A horse breeder by trade, Corbin Jonquil is more at home in the stables than in the ballroom of his sprawling estate. Corbin is the quietest of the Jonquil brothers and has always faded into the background, contentedly unnoticed. When a mysterious young widow, Mrs. Clara Bentford, moves into the neighborhood, however, Corbin quickly comes to realize that being noticed has its advantages. But how to catch the eye of the lady? According to his brothers, Corbin need only make a few simple changes to transform himself into the object of any woman’s desire—dubious advice, indeed. Following a series of misadventures, Corbin and Clara slowly lower the facades behind which they’ve been hiding, leaving Corbin shocked by the horrors that haunt the woman he’s coming to care for so ardently. When the menace of Clara’s past threatens to tear them apart and tensions mount, will the couple have the courage to fight for the promise of forever?
Here lately I have been reading quite my fair share of Regency themed novels an I have finally come to a conclusion – that I am madly in love with these sweet stories an As You Are is no different.
I loved Corbin and Clara. So what that he is shy and jumbles his words? He has a heart of pure gold an is one of the most sweetest male characters written.
Every scene with Corbin and Alice made my heart melt an in my mind I always thought their interactions was so cute and heart warming. Their very first playful scene in the church had me at hello – it was what made me decide to buy this book.
I can’t wait to check out Sarah’s other Regency novels.