This week, I finished the final book in the Scandal at the House of Russell trilogy by Anne Stuart. This series is my first from Ms. Stuart. I first read her in The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes, co-written with Jennifer Crusie and Eileen Dreyer. I enjoyed it quite a bit and put her on my TBR list. I can honestly say, I highly recommend all three of these novels. First of all, oh my–her heroes. Second, I read through the first two in about that many days and bitterly sat about to wait for my pre-order of the final book to come home to my Kindle.
Enough of all that. Let’s get to what you really came for.
Dating Advice from Romance Novels: Never Marry a Viscount
- If you find yourself violating the privacy of some unsuspecting albeit beautiful man, don’t feel too bad. He’s probably your soulmate.
- Titled men tend to lose their first wives under suspicious circumstances while pirates, Black Beard not withstanding, do not. So, you know, shoot for second wife status.
- Viscounts are apparently skilled in all manner of bedroom activities.
- If a viscount asks if you work for Mrs. Lefton, say yes. Trust me, you’ll be glad you did. (See #3.)
- Your beloved’s half-brother may be trying to kill you. And your sisters, their husbands, your shiny, brand-new fiance, and anyone who gets in the way. Because it’s all part of his destiny. Nothing for it, really.