by Ella Quinn
GENRE: Historical Romance (Regency)
In the first book of her dazzling new series, bestselling author Ella Quinn introduces the soon-to-be Earl and Countess of
--lovers who have more in common
than they yet know. The future promises to be far from boring… Worthington
Lady Grace Carpenter is ready to seize the day--or rather, the night--with the most compelling man she's ever known. Marriage would mean losing guardianship of her beloved siblings, and surely no sane gentleman will take on seven children not his own. But if she can have one anonymous tryst with Mattheus, Earl of Worthington, Grace will be content to live out the rest of her life as a spinster.
Matt had almost given up hope of finding a wife who could engage his mind as well as his body. And now this sensual, intelligent woman is offering herself to him. What could be more perfect? Except that after one wanton night, the mysterious Grace refuses to have anything to do with him. Amid the distractions of the Season he must convince her, one delicious encounter at a time, that no obstacle--or family--is too much for a man who's discovered his heart's desire…
"Oh, the tangled webs we weave…especially when our hearts are involved. Three Weeks to Wed is a delightfully heartwarming escape into the sparkling world of the Regency. Ella Quinn weaves magic." --Cathy Maxwell, New York Times bestselling author
It 's a quick and light read, a fun pursuit of love.
Grace finds refuge from a thunderstorm with Mattheus, Earl of Worthington, a man who had almost married a few years earlier. She knows that will never find someone willing to marry her and take care of her numerous siblings. So she decides to indulge in a night of love and live forever in the memory of it. But runs away before she finds out that Matt is determined to marry her. He searches her desperately and she continually avoids him.
Matt has realized that he can no longer live without Grace, is willing to do anything to have her. Grace is very shy, a responsible girl who is taking care of her younger siblings but when it comes to love becomes really childish. They are a great couple, the chemistry is very good lacks only a little more tension between them.
I love big families and I immediately attached to this one, I had great fun reading the interactions between Grace's siblings and are curious to know them better, I hope there are other books of this series with them as protagonists.
Light, friendly, and easy to get into the story. It 's a good read for a break from routine.
Rising, he donned his dressing gown, walked down the corridor, then opened the door to her chamber. Empty. Nothing to even indicate she’d been there.
The clock on the mantel showed five o’clock. He went back to his room and tugged the bellpull. In a few minutes, the boots brought hot water for him to shave.
Matt waited until the water was poured into the basin. “The lady who was here last evening, is she downstairs?”
“I donno, my lord. Ain’t seen no lady,” the lad mumbled, and left.
Matt finished dressing and descended the stairs. His groom, Mac, was in the common room eating. “Where are the others?”
Mac finished chewing and swallowed. “Gone, my lord. Their coach ain’t in the yard.”
Something wasn’t right. Why would she have left and not told him? “Be ready to leave in half an hour.”
He looked around for the landlord and, not finding him, entered the parlor. Covered dishes set on the table, with one place setting. He wished he was sharing the meal with her and conversing as they had the night before. Hell. He wanted to be in a warm bed with her next to him.
Mr. Brown knocked on the door before entering. “My lord, you was wishful of seeing me?”
Finally, Matt would get some answers. “Yes, I want to know the lady’s name.”
The innkeeper opened his eyes wide. “What lady, my lord?”
Matt bit the inside of his lip and tried to keep from losing his temper. “The lady who was here last night. The one I shared dinner with.”
The landlord started backing out of the parlor, shaking his head. “Weren’t no lady here, my lord.”
AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Bestselling author Ella Quinn’s studies and other jobs have always been on the serious side.
historical romances, especially Regencies, were her escape. Eventually her love
of historical novels led her to start writing them. She has just finished her
first series, The Marriage Game, and her new series will start in April 2016. Reading
She is married to her wonderful husband of over thirty years. They have a son and granddaughter, one cat and a dog. After living in the South Pacific, Central America,
England and Europe, she and
her husband decided to make their dreams come true and are now living on a
sailboat cruising the Caribbean and North America.
She loves having readers connect with her.
GIVEAWAY INFORMATION and RAFFLECOPTER CODE
Ella will be awarding signed print ARCs of THREE WEEKS TO WED to five randomly drawn winners via rafflecopter during the tour. (International)