Making the Marquess

Here’s another fun Scottish highlands romance by Nichole Van.

This story features Lady Charlotte and Dr. Alex Whitaker in a forbidden romance that will have your heart aching. Alex learns that he is next in line for the marquess-ship of Charlotte’s father’s estate who has died. But her sister’s husband, a second son of a duke, has received management of the estate until the title can be sorted out. He wants it for his son, which would mean he keeps managing it as his son is only three years old.

It’s a messy situation, to say the least. The house of lords demands that Alex—who doesn’t want anything to do with the title—come look at his holdings before he makes a final decision. He wants nothing more than to wash his hands of the whole ugly business for the three days he must be there and then get back to Scotland and his medical practice.

But…(there’s always a BUT in these kind of books—ha ha)…he is injured while out riding and laid up for a couple months at Fromme Abby where Charlotte lives. And the suspense and heart-tugging begins with a vengeance.

I really loved this story. This author always grabs my heart tight in her books and doesn’t let go. It’s a roller coaster ride, but such a fulfilling one as the characters grow and learn to listen to their hearts. I highly recommend this if you want a great Regency read with some Scottish charm weaved into it.

Favorite quote:

Loyalty, after all, was only good if those you were loyal to returned the sentiment. Otherwise, loyalty devolved into a sort of exploitation.”

Making the Marquess by Nichole Van

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Happy reading,

Romance in Air – Jennifer Moore

Time for another fun spotlight author. Today it is Jennifer Moore, who writes great Regency romance. I love her books. She knows that time period really well.



Decorated war hero Conall Stewart has spent ten years envisioning his return to his beloved Scottish Highlands. But now, with the days of battle finally behind him, it seems that his dreams of home have been in vain: the land of his youth lies in ruins, and his family is gone. Though he will never stop searching for Continue reading

Miss Whitaker Opens Her Heart

Miss Whitaker Opens Her Heart BannerHere’s a unique book set down under in Regency times. Sarah Whitaker travels from England to Australia (which is called New South Wales at this time period) as a little girl to see her father. But when she learns that he has died just a few weeks before she arrives, her and her aunt are placed in a tough position. Australia is filled with criminals shipped  there from England, but Sarah believes in her heart she must run her dad’s sheep ranch to honor his memory. Continue reading