READ AND REVIEW
Release Date: November 10, 2015
The tiny village of Hemshawe is the sort of place where nothing ever happens…until a handsome ex-soldier and his matchmaking sister let the imposing manor house at the edge of town. The friendly Londoners shake up the staid people of Hemshawe, and villagers see each other in a new and oh-so-appealing light.
Suddenly long-sparring enemies become lovers, a town festival heralds a new start for a fallen woman and a dandy, and a man who has given up on love gets a second chance with the woman he never forgot. And the matchmaker herself? She won’t rest until she finds her own happily-ever-after…
A Madness in Spring by Kate Noble
Adam Sturridge has made Belinda Leonard’s blood boil since childhood, and the feeling is mutual. But when a would-be matchmaker arrives in the village of Hemshawe, she’d determined to erase the thin line between love and hate. Now, Belinda and Adam are faced with falling for someone they’ve always considered an enemy — can they overcome old prejudices and discover how to rub each other the right way?
The Summer of Wine and Scandal by Shana Galen
When viscount’s son and dandy Peregrine Lochley is temporarily exiled from London to the country for his misdeeds, the last thing he expects is to encounter an intriguing woman. But Caroline Martin has a secret to hide, and it just might be too scandalous for even this debauched rogue.
Those Autumn Nights by Theresa Romain
Ten years ago, wealthy Eliza Greenleaf broke lowly soldier Bertram Gage’s heart—but the last decade brought changes in fortune to them both. Now that he’s made his mark on the world, a twist of fate brings the Greenleaf family under his power. Will this war-hardened officer triumph over his former lover…or will Bertie and Eliza give love a second chance?
The Season for Loving by Vanessa Kelly
Miss Georgie Gage, matchmaker extraordinaire, is resigned to life as a spinster—almost. When notoriously aloof bachelor Fergus Haddon arrives from Scotland to spend Christmas with the Gage family, Georgie thinks she’s finally found her own perfect match—if, that is, she can get the handsome Highlander to agree!
A Gentleman For All Seasons by Shana Galen
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
With feel good stories, enchanting characters and wonderful authors A Gentleman for All Seasons has the makings of a magical holiday read. I received an ARC of this anthology of heartbreak, regret and live in exchange for an honest review. Each author puts a unique spin on the obstacles that are faced when matters of the heart are involved.
Kate Noble- A Madness in Spring turns childhood rivalry into a heartwarming love story.
Shana Galen- The Summer of Wine and Scandal encourages looking beyond the surface and into the heart to discover someone's true worth. Ms. Galen's story of redemption and forgiveness is sweetly written.
Theresa Romain- Regret, heartbreak and second chances may prove rewarding in Those Autumn Nights.
Vanessa Kelly- A surprising turn of events may prove to be just what two introverted hearts need in The Season for Loving.
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