'To Covet a Lady's Heart' by Ingrid Hahn is book Two in the "Landon Sisters" series. This is the story of Lady Phoebe and Lord Maxfeld. Max's mother is raising his sister's child and he has decided that he wants to take the child to raise himself. But his mother feels that is wild ways and reputation shows that he would not be a good guardian for the child. But Max thinks to change her mind with a engagement to show that he is changed and responsible. But needs to have a pretend engagement and thinks that Phoebe will be just the women. Max knows something on her sister and if she doesn't agree easily with his scam he will blackmail her to go along. Phoebe has a mind set to never marry and just goes along with having the Season of the town. Phoebe is somewhat shocked with Max asked her to play along with his fake engagement. But she refuses so Max goes forward with using the blackmail. But Phoebe has some rules of her own if she goes along with him. Max and Phoebe go forward with their engagement but Phoebe turns the table on him and ends up blackmailing him to go along with her new plan how this engagement ends.
Max and Phoebe were a couple to love. Max was set in not getting married due to how his father treated his mother and the family. Phoebe had went through hard times with they lost their money and standing with the town. But with her sister marriage it has put her family back in good standing. Ms. Hahn writing is just beautiful...she creates a story that sucks you in! I enjoyed reading aka 'watching' the interaction of between these two! Looking forward to more books in this series by Ms. Hahn!
"My honest review is for a special copy I voluntarily read."