The Bookseller and the Earl (The Merry Misfits of Bath Book 1) by Callie Hutton
Miss Addie Mallory is finished with the husband hunt. After six London Seasons as a bumbling wallflower, she convinces her parents that she should be allowed to use her dowry to buy a bookstore in Bath where she can live her life the way she wants.
Lord Grayson, Earl of Berkshire, has never gotten over his deceased wife’s betrayal with his own brother. He plans to make his life all about his son, Michael, who is deaf. When Grayson gets into a legal issue over his son’s competency, he turns to Addie, a dyslexic bookstore owner, for help.
Addie takes a personal interest in helping the boy. However, as time passes, Grayson and Addie’s joint venture to keep Michael from being declared incompetent leads to feelings and desires neither one of them expected.
Or necessarily wanted...
Famous Book Quotes
“Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.” ― Thomas Jefferson