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Review: Lady Mercy Danforthe Flirts With Scandal by Jayne Fresina

Submitted by on May 22, 2013 – 4:31 pmOne Comment

Author: Jayne Fresina
Title: Lady Mercy Danforthe Flirts With Scandal
Release: June 3, 2013
Reviewer: Chrissy
Series: Sydney Dovedale #3
Source: ARC copy
Purchase: | Book Depository

One of the perks of working at the county library is having access to advanced reader copies. Every so often, a cart of ARCs will be placed in the lunchroom for us to pick through at our leisure. Needless to say, by the end of the day said cart is bare. Lucky for me, during my first month of work I was able to snag quite a few advanced reader copies, including Jayne Fresina’s Lady Mercy Danforthe Flirts with Scandal. While I am not normally a huge fan of historical romance, this one captured my interest and I decided to give it a try. Boy, am I glad that I did!

This was a very fun read. RT Book Reviews was spot on when they described this book as “wickedly funny, fast, and sassy.” It is indeed all of those things. Although this is a very original book there are touches of Jane Austen’s Emma in the character of Lady Mercy Danforthe, a know-it-all matchmaker who delights in organizing the love lives of family and friends.

Rafe Hartley is a deliciously naughty character that readers will come to love. The relationship between Rafe and Mercy is wrought with sexual tension and keeps readers on the edge of their seats. The tagline of Lady Mercy Danforthe Flirts with Scandal says it all: Some mistakes are worth repeating. And Mercy sure does find out the epitome of what this statement means.

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  • Jayne says:

    I’m so glad you enjoyed Lady Mercy and Rafe! Thanks for the review :)

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