The Lost Lords series

B+
Nowhere Near Respectable

Mary Jo Putney has long been a favorite of mine, but her recent return to historicals has been a bit hit or miss with me; while I enjoyed the previous Lost Lords series, her other recent release, The Bargain, failed to catch my attention. Now she’s back to the Lost Lords in Nowhere Near Respectabl ...

C+
Never Less Than a Lady

Never Less Than a Lady is Mary Jo Putney’s second installment in her Lost Lords series and, while it’s better than many romances on the market, as a longtime fan of the author, I was disappointed. Without a doubt Mrs. Putney is one of the greats of the romance genre, but if you’re looking for ...

B-
Loving a Lost Lord

I’ve long awaited Mary Jo Putney’s return to historical romance, so I began this one with high expectations. While Loving a Lost Lord is a well done romance on many levels, it also missed the mark on just as many. The ducal hero, Adam, believed dead in an explosion on his yacht as the story b ...