A Precious Jewel
Once Miss Priscilla Wentworth had been a well-bred young lady. That was before family tragedy left her without shelter from poverty and want. Now Priscilla supposed she should count herself lucky that a gentleman like Sir Gerald Stapleton wanted her to be his most favored favorite-someone who was worthy of being his mistress. But Priscilla was not foolish enough to think that lucky in lust mean lucky in love--just as Sir Gerald did not dream that Priscilla could be anything more to him than a plaything of passion.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Amelia_Smith - LibraryThing
This a pretty good book, but the plot hinged on the characters keeping things from each other which reasonable people (IMO) would have shared far earlier in the proceedings. I've read a lot of Mary ... Read full review
Review: A Precious Jewel (Stapleton-Downes #2)User Review - Heroes & Heartbreakers - Goodreads
One of the most serious compacts between the reader and the author is the Happily Ever After (HEA). When I pick up a romance, I know that no matter how tortuous the pathway to true love, that there ... Read full review