The Earl, the Vow, and the Plain Jane is the second instalment in The Lords of Eton series by Cheryl Bolen. I hadn’t read the earlier entry in the series, but this didn’t end up being a problem for me as the author has crafted a story that stands perfectly well on its own.
Miss Jane Featherstone has no dowry and is considered to be a plain jane. She decides to marry the first man who asks her so that she will avoid being a burden to her brother and his family.
Lord Slade needs a wealthy wife to support his sisters and keep his deathbed vow to his father to restore the family estate. He needs Miss Featherstone’s help to secure her beautiful cousin’s hand. Jane agrees after much hesitation even though she has long been secretly enthralled with the handsome lord.
Jane and Lord Slade are perfectly matched with a shared interest in politics, but as Lord Slade finds his attachment growing he refuses to break his vow.
This was an enjoyable read with well-written compelling characters.
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