Heart of Decadence
Nathan Locke, Viscount Ainsley/Miss Amelia Burrowes
My Rating: 5/5 Stars
Miss Amelia Burrowes was the scandal during her first Season, when her fiancée died. Ten years later, she’s back in London to make an arranged marriage that will hopefully allow her sisters to be received by the ton. But when Nathan, Lord Ainsley arrives, the flame between them rekindles and Amelia must convince him that a woman with a past deserves a future.
What a wonderful second chance love story and introduction to author Jenna Jaxon’s work! Heart of Decadence is the first book I’ve had the pleasure of reading from Ms. Jaxon and I thoroughly enjoyed it!
Amelia Burrowes is being forced into a marriage by her parents. She’s been ostracized by the ton for the last 10 years after her fiancé unexpectedly died and a scandal ensued. With her younger sisters coming out next season, her family is determined to repair her reputation with a respectable marriage. But when the man her parents have chosen for her tries to compromise her in the library, she has an unexpected savior in Nathan Locke, Viscount Ainsley.
Well, I have to say even before I found out what the scandal from Amelia’s past was, I really liked her. She was a sweet, spirited young woman who was found guilty in the eyes of the Ton based on rumors. Oh my, how I loved Nathan! Nathan and Amelia had an understanding her first season. Then he disappeared. So when he returns and finds her unmarried and her potential fiancé trying to compromise her, he steps in to rescue her. He wants Amelia and immediately takes steps to win her back and repair her reputation. They were an adorable couple and I’m so happy they found their way back to each other! The story was well written and I absolutely loved the Epilogue! I enjoyed Ms. Jaxon’s style of writing and will definitely be looking into her backlist.
Second Chance Love: A Regency Romance Set – Wendy LaCapra, Annabelle Anders, Tabetha Waite, Jenna Jaxon, Cynthia Sterling, Catherine Tinley
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