interesting protagonists.Adeline's parents were also great.The supporting characters also added to the story.
In conclusion, this was a sweet historical romance with a mix of suspense and humor.Give this one a chance as you'll certainly enjoy it! :)
“However, perhaps if my pillow were fluffed.”
She looked at him as if he were teasing her, but played along nonetheless, chafing her hands together. “I must have an innate talent for pillow fluffing.”
If one could possess a talent for such a thing, she certainly did not. Not that he would tell her. Because if he did, he already knew the result. She would leave his side, and he would lose the relief—or whatever this was—he found in her presence. And he had never been one to deny himself necessary comforts.
Then, as she had done before, she leaned over him. Her hands went to either side of his face, pressing into the pillow, the inviting plumpness of her breasts resting on his chest. Enjoying the moment, he closed his eyes and drew in a deep breath that hinted at pear blossoms.
She went still. “Why are your hands at my waist?”
Were they? He squeezed his hands and found that, yes, they most definitely were. He also discovered that the satin gown was warm from the heat of her body and fine enough that there was little barrier between his hands and the slender curve of her waist and the slight flare of her hips.
“I’m merely aiding in your efforts by offering stability,” he said, by way of an excuse. Of course, he hadn’t intended to touch her—gentleman’s daughter and all that. Given his pleasure-seeking nature, however, he wasn’t entirely surprised by his wayward hands. Perhaps he should think about removing them before he found them cupped around her breasts. Inadvertently, of course.
“Afraid that I will crush you?” she said with a laugh against his lips. “Well, do not worry, because I have finished. Your pillow is sufficiently plump.”
More than. And lumpy as well, but he did not mind in the least. Especially when he felt her lips against his cheek.
“Thank you, Wolford. I had a delightful evening.”
In the next instant, he didn’t know what came over him. Suddenly, he found his hand at her nape, pulling her mouth to his.
About The Author
USA Today bestselling author, VIVIENNE LORRET loves romance novels, her pink laptop, her husband, and her two sons (not necessarily in that order … but there are days). Transforming copious amounts of tea into words, she is an Avon Impulse author of works including: Tempting Mr. Weatherstone, The Wallflower Wedding Series, The Rakes of Fallow Hall Series, The Duke’s Christmas Wish, and the Season’s Original Series.
GIVEAWAYa Rafflecopter giveaway