Synopsis: From the moment Captain Gervase Desborough, the new Earl of St. Erth, returns to his ancestral home, Drusilla Morville is instantly captivated by the handsome lord. But the independent-minded miss knows she is no match for the beautiful debutantes who will soon vie for the eligible earl's affections. Until his life is threatened. As the unwelcome heir to Stanyon Castle, Gervase knows that far more than a mere inheritance is at stake. But her never expects to be attacked by a mysterious assailant - or to be rescued by such an enchanting young woman. Little does the dashing lord realize that Drusilla has no intentions of letting any harm befall the man she secretly loves.
Review: I adored this book! Heyer was known for her Austen-esque writing and I can see why. The flavor, the words, the story, the characters, all have a lovely Austen tang. This is the fifth Heyer book I've read and all of them have been marvelous! I highly recommend to anyone who enjoy Austen or just a pleasing, satisfying romance.
Bookmarks: 8 of 10
Date Finished: 9-14-2012