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The Truth about Leo
by Katie MacAlister


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"In this mayhem-filled romp, MacAlister delivers a charming, sweet love story, rife with fast-talking and faster moving characters and a feast of love and laughter."--RT Book Reviews

Marie Sophie needs to find a husband fast--or face an arranged marriage to a vicar with 17 children.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"In this mayhem-filled romp, MacAlister delivers a charming, sweet love story, rife with fast-talking and faster moving characters and a feast of love and laughter."--RT Book Reviews

Marie Sophie needs to find a husband fast--or face an arranged marriage to a vicar with 17 children. When she meets a British spy who's been attacked and can't remember a thing, she's eager to convince him she's been his loving wife all along. Problem solved...right?

Dagmar Marie Sophie is a poverty-stricken Danish princess whose annoying royal cousin is about to have her stuffed away in a convent. When she finds a wounded man unconscious in her garden, she sees a way out of her desperate situation.

Leopold Ernst George Mortimer, seventh earl of March, and spy in the service of the king, finds himself on the wrong end of a saber and left for dead. He wakes up not remembering what happened...in the care of a beautiful woman who says she is his wife.

Back in London, Leo--with the help of his old friends the eccentric Britton family--sets out to unravel what he's forgotten... Is Dagmar truly the wonderful, irrepressible woman who makes his heart sing, or is she a dangerous enigma bent on his destruction?

RT Book Reviews praise for Katie MacAlister:
"Cheerful mayhem and...witty banter that sparkles...MacAlister is a rare talent."
"Saucy, sexy, and outrageously fun."


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781402294457
  • ISBN-10: 140229445X
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
  • Publish Date: August 2014
  • Page Count: 384
  • Dimensions: 6.91 x 4.53 x 0.98 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.41 pounds

Series: Noble

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Books > Fiction > Romance - Historical - Regency

 
Publishers Weekly Reviews

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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
  • Review Date: 2014-06-16
  • Reviewer: Staff

MacAlister brings wit and charm to her lighthearted fourth Noble historical (after The Trouble with Harry). Leo Mortimer, seventh Earl of March and an English spy working in Denmark, falls ill and is discovered unconscious by Princess Dagmar. The poverty-stricken princess desperately needs to book passage to England, a feat she can’t accomplish unless she is wed to an English officer. Dagmar and her maid, Julia, conspire to have Dagmar wed the ill, semi-conscious man before they set sail for England. Much humor ensues when an irritable Leo recovers enough to realize that he is well and truly married. As he becomes accustomed to the idea of marriage to the Danish beauty, the newlyweds arrive in England, where a mystery befalls them. The relationship between Dagmar and Leo is filled with raucous humor and spirited dialogue. The lack of intense drama will appeal to readers who care more about fun and engaging repartee. (Aug.)

 
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