4+. Wonderfully romantic with a great H/h. If your in the mood for an enjoyable historical romance without a lot of heavy angst, drama, and misunderstandings, this is a great choice. I loved Christian and Annabel, they made a great match. Her American heritage as 'white trash' added so much character to her personality. The chemistry between H/h was enjoyable and made me laugh often. The ending was sweet and perfect. I'm not sure how this fits in with the series, so I will add this is definitely a stand alone read.