Friday, December 19, 2014

Review: Love's Patient Fury by Susan Ward



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***The final book of the Deverell Series, An Amazon top 100 Bestselling Regency Romance Series*** 

 At last home in England and now the Duchess of Windmere, Lady Meredith Ann Merrick is trapped in the most dangerous fiction of all: as Varian Deverell’s new bride. Submerged in her feelings of hurt and betrayal for the man who stole her heart, she fights to maintain her independence as a woman desperately navigating the warring factions of her family, and the aristocratic society who despises her husband. Varian Deverell sets into motion his patiently constructed revenge against the men responsible for the death of his first wife, Ann. From the Merrick household he lets loose a scandal across England to destroy a band of noble conspirators who cost him immeasurable grief in their quest to destroy the British Government. Embroiled in intrigue, danger, and passion, Varian and Meredith fight to reclaim their love and the restoration of Varian Deverell’s good name as they prove him innocent of the crimes that haunt him. Can England and Meredith survive a patient man’s fury? The last book of the exciting Deverell Series, Love’s Patient Fury is the climatic conclusion of two people who risk all for love.

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This is the third book of the Deverell Series and it is the last book of Merry and Varian. This book picks up where the last one left off. Merry is now pregnant with Varian's child and they are heading for dangerous territory. Varian sticks his foot in his mouth so often it's a wonder that it ever comes out. He loves Merry fiercely, but doesn't tell her as such. She being a young and inexperienced woman thinks the only way to know his feelings for sure is for him to say the exact words, "I Love You". Sometimes it's the little things that cause the biggest problems.

The couple have to come to terms with the upcoming parenthood, being newly weds, and the outside dangers that are still very real. They are in lions den at Merry's family home. Lucien and Andrew are investigating Varian, but to what end is not known. Rensdale is still on the loose and there are always Morgan's enemies as well.

This book has many different elements to the story. It evolves quickly, but thoroughly not leaving any detail out.  The couples undying affection for each other is that of fairy tales, but they deal with very real life aspects also. The epilogue was spectacular. It to me hints at what we can expect in future books. I can't wait to read about Indy and seriously hope for a book of Kat, maybe even Andrew. The way the problems were dealt with was fitting.

This is easily one of the best historical romance series I've read. I had not read a book from Susan Ward before this series, but she's got a new fan now. Truly I hope this series continues to go one with the rest of the family. The Merrick's are a bit stuffy at times, but you know they have to have a bit of wild beyond just Merry and the Deverell's are excitement with a capitol E. This is a group of books to not be missed!



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I've written 26 books in 25 years. I write contemporary romance novels about messed up rich girls with perfect looking lives & naughty little souls and the hot mercurial men they take captive...and on occasion messed up rich girls from exciting periods in US and British history, and the poor Lords and Pirates they hold under their spell.

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