January 9, 2018

The Nobleman’s Daughter (A Regency Romance) by Jen Geigle Johnson

I recently had a chance to read this book as part of the IFPL Extreme Book Nerd 2018 Challenge 
(a book with a lawyer in it) and thoroughly enjoyed it.

England, 1819

While British high society primps and plays, the impoverished citizens of London languish. But there are those fighting for the freedom of common citizens—including two members of the aristocracy who secretly champion revolution. In the drawing rooms of the upper class, Lady Amanda and Lord Nathaniel flirt and tease with the best of them as she pretends to win every heart in London for sport, and he, to conquer them. But in truth, their flirtation is merely a façade designed to keep their clandestine actions hidden from the ton— and from each other. When Nathaniel presents himself as a potential suitor, the attraction between the two is undeniable—but the faces they portray to the world are not enough to win each other’s hearts.
While their crusade for London’s poor unites them more deeply than they could imagine, Amanda and Nathaniel struggle to trust one another with their true ideals and identities. But when the call to action leads Amanda into the path of danger, she can only hope that Nathaniel will see through her frivolous pretense. Because now, only the aid of the suitor she loves most—but trusts least—can save her.
Can I just say that I loved this! A great read. I loved that I could easily hand this to younger readers (teen) and not worry about the content. Wonderful story with great characters and a fun story line. I will be looking for more!

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