Beth Ackerley is a widow who has recently inherited a fortune. Ian Mackenzie is the “Mad Mackenzie” of the infamous Mackenzie family. However, Beth cannot fight her instant attraction to this intriguing man. Ian has never really been able to read people’s emotions, cannot help but feel drawn to this woman. She grounds him in a way nothing else can. However there are secret’s to Ian’s past and loved ones to protect, will this budding romance make it through such adversary? We loved this book from beginning to end so cannot wait to share with you The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley. **Spoilers are being uncovered**
TW: child abuse
Intro/Author Facts: 0:00 - 5:22
History Facts: 5:22 - 14:45
Tropes/Synopsis: 14:45 - 1:15:16
Parlor: 1:15:16 - 1:17:26
General Discussion: 1:17:26 - 1:54:45
Support the show and pick up your copy of The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashely, here!
We chose this book in honor of National Autism Awareness Month but by coincidence, it is releasing on World Autism Awareness Day, April 2nd. If you’d like to learn more about autism and the celebrations this month, we recommend you visit http://autism-society.org to learn more about their #CelebrateDifferences campaign. For a full list of the sources we cited on this episode, check out our blog.
Subscribe to our email list to learn what we're reading next month, for fun extras, and more!
Follow us on Instagram @tnstrumpets
Follow us on Twitter @tnstrumpets
Find us on Facebook facebook.com/tnstrumpets
Follow us on Pinterest pinterest.com/tnstrumpets
Please rate, review, and subscribe!
And pick up a copy of next week's book, A Notorious Countess Confesses by Julie Anne Long, here!
Tea & Strumpets is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts!
What is Tea & Strumpets: A Regency Romance Review?
Tune in to hear two friends discuss all the steamy (and sometimes tepid) details of the regency romance genre.