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Mistress' House
by Leigh Michaels
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Sourcebooks Casablanca, 2011 (2011)
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* * *   Reviewed by Wanda Plourde

Leigh Michaels, author of over a hundred books, now brings her fans a new historical romance, The Mistress' House.

The Earl of Hawthorne buys a house, Number Five Upper Seymour street. Its garden backs on to his own property. It's the perfect location for discreet meetings or a place in which to tuck the odd mistress. Little to the Lord's knowledge, his future wife was to be that mistress. Anne Keighley has a proposal for the Earl of Hawthorne, a strange one at that.

After Lady Anne marries the Earl, she decides her friend Felicity Mercer can use the house while she is in London for a visit. Felicity meets the Earl's cousin, Lord Colford, who by the way is unbelievably attractive. He ensnares her heart. She has no idea how this has happened - Felicity's offer never included love.

A whirlwind of a young woman shows up at the Earl's house claiming she is his ward - Georgiana Baxter, trying to escape an arranged marriage. Lord Hawthorne hides Georgiana in the house with a chaperone. One night she takes a stroll in the back garden and runs into a very handsome soldier, a friend of Hawthorne's who has just come home. Fate has a way of bringing these two together.

What a light enjoyable story, full of humor, witty lines and lots of hot passionate romance. It's a book to make you smile, and it's hard to put down for sure. I really liked how Leigh intermingled the three stories and look forward to more of her books.

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