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5+ stars for Mistletoe Waltz: A Waltz with Destiny by @alannalucas27 #regency #holidayromance #99c

Title: Mistletoe Waltz: A Waltz with Destiny

Author: Alanna Lucas

Genre: Regency Romance, Historical Romance, Holiday Romance

Book Blurb:

Dancing into the arms of love? Marcus, Lord Hawthorne, vowed never to fall in love, the past having taught him that marriage can only ever lead to heartbreak. So, how has he allowed himself to be tricked into being leg-shackled to Faith Whitworth, the daughter of a scheming businessman who wants entry to the ton? Marcus’s solution for dealing with his unwanted wife is to keep her at Deer Park, his country estate, while he stays in London. But when he returns at Christmastime, he is surprised to find that not only does Faith revel in her role as his marchioness, she is sweet and lovely—and he desires her. This was never part of his plan. However, the arrival of relatives means he won’t be able to escape until the yuletide festivities are over. As Twelfth Night approaches, Faith’s gentleness and beauty are growing on Marcus more and more. He realizes he wants to dance with her forever, in a marriage that’s more than in name only. He knows he can protect her from her ruthless papa and make her happy—just as long as he doesn’t have to give her his heart… *Reissued in a new series with a beautiful new cover!

My Review:

Marcus never expected to fall in love with his own wife but by Twelfth Night, he’ll have a difficult choice to make. Marcus knows love only leads to pain so he made himself a promise to never give his heart away. He never wanted a wife but thanks to her scheming father, Faith is his wife, at least in name only. As Lord Hawthorne, he keeps his wife at his country estate while he lives in London. It’s Christmastide so he returns to his country estate to find his wife the perfect hostess. The more time he spends in her company, the more he realizes how much he wants her. She’s kind, thoughtful, and beautiful. How did this happen? How did Marcus fall in love with his own wife? There’s no escaping the truth. Does Faith feel the same as Marcus? As love breaks through the walls around his heart, can Marcus gift Faith what she desires most?

Mistletoe Waltz is a stunning holiday Regency romance that touched my heart. In Regency era, so many marriages were arranged and in name only. A woman was often bartered and banded about like chattel, something gained for taking a wife. Alanna Lucas portrays this part of the Ton’s history with precision and delicate emotion. The plot moved at a great pace with Christmas in Regency times on full display. The descriptive narration is intricate which allowed me to fully immerse myself in the story. It was quite enjoyable to watch Marcus fall in love and lose his heart to his wife. Their chemistry had me whipping through the pages to see what would happen next. If you’re like me and a die-hard Regency romance reader, pick up Mistletoe Waltz. If historical romance is your reading jam, you’ll want to read Mistletoe Waltz. A brilliant holiday romance from start to finish, Mistletoe Waltz will sweep you away. Highly recommend!

My Rating: 5+ stars

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Author Biography:

Alanna Lucas grew up in Southern California, but always dreamed of distant lands and bygone eras. From an early age she took interest in art, history, and travel, and enjoys incorporating those diversions into her writing. Alanna makes her home in California where she spends her time writing historical romances, dreaming of her next travel destination, and spending time with family.

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Reviewed by: Mrs. N

1 Comment

Barbara Bettis
Jul 15, 2022

Your review here is dandy, Alanna, but then any of your books would demand that! Best of luck with this one. I look forward to reading it.

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