This story was about a carriage accident that had thrown two young people with different social status and needs together--Amanda was on her way to visit her ailing grandfather, and Charles, Duke of Astley, was on his way to escape from a possible marriage match. But because the accident, Charles was injured and temporarily lost his memory, so Amanda pretended he was her brother to please her grandfather who longed to have his grandson's return and took over the estate managing. The masquerade lasted until each of the main characters felt they had fell for each other, and added complexity of the return of the real brother (a dandy and later involved as a smuggler-want-to-be)... I have read stories about heroes who lost their memory and fell in love with the heroines, but this book was so well-written it had packed a lot of information and feelings in the short 191 pages. It was very fast-paced, smooth development of events presented by characters that readers could relate to. The only flaw I thought was that Aunt Lucy was not well-portrayed, but other sub-characters were believable. I really enjoyed this book. This also was my second book published by Playboy Paperbacks, both books were of fine reading quality.
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