Just One of Those Flings

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Candice Hern, Dec 12, 2011 - Fiction
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Beatrice, Lady Somerfield, is too busy acting as chaperone for her headstrong niece to take her friends' advice to find a lover. Maybe next year, she thinks. Until one night at a masquerade ball when a dark stranger makes her realize what she's been missing.& ;& ;When she finally discovers his identity as the Marquess of Thayne, the very man she has practically been pushing into her niece's arms as the Catch of the Season, Beatrice is horrified. But Thayne is thoroughly captivated by Beatrice, and finds himself increasingly drawn to the beautiful, sensual, more mature and sophisticated Lady Somerfield, and soon discovers he wants more than a love affair. Beatrice, however, has vowed never to marry again. But when their private fling leads to public scandal, more than one life is turned upside down.& ;& ;

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Review: Just One of Those Flings (Merry Widows #2)

User Review  - Shelli - Goodreads

I liked the plot and the characters quite well, but Hern's writing leads to over-monologuing, repetitiveness, and overall is not as crisp as it could and should be to keep the story going. Read full review

Review: Just One of Those Flings (Merry Widows #2)

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

Enjoyed the chance to read a regency novel,where the female lead was intelligent and had some assertiveness right to the end Nd was not "rescued" by a man, made a "whole person". Often these books ... Read full review

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Candice Hern is the award-winning, bestselling author of historical romance novels set during the English Regency, a period she knows well through years of collecting antiques and fashion prints of the period. She travels to England regularly, always in search of more historical and local color to bring her stories and characters to life.

Her books have won praise for the "intelligence and elegant romantic sensibility" (Romantic Times) as well as "delicious wit and luscious sensuality (Booklist).

Candice's award-winning website (www.candicehern.com) is often cited for its Regency World pages, where readers interested in the era will find an illustrated glossary, a detailed timeline, illustrated digests of Regency people and places, articles on Regency fashion, research links, and much more. It is the only author website listed among the online resources for the Jane Austen Centre in England.

Visit www.candicehern.com for more information on all Candice's books, including excerpts and a look "behind the scenes" of each novel.


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