The Earl Claims His Wife
Scandals And Seductions Series
Published October 2009
Regency Historical Romance
Gillian, Lady Wright, after falling in love with Brian Rason, the Earl of Wright, then marries him only to find out that he loves another and plans to leave her to go to Europe to fight in the war and take the woman he loves as his mistress. Now she is ready to take a lover, a hansome spaniard who stirs up her heart, and she knows that she can find happiness with him. Brian has returned to London, and has been sending her requests to return to his side, however after all the years he has ignored her, she plans on the doing the same to him as well. But then he comes to her to take her home with him. Brian, Earl of Wright, after finding out that his mistress betrayed him, and left behind a situation where he will need his wife’s help, he goes to her to bring her to London, because he is at a loss at what to do, and knows that she is the only one that can help him, despite all the hurt he has caused her. But Brian has only one month to prove to Gillian, his love for her, and to have her feel the same in return.
Brian, Earl of Wright, fell in love with his mistress and had known her all of his life. So when his father forced him to marry Gillian, he left to fight in the war and set his mistress up on his own. However when he returned she betrayed him and has left him in a situation that has him most angry and with a feeling of helplessness, and knows that the only one to help him is his wife whom he hasn’t seen since they were married. So he goes to claim her again as his own, not realizing how much emotion she would stir in him, and that he wants her both in his bed and in his life.
Gillian, Lady Wright, after once falling in love with Brian, is ready to start her life with another man. However then Brian returns, insisting that she return to him, but Gillian has made a agreement with her husband, that she will return for one month and than after the alloted time frame, he will allow her a divorce if she helps him get a assignment within the government to help the soldiers in the war. But as time goes on, Gillian wonders if she can give up the man that has stolen her heart once more.
The Earl Claims His Wife by Cathy Maxwell is a wonderfully written love story, that stir up emotions in any reader. This is the second installment of the Scandals and Seduction series. As with most of Cathy Maxwwell’s novels, I found this to be a intriguing and romantic read, that had me cheering for both of the main characters. We have the hero, who is fighting for the life of a innocent and the heroine, who yearns for love and children. So when she agree’s to the one month agreement, she never realized that her heart would once more be threatened by Brian, knowing that she can’t resist his charms or his heart. The Earl Claims His Wife was a wonderful romance, a well written story, with endearing characters.
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Other Books In The Series
A Seduction At Christmas
The Marriage Ring