The Best Intentions ~ Review

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  The Best Intentions by Sarah M. Eden, 

The Best Intentions The Best Intentions
The Huntresses #1 
By Sarah M. Eden 

Gillian Phelps is the poor relation. She knows it. The ton knows it. But the worse thing about her is the secret she's been keeping. A secret that, if known, could destroy her and all those who call her friend. There are few people she trusts, and no one except her benefactor knows her darkest secret.

Two years ago, Scott Sarvol inherited his late uncle's title and, along with it, his mounting debts and declining estates. On the verge of debtor's prison, Scott hopes that an unknown portion of his inheritance can save him from certain doom. His worth is tied to his ability to save an estate that was on the verge of collapse before he took over. He has no time to pursue a London season or a wealthy wife. But when he is unexpectedly pulled into a house party, he never expected to further complicate his life, but that is exactly what happens when he meets Gillian.

Gillian is wary of the stranger in their midst. But when Scott provides the means to aid her, she begins to warm to him. And when his presence offers her a chance to provide comfort to her benefactor Gillian isn't above asking for Scott's "help." Soon Gillian finds herself in need of something more. Could Scott be the answer she seeks, or will his tottering social standing be another hindrance that could destroy them both?

The Best Intension is the first full-length book in The Huntresses series. A series that promises to reveal more secrets on the path to love. There are moments when one would love to shake both Gillian and Scott and say just stop it. Share your troubles and accept the offered help or words of wisdom those around them have to offer.

This is a delightful book that will introduce readers to previous characters from the author's earlier works (yes, I number myself among this number). You will like I did add some backstories to your TBR Pile. But this book can be read as a stand-alone, at least until the next book in the series releases. I found this to be an easy read and read it over the Thanksgiving holiday with plenty of time to spend with family.

I was provided a complimentary copy of this book with no expectations but that I provide my honest opinion. All thoughts expressed are my own.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ABOUT THE BOOK

Title: The Best Intentions 
Series: The Huntresses #1 
Author: Sarah M. Eden 
Publisher: Covenant Communications 
Release Date: November 21, 2022 
Genre: Clean & Wholesome Romance/Historical/Regency

In the eyes of London Society, Gillian Phelps is suitable enough. Though the ton whispers about her change of residence, any speculation remains just that: ballroom gossip. No one—not even the other Huntresses, the group of ladies she calls her dearest friends—knows that she is harboring a devastating family secret. Gillian has become adept at hiding the reality of her circumstances, but the close quarters of a house party will test her ability to conceal the crushing truth. And with so many people to deceive, the late arrival of another guest is a most unwelcome surprise.

Despite his standing as a gentleman of the ton, in truth, Scott Sarvol possesses little more than two debt-riddled estates. When an opportunity arises to survey one of his properties, he travels north, only to find himself an unwitting guest at Artemis Jonquil’s house party. He is warmly welcomed by all—except the aloof Miss Gillian Phelps. But when Scott proves himself unexpectedly helpful in a crisis, his acquaintance with Gillian shifts from wariness to something warmer. As both her charade and her feelings for Scott deepen, Gillian realizes that the truth could spell not only a devastating fall from Society but also a shattered heart.

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Sarah M. Eden

Sarah M. Eden is a USA Today bestselling author of multiple historical romances, including AML's "2013 Novel of the Year" and Foreword Review’s 2013 “IndieFab Book of the Year” gold medal winner for Best Romance, Longing for Home, and the Whitney Award's "2014 Novel of the Year," Longing for Home: Hope Springs. Combining her obsession with history and affinity for tender love stories, Sarah loves crafting witty characters and heartfelt romances set against rich historical backdrops. She holds a Bachelor's degree in research and happily spends hours perusing the reference shelves of her local library. Sarah lives with her husband, kids, and mischievous dog in the shadow of a snow-capped mountain she has never attempted to ski.

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  1. Lovely cover, The Best Intentions sounds like a fantastic romance for me to enjoy! Thanks for sharing it with me!

    Thanks, Blooming with Books, for sharing your review!

    Have a magical holiday season!

  2. Wonderful review! I too enjoyed it over the Thanksgiving holiday and it really was the perfect holiday read. :)

  3. I just love Sarah M. Eden. She has written some of my favorite books.

  4. Great review, thanks for sharing. The book sounds very good

  5. thanks for sharing your review! Glad you enjoyed it :)

  6. I'm always excited for the newest Sarah Eden book!

  7. I have several of hers on my TBR and have added this one as well. Lovely review!

  8. The Best Intentions sounds like a delightful way to start off Sara Eden's new Huntresses series!

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  9. thanks for hosting. I so look forward to reading this new to me author


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