Book 14: When the Marquess Met His Match: An American Heiress in London by Laura Lee Guhrke
I did not loooove this book, but it was a fun way to while the time between loads of laundry. The hero is kind of a big baby with his Daddy issues and his lack of funds. The heroine is a matchmaker who specializes in helping American heiresses trade huge dowries for titled marriages. Her own marriage was a rather sad affair, but at least her husband had the courtesy to die. She sort of throws herself on the grenade here to keep the hero from chasing a really sweet girl who deserves better than the utter rake and despoiler she initially believes the hero to be.
Without being too spoilery, didn't I just read another historical that prominently featured beer brewing? Is that the new thing in historicals? Are hops really that sexy?
***pause for light googling****
I did! A Hellion In Her Bed by Sabrina Jeffries features a rival brewer and brewster! And relatives holding the purse strings over the hero's head.
I think I read, maybe a couple years ago, yet another historical where the hero from penniless nobility married an heiress whose father was a brewer.
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