Portrait of a Scotsman
'Anyone who binge-watched Bridgerton needs this feminist regency romance on their radar' Cosmopolitan
'Pulls on every heartstring: perfection' Emily Henry, New York Times bestselling author
'Excellent' Jodi Picoult, No.1 New York Times bestselling author
Going toe-to-toe with a brooding Scotsman is rather bold for a respectable suffragist, but when he happens to be one's unexpected husband, what else is an unwilling bride to do?
London banking heiress Hattie Greenfield wanted just three things in life:
1. Acclaim as an artist
2. A noble cause
3. Marriage to a young lord who puts the gentle in gentleman
Why then does this Oxford scholar find herself at the altar with the darkly attractive financier Lucian Blackstone? Trust Hattie to take an invigorating little adventure too far. Now she's stuck with a churlish Scot who just might be the end of her ambitions . . .
When the daughter of his business rival all but falls into his lap, Lucian sees opportunity. As a self-made man, he has vast wealth but holds little power, and Hattie might be the key to finally setting his political plans in motion. Driven by an old desire for revenge, he has no room for his new wife's apprehensions or romantic notions, bewitching as he finds her.
But a sudden journey to Scotland paints everything in a different light. Hattie slowly sees the real Lucian and realizes she could win everything - as long as she is prepared to lose her heart.
Why readers love Evie Dunmore . . .
'Electric chemistry, witty dialogue and compelling characters light up the page in this delightful novel' Chanel Cleeton
'A unique intersection of history, romance, and women's rights . . . a spot where I could happily stay forever' Jodi Picoult
'Evie Dunmore is a phenomenon!' Anna Campbell
'Swoonworthy romance' Eva Leigh
'Dazzles and reminds us all why we fell in love with historical romance' Julia London
'Simply superb! Evie Dunmore will wow you' Gaelen Foley
'Dunmore creates pure magic with this charming, romantic novel' Jennifer Probst
'An absolute triumph and a joy to read' Roshani Chokshi
'Evie Dunmore is my favourite historical romance author!' Stephanie Marie Thornton
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