Best-selling author Jane Feather brings to life the glamour, sophistication, and intrigue of Regency-era London in this captivating novel of unexpected passions and dangerous secrets.
Pooling their meager resources, Lady Cornelia Dagenham, her sister-in-law Aurelia, and their friend Liv Lacey arrive in London's Cavendish Square to spend a month at the home Liv has just inherited. But why anyone would show a fervent interest in purchasing the rundown property - particularly the arrogant Viscount Bonham, who clearly could afford the finest of homes - is a puzzle to Cornelia. His charms are undeniable, though - and Cornelia finds her resistance to this mysterious stranger falling away... as a sparking passion clouds her view.
But their affair may place her and her friends in danger as Harry Bonham sweeps her into the sparkling whirl of high society. Leading a double life as a code breaker for the Crown, Harry is a man of many secrets. Is it Cornelia whom he truly desires, or something hidden in the house on Cavendish Square?
A Wicked Gentlemen opens with a chase and a house, a struggle and a hidden object, setting the intrigue and espionage that runs parallel to the courting of this historical romance's hero and heroine. Cornelia Dagenham, a recent widower goes to London with two of her friends, three "country mice" staying in an inherited house on posh Cavendish square. There she meets the dashing Harry Bonham who is a code cracker interested in the ladies’ house and equally interested in cracking Cornelia’s code. Emma Taylor performs this audiobook that will satisfy any fan of romance. Taylor voices Cornelia’s real concerns as a mother and widower with compassionate warmth and the longing she develops for Bonham with heartfelt passion.