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This Earl of Mine by Kate Bateman
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✮ 4.5 ✮
WILL A FALSE MARRIAGE LEAD TO TRUE AND LASTING LOVE?

❝How liberating, to be able to share a joke with someone of equal wit and flexible morals.❞

When your cousin is intent on marrying you and stealing all of your money, what choice do you have but to find a husband on death row? That seemed the logical solution to shipping heiress Georgiana Caversteed. Once her “husband” was put to his death, she would be a widow. She planned to tell everyone her husband was a sailor and was at sea, thereby letting her be free to live as she chose and keeping her cousin far away from her and her vast wealth.

Only, plans don’t always go as intended, and her husband, Benedict Wylde turned out to be the second son of the late Earl of Morcott and was only in prison because he was runner/investigator for Bow Street (the senior magistrate court in the capital). He’d been hired to find out who was trying to free Bonaparte.

A secret marriage of convenience turns into a necessity. For her, it keeps her cousin away from her wealth and avoids a scandal amongst the ton for both her and her sister. For him, she’s the perfect cover and he genuinely enjoys spending time with her …
❝I’d know you anywhere, Georgie girl.❞

This is the first book I’ve read by this author and I cannot wait to read more. Her storytelling is captivating. I loved these characters and couldn’t wait for their happy ending.

‘This Earl of Mine’ was a slow-burn romance filled with sexy times and entertaining banter.

I was provided a review copy by the publisher; this did not influence my opinion of the book.


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Reading Progress

August 7, 2019 – Shelved
August 7, 2019 – Shelved as: arc-to-review
September 29, 2019 – Started Reading
October 5, 2019 – Finished Reading
October 6, 2019 – Shelved as: 4-it-quenched-my-addiction-stars
October 6, 2019 – Shelved as: arc
October 6, 2019 – Shelved as: waiting-for-blog
October 6, 2019 – Shelved as: waiting-for-amazon
October 6, 2019 – Shelved as: virgin

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