A Warriner to Protect Her by Virginia Heath book review

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A Warriner to Protect Her written by Virginia Heath, publisher Mills & Boon Historical, is available soon in ebook and paperback format.

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An heiress in distress and an earl in disgrace…
When heiress Violet Dunston escapes from an abduction, she finds an unlikely protector in Jack Warriner — a member of one of England’s most infamous families. Ensconced with mysterious Jack behind his manor’s walls, soon escape is the last thing on Letty’s mind!
Jack may be an earl, but his father’s exploits have left him with nothing to offer except a tarnished name. He’s turned his back on the ton
, but with Letty tempting him day and night, he finds himself contemplating the unthinkable–a society marriage!

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A Warriner to Protect Her is the first book in a new series by Virginia Heath.  The series is called The Wild Warriners and is set around four brothers Jack, Jamie, Joe and Jacob.  The Warriner boys live on a remote farm in Nottinghamshire and life on a farm was tough in 1813.  They are trying to rebuild the reputation of the family that has been sullied with gambling, drinking, cheating and tragedy.

The story begins with a terrifying ordeal for young heiress Violet Dunston.  She finds herself drugged and bound in a carriage heading for Gretna Green and her fate from thereon is fraught with danger.  Violet sadly lost her parents a few years ago, she has been left a huge inheritance which is due to be released on her 21st birthday, just over a month away.  She has become quite the catch in society with this inheritance looming.  Violet manages to escape from the carriage and runs scared for her life.  She stumbles across a lone horseman, Jack Warriner.  Jack can see the fear in Violet’s eyes and can also see that she is badly hurt.  Without any further hesitation he picks her up and caries her back to his farmhouse.

Jack’s brothers are shocked by this unexpected visitor but soon rally round caring for the forlorn young woman.  Jack can sense fear still in the young woman and realises whoever she is afraid of could be closeby searching for her.  He vows to protect her.  Can Jack protect Violet from her kidnappers and keep her safe till she can collect her rightful inheritance?

I loved this story.  It was deliciously moreish!  The Warriner brothers had grown up under a cloud and were doing all they could to break free from this tarnish in their family history.  The boys had grown up into strong handsome men and reminded me a little of The Musketeers, the bond they shared was unbreakable.  A young beautiful woman suddenly in their household brought new challenges to Jack.  He was struggling with his desire but his responsibility for the young woman was at the forefront of his mind.

A gorgeous Regency romance with swoon worthy male characters, all four brother would set your heart a flutter.  A daring, dramatic historical romance that is deliciously moreish 5/5*

To find out more about Virginia Heath please do visit the following pages:

Website:  http://www.virginiaheathromance.com/

Twitter:  http://www.twitter.com/VirginiaHeath_

Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/virginiaheathauthor/

That Despicable Rogue by Virginia Heath book review

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That Despicable Rogue written by Virginia Heath, publisher Mills & Boon Historical is available NOW in ebook and paperback format.

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https://www.amazon.co.uk/That-Despicable-Rogue-Mills-Historical-ebook/dp/B01B16JLUG/ref=la_B01BZD5GEA_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1482430452&sr=1-3

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A lady’s mission of revenge…

Lady Hannah Steers has three reasons to loathe and despise Ross Jameson. He’s a scandalous libertine, he stole her home, and he was responsible for the death of her brother!

Determined to expose Ross for the rogue he is, Hannah dons a disguise and infiltrates his home as his new housekeeper. Unfortunately, this scoundrel proves himself to be the epitome of temptation and, instead of building a case against him, Hannah finds herself in a position she never expected…falling head over heels in love with him!

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This is the second book I’ve read written by Virginia Heath.  That Despicable Rogue is Virginia’s debut novel and is such a romp of a read.  Virginia has a wonderful skill of inviting you into a world of aristocracy and of a time long ago.  I’m getting quite a taste for Regency Romance, the era is just so raw and honest and the classes were so easily identifiable.  Romance was proper and ladies were invited to society to be swooned and courted.

This story is about Ross Jameson who won the deeds to a stately home via a card game that ended quite dramatically.  Ross wasn’t born into aristocracy and has worked very hard to achieve something for himself and his mother and sister.  The newspapers have made a pretty sordid picture of Ross Jameson’s life and Lady Hannah Steers believes every single word of it.  Lady Hannah Steers has a dark past she is trying to forget.  However, the stately home that the alleged scoundrel Ross Jameson won is in fact Lady Hannah’s family home.  Although, Lady Hannah hasn’t lived in the home for sometime having been banished by her own brother to the country.  Lady Hannah comes up with a plan to claim back her ancestral home and applies in disguise to become the new housekeeper.  Hannah hopes to unearth some sordid affair to hopefully strip Mr James of his rights to the home.

This story has a very charming and at times scandalous leading man in the name of Ross Jameson.  However, there is more to Ross’s personality than what appears in the newspapers.  Lady Hannah’s past is also not as clear cut as first appears.  I loved the intrigue with the secrets that had been kept hidden about both Ross Jameson and Lady Hannah Steers.  The duplicity of Hannah’s plan causes many conflictions for the pair and sparks soon fly between them.  However, the sparks slowly turn to something more heated and the chemistry between the pair starts bubbling over.  A sexy, romantic regency romp that I simply adored.  5/5*

To find out more about Virginia Heath and her books please do visit the following pages:

Website:  http://www.virginiaheathromance.com/

Twitter:  http://www.twitter.com/VirginiaHeath_

Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/Virginia-Heath-826870630745563/

Her Enemy at the Altar by Virginia Heath book review

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Her Enemy at the Altar written by Virginia Heath, publisher Mills & Boon Historical, is available NOW in ebook and paperback format.

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amazon:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/Enemy-Altar-Mills-Boon-Historical-ebook/dp/B01BK7J4KI/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1470925565&sr=1-1

Mills & Boon:   https://www.millsandboon.co.uk/p50455/her-enemy-at-the-altar.htm

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AN UNEXPECTED END TO THE WINCANTON-STUART FEUD?

Scandal broke last night when Lady Constance Stuart was discovered in the arms of Aaron Wincanton, the son of her family’s greatest enemy! But now we can reveal an even more shocking development. Our sources say a special licence was obtained and the two were married before sunrise!

It’s been confirmed that Aaron has stolen his new bride away to the country to begin their unexpected marriage. We’ll be watching closely to see exactly what happens when a gentleman invites his enemy into his bed …

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I do love a regency romance and was thoroughly surprised and captivated by this tale by Virginia Heath.  This is the first book I’ve read by Virginia Heath and I’m already considering downloading her debut novel ‘That Despicable Rogue’.

Virginia transported me back in time to when courtships were taken place in ballrooms and ladies were like a commodity to suitable suitors to help bring wealth to estates.  I was soon transfixed to this romantic tale that was filled with obligations and responsibilities, to feuds and entitlement, to respect and honour, to innocent wanting’s and raw longings.  I loved how the author dealt so sensitively with difficult subject matters.  Emotional bullying was quite common place many years ago and women especially felt first hand the taunting effects of this.  Virginia also broached the subject of PTSD, which is quite a relatively new recognised condition however, as humans the shock and trauma of terrible ordeals will not have been felt differently decades ago to what they are now.  I loved how the male and female characters had certain strengths dealing with these two unpleasant experiences.  I was completely romanticised by this historical read and at times wished the shy and stubborn characters would just open up to each other … but then there wouldn’t be much of a story.  A mesmerising regency romp to fall in love with 5/5*.

To find out more about Virginia Heath and her books please visit the following pages:

http://www.virginiaheathromance.com/

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