Title: The Rogue’s Proposal
Genre: Historical Romance
Author: Jennifer Haymore
Publisher: Forever, Hachette, Nov. 2013
Source: Free for review from the publisher
Sexy Rating: 5
Description from Amazon.com:
Lukas Hawkins, the second son of the troubled House of Trent, is on a mission: find his missing mother and her alleged kidnapper, a brute named Roger Morton. If bringing the villain to justice means breaking a few laws, then so be it. But when he encounters a mysterious stranger with the face of an angel and a body made for sin, Luke suddenly finds his task-and his heart-in peril.
Emma Curtis knows of Lord Lukas’s rakish reputation-and hopes to use it to her advantage. While most men of honor would never travel alone with an unmarried woman, Luke is quite willing to take Emma on the road . . . and into his bed. As their journey carries them to unexpected places, Luke and Emma indulge their every passion and share their most private fantasies. But just when their deepest desires are finally within reach, a secret is revealed that threatens to end their love forever . . .
Jennifer Haymore has delivered a very good read, full of steamy sex and a twist and surprise along the way. At times it seemed a bit slow but that never lasted long and then we were treated to more adventure. For awhile we were never sure if Luke and Emma would find Morton to answer their questions about Luke’s mother and Emma’s family fortune. Suspense lingers throughout most of this book making it a page turner of the first order. This is a second book in a series but I found it an easy standalone novel.