Mr. Black is no gentleman. Raised from the streets and proprietor of the most notorious gaming hell in London, Black lives in a world filled with debauchery and danger. Taking a Society wife from the very ton he despises is not part of his plan, even if the innocent Penelope turns his blood hot with desire.
But Penelope isn’t afraid of Mr. Black, and she soon discovers that his reputation as a scoundrel may be designed to hide a surprising vulnerability. As this unlikely husband and wife grow closer, they learn that what started as chance could end up sealing their fates.
- Original Title:The Scoundrel's Honor (Sinful Brides #2)
- Author:Christi Caldwell
- Rating:8.56 / 10
- Publisher:Published February 14th 2017 by Montlake Romance
Mrs. Dundlebottom insists we remain silent through her lessons on propriety and decorum. I tried, Fezzi. I truly did. Alas, propriety and decorum are highly overrated.
It was coming.
The mantra. Or litany. Or lecture. Or whichever one chose to call it.
It was coming, as it invariably did when a Tidemore girl made her Come Out.
Seated on the ivory sofa with her hands clasped primly on her lap, Lady Penelope Tidemore stared at the pair across from her.
Her mother, the Dowager Countess of Sinclair, and her brother, Jonathan, the Earl of Sinclair, stared back.
“Penny . . .” Jonathan began.
“Penelope,” she swiftly corrected. She gave him a pointed look.
“Penelope, then,” he acquiesced. “As you make your entrance into Society, there are certain expectations ....