thoroughly in lust with Lucerne, the Viscount Marlinscar and
new owner of Lauwine Hall. Bella is jealous of no woman; it
is a man that interferes in her affair with Lucerne and his
name is Vaughn, Marquis Pennerly.
Vaughn has wanted
and coveted Lucerne for years. Intending to finally claim the
man that he desires, Vaughn is not going to let Lucerne’s
latest female conquest interfere with what he wants.
himself in a dilemma. Bella is passionate and sexually
explorative. She keeps Lucerne satisfied bodily with a
lustful love for sex rarely found in a woman. As much as he
likes to be with Bella, Lucerne also desires the Marquis
Pennerly with the same fervor.
The three enter a
love affair of sorts with Lucerne in the middle. Unable to
choose between both lovers, Lucerne makes a suggestion that
could cost him both Bella and Vaughn, both of whom he
a sweet ménage where all parties adore each other might be
disappointed with A Gentleman’s Wager. There is
nothing soft about this book but it is one of the most
realistic ménages I have ever read. The emotions were raw,
the desires were risqué, and the love making was harsh but
heady. A Gentleman’s Wager is more erotica than
romance but I relished every word.