The Soldier ; The VirtuosoeBook - 2012
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Grace Burrowes delivers remarkable characters, intriguing plots, and freshly imagined Regency settings in this unforgettable trilogy about three noble brothers. A Regency era battle of wits, wills, and the sexes, with a wily old duke determined to see the succession of his line secured, and his three headstrong sons equally determined to resist the bonds of matrimony.
THE HEIR: The Earl of Wyndham, weighed down by responsibilities, is determined to avoid the summer rounds of matchmaking mamas, so he stays in his London townhouse for the summer. There he discovers a potentially perfect duchess in his lovely, mysterious housekeeper.
"The heroine of Grace Burrowes' erotically charged romance is a woman of such mystery that both the hero and the reader become obsessed with her."—USA Today
"Burrowes debuts with a luminous and graceful erotic Regency... a refreshing and captivating love story that will have readers eagerly awaiting the planned sequels."—Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Burrowes' outstanding debut is a witty, sensual, Regency romance featuring complex characters who ring true to the time period, leaving readers saying huzzah!"—Booklist, starred review
THE SOLDIER: Devlin St. Just, the Duke's oldest, but illegitimate, son, arrives at his new estate weary in body and spirit. There he finds that the previous owner's bastard daughter and her beautiful cousin are his responsibility and are making his life almost unbearably complicated.
"Captivating... Burrowes's straightforward, sensual love story is intelligent and tender, rising above the crowd with deft dialogue and delightful characters." —Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW
"Burrowes returns with a powerful story that touches readers' hearts. Her powerful and complex characters will enthrall you. There is a quiet, yet intense power to Burrowes' simple prose and such depth of feelings that it will be difficult to forget this marvelous story." —RT Book Reviews, 4 1/2 Stars, Top Pick of the Month
"Burrowes continues her winning streak with a delicious, sensual historical romance capturing the spirit of the time." —Booklist
"With lots of humor and steamy romance, these books are always a delightful read, a treat for fans of Regency romance at it's best." —Night Owl Reviews, 4 1/2 Stars, Reviewer Top Pick
THE VIRTUOSO: Gifted pianist Valentine Windham, youngest son of the Duke of Moreland retreats to the country after an injury robs him of his musical ability. There he learns from beautiful young widow Ellen Markham that he can be loved even when his music falls silent.
"Burrowes's exceptional writing and originality catch the reader and keep the story moving."—Publishers Weekly
"Burrowes creates memorable heroes... intelligent, sensual love stories show us this author knows what romance readers adore."—RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars
"Reminiscent of the heroines in Amanda Quick's romances... Another outstanding entry in a strong series."—Booklist
"Quite sensual."—USA Today Happy Ever After
"Filled with wonderfully touching relationships, interesting and intriguing characters, witty and delightful humor, and steamy and romantic seduction... Outstanding."—Night Owl Reviews, 5 Stars, Reviewer Top Pick
"Perfection, enchanting and stunningly sensual..."—The Romance Reviews