A Most Improper Rumor

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A Most Improper Rumor

A Whispers of Scandal Novel

Emma Wildes is a new author for me, having finished A Most Improper Rumor she won’t be new for long as I plan to pick up her backlist and read them all. The book is entertaining and her characters unique and interesting. The mystery aspect was also intriguing and I enjoyed how the story developed and ultimately came to a conclusion around this aspect of the book. All in all it was a pleasurable read and one her fans will thoroughly enjoy.

Lady Angelina Debrooke is unlucky at marriage. Already widowed twice over each husband’s death hanging over her head with suspicion and notoriety she has finally fallen in love. Given her past history it’s understandable that she’s hesitant to marry the fellow for fear that she’ll become a widow for the third time. She turns to a reluctant Benjamin, Wallace, Lord Heathton to help her as he’s the only man in England that might help her little does she know it’s going to be the pairing of them that’s going to change their lives forever.

Book Blurb for A Most Improper Rumor

What is society to do when the diamonds of the first water are caught in compromising situations, one after the other? Can the young ladies survive the season with their reputations intact…or will the scandalous whispers surrounding them bring about the ultimate ruination?

Once the toast of the ton, Lady Angelina DeBrooke is no longer known just for her exquisite beauty, but more for her notorious marriages. Dubbed the Dark Angel, she has fallen in love for the first time and wishes to marry, but fears finding herself a widow for the third time. With two poisoned husbands and a cloud of suspicion hanging over her head, she turns to the only man in England who might help her…

Benjamin Wallace, Lord Heathton, isn’t interested in playing detective again, but when Lady DeBrooke approaches him in a quest to clear her name, he finds the challenge irresistible. Her second husband was an old friend, and when he takes a closer look, he catches the scent of a foe he has hunted before—and knows this is his chance to finally trap the elusive prey...

Night Owl Reviews Mar, 2013 3.50