Lady Althea Beauchamp, called the Ice Princess by the ton, doesn’t expect to like Gareth de Vere, Marquess of Harwood, before they meet. Nor does Gareth, named the Bachelor Marquess for his aversion to marriage, expect any meeting of minds between them. But they both have a passion for games of chance and both are hectored by their mothers to marry. So perhaps there’s something … Regency Romance by Evelyn Richardson; originally published by Signet
Kristin Ramsdell on Library Journal wrote:
Seasoned author Richardson (Lord Harry's Daughter) once again portrays a chaste but realistic relationship between intelligent, equally matched protagonists in this breezy Regency-era read….will charm readers with its atmospheric setting and full-bodied characters
Beautifully defined, exceptionally appealing protagonists, interesting, well-drawn secondary characters, and a refreshingly uncomplicated plot laced with wit and unexpected dashes of wry humor combine in an especially well-done, heartwarming, and captivating romance. Librarian Richardson, a veteran writer of meticulously researched Regencies (Lord Harry's Daughter), lives in Massachusetts.