Today, we are featuring The Duke’s Bedeviled Bride, book two in the erotic historic Royal Pains series by Nina Mason. The series, set in Scotland and England during the Restoration period, is available in e-book or paperback.
Here’s the blurb:
Maggie Armstrong, the long-lost illegitimate daughter of the heir
presumptive to the throne, is bedeviled by her husband’s limited
definition of fidelity. After observing him in a ménage à trois at the
court of King Charles II, she is determined to bring him around to her
way of thinking—by any means necessary.Robert doesn’t mind being punished for his transgressions. Rather,
he enjoys being whipped, especially by his beloved bride. Unfortunately,
her heart might not belong to him alone. His younger brother, who he’d
sent abroad to clear the way for himself, is coming home sooner than
expected, and Maggie’s feelings for Hugh may not be as dead as her
husband had hoped.Both duke and duchess soon learn, to their peril, Hugh Armstrong is
not the honorable man they’d been led to believe. Insanely jealous of
his brother’s situation, Hugh will stop at nothing to strip Robert of
all he holds dear—including his life.But the real danger for Robert and Maggie is not the villainous
Marquess, but the growing friction betwixt Catholics and Protestants in
Restoration Era Great Britain.
Can their love survive the trials that await them?
“If only she’d take him over her knee and spank him the way his mother used to do. He always felt cleaner afterward. Like a dirty shirt freshly laundered.”
“Robert fixed his brother with an incinerating glare. If only he could reduce that conniving weasel to ash on the spot.”
“‘Loving does not make a man weak.’ Robert stared into his brother’s fading eyes. ‘Giving his heart completely to a woman – whether she is his mother or his wife – is the bravest thing a man can do.’”
I adore Nina Mason. She is an ingenious and sneaky tutor as she has managed to teach me not only Scottish and English history lessons, but a religious history lesson as well. Certainly my elderly mother can no longer berate me for wasting my time reading fiction! This is my second Nina experience and I continue to find her writing entertaining, intelligent, and clever. Her narrative is so clear and crisp, her words run like a movie reel in my head. This volume is far more serious and drama filled than the first jaunty outing, although she does not disappoint when the time comes for the sizzle and spice. I am undoubtedly hooked. More please.
Here’s the trailer:
Here’s a little about the author:
|Nina Mason, author|
mythology, and the metaphysical. She strives to write the same kind of
books she loves to read: those that entertain, edify, educate, and
She is the author of The Queen of Swords, a darkly erotic Scottish paranormal
romance/urban fantasy; The Tin Man, a political thriller; Devil in
Duke’s Clothing, an erotic historical set in 1680 Scotland; The Duke’s
Bedeviled Bride, the follow-up to Devil in Duke’s Clothing; Starry
Knight, the first book in a new PNR/UF series; and Dark and Stormy
Knight, book two in The Knights of Avalon series.Born and raised in Orange County, California, Ms. Mason
currently lives in Woodstock, Georgia.
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