Thursday, December 6, 2012

The Secret Life of Lady Lucinda by Sophie Barnes + GIVEAWAY

The Secret Life of Lady Lucinda (Summersby, #3)
William finally meets his match in the latest Summersby Tale from Sophie Barnes, author of How Miss Rutherford Got Her Groove Back.

Lucy Blackwell is desperate, reckless, and maybe a little bit crazy. That's the only possible explanation for tricking a man she doesn't know into a dance, a kiss, and an engagement—all in the middle of the biggest ball of the year! But Lord William Summersby is the final piece of her grand plan, and she'll do what it takes to make this marriage of convenience work—as long as it's convenient for her. She just never counted on falling in love . . .

The Secret Life of Lady Lucinda was a wonderful romance. Secrets, betrayals, and romance combine in this book to create a great read.

Lucinda was a very likable heroine. She has been through a lot and still manages to stay strong. Not only that, but she remains determined to fight back. During the time when William was angry with her for forcing him into marriage, she was understandably remorseful but still held her ground and refused to be a doormat. She wasn't the most memorable heroine, but she was lovely.

William was a sweetheart. He is SUCH a gentleman. Even when he's understandably angry with Lucinda, he still acts like a gentleman with her. He was intelligent, clever, resourceful, kind, protective; everything you could want in a hero. 

The relationship between Lucinda and William obviously didn't start out well, with the forced marriage. But it slowly grew until they fell in love with one another and it was so sweet. They were an adorable couple. This book doesn't have a ton of spicy, just enough to add some zest. Their relationship was more sweet than spicy.

The story was fast paced. It wasn't particularly special, but it was a fun read. Never a dull moment and with a sweet ending. 

The Secret Life of Lady Lucinda was a lovely historical romance. To any lovers of the genre, you should definitely read this.

Thanks to edelweiss for a copy!


Since I liked The Scandalous, Dissolute, No-Good Mr. Wright so much (click here to see my review), I 've decided to give away one e-copy to a  lucky winner. 

This giveaway is open through midnight on December 14. The entries are simple: you get one entry for following my blog and an extra entry per person that you get to follow my blog for up to 10 people. Just fill out the rafflecopter and good luck :)

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1 comment:

  1. Sounds like just the kind of book I love to read!