My rating: 3 of 5 stars
I’m fresh off Hoyt’s Maiden Lane series and utterly tired of great plot promises consistently undelivered in her books. I can only name one in the series, Duke of Sin, that kept me relatively hooked until the end.
So, it was with some surprise that I found Raven Prince in my to-be-read pile marked — Highly recommended! I don’t know whose recommendation got me that excited, but something made me give Hoyt one more chance. And this time, I wasn’t disappointed.
The story starts slow as an ill tempered earl hires a respectable widow as his secretary. Their attraction takes root almost immediately, though both know that they can’t act on it. (more…)