The Truth About Leo by Katie MacAlister
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Can Dagmar flee Denmark
Dagmar Marie Sophie is a poverty-stricken Danish princess whose annoying royal cousin is about to have her stuffed away in a convent. When she finds a wounded man unconscious in her garden, she sees a way out of her desperate situation.
By Lying to Leo?
Leopold Ernst George Mortimer, seventh earl of March, and spy in the service of the king, finds himself on the wrong end of a saber and left for dead. He wakes up not remembering what happened…in the care of a beautiful woman who says she is his wife.
Back in London, Leo-with the help of his old friends the eccentric Britton family-sets out to unravel what he’s forgotten… Is Dagmar truly the wonderful, irrepressible woman who makes his heart sing, or is she a dangerous enigma bent on his destruction?
I have often said that Noble Intentions, the first book in this series, is one of the funniest books I have ever read. The Truth About Leo definitely gives it a run for its money.
Both characters, but especially Dagmar are wonderful. Her obsession with “carnal activities” is hysterical. Leo, of course, is more than happy to satisfy her interests.
I think my favorite parts were the introductions to each chapter. They were written by Dagmar’s late mother and were obviously after the fact instructions regarding her behavior.
You can read this book without reading the first three in the series. It takes place several years later. However, the entire series is so much fun, I recommend you read them all.