The Flapper's Baby Scandal by Lauri Robinson
Series: Sisters of the Roaring Twenties #2
Genres: Historical Romance
Her undercover life…
Her secret child
Dancing in speakeasies at night is dutiful heiress Betty Dryer’s only escape from her father’s tyrannical control and marriage plans. There she meets mysterious FBI agent Henry Randall. Drawn into his investigation—and to emotionally scarred, lone-wolf Henry himself—Betty gives in to her desire, believing this could be her only chance at love before she’s forced to wed. Until she discovers she’s pregnant with Henry’s baby!
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This was one that caught my attention since it takes place in the twenties. I will say that the depth of explanation as the writer tells you about the scenes, clothing, etc make you feel as though you are right there. You can easily since yourself standing in a speakeasy. While this is a romance it does have a touch of mystery to it that I enjoyed.
This is the second book in the series and while I hadn’t read the first I would recommend it as this one takes up just after that one. Betty and her sisters would sneak out to visit a speakeasy called the Rooster’s Nest. It is there that she meets Henry, a FBI agent.
Henry is a bit of a loner and Betty leaves him very confused. He never expected to become involved with her. I feel a little for Henry in this one since he goes from working alone (the way he likes it) to having a team of flappers and a newspaper agent. I mean that sounds like a comedy in the making.
This is simply a wonderful story! It has poor Betty agreeing to marry the man her father arranged for her. W are left (as is Betty) hoping and praying that Henry will recuse her from this farce of a arrangement. She loves Henry and he loves her but there are issues to deal with and a case to solve.
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Marisela Zuniga says
Thanks for sharing your review! It sounds like a good book
I would like this book. I love books that take place in great time periods of history.
Rajee Pandi says
Love to read that book
I’ve never been one to follow a series. Perhaps I’ve never gotten into a character or setting enough
Victoria Alexander says
Awesome review, I love the 20s! Can’t wait to check this one out
Historical Fiction is so fun. This sounds like an intriguing read.
new author to me
the cover is great looking and then i read it if i got couple of it
I don’t think I’ve ever read a book that takes place in the 20s. Sounds like an interesting read!
I’ve never read a book set in the 20s and involves the FBI so this might be a fun read for me!
Sounds like a lot of drama in this one! Hope Henry saves her from the arranged marriage.
Kelly Kimmell says
I think I would enjoy reading this book. Sounds intruguing.
Judy Thomas says
It sounds like a great romance.
Laurie Nykaza says
I like the cover and would really enjoy reading this book it sounds like a good love story.
This genre is kind of new to me.. haven’t really delved into it, sounds lovely. r
The book sounds very interesting. I love that era.
Eva Millien says
The Flapper’s Baby Scandal sounds like a great read thanks for sharing your review and have a terrific weekend!
Bea LaRocca says
Thank you for sharing your awesome review of The Flapper’s Baby Scandal, this one sounds like a must read for me and I am looking forward to it