The Perks of Loving a Viscount
The Strongs of Shadowcrest Book 2
by Alexa Aston
Historical Romance: Victorian
March 13, 2024
Available in: e-Book
A man who cherishes his freedom at sea. A woman who fears she will never find her place in Polite Society. Two unlikely people who come together---and find love . . .
As a boy, Seth Atwell falls in love with the sea. His uncle, Lord Hopewell, arranges for Seth to become a cabin boy, and over the years, Seth works his way up to the position of captain of a trading vessel. On a return trip home to England, he is shocked to learn thatheis the new Viscount Hopewell---and must give up his seafaring ways.
Lady Philippa Strong has a zest for life and is always in motion. Curious about everything, with a love of languages and geography, Pippa doesn't want to make her come-out with her twin. Though she adores Georgina, Pippa knows when thetoncompares the two Strong twins, she will come up lacking.
Seth retreats to Hopewood, his country estate, where he encounters his ducal neighbor's sister. Seth is drawn to Pippa's free spirit and inquisitive nature, and she agrees to give him riding lessons since he has never been atop a horse. The pair grow close, but friendship is not enough for this viscount. He wants to claim Pippa as his viscountess.
Can Seth convince Pippa that friends can become lovers---and that love does not limit a woman's opportunities?
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The Strongs of Shadowcrest
Book #1: The Duke's Unexpected Love
Book #2: The Perks of Loving a Viscount
Book #3: Falling for the Marquess
Book #4: The Captain and the Duchess
Book #5: Courtship at Shadowcrest (Regency Duet -- includes Tempted by the Earl and The Viscount's Heart)
Book #6: The Marquess' Quest for Love
Book #7: The Duke's Guide to Winning a Lady
Award-winning and internationally bestselling author Alexa Aston lives with her husband in a Dallas suburb, where she eats her fair share of dark chocolate and plots out stories while she walks every morning. She’s a binge fiend (The Crown and Ozark are favorites) who enjoys travel, sports, and time with her family. Her historical romances bring to life loveable rogues and dashing knights, while her contemporary romances are light and flirty and sometimes contain a bit of suspense.