Richard Allen fled England and his greedy tyrant of a father for a life of high seas adventure nine years ago. He also left behind an unwelcome fiancée courtesy of a betrothal arranged by his father. To hide from his past, Richard created the persona of a carefree French rogue named Jean-Paul. When the opportunity to sneak into England to see his beloved brother presents itself, Richard jumps at the chance. An infatuation with a happily married Georgina Mallory is another.
However, a masked ball gives Richard the chance to see his lady love without her husband James recognizing him. Hopefully, Destiny steps in and presents Richard with another attractive woman with whom he shares a powerful kiss that rocks his certainty.
Julia Miller anticipates a swift end to the betrothal between herself and the Earl of Manford’s son who abandoned her and hasn’t been seen in years. She is ready to move on and hopes to find a worthy mate on the marriage mart; beginning with her friend Georgina’s masked ball. The charming Frenchman who gives her her first kiss prompts Julia to seek out her masked man with surprising results. To thwart the Earl of Manford’s plans, Julia and Richard will play an intimate game that may not be an act at all.
Johanna Lindsey always treats her readers to the best in historical romance. That Perfect Someone is an ideal romance: sweet, sensual, and sigh worthy. Readers get a chance to catch up some old favorites from the Mallory clan. Love that James Mallory? Then don’t hesitate to grab Ms. Lindsey’s superlative new book and indulge.