Clarissa, the last of Griffins sisters for him to find a husband for. Clarissa the artist 👨🎤 in no rush as art is her life. Her match making sister Juliana, always lurking in the background looking for an opening to swoop in and help Love ❤️ along. Alexandra, the first of the sisters to wed, happy to leave well enough alone as she has her baby and husband to keep her focused. Then there is Griffin himself, Juliana trying to match him with Rachel. A cousin but not a cousin. Helping Rachel find her true father, but he's deceased, so now Griffin is trying to find any family for her, and what a surprise there is in store, not only for her but for a lonely widow. A wonderful journey of two couples, and the heartwarming end.
During the first part of this book I was a bit disappointed with Corinna, the leading female character. Compared to her sister Julianna who lit up the previous book in this series, Corinna was a bit lacklustre. But the book became more interesting due to the multi-layered plot.
Sparks fly when Corinna meets Irish millionaire Sean Delaney who enters a charade to help his sister that involves deceiving a dying man. Full of guilt, Sean receives support from Corinna. She just thinks he's hot. There are a few laughs due to Griffin, Corinna's brother who is trying to suppress his unnatural lust for his 'cousin'. Griffin is the funniest character in this book.
I won't give away more of the plot(s) but it's a very satisfying story with unpredictable twists. There are some touching moments so keep the tissues on stand-by. Another thing I like is the historical detail. Without labouring the fact she has done a bucket of research, Lauren Royal provides an interesting glimpse of England's artistic community in the regency era.