Trusting Miss Trentham

· Baleful Godmother Book 3 · Emily Larkin
7 reviews

About this ebook

An unusual heiress meets her match in this USA TODAY* bestselling Regency romance!


Letitia Trentham is noteworthy for three reasons. One, she’s extremely wealthy. Two, she can distinguish truth from lies. Three, she’s refused every man who’s ever proposed to her.

Until Letty receives a proposal she can’t turn down.

Icarus Reid barely survived the Battle of Vimeiro. He lives for one thing—to find the man who betrayed him to the French. He doesn’t want to marry Miss Trentham; he wants to use her talent for uncovering lies.

Suddenly, Letty finds herself breaking the rules, pretending to be someone she’s not, and doing things a lady would never do. But her hunt for the truth may uncover more than one secret—including the secret that haunts Icarus day and night. The secret he intends to take to his grave...


Length: Full-length novel of 89,000 words

Sensuality level: A hot Regency romance with steamy love scenes

(*USA TODAY bestseller, Jan 2018)


The third book in the acclaimed Baleful Godmother series by multi award-winning author Emily Larkin.

If you love entertaining and intensely emotional historical romances that will keep you reading all night long, then this novel is for you.

Be swept into a Regency England brimming with passion and secrets, magic and love. Start this addictive series today!

Ratings and reviews

7 reviews
Third-party review
1808, and the very wealthy Letitia Trentham has a gift, she can hear when a lie is spoken and consequently at the age of 27 has refused two hundred offers of marriage. A Major Reid on hearing of this ...
Third-party review
A tormented hero! Icarus Reid is all the tormented hero that one could want. A battle scarred, dedicated officer searching for truth and justice. If you remember Icarus flew too close to the sun, his ...
Third-party review
Letitia's supernatural gift is the ability to tell when some one is lying. She has a large fortune and her gift is invaluable when she is receiving marriage proposals. Then the dying Icarus Reid asks ...

About the author

Emily Larkin is the award-winning and USA Today bestselling author of the Baleful Godmother historical romance series, a series that readers are calling “sexy, unusual and vastly entertaining,” and "ridiculously wonderful."

When not reading or writing, Emily can be found hiking—preferably somewhere off the beaten track. She loves to travel, and has lived in Sweden, backpacked in Europe and North America, and traveled overland in the Middle East, China, and North Africa. Her varied career includes stints as a field assistant in Antarctica and a waitress on the Isle of Skye.

Emily writes historical romances as Emily Larkin and fantasy novels as Emily Gee. She has won multiple awards in New Zealand and Australia and has been a finalist in the Romance Writers of America RITA award, as well as the National Readers Choice, Booksellers Best, and Sir Julius Vogel awards.

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