Waiting on Wednesday – 25 January 2012


NOTE: This is a scheduled post.
Waiting on WednesdayWaiting on Wednesdays is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, featuring upcoming releases we’re eagerly anticipating.

An Affair with Mr. Kennedy

An Affair with Mr. Kennedy (Jillian Stone)

Title: An Affair with Mr. Kennedy
Author: Jillian Stone
Release Date: January 31, 2012 (St. Martin’s)
ISBN: 978-1-4516-2900-2
Series: The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard #1
Genre: Historical Romance (Victorian)

From London, 1887. Part stoic gentleman, part fearless Yard man, Zeno “Zak” Kennedy is an enigma of the first order. For years, the memory of a deadly bombing at King’s Cross has haunted the brilliant Scotland Yard detective. His investigation has zeroed in on a ring of aristocratic rebels whose bloody campaign for Irish revolution is terrorizing the city. When he discovers one of the treacherous lords is acquainted with his free-spirited new tenant, Cassandra St. Cloud, his inquiry pulls him unexpectedly close to the heart of the conspiracy—and into the arms of a most intriguing lady.

Cassie is no Victorian prude. An impressionist painter with very modern ideas about life and love, she is eager for a romantic escapade that is daring and discreet. She sets her sights on her dour but handsome landlord, but after she learns their meeting was not purely accidental, she hardly has a chance to forgive her lover before their passionate affair catapults them both into a perilous adventure.

Comments: I saw this featured on a previous WoW and loved the sound of it.  It’s set in the late 1800s, so it’s Victorian and not a Regency, and that will be a nice change of pace.  Plus, Scotland Yard — who doesn’t love a good cop/detective story?  😉

What book are you eagerly waiting for?

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