In Search of a Husband (Book 2)
In Search of a Husband (Book 2)
In Search of a Husband (Book 2)
In Search of a Husband (Book 2)
In Search of a Husband (Book 2)
In Search of a Husband (Book 2)
In Search of a Husband (Book 2)

In Search of a Husband (Book 2)

The Society of Scandalous Brides Series
REBECCA PAULA
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Escaping the whispers of scandal, a fallen beauty becomes a governess in the Scottish Highlands, where she discovers an unexpected love with her fiercely guarded employer.

💚 Steamy Regency romance

🔥Scottish hero

💚 Governess heroine

🔥Grumpy sunshine

💚 Workplace romance

🔥Forced proximity

In the enchanting hills of Scotland, Katherine Bancroft, a captivating beauty scarred by scandal, seeks sanctuary from her tumultuous past. Little does she fathom that her escape will thrust her into the captivating orbit of a ruggedly handsome yet irascible Scottish laird, harboring secrets of his own.

Haunted by the tragic loss of his elder brother, Gabriel MacInnes returns to the ancestral home to salvage the remnants of a fading family legacy. Time is of the essence, his fortune teetering on the edge. And then, like a whirlwind, enters Kate—the vivacious governess to his spirited nieces. She disrupts the carefully laid plans and, to Gabriel's surprise, rekindles emotions he thought were long buried.

As their magnetic attraction crackles to life, ancient rivalries reawaken, casting shadows over both their blossoming love and the destiny of Dunsmuir Castle. Will they succumb to the scorching chemistry pulling them together, or will the echoes of the past force them onto divergent paths? Prepare for a tale where love clashes with history, and the future of Dunsmuir Castle hangs in the balance.

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ABOUT Rebecca

USA Today bestselling author Rebecca Paula writes steamy, emotional historical romances featuring strong heroines and brooding heroes with a penchant for talking dirty. Her stories are full of witty banter, scorching chemistry, and wouldn’t be complete without a touch of angst. 

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Lisa H.
She’s a lesson

Kate is a lesson..

In how to aid and albeit herself being thoroughly ruined by a rake. She did everything wrong and finally, a year later, is sent off to the highlands to be a governess.

Gabriel has a lot on his plate, hence the need for a governess for his nieces. Kate is ill equipped to be a governess. She kind of needs one herself.

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Bec
Lovely!

This book was just lovely! I can't even begin to describe just how great this book was. It was intense in all the best ways. I voluntarily read and reviewed this book.

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Asra S.
Delightful Scottish Romance

This is the second book of the series, Society of Scandalous Brides, but can easily be read as a standalone. As an innocent and young lady, Katherine in taken advantage of by the Marquess of Brookhouse, thus ruining her reputation. When she is abandoned by her family, she takes a position as a governess to two orphan girls. The girls' uncle, Gabriel, returns home after his brother's death to take care of a family business that is in complete shambles. Katherine doesn't particularly like children, but she begins to find a sort of peace in her new situation. Both Gabriel and Katherine are inevitably attracted to each other, but they need to figure out their own lives before anything can happen between them. Katherine still needs to deal with what happened and figure out what she really wants. Gabriel needs to deal with the responsibilities left to him and also with the possibility his life might be cut short, as both his father and brother died young.
This is a well-written, sweet and lovely story that is sure to tug at your heart strings. The characters are relatable and endearing and I enjoyed following their journey as they both realized they need and deserve to be loved. They had such sparkling chemistry and I enjoyed the witty banter between them. Also be prepared for a little twist that definitely enhances the story. I enjoyed the book very much and look forward to continuing the series.
My thanks to Wolf Publishing for providing a complimentary copy. This is my voluntary review.

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Donna Labrada
Second Time's the Charm

After her scandal with a Cad Marquess, Kate is ostracized from the Ton and thus disowned by her awful parents. She accepts a governess position in Scotland for a newly-minted Lairds' niece's. While he's struggling with his new position and the guardianship, he also has a secret he's keeping. Get ready for a roller coaster ride of deceit, adventure, After her scandal with a Cad Marquess, Kate is ostracized from the Ton and thus disowned by her awful parents. She accepts a governess position in Scotland for a newly-minted Lairds' nieces. While he's struggling with his new position and the guardianship, he also has a secret he's keeping. Get ready for a roller coaster ride of deceit, adventure, mystery and love. Loved this book as much as the first!

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Sahar Husseini
The Governess and the Laird

Kate left London to escape scandal. She became governess to two mischievous little girls and found herself falling in love with their guardian.

Gabriel inherited his brother's holdings as well as his children. His fears and insecurities were holding him back from seeking happiness. He was falling in love with Kate, but he would resist. Could love win in the end? There would be complications and challenges ahead of Gabriel and Kate.

This is an entertaining historical romance with a bit of suspense. I enjoyed it and would recommend it.


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