Every Bit a Rogue

· The Ellinghams Book 4 · Zebra Books
13 reviews

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An Amazon Best of the Month Selection

When a young lady sacrifices her reputation to save a viscount, it’s the beginning of an extraordinary adventure in Adrienne Basso’s captivating Regency tale . . .

Jon Burwell, Viscount Kendall, knows what the gossips say about him. They claim he’s been a dejected, half-mad recluse ever since he was jilted at the altar. The simple truth is that Jon has thrown all the passion he once had for his fiancée into his latest mechanical invention. But his single-minded existence has lately been shattered by repeated encounters with Miss Emma Ellingham, his neighbor’s intriguing sister-in-law . . .
Painting and sketching have been Emma’s consolation since her own secret heartbreak. When she stumbles upon the viscount’s workshop, his machine revives her artistic imagination. The gentleman himself is even more fascinating—and deeply seductive. When Jon is accused of a crime, Emma risks her good name for his sake. But though the threat of scandal compels them to wed, only courage can overcome their pasts, and allow desire to transform into love . . .
Praise for Adrienne Basso’s The Bride Chooses a Highlander

“Basso keeps the action moving and the attraction building between the compassionate, appealing protagonists, making their journey to the altar both entertaining and satisfying.”
Publishers Weekly

Ratings and reviews

13 reviews
Lori Dykes
March 1, 2020
He had been left at the altar on his wedding day. Yes, the talk would begin about "jilted Viscount Kendall being left at the altar. How would he survive this agony?" But he somehow made it through and they even had the breakfast celebration since there was so much food that would go to waste. Afterwards, as Jon sat his mother's solarium, Miss Emma Ellingham found him. She had been sent by his mother to bring him back to the last of the guest and make sure he was not too despondent. She lived with her sister and husband and were next door neighbors to Jon. Her heart hurt for him in having been jilted and could tell if affected him greatly. She had her own experience of unrequited love.. Since it had seemed her love of drawing had left her. Fast forward and these two come back together. He has been working on an invention and Emma wanders next door and unexpectedly comes upon him in a workshop and sees what he is working on. She is so amazed she only wants to begin drawing it but Jon sends her own her way. Then the journey begins! Emma and Jon end up in his workshop when they are caught out in the rain and everything starts happening! Murder, suspense, longing, attraction and eventually sparks fly between these two! I really enjoyed this story and need to go back and read the rest of the series! Don't miss it!
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Lee Miller
March 1, 2020
Loved the story, loved the dog love the way the book flows,
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Mary Spohn
September 26, 2022
A thoroughly enjoyable story!!
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About the author

Between stints as a corporate financial analyst, marketing consultant and public librarian, Adrienne Basso has parlayed her vivid imagination and desire to tell romantic stories into a twenty-four-year writing career. She has published contemporary, Regency, Victorian, vampire, and Scottish medieval romance novels. She enjoys the challenge of creating stories that emphasize the everlasting power of love and is truly delighted that her characters always achieve the fantasy of living happily ever after. A native New Yorker, Adrienne, her husband, and their incomparable dog now live in New Jersey. Visit Adrienne at adriennebasso.net or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/AdrienneBasso.Author/

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