Road to Gretna Green by Lucinda Brant, Julie Daines, Heather B. Moore – Review

Posted May 15, 2018 by Phyllis Helton in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Road to Gretna Green by Lucinda Brant, Julie Daines, Heather B. Moore – Review

Road to Gretna Green
by Lucinda Brant, Julie Daines, Heather B. Moore


Series: Timeless Regency Collection
Published by Mirror Press
Publication Date May 15, 2018
Genres: Historical Fiction, Clean Romance
Setting: England Regency Era – UK – 1795 – 1837
Main Character Ages: 18-24, 25-34
Written for: Adults
Pages: 290

Synopsis:

From the publisher of the USA TODAY bestselling & #1 Amazon bestselling Timeless Romance Anthology series in Regency Romance, comes ROAD TO GRETNA GREEN. Featuring New York Times bestselling author Lucinda Brant, Julie Daines and Heather B. Moore

SAVING GRACE by Lucinda BrantWhen widow Helen, Lady Dysart, returns to the English border town of Carlisle for a family wedding, she decides to confront local physician Royston Meredith, the man who broke her heart. Royston has loved Helen since they were teenagers. He thought the feeling mutual until she up and married the local MP. While everyone around them hopes this reunion will see Helen and Royston sort out their differences, of more immediate concern is Royston’s youngest sister Grace, when she elopes with the steward’s son. Helen and Royston dash after her, determined to save her from scandal and an imprudent match. But in saving Grace the couple may very well be saving themselves.

FOOLS RUSH IN by Julie DainesRichard Arden needs a wife in order to collect his inheritance. Eliza Barnes needs to escape an arranged marriage to the odious Mr. Barrington. When Richard overhears Eliza’s plight at the coaching inn, he does the most reckless thing he’s ever done—he proposes to a woman he’s never met before. What begins as an easy solution leads Richard and Eliza on a journey across the country with Mr. Barrington at their heels, complicated even more when their fake engagement leads to feelings that are very real.

A LADY OF SCANDAL by Heather B. MooreUnfortunately, Bridget’s marriage is over in four hours due to her husband’s tragic death. Fortunately, Bridget is now free from her distasteful marriage of convenience. When her year of mourning passes, and she meets her former husband’s cousin, Bridget discovers that her difficulties are far from over. Lord Hugh Wilde blames Bridget for his cousin’s death. But when Bridget’s sister elopes to Gretna Green with a man of questionable reputation, Lord Wilde is the only one who can help, and they both have to set aside their pride to rescue the errant sister.

Other books in the Timeless Regency Collections:AUTUMN MASQUERADEA MIDWINTER BALLSPRING IN HYDE PARKSUMMER HOUSE PARTYA COUNTRY CHRISTMASA HOLIDAY IN BATHFALLING FOR A DUKEA NIGHT IN GROSVENOR SQUAREROAD TO GRETNA GREENWEDDING WAGERS

I would like to thank Heather B. Moore for giving me this copy of the book. This gift did not influence my opinion or review.

Also in this series: Falling for a Duke, A Night in Grosvenor Square, Wedding Wagers

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Saving Grace by Lucinda Brant – 

Saving Grace shows what happens when family decides to meddle. It was a sweet, romantic tale.

There were a few things in this story that didn’t make sense to me, however. With the relationship between Lady Helen and her husband, it is strange that he left that condition in his will. He really didn’t seem very nice and was selfish, so why? There was also what Leonard did at the end. He never did explain what his motivation was. . .

Fools Rush In by Julie Daines – 

Richard and Eliza weave a web of deceit to accomplish their goals. Though this sounds rather terrible, their motivations are quite noble. Well, Richard’s is, at least. I enjoyed the journey and the adventures they found along the way.

However, I did not like the continued mentions of reincarnation and superstition that Eliza had picked up from her Chinese cook.

A Lady of Scandal by Heather B. Moore – 

This was a fun story that drew me in from the start. Bridget and Hugh had such an aversion to each other before they had met, from reputation only. In fact, there were a number of assumptions made due to gossip and misinformation throughout.

About Heather B. Moore

Heather B. Moore is a four-time USA Today bestseller and award-winning author of more than a dozen historical novels which are set in Ancient Arabia and Mesoamerica. She’s not old and doesn’t remember the time period, so Google has become a great friend. Although she spent several years living in the Middle East, she prefers to forget the smells. Heather writes historicals and thrillers under H.B. Moore. She also writes women’s fiction, romance, and inspirational non-fiction under Heather B. Moore, including The Newport Ladies Book Club, and the Amazon bestselling Timeless Romance Anthologies. Heather’s USA Todaybestselling titles include Heart of the Ocean, Mail Order Bride, Mistress Grim, and Poetic Justice. Heather also writes Young Adult speculative under pen name Jane Redd, which includes the Solstice series. Foreign publications include Das Grab der Konigin(Germany), Drommen om lykke (Norway), and Sommer og kjaerlighet (Norway).

Heather graduated from Brigham Young University with a major in Fashion Merchandising and minor in Business Management–which has absolutely nothing to do with writing novels. But at least she can balance a mean checkbook and color-coordinate her kids’ school clothes.

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