Book of the Month (December)

Friday, December 12, 2008
This isn't a formal review, but every month I hope to post a book that I really enjoyed reading. If I don't find myself reading any that I like enough to make a recommendation, I won't make a Book of the Month post for that month.

For the inaugural post of this feature I'm recommending a book from an author that I've only ever read once before.

Even though Suzanne Enoch is a prolific author, I've only been reading romance for about two years and simply haven't gotten around to her expansive backlist yet. But boy am I glad I picked up one of her newest, After the Kiss.

After the Kiss is the start of a new series: The Notorious Gentleman. I have the second one in the series, Before the Scandal in my TBR pile and am eagerly looking forward to the third installation, Always a Scoundrel which is due out in April.

For fans of character driven, English historical romance, I would highly recommend reading After the Kiss.

A short summary of After the Kiss:

Sullivan Waring wants only two things: his rightful inheritance, and revenge against the man who stole it from him. By day, Sullivan is the most respected horse breeder in England; by night, he plunders the ton's most opulent homes to reclaim his late mother's beautiful paintings. His quest is going swimmingly . . . until the night he's discovered by Lady Isabel Chalsey.

Clad only in a revealing nightdress, she's an entrancingly different kind of plunder, and how can a thief resist stealing a kiss? Surprised by a masked man in her own home, Isabel should be quaking with fear. Instead the sight of the sinfully handsome Sullivan makes her tremble with excitement.

Who is this man, and why is he so set on this reckless pursuit? Lady Isabel loves a challenge, and she'll dare anything to uncover Sullivan's secret—but she may instead convince him that she is the greatest prize of all.
This title can be bought in either Mass Market or eBook format.