The Heir by Grace Burrowes

The Heir by Grace Burrowes description from Sourcebooks
An earl who can’t be bribed…

Gayle Windham, earl of Westhaven, is the first legitimate son and heir to the duke of Moreland. To escape his father’s inexorable pressure to marry, he decides to spend the summer at his townhouse in London, where he finds himself intrigued by the secretive ways of his beautiful housekeeper…
A lady who can’t be protected…
Anna Seaton is a beautiful, talented, educated woman, which is why it is so puzzling to Gayle Windham that she works as his housekeeper.
As the two draw closer and begin to lose their hearts to each other, Anna’s secrets threaten to bring the earl’s orderly life crashing down—and he doesn’t know how he’s going to protect her from the fallout…
About The Author

Grace Burrowes is the award winning author of the “The Duke’s Obsession,” a Regency trilogy detailing the loves of the three sons of the meddling old Duke of Moreland. She lives in Maryland with dogs, cats, and horses, and absolutely loves to hear from her readers.
My Thoughts: 
If you are a fan of romance novels where everything turns out right in the end and boy gets girl, in this case, earl and housekeeper, and plenty of sex than this novel is for you. I hadn’t read a romance like this in years because they generally do not hold my interest anymore and I am older now too. This is a story where the Gayle, Earl of Westhaven becomes intrigued with his housekeeper Anna. Anna came to the earls household, with a younger woman, where Anna becomes the housekeeper and the young woman Morgan becomes a maid. Anna has secrets and whenever Gayle tries to get Anna to confide in him she shy’s away. The earl and Anna start becoming very close and their relationship soon becomes very sexual. This is where I had a problem with the story, not the sex so much but the fact that the sexual encounters that Anna allows Gayle to have with her is alright but once the earl and his brothers find out Anna’s secrets, all of a sudden it is improper for Anna and Gayle to continue to have sexual encounters. In spite of that I did enjoy the story line and the other characters, which included Gayle’s siblings and parents. Of course there is always the bad guys and there are a few in this story. Like I said if you like a steamy romance this is a must read.
I received this ARC from Sourcebooks Casablanca and was not monetarily compensated for my review.


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