The Wife Trap
Lady Jeanette Brantford was banished from the high society she loved simply because she coerced her more docile twin into switching places with her at her wedding so she could go abroad. This hardly seems fair to her. After all, her sister and ex-fiancé are now happily married. Nevertheless, Jeanette is now in Ireland and stuck in a bog. It is no wonder she is in a terrible temper when Darragh O’Brien, a lowly architect, comes to her rescue. If only he could be a gentleman and treat her with the deference she deserves! When Jeanette finds Darragh is restoring her cousin’s house, she determines to teach him his place. Darragh has other ideas.
This, the second novel in a trilogy and set in Ireland in 1817, is a very different story from the first. While The Husband Trap told about two gentle people learning to love each other, this story is about a very spoiled and willful young lady meeting her match in determination. Although the plot drags a bit in places, it is an entertaining view of two protagonists struggling for supremacy and against their growing attraction for each other.