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Peek Inside Portrait of a Forbidden Lady

Lady Georgiana Cressington is living a nightmare. Her forced return to Summerfield Hallreunites her with the man she once loved, yet betrayed. Sir Robert Garreck, knighted by the queen, lives in a mansion near the family estate Georgiana’s father won in a crooked card game. Despite Georgiana’s devastating duplicity, Rob never stopped loving his forbidden lady. Facing danger and a long-hidden truth, Georgiana and Rob try to claim the powerful love hey once had.

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England, 1859 


Lady Georgiana Cressington is living a nightmare. Coerced by her father into returning to her childhood home, the young widow becomes a pawn in another of his heartless games. Her return to Summerfield Hall reunites her with the man she once loved before their hearts were shattered by a devastating betrayal.


Sir Robert Garreck, an artist knighted by the queen, lives in a mansion near the family estate Georgiana’s father won in a crooked card game. Rob sets out to regain Summerfield Hall to keep Georgiana’s son from inheriting Rob’s rightful home. However, when he and Georgiana are thrown together, he craves the forbidden lady he never stopped loving. Facing danger and a long-hidden truth, Georgiana and Rob try to claim the powerful love hey once had.

Praise

"A compelling story of secrets, lies and betrayal." - Diana Quincy, author of Seducing Charlotte

"Sublime! 6 stars." - Nicole, Goodreads
 
"This was a beautifully written tale of secrets, lies, betrayals and love." - Lily, Goodreads
 
"I highly recommend this enchanting story! p.s the PASSION is PALPABLE!" - Linda, Goodreads
 
"The best historical romance I've read in a long time. I didn't want it to end it was so good." - JustBookTalk.com
 
"...oh my goodness, you will find yourself holding your breath asKathleen Bittner Roth once again weaves her magic, spinning a very real tale ofyearning and passionate love." - Carol, Goodreads
 
"a truly enjoyable reading experience... my interest was held from beginning to end." - Lighting City Reviews
 
"You will not be disappointed by buying this book." - Anna,Goodreads
 
"Kathleen Bittner Roth is an author to watch for!" - Gina Danna,USA Bestselling Author of Her Eternal Rogue
 
"This story touched my heart, even as it made me smile. I truly enjoyed this engaging love story." - Wendy, Goodreads
 
"Kathleen Bittner Roth's novel, Portrait of a Forbidden Lady, shows just how good a story can be when coupled with a great writer." - Jennifer, Goodreads

Additional Details

ISBN: 9781633756236
Series: Those Magnificent Malverns, Book 2
Release Date: Mar 21, 2016
Page Count: 268
Imprint: scandalous
Genre: historical, historical victorian
Tropes: overcoming odds, redemption

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By Lindsay March 28, 2016

I received an ARC from Netgalley and Entangled Publishing in exchange for an honest review.

My first ARC! I really adored this one. It is well-written, quickly-paced (I found it very difficult to put down), and the plot is solid. It is historically feasible and not full of anachronism, which is v... ...more

By Amy March 26, 2016

This is book 2 in the Magnificent Malverns series.

Sir Robert (Rob) Garrick has returned home after fighting in the Crimean War and has settled into a quiet life in the country. Determined to get back the home that his family lost during a crooked card game, Rob plans to make sure that the current... ...more

By Lily April 05, 2016

This was a beautifully written tale of secrets, lies, betrayals and love. There are also moments of very steamy passion and humor woven throughout the story so it takes you on an emotional journey of ups and downs. I fell completely in love with the characters. They were all so well described wit... ...more

By Linda March 20, 2016

Thrilling....Beautiful....Romantic!!!! These are just a few of the words I would use to describe Kathleen Bittner Roth's PORTRAIT OF A FORBIDDEN LADY.
This Victorian story pairs long lost lovers through a series of heart wrenching struggles.
Rob is every woman's dream.
Georgie is the epitome of grac... ...more

By Inishowen May 01, 2016

The best historical romance I've read in a long time.
I didn't want it to end it was so good. The romance between Georgiana and Robert was full of angst and longing. I loved that the author didn't make the characters dwell in bitterness for their lost love but allowed them to embrace their secon... ...more

By Carol March 17, 2016

" Portrait of a Forbidden Lady" is filled with passion, longing for a lost love and very real characters in a desperate situation...
You will sympathize with Sir Robert Garreck as he yearns to rekindle his relationship with beautiful Lady Georgiana, but fears her rejection. Yet empathize with his... ...more

By Nicole March 17, 2016

Sublime! 6 stars

Truly, Kathleen Bittner Roth, has outdone herself with this touching Victorian love story of forgiveness, hope and second chance. I truly enjoyed, Portrait of a Forbidden Lady, I could not put it down! I adored her main characters, Robert and Georgie, they are so charming and so s... ...more

By Vero December 14, 2016

This is my first book by Kathleen Bittner Roth and I really hope it will not be my last!

Portrait of a Forbidden Lady is a great read! This book has all the elements to make it a fantastic book. It has romance, passion, great characters,amazing writing style...

Sir Robert Garreck and lady Georgian... ...more

By Erin March 19, 2016

Who doesn't love a second chance Romance? I know I do. I just finished Kathleen's new work "Portrait of a Forbidden Lady," and really enjoyed it. This is my first story that I have read by Kathleen; I have to say that I really enjoyed it. I especially love the fact that Robert Gerrick,( the prota... ...more

By Gina March 17, 2016

Portrait of a Forbidden Lady is a spellbinding tale of love, betrayal and denial that pulls the reader in. Set in England 1859, it is the love story of Lady Georgiana Cressington and Sir Robert Garreck. Their story of love and its explosive ending sixteen years prior to 1859 was a scandal to thei... ...more

By Heather March 09, 2016

Yay, another Kathleen Bittner Roth book about those bad boy Malverns! And this one is about Rob, the handsome and brooding cousin who has carried a torch for the heroine for 16 years! How could you not love a character who, as an artist, gets back at the extended family, by mimicking the horse sc... ...more

By Char March 28, 2016

"Portrait of a Forbidden Lady" is a wonderfully tender Romance with a cast of fun and slightly eccentric characters. The heroine, Georgiana, has been a long suffering pawn in her father's sick games, since she was barely a teen. The hero, Rob, learned a great about betrayal since he was a boy, bu... ...more

By Anna April 11, 2016

Portrait of a Forbidden Lady
by Kathleen Bittner Roth
Entangled Publishing, LLC
Entangled: Scandalous

Now for the review. I loved the book. I was captivated and held within the story and had a hard time putting it down. This author is creative and has a great way of writing a plot line. I enjoy her c... ...more

By Danette March 26, 2016

I loved loved loved this story!! I have been dying for Robs story since the first book and you have done it justice! Thank you for putting me out of my misery. Haha although, now I'm dying to hear about the sisters' stories. Always leaving me wanting!! Lol ...more

By Lindsey July 28, 2016

I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Lady Georgiana Cressington is biding her time until her father dies to let loose of a secret she held in her he... ...more

By Petula March 19, 2016

Sir Robert Garreck is back home from the Crimean war. He is getting his home back in order and enjoying time with his cousins who live nearby. He also likes to shut out the world and spend his time on his own creating works of art. There is an empty space in his heart that he cannot fill. When he... ...more

By nikkia December 10, 2016

thanks Entangled Publishing, LLC and netgalley for this ARC.

This is funny, romantic, steamy, sexy, and just fun. ...more

By Jennifer March 10, 2016

Again, Bittner Roth doesn't disappoint! In the latest installment of the Malvern clan, Portrait of A Forbidden Lady has enough steamy passion, betrayal and humorous anecdotes to set the reader right in the middle of a manor house in the English countryside.

The central characters are reunited aft... ...more

By Connie March 21, 2016

Kent England - 1859

Sir Robert (Rob) Garreck prefers country living and his quiet bachelorhood. After fighting in the Crimean war, he returned to Kent and built a lavish home. He lives fairly simply spending his days painting and working with metals...and drinking.

Rob’s home is adjacent to his co... ...more

By Gigi March 21, 2016

Lady Georgiana Cressington is living a nightmare. Coerced by her father into returning to her childhood home, the young widow becomes a pawn in another of his heartless games. Her return to Summerfield Hall reunites her with the man she once loved before their hearts were shattered by a devastati... ...more

By Wendy May 12, 2016

Portrait of a Forbidden Lady is a beautifully crafted story of broken hearts, devastating secrets, and a second chance at love. I found myself rooting for Lady Georgiana and Sir Robert from the moment of their first reunion after she returns to her childhood home. The supporting characters are de... ...more

By Suzy March 10, 2016

More Magnificent Malverns Please!
I give this book 5 of 5 stars!
Portrait of a Forbidden Lady is the second book in the series Those Magnificent Malverns by Kathleen Bittner Roth. Lady Georgina and childhood sweetheart Sir Rob Garreck were violently parted as young lovers by her over bearing father... ...more

I received an eARC, from NetGalley and the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.
Lady Georgiana Cressington has had a hard life in how her father used her and now that she is a widow her father has set her up for another one of his heartless games.
Georgiana is back at her childhood home af... ...more

By Jennifer March 21, 2016

Portrait of a Forbidden Lady, a Those Magnificent Malverns book, by Kathleen Roth Bittner demonstrates that not only the Malverns are magnificent but the author who writes about them! This beautifully told tale of true and lasting love was dramatic and impassioned as secrets and festering sentime... ...more

By Book Gannet March 21, 2016

The opening of this book gave me a headache – so many characters doing unusual things all at once. The unusual actions continue throughout most of the book, as do the numerous characters, but my headache soon faded as this developed into a thoroughly enjoyable second chance romance, complete with... ...more

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4.38 avg Goodreads.com rating
Kathleen Bittner Roth

About the author

Kathleen Bittner Roth

Kathleen Bittner Roth thrives on creating passionate stories featuring characters who are forced to draw on their strength of spirit to overcome adversity and find unending love. Her own fairy tale wedding in a Scottish castle led her to her current residence in Budapest, Hungary, considered one of Europe's most romantic cities. However, she still keeps one boot firmly in Texas and the other in her home state of Minnesota. A member of Romance Writers of America(r), she was a finalist in the prestigious Golden Heart(r) contest. Find Kathleen on Facebook, Goodreads, Twitter, Pinterest and www.kathleenbittnerroth.com.

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