Allegra Nesbitt's father, Oxie, is notorious for playing harmless
pranks on the ton. She finds his jokes to be a humorous diversion
that provides countless hours of entertainment. But she didn't count
on him to use her in his latest adventure that involved devising
a plan that would bring her to London to find a worthy husband.
Such a prospect does not hold any appeal. Will she find herself
the butt of his joke?
is amongst the ton's exclusive inner circle. His small fortune allows
him the freedom to roam amongst the rich and famous of London's
elite society. Few knew of his relentless search to find the owner
of a mysterious handkerchief that he always kept close at hand.
Can the identity of the person reveal a secret that will release
finds himself fascinated with his neighbors, the Nesbitt's. Allegra's
alluring eyes calls out to his troubled soul. Will he be the one
caught up in the quest to find her a husband? Or will the prank
backfire and result in deadly consequences?
Michael writes the type of novel that is to be savored with hot
chocolate by a crackling open fireplace. This heart-rending romance
will provide the spark need to weather any cold evening. Such enchanting
novels as this one have restored my faith in historical romance.