The Book Corner 5/7/2020: Kate Bateman’s To Catch an Earl Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 5/7/2020: Kate Bateman’s To Catch an Earl

Loleta Abi

To Catch an Earl by Kate Bateman. St. Martin’s Paperbacks. June 30, 2020.  Historical Regency Romance.

Amazon’s blurb: Kate Bateman’s To Catch an Earl continues her historical Regency Romance Bow Street Bachelors series.

Working undercover for London’s first official police force, the Bow Street Bachelors have an obligation to serve the city’s best interests—even while they’re falling for the city’s most alluring women…


Alex Harland, Earl of Melton and dedicated rake, never pictured himself as an agent of inquiry. But the thrill of investigation is a challenge he now embraces. When he’s asked to pursue the Nightjar, a notorious thief who is reclaiming France’s crown jewels, the case throws him into the path of the beautiful and equally elusive Emmy Danvers, reminding him of the only puzzle he’s never solved: the identity of the mysterious woman who once stole a kiss from him—and left him wanting so much more…


The daughter of a thief, Emmy learned long ago how to keep her secrets safeguarded—and, as the notorious Nightjar, her love for Alex Harland is one of them. With the determined earl hot on her trail—and making her hot under the collar—Emmy has no choice but to keep her distance. But when a moment’s danger threatens Emmy’s life as well as her name, will Alex finally discover that he’s followed every clue…to true love?

“Full of intense emotions and dramatic twists….Future installments will be eagerly anticipated by Regency readers.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) on This Earl of Mine

My Review: When a female thief sets to snare an Earl for one night when she’s younger she doesn’t expect him to want to trace her down. Will he be disappointed in what he finds, years later, when on the trail of the Nightjar, the notorious thief he’s been acquisitioned to hunt down leads to her?

I liked this book a lot! I will continue to read Kate Bateman’s series for sure. This is the second one in the series I’ve read. They are a quick read and know how to blend regency and romance!

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