Lady Phillipa Eddison loves losing herself in adventures
within the confines of a book. Her family tolerates her
lack of social skills and looks to her beautiful sister to
pull Phillipa into society events. When Phillipa attends a
book discussion of the late Captain Bennett Wolfe's novel
on his African excursion, she doesn't expect to see him
burst through the door demanding an explanation from their
Left to die by his partner, Bennett Wolfe returns to London
for revenge. He finds in the months since he was declared
dead, Captain Langley has been busy. Using Bennett's
journal, Langley has published a wildly popular book on
their excursion. He paints Bennett as an incompetent
nincompoop. In order to restore his reputation and get
monies for further expeditions, Bennett needs proof.
Phillipa is one woman who attracts his notice. She believes
his claim of authorship and wishes to help him prove
Langley is a fraud. When Bennett attempts to woo her, his
lack of social skills becomes apparent with his
unconventional courtship. Phillipa has two goals: find
Bennett's journals and then turn him into a gentleman.
Ms. Enoch's dedication to Hugh Jackman says it all; romance
and adventure with a devastating alpha male. Her
inspiration colors my entire reading experience in an
exceptional way. Jackman/Bennett, oh my! Drooling is so
unbecoming when reading.
has no patience for frivolous debutantes 2. He kisses
you after a single dance 3. He makes you forget
yourself and kiss him back . . .
After years away
from London, Captain Bennett Wolfe is backâ€”and alive, much
to Society's surprise. Having been presumed dead, this
rugged adventurer is now much sought after by every
marriage-minded young woman . . . but Bennett only has eyes
for the intriguing Lady Phillipa Eddison.
would rather read than flirt, but she does know a thing or
two about proper courtship rituals. A gentleman does not
kiss a lady senseless, and he certainly does not bring his
pet monkey when he comes calling. Lady Phillipa's ever been
so scandalized . . . or tempted. She simply must teach
Bennett some mannersâ€”before she succumbs to temptation as
wild as the man who offers it.