Today we're pleased to reveal the cover for Manda Collins's Why Lords Lose Their Hearts (third in the Wicked Widows trilogy), a delicious historical featuring a widow determined to keep her secrets—and the handsome lord who finally sees a chance to help the lady he's admired from afar.
You voted on the couple's pose, and now here is the winning pose in all its glory as the final cover image! What do you think?
Here's the novel's official description:
For over a year, the widowed Perdita, Duchess of Ormonde has been keeping a secret. A secret about how her husband really died. So it’s almost a relief when her mama-in-law finally approaches her with a proposal: Perdita will remarry, thus removing her from the Ormonde family, or the dowager will inform the ton and the authorities just how her son died. Though she knows that she isn’t really to blame for her late husband’s death, Perdita also knows that just the suggestion of wrongdoing is sometimes enough to bring shame upon oneself. For help, she turns to the one man she’s always been able to trust: Lord Archer Lisle, a younger son, and her late husband’s secretary.
The youngest son of the Duke of Pendleton, Lord Archer Lisle has spent his entire life in second place. But, now, finally he has a chance to do something purely for himself. For years he watched helpless as Perdita was brutalized by her husband, his employer. Now she needs another husband to ensure her secret remains hidden, and he’ll step up and do the one thing that will fulfill both their needs. And when a threat emerges from a source none of them expected, he’ll do whatever it takes to protect the woman he loves.
Why Lords Lose Their Hearts will be available on July 29, 2014.