Review: Hero of My Heart: A Loveswept Historical Romance by Megan Frampton
Hero of My Heart
by Megan Frampton
Publisher: Random Loveswept
Publication date: April 8, 2013
Genre: Historical Romance
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In this emotional and powerfully erotic tale of love and redemption, a tender vicar’s daughter and a tortured war hero discover that sin may be their only salvation. When Mary Smith’s corrupt, debt-ridden brother drags her to a seedy pub to sell her virtue to the highest bidder, Alasdair Thornham leaps to the rescue. Of course the marquess is far from perfect husband material. Although he is exceedingly handsome, with a perfect, strong body, chiseled jaw, and piercing green eyes, Alasdair is also too fond of opium, preferring delirium to reality. Still, he has come to Mary’s aid, and now she intends to return the favor. She will show him that he is not evil, just troubled. Mary was a damsel in need of a hero, but Alasdair’s plan is shortsighted. He never foresaw her desire to save him from himself. Alasdair is quite at home in his private torment, until this angel proves that a heart still beats in his broken soul. The devil may have kept her from hell, but will Mary’s good intentions lead them back to the brink—or to heaven in each other’s arms?Hero of My Heart was a delightfully fast paced romance with flawed, lovable characters that I easily connected with. Megan Frampton wove an engaging tale about the power of love, trust and redemption. I consumed this in a single sitting and found it to be the perfect read for a rainy evening.
Tragic events in Alasdair Thornham life have caused the Marquess to find himself addicted to opium. We meet him in a gambling hall as he is contemplating ending it all when fate intervenes. A man struts in with Mary Smith on his arm; offering to sell her virtue to the highest bidder. It is clear the young woman is in shock, and being held against her will. The crowd goes wild bidding for her but Alasdair steps in and wins her. He plans to save her by marrying her. The tale that unfolds is sweet, and action packed as these two lost souls find purpose.