Having enjoyed the world-building elements as well as having the main character be a badass WOC whose partially deaf, I look forward to reading more of Stephens’ work.
In THE MARQUESS MAKES HIS MOVE we get to learn more about Alex, the illusive Marquess of Brandon. Brother to Leela, whose story we get in book one, Alex has always spent more time at his country estate than in London.
I loved the overall idea of this book, a small-town baker and a paleontologist meet and fall in love, but I feel like the execution fell flat.
Will Hanna and Griff be able to find out what really happened the night of his parents’ murder and avoid giving in to their mutual attraction?
Seeing Leela and Elliot desperately try to fight their mutual attraction and “do the right thing” had me laughing, sighing, and wanting to shake each of them at different times.
With a bet in place, to ensure they limit interactions and prevent feelings from developing, why do Aja and Walker, both, keep finding reasons to spend more time together?
As a huge sucker for second chance romances, especially between people who were childhood friends, I adored seeing Emmeline and Rainer go from being irritated with each other, to understanding, and then finally opening back up to their feelings for each other.