ALL AFTERNOON with a SCANDALOUS MARQUESS by Alexandra Hawkins (click here and hit helpful for my review)
A Lords of Vice Novel
Ah but the tangled web we weave when trying to live two lives built on lies
Catherine Royles may be the illegitimate daughter of the Ton’s elite but her pseudo parents were much worse than any child should have to endure. Catherine rose above the pain and humiliation to start a life to scandalous no one could ever suspect she was the mysterious Madam V, brother owner. Simon Wyndham Jefferes, Marquess of Sainthill who went by “Saint” but he was anything but. He lived his life with the other Lords of Vice causing hearts to flutter everywhere they went.
Yet Saint was drawn to the mysterious Madam V the moment he first saw her and though they both had other lovers, the chemistry was undeniable. She was not one to tell tales and always hid back one mask or another. Saint was not going to be deterred even though they went years between encounters. Madam V knew how to keep a secret especially the one she had about herself and the identity she concealed.
No one seems to want them together especially visitors from Catherine’s past that never go away including a father she never wants to acknowledge. Saint is an obstinate man used to getting what he wants and even though she appears to be, a jaded brothel owner Saint knows the heart of her beats with another soul.
This series continues to play out with one stunning adventure after another giving reader’s new stories to enjoy and characters to enjoy.