An Unwitting Alliance (Matchmaking Mamas book # 2)

Anneka R.
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London 1821. Cassandra Vail attends Lady Kellen’s ball in the hopes of winning a husband before her parents carry through with their intention of matching her to a wealthy bachelor. She prefers to select her own husband. Lord Tom Harwood is a proud member of London’s Rebels, and he dances with a pretty woman to save his friend from unwanted attention. Too late, he realizes he danced with—and embarrassed—the wrong woman. Soon Cassandra and Tom learn they have been matched by their parents—except the only thing they can agree on is that neither one wants to get betrothed.

“An Unwitting Alliance” opens with a particularly strong beginning, quickly cementing the characters firmly in the reader’s hearts. This second book in the Matchmaking Mamas series can be read as a standalone, however, reading book one first will make certain things clearer. Conflict is not as organic as possible, with misunderstandings usually at fault. Communication between Cassi and Tom could be poor to non-existent at times, creating further problems. Aside from those issues, Cassi is pleasant and sweet, and Tom is a fast thinker, able to wiggle out of any trouble with charm and wit. Together, they make great unwitting alliances. A fun read to spend an afternoon with!

Emerson Matthews