Series: The Duke's Daughters #4
Also in this series: Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait, Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish
Genres: Romance, Historical, Regency
Lady Eve's Got The Perfect Plan
Pretty, petite Evie Windham has been more indiscreet than her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Moreland, suspect. Fearing that a wedding night would reveal her past, she's running out of excuses to dodge adoring swains.
Lucas Denning, the newly titled Marquis of Deene, has reason of his own for avoiding marriage. So Evie and Deene strike a deal, each agreeing to be the other's decoy. At this rate, matrimony could be avoided indefinitely...until the two are caught in a steamy kiss that no one was supposed to see.
Deene was sweet; the couple, adorable.
Thoughts on Lady Eve’s Indiscretion
Sometimes you just need a romance in your life — to escape your life, heh — and that’s what Lady Eve’s Indiscretion was. It was entertaining, Deene was sweet, and the two together were adorable.
I doubt this book would hold up as well if I put it under the microscope: Eve’s family knew more about her indiscretion than she realized, something rather convenient was revealed at the end, Eve was stubbornly against marriage and it was never really explained or believable, the “mystery” with the money issues and Deene’s brother-in-law were pretty obvious, and the POVs switched to side characters we didn’t really need to see.
Lady Eve’s Indiscretion was a good book. I love how Deene helped Eve heal, even seven years after her accident. He thrust her back into the world and gave her the confidence to be the woman she was meant to be. This, more than anything, is the shining part of the book, and why I liked it as much as I did.
I did also enjoy how the family cares for each other, and if I remembered more of the other couples, it would have been fun to see them post-HEA. (Though they’re all ridiculously happy, obviously.) I picked up this book and Lady Jenny’s book, so I’m looking forward to diving in to that too.