A Perfect Deception
Disowned by her mother and suffering from unrequited love, a dismayed wallflower steps out of the shadows and into the path of a vindictive killer…
Through a chance introduction, Miss Daphne Clemens finds herself thrust into a dangerous situation, sequestered on a country estate with the one man she wants, but cannot have: Mr. Thomas Reid.
Following the abrupt termination of his engagement, ThReid.Following ...more
I have waited a little longer for this third installment to be released but as soon as I started to read it I was back in the Wiltshire, it was just as though not a single day had gone by.
A Perfect Deception should be read after the previous books in this series because even if the main characters are not Benjamin and Samantha there are still some mysteries to solve linked to their story.
Daphne and Thomas relationship is so sweet and it was such a pleasure to follow the growth
A story with all the elements of a romantic suspense with mystery, murder, mayhem, throw in a little humor and a surprising passionate entanglement and I could not stop reading until I turned the last page.
Thomas had been jilted by Alana, a girl he had asked to marry him when she was offered money to leav ...more
Meanwhile, Franklin is still on the loose slaying people so he can get what he wants and he has an unknown accomplice.
I enjoyed finding out the answers to many questions that arose over the first 3 b ...more
This is Daphne and Thomas's story and it's filled with mystery, murder, suspense, humor and heated passion. This author knows how to keep your attention, I had a hard time pu ...more
Encore! Encore! My new favorite book of this series! This is a fast pace historical mystery thriller romance had me rooted reading like crazy. It’s action packed to the hilt with multiple plot twist and turns and is all encompassing. I loved the witty and impossibly charming characters. The women were notoriously stubborn and tenacious in finding the most improper ways to adventure and trouble. The storyline follows a truly ...more
I read a fair amount of historical romantic suspense and mystery, but this story is definitely a cut different from most. Most of the romantic historical mysteries I have read have been ones in which the suspense or mystery is rather light. Yes, it adds interest to the story and keeps the pages turning, but the main thrust is the romance and how the suspense affects that. This book is completely different, as the evil in this book i ...more
This was a wonderful return to Alyssa Drake's Wiltshire Chronicles. A PERFECT DECEPTION focuses on Thomas Reid and Daphne Clemens. Thomas is the brother of Benjamin, the hero of the two previous novels. Daphne, living under the guardianship of Thomas' aunt, is a young woman who believes that she is destined for spinsterhood. Thomas has declared that he doesn't want to get married, not after a the pain caused from an engagement that was broken a few years earlier.
I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and ...more
This is a continuing of the Wiltshire Chronicles. This book is so good just reading the prologue will pique your interest. This series gets better with each new book. This is Daphne and Thomas's story there is so much danger and mystery with murder playing a role too. There is heat too and that makes this book a grand read. I highly recommend this book it can be read as a stand-alone, but you may want to read the other books before it first. I did receive a free copy of th ...more
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I loved that Daphne got her happily ever after following her story throughout the series. Alyssa Drake keeps you turning the page in the wonderful historical romance. I love forward to her next book!