Bow Street runner

B
Sins of a Virgin

I'll admit that when I saw the title, Sins of a Virgin, my first thoughts went to the virgin widows and faux courtesans that seem to live in abundance in Romanceland, if not anywhere else. And as I started getting into the backstory, I wondered whether the spy heroine was going to be one of those fa ...

B+
Worth Any Price

Last year I discovered Lisa Kleypas after giving in to word-of-mouth recommendations and picking up Dreaming of You. I've been steadily working my way through her backlist ever since. So when the chance to review her latest arose, I jumped at it. It was definitely worth the opportunity to read early ...

B-
Someone to Watch Over Me

I've read plenty of historicals with Bow Street Runners before, but Lisa Kleypas' upcoming release, Someone to Watch Over Me, is the first I've read with a Runner as the hero. The novelty of this perked my interest immediately, though the hero's initial behavior left something to be desired. Fortuna ...

B
Someone to Watch Over Me

There was a lot I liked about Lisa Kleypas's new historical romance Someone To Watch Over Me starting with the hero's profession. He was a Bow Street Runner. These were the predecessors of the bobbies. The Bow Street Runners were more like detectives than real policemen, and they worked on a fee and ...