Mary and the Marquis – Janice Preston

A recent review of my debut novel, Mary and the Marquis – published five years ago this month! I’m so relieved that Rose enjoyed it!

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Mary and the Marquis

Janice Preston

Lucas Alastair, Marquis of Rothley/Mary Vale

maryandthemarquis-jpPublished: August 1, 2014

My Rating:  5/5 Stars5 star


When destitute widow Mary Vale aids an injured man on the road, she is shocked to discover that he is the reclusive Lucas Alastair, Marquis of Rothley! She’s intrigued by the dark marquis, but when she offers to nurse him back to health in return for shelter, he proves a difficult patient!

Lucas hides some deep emotion beneath his brusque manner, and a stolen kiss leaves her longing for more…. Able to help mend his physical injuries, can Mary heal the wounds of his painful past?


Mary and the Marquis is author Janice Preston’s debut novel. I’m a big fan of Ms. Preston’s work and decided to read the few books from her backlist that I’ve yet to read. This was a fabulous debut and a…

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3 thoughts on “Mary and the Marquis – Janice Preston

  1. I agree with Lynn! I love going back and reading favorite authors books to see where they started from. Mary and the Marquis is a wonderful debut and starting point to all the fabulous books that have come since. I look forward to seeing where Janice takes us next!

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