Widower Benjamin Romilly, Earl of Furness, has given up hope of finding happiness. His wife died in childbirth five years ago, leaving him with a broken heart and a child who only reminds him of his loss.
Miss Jean Saunders is a cousin by marriage. When she hears rumors that the earl is too bereaved to care for his young son, she arrives on the scene to evaluate his fitness as a father and, if necessary, to take his son away.
Jean’s sudden eruption into the earl’s household simultaneously infuriates and invigorates him. She may be the only person who can breathe life into his neglected home—and his aching heart…
…complex, intriguing characterization…in an endearing, optimistic story of second chances. Publishers Weekly
…a wonderful book to pick up if you are in need of a sweet and satisfying happy ever after. All the main characters are engaging and convincingly brought to life and I finished the story with a smile on my face. Long and Short Reviews
Ashford begins the Way to a Lord’s Heart series by, once again, expertly bending the conventions of Regency historicals to gift readers with a refreshingly different, sweetly romantic love story they will long remember. Booklist
If you enjoy historical romances with strong characters and interesting obstacles this one is a must read. Night Owl Reviews Top Pick
Readers will be charmed by Ashford’s writing and will thoroughly enjoy observing these two honorable, wonderful people as they struggle to reach the happiness they both clearly deserve. BookPage