This Earl Of Mine by Kate BatemanThis Earl Of Mine by Kate Bateman

This Earl Of Mine

byKate Bateman

Mass Market Paperback | October 29, 2019

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"Bateman's scintillating first Bow Street Bachelors Regency is full of intense emotions and dramatic twists. Intelligent, affable characters make this fast-paced novel shine, especially for fans of clever women and the men who sincerely admire them. Future installments will be eagerly anticipated by Regency readers." -- Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

Introducing the Bow Street Bachelors-men who work undercover for London's first official police force-and the women they serve to protect. . .and wed?

WILL A FALSE MARRIAGE


Shipping heiress Georgiana Caversteed is done with men who covet her purse more than her person. Even worse than the ton's lecherous fortune hunters, however, is the cruel cousin determined to force Georgie into marriage. If only she could find a way to be . . . widowed? Georgie hatches a madcap scheme to wed a condemned criminal before he's set to be executed. All she has to do is find an eligible bachelor in prison to marry her, and she'll be free. What could possibly go wrong?

LEAD TO TRUE AND LASTING LOVE?

Benedict William Henry Wylde, scapegrace second son of the late Earl of Morcott and well-known rake, is in Newgate prison undercover, working for Bow Street. Georgie doesn't realize who he is when she marries him-and she most certainly never expects to bump into her very-much-alive, and very handsome, husband of convenience at a society gathering weeks later. Soon Wylde finds himself courting his own wife, hoping to win her heart since he already has her hand. But how can this seductive rogue convince brazen, beautiful Georgie that he wants to be together.until actual death do they part?

Kate Bateman, (also writing as K. C. Bateman), is the #1 bestselling author of historical romances, including her RITA® nominated Renaissance romp, The Devil To Pay, and the novels in the Secrets & Spies series To Steal a Heart, A Raven's Heart, and A Counterfeit Heart. When not writing novels that feature feisty, intelligent heroines ...
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Title:This Earl Of MineFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 6.75 × 4.12 × 1.75 inShipping dimensions:6.75 × 4.12 × 1.75 inPublished:October 29, 2019Publisher:St. Martin's Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1250305950

ISBN - 13:9781250305954

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from witty and entertaining I voluntarily read and reviewed an advance copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This Earl Of Mine, by Kate Bateman, is available at booksellers on 10-29-19. The first in a new series, The Bow Street Bachelors, it sets the tone for stories to come. While I enjoyed this book from start to finish, I'm only giving 3 stars. Everything but the kitchen sink was thrown into the plot, it became comical. The characters are witty, even secondary ones have bon mots. Almost everyone has a job, that's refreshing, and there are still stereotypical historical romance characters interspersed throughout the story. What is enjoyably different is also the most unbelievable. A dominate female running a large company and none of the men balk? Georgie Caversteed is an ace at her job but everyone acts as if it's no big deal. Suitors may not like it but she's still invited to ton events. It was a long time before money overshadowed a lack of title, no matter how much money it was. Georgie is a very likeable lady, always 2 steps ahead with a plan, even if it's really out there. She's too 20th century to be in a historical story but she's just great. Ben Wyled, former soldier & broke civilian, is believable. Ben Wylde, broke & owning a share of a club is not. He's also not an Earl until after the HEA and right before "the end". The title is a stretch. He's spying for the crown, which lots of characters do, but it's very involved, not just information. He was incarcerated in Newgate prison to ferret out members of a gang. Way too 20th century for me. I like him though, he's fun, adventurous, never boring, just ton enough to be invited out, he's single and handsome too. I enjoyed the story and look forward to reading To Catch An Earl in June of 2020. Happy reading. #Netgalley #KateBateman #StMartin"sPaperbacks #ThisEarlOfMine #TheBowStreetBachelors
Date published: 2019-11-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from When buying a husband... remember: Buyer beware! :) When you are an heiress with more money than all your suitors combined, how do you choose a groom? The answer to that question is to dive into the depths of Newgate prison and buy yourself a husband on the night before he is hanged. A widows life is where it is at! Only there is one small problem… what if there are no condemned criminals available on the night you have decided to take your husband? … What is instead you end up married to one of Londons most notorious rogues? And lastly, what if he’s penniless to boot??? Shipping heiress Georgiana Caversteed has done just that, now she and her scapegrace husband, Benedict Wylde need to come up with a. Plan to save face and each of them get what they want in the. She wants independence and freedom from all the fortune hunters, while Ben just needs some cash to help his debt ridden brother, the Earl of Morcott? Will this unlikely pair survive the rest of the season and find their own happiness? This was fun read and an interesting way to push the two characters together. I loved their interactions and watching them grow together. This Earl of Mine by Kate Bateman, the first book in her new Bow Street Bachelors series is scheduled to release October 29th, 2019. I received a complimentary copy of this book from St. Martin's Press through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own. #ThisEarlOfMine #KateBateman #NetGalley #pinkcowlandreads
Date published: 2019-10-24

Editorial Reviews

"Bateman's scintillating first Bow Street Bachelors Regency is full of intense emotions and dramatic twists. Intelligent, affable characters make this fast-paced novel shine, especially for fans of clever women and the men who sincerely admire them. Future installments will be eagerly anticipated by Regency readers." -- Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)"A book that begins with a Regency heiress seeking a bridegroom in Newgate Prison promises daring adventure, and Kate Bateman gives readers just what they're looking for in This Earl of Mine. ...Pure fun." -- BookPage"Genuine romance that shines through...delightful leads and sexy capers." -- Kirkus "Romantic, suspenseful, heartwarming, this book was absolutely delightful, and I'm already counting down the days to the next story set in this world." -- Natasha is a Book Junkie"Delicious, witty, and ripping good fun! Kate Bateman's writing sparkles." -- USA Today bestselling author Laura Lee Guhrke"Dashing, daring, and deliciously romantic!" -- USA Today bestselling author Caroline Linden"A riveting new voice for Regency readers! Kate Bateman is now on my auto-buy list." -- Janna MacGregor, author of The Good, the Bad, and the Duke