New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens knows the world of Regency London especially the exclusive enclave of luxury in which the aristocra. Wealthy Cynster connection Penelope Ashford has devoted herself not to making a perfect society match, but to rescuing young orphans from London’s streets. 6 Mar Stephanie Laurens is a rather prolific author, so I have felt weird so when I got the chance to review Where the Heart Leads, I jumped on it.

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The secondary is much cuter.

He was eight years old, or so his uncle told us. Drawing breath, she went on, feeling her lungs tighten, her diction growing crisp as anger resurged, “Over the last month, on four separate occasions we’ve arrived to fetch away a boy, only to discover some man has been before us. Then again, in her experience, it rarely hurt to be blunt.

He rose and waved her to the door. It had been a difficult, long-drawn and arduous case; its successful conclusion had stephamie him grateful accolades from the peers who oversaw London’s Metropolitan Police Force.

I love historical romance with mystery and in this book the mystery was just as strong as the romance. It almost could’ve been, except Penelope kinda just didn’t do it for me.


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Her family moved to Melbourne, Australia, where she eventually received a Ph. Barnaby finds Penelope’s combination of beauty and brains irresistible. Penelope Ashford comes to Barnaby with a case.

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He nodded and waited. The other three ladies likewise have many calls on their where the heart leads stephanie laurens. Her bold beauty and undeniable brains make a striking contrast to the usual insipid ton misses. And indeed, stephaniee I’ve come to you with our four cases, there’s nothing to say other newly orphaned boys in the East End aren’t also disappearing.

There’s a secondary romance between a policeman and his informant which is also sweet and well-written and an interesting insight into life for the middle classes and working classes in Regency London.

Through the enveloping gloom he studied her, then he raised his hand in salute, stepped back and closed the door. By submitting your email address, you understand that you will receive email communications from Bookperk and other HarperCollins services.

Where the Heart Leads

While she arranged her muff on her lap, he sank back into his armchair and studied her anew. To ask other readers questions about Where the Heart Leadsplease sign up. But I liked Barnaby less for his acceptance of her nature. But outside that glittering circle lay another world. Glancing at the parlor door, Barnaby realized he’d heard a carriage on the cobbles. What power had sunk its claws into his soul where the heart leads stephanie laurens now owned him. Their App is available for download on iOS and Android devices.


This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Herat as he’s in dire need of an excuse to avoid said insipid misses, he accepts her challenge, never dreaming she and it will consume his every waking hour.

ahere But now her charges Penelope Ashford, Portia Cynster’s younger sister, has grown up with every advantage – wealth, position, and beauty. Started the series out of order.

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Mostyn certainly thought so. Penelope held his gaze and hoped he was as quick-witted as he was purported to be. Now imagine it read in a male voice with a BBC accent and it really reaches new levels of She bit her tongue, forced herself to leds still and where the heart leads stephanie laurens fidget, and instead watch the concentration in his face.

Pleasant romance, nice setting, fun characters and not much of a mystery.