Falling for a Flaming Lady: a Historical Regency Romance Book

By (author)Daphne Pierce


In “Falling for a Flaming Lady,” the fiery Marianne Tattershall finds herself torn between societal expectations and the captivating tutor, Graham Mullens. As their untamed feelings grow, they face deception and manipulation that threatens to tear them apart. With strong characters and a satisfying ending, this historical romance is full of emotion, suspense, and a passionate love story.


The fiery Marianne Tattershall, the daughter of a powerful Duke, has always been forced to tame her wild, intellectual nature and act as a proper lady. Yet, soon, an unexpected encounter with an alluring tutor and old family friend at her manor’s library will change her world once and for all. This charming man will slowly stimulate Marianne’s flaming thoughts and captivate her heart. However, her only hope of finding true passion will fade away when her parent’s desperate need to settle her down would lead them to engage her to London’s worst rakish Lord. Will she find the courage to go after her genuine romance with the man her heart is craving for?

Graham Mullens, son of an Earl and a present tutor at Oxford University, has gladly stepped away from high society’s hypocritical world and necessities. After discarding his title and vowing to never marry, he has dedicated his life to his educational career. Little did he know that soon he was going to break all his rules by meeting the most mesmerizing woman he had ever laid eyes on. The day he visits his old friend’s family library, he runs into the enticing Marianne. Even though he knows he should stay away, he is unable to resist his burning emotions for her… As Marianne’s pending engagement might tear her away from him, will he dare to defy everything for a chance of passionate love?

While Marianne and Graham keep falling into each other, their untamed feelings grow and they surrender to a lustful journey, with external threats casting their shadow upon it. The most hideous fraud has been played behind their backs, with Marianne’s future husband larking to steal their happiness away. Lost in a cunning game of deception will they manage to expose the truth and fight for their unconditional affection? Or will everything that has made their unconquered hearts fall for each other, be taken away from them forever?

“Falling for a Flaming Lady” is a historical romance novel of approximately 60,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after. Read more Continue reading Read less REVIEW
The book has resonated with readers! Here’s some excerpts from their reviews:

“[…] I enjoyed it very much. I was surprised to learn this is only Daphne Pierce’s third regency romance which gives me high hopes for the future books to come.” – F., Amazon review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“This book is full of emotion and manipulation. It rails at the misplaced values of the peerage and society, while highlighting the use of marriage as a tool for advancement. The characters are bold with strong and distinct personalities designed to elicit a visceral reaction from the reader. It is easy to get wrapped up in this story and ride the emotional roller coaster to the very satisfying ending found in the extended epilogue” – J., Amazon review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Fantastic story impossible to put down, interesting characters, suspense, romance and a wonderful ending” – I., Amazon review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“This is a very engaging and well written story that has some steamy passages towards the end. The plot is full of some amazing characters with a daughter who has to deal with thoughtless parents and a suitor, and a hero who has to overcome his own fears before grabbing the happiness they deserve. The extended epilogue is a delightful rounding up of their stories and hopes for the future. […]” – K. C., Amazon review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Read more Continue reading Read less