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Monday, 20 August 2018

☀ A Match for the Marquess: Victorian Adventures [0.5] - Lillian Marek

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for A Match for the Marquess: A Comedy of Manners , a Regency Romance by (,JOS, 326 pages).

This is the prequel to the Victorian Adventures series.

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kindle Cloud Reader Preview below.

Author Lillian Marek will be awarding a $20 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀), and reviews (✍).


|| Synopsis || Teaser: KCR Preview || About the Author || Giveaway & Tour Stops ||

Synopsis

Decisions, decisions...

Should Lady Anne Milhaven marry the wealthy and handsome young marquess, or should she resign herself to living out her life in poverty and disgrace, exiled from the world she was born to?

Should Philip Tremaine, the new Marquess of Penworth, redeem his honor and marry the proud and beautiful earl’s daughter whom he has unintentionally compromised, or should he prove himself as dissolute as his contemptible family?

They are not fools, but marriage is only the beginning. They have an estate to restore and reputations to repair. In addition, they must learn to work together if they are to thwart the vile plots of their scheming relatives.

Teaser: KCR Preview



Her dastardly Uncle Craddock thought Lady Anne was docile and biddable.
He found out how very wrong he was.

A Match for the Marquess
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The Series: Victorian Adventures

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Click on the book cover to Look Inside the book on Amazon and read an excerpt.

Lady Elinor's Wicked Adventures [1]


Lady Elinor is searching for treasure
The intrepid Lady Elinor Tremaine is caught up in the Victorian fervor for exploring distant lands. Her travels throw her back in the company of an old friend-this time, far from the security of polite society.

And uncovering the secrets of her own heart
Harry de Vaux, Viscount Tunbury, has loved Lady Elinor for as long as he can remember- but his family's sordid background put her completely out of his reach. Prowling through Etruscan ruins in Italy with Elinor is exquisite torture. She is so close, and so forbidden...

[Published 4 November 2014, 353 pages]

Lady Emily's Exotic Journey [2]


From sensible, sheltered girl

Safe in the embrace of her loving family, Lady EmilyTremaine longs to feel more intensely alive. Surely the magic and mystery of Assyria and the fabled ruins of Nineveh will bring about the transformation she seeks.

To the woman his heart desires
Scarred by his past and estranged from his noble grandfather, French adventurer Lucien Chambertin desires neither a home nor the chains of emotional attachment. He seeks only to explore the far reaches of the world. But he did not know the world contained the likes of Lady Emily-whose curiosity and sense of wonder match his own.

[Published 4 August 2015, 384 pages]

A Scandalous Adventure [3]


They're hiding a scandalous secret
When his monarch's flighty fiancée disappears, Count Maximillian von Staufer is dispatched to find her. His search leads Max to discover not the princess, but a look-alike who could be her double. Desperate to avoid an international crisis, he conceives a plan that will buy some time-and allow him to get to know a beautiful Englishwoman.

And time is running out Lady Susannah Tremaine and her young friend Olivia are staying at the Grand Hotel in Baden, where so far the most exciting part of the visit has been the pastries. But when a devastatingly handsome royal Germanic officer asks Olivia to impersonate a missing princess, Susannah finds herself drawn into a dangerous world of international intrigue as she tries to protect her friend-and her heart.

[Published 2 August 2016, 384 pages]

Lord Edward's Mysterious Treasure: The Breton Adventure [4]


Lord Edward Tremaine comes to the fog-shrouded Chateau Morvan on the coast of Brittany. In this ancient building, all the inhabitants have secrets. The old vicomte demands that his descendents find a lost treasure, but he offers only hints to help the three cousins in their search.

The beautiful and charming Delphine seems to be a creature of gaity and sunshine, but every now and then glimpses of something darker appear.

Marguerite, the beautiful and brilliant pianist, is obviously afraid. What is it that threatens her?

Antoine, who considers himself a modern man, ignores the swirling emotions, concentrating only on the money needed for him to build a steel factory.

Lord Edward wants to help his friend Antoine—and more and more he wants to help Marguerite and protect her—but can he do so before tragedy strikes?

[Published 7 November 2017, 293 pages]

About the Author

When she retired after too many years in journalism, Lillian Marek felt a longing for happy endings and stories where the good guys win and the bad guys get their just deserts. Having exhausted her library's supply of non-gory mystery stories, she started reading romance novels, especially historical romance. This was so much fun that she thought she'd like to try her hand at writing one. So she took her computer keyboard in hand, slipped back into the 19th century, and began.

She was right - writing romance novels is as much fun as reading them.

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3 comments:

  1. Thanks for letting me visit. I hope people enjoy the excerpt.

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  2. Enjoyed the brief synopsis! Love historical romance. :)

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