Have you ever told a "tall tale?"
Secrets of a Wedding Night by Valerie Bowman
How fine is the line between a lie and stretching the truth?
Lily Andrews decides to open the eyes of young, innocent women of the Ton to the truth about marriage. Specifically the first night as husband and wife and the magic that should be there but never is. More than one woman has cried off because of this scandalous information including the fiancée of Devon Morgan, the Marquis of Colton. (click the review link here to mark as helpful)
Lily and Devon have a history together that has pleasant memories but one horrific nightmare that ended their relationship. Instead of running off with her to elope, he ran from her forcing a marriage upon Lily she did not desire. Devon is ever the risk taker and has decided to show this young widow exactly how wondrous a night in his bed could be. Lily swears she can withstand the temptation but is she strong enough to resist those breath taking kisses he keeps showering upon her?
The Ton believes Lily to be a carefree widow blowing through her late husband’s money and they see Devon as a rake of the worst sort. Neither of these two can live up to expectations nor do they care to, but staying financially afloat is the number one priority. Lily has her sister’s reputation to protect and Devon has someone to insulate from scrutiny that not even Lily knows about.
When you think of a sigh worthy romance read, always turn to Valerie Bowman. Ms. Bowman writes from the heart, which beats true with romance and captivating words that play out from beginning to end.