As a second son, Christopher Anglesey never planned to become the Marquess of Banbury. However, his brother's death forced him to assume the title and its responsibilities. Still, he refuses to relinquish his dangerous job with the Crown or marry. His job requires he maintains a presence at most ton events. However, Christopher avoids the marriage-minded mommas and their vapid daughters.
On the heels of a successful first Season, a carriage accident on the way home from London leaves Lady Diana Lawrence blind. She resigns herself to a life without love or marriage and still attends ton gatherings only to please her mother—who still believes love will find her daughter. While attending a museum tour with her best friend, Diana overhears plans to kill the Prince Regent, placing her in the crosshairs of a killer.
Christopher's assignment brings him to the museum, where he discovers a beautiful young woman desperate to escape and recognizes her as his sister's best friend. She may be the one person who can help save the Prince Regent's life. Sparks fly as he tries to protect her and find a killer.
Can they survive the danger that pursues them and gain a chance at love neither thought could happen?
What Reviewers are Saying!
“Anna St. Clair writes a sweet romance with a couple who never thought to marry, but they find their HEA through difficult circumstances.” ★★★★ ★ ~ Maggie Jo “Come along as we journey around London on this suspenseful, witty intrigue that will have you so enthralled to the end. You can feel in the details as if you are there. To say more would be to spoil the great plot.” ★★★★ ★ ~ Lady Moon aka Luna Moon “I really enjoyed this book & it had all the elements that work for me - well-written, good pace, interesting story, lovable characters & Bandit, the heroic horse but most of all, the book left me smiling & feeling happy.” ★★★★ ★ ~ Lana Birky “The characters are great. We have an understanding hero (one of my favorite parts is when Christopher takes Diana fishing), a brave heroine, a dangerous and persistent villain, and a wonder horse named Bandit. Entertaining and exciting story with a wonderful ending.” ★★★★ ★ ~ PeggyC51 “The Marquess of Mischief by Anna St. Claire is, at its core, a sweet romance.” ★★★★ ★ ~ Anne R. Marshall “Intrigue, suspense, villains and a slow burning attraction drives this entertaining story, and I could not wait to see what would happen! Anna always creates characters and storylines that pull me in and keeps me reading late into the night!” ★★★★ ★ ~ Lori Dykes “The Marquess of Mischief is a heart-felt, sweetly romantic read that keeps you turning the page. This gentle story of friends to lovers also is full of intrigue and action. I enjoyed the natural blossoming of new love between the couple.” ★★★★ ★ ~ Jenna “LOVED THIS BOOK!!! All these aspects made for an intriguing, suspenseful, action-paced, dangerous story. I could not put this book down.” ★★★★★ ~ Emma “Overall, a very entertaining read, a couple of laugh out loud moments, and love wins.” ★★★★ ★ ~ Pat R.