Books by Emma Wildes

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Ruined by Moonlight

In general, I like when there is more going on in a story than just the primary couple's romance. When secondary characters are also involved in the plot, I feel like the story is more realistic. But there is such a thing as carrying that too far. On the back cover blurb of Ruined b ...

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One Whisper Away

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a writer in possession of a good romance must be in want of a credible tale. Ms. Wildes, who references Jane Austen in her latest Regency romance, One Whisper Away, does not have one. The story begins with a glass of spilled champagne and an ...

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Our Wicked Mistake

Our Wicked Mistake is the middle book of a trilogy by Emma Wildes that follows three friends and veterans of the war in Spain. This may have been my first book by this author, but it won’t be my last. I’m anxious to get my hands on the previous book, and looking forward to the release of the thi ...

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My Lord Scandal

Usually in every book, you can find one line that sums everything up for you. This occurs here on page 276, when our Regency Romeo reflects on his star-crossed great-aunt and he and his star-crossed Juliet, and thinks, “The star-crossed theme is getting tiresome.” Hey, you said it buster. The ...

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Lessons from a Scarlet Lady

Emma Wildes is relatively new to print publishing, but she's already on my auto-buy list. Lessons from a Scarlet Lady, her second book for Signet, is as good as the first. It's inventive and well-written, with fabulous love scenes and characters worth reading about. I enjoyed it from start to finish ...

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An Indecent Proposition

It's not often that I see the plot of a European Historical romance and think, "Well that's different." But that was my reaction to An Indecent Proposition, whose premise is original (although the title sounds rather generic). Two aristocrats make a drunken wager, duly recorded at White's; each cla ...