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Luck Is No LadySenses leaped into high alert There was something about that phraseBefore she Could Pinpoint The Reason pinpoint the reason words made her pulse flutter erratically a flash of mischief in his bright gaze caused a seizing of her breath It is not my habit to seek companionship from the girls in the west wing The statement was ttered in a lowered intimate tone as if the conversation had just crossed a significant threshold One she was not Brothers uite certain she had agreed to traverse As I said such a thing is none of my concern He dipped his chin and his smile widened lengthening the masculine curve of his lips The look he gave her was laced with an intensity she could not deny I know it isn t But I wanted you to know anyway Then with a casual bow of his head he turned and walked away If you didn t giggle like a schoolgirl while reading that then you my dear have never been a teenager Seriously this book kept onnearthing frivolous feelings I d long buried ever since Gabriella Montez and Troy Bolton first sang on stage together hide spoiler Netgalley for honest review 45 ratingThis romance had wonderful and likable characters This hero was a winner It s been difficult lately to find hero s that I really hero was a winner It s been difficult lately to find hero s that I really What s getting old is the jerky heroman whore type that seems to be permeating books lately I can handle some but they seem to be everywhere Well this author delivered a beautiful wonderful sexy and caring hero so refreshing And the heroine was just as likable strong and also caring Thank you Amy SandasEmma our heroine has lost her Mother and most recently her Father She has two younger sisters that she is taking care of and watching over Unfortunately her Father had a gambling problem and when he died left a huge debtloan that is due We begin the story with Emma and her Aunt chaperoning her sisters at a ball Emma spots a very persistent and nwelcome admirer headed her way and believes she needs to elude this certain gentleman and decides to sneak away Well Emma isn t the only one hiding from an admirer As Emma sneaks into a room to wait it out behind a set of curtains she finds she s not alone Roderick our hero is hiding from a women admirer also I loved this opening scene The hero and heroine exchange some titillating conversation and share very moving and heated kiss The two part ways and believe they will never see each other again Emma and Roderick experienced and felt something about the other that they knew would not be easy to forget Our heroine has to find some type of work and ickly Emma knows to sustain her sister s coming out as well as pay the debt she owe s Mr Hale the man her Father was indebted too she needs to find a job She encounters an add for a position that reuires someone with knowledge in mathematics "and accounting Emma had a talent she was exceptional in mathematics Emma decided to applyRoderick was a bastard child and "accounting Emma had a talent she was exceptional in mathematics Emma decided to applyRoderick was a bastard child and that came the destain from the haut ton His Father had been an earl and his Mother a daughter of a maruess Roderick was blessed with the ability in financial expertise and with that expertise the gentlemen of the ton came to him for advise with investments Roderick Leaders Eat Last used his talents to openp one of the most successful gaming clubs in London He was also one of the most wealthiest men in LondonWell as you can guess Emma comes to work for Roderick And so begins their steady but sure romance I really enjoyed and appreciated the slow development of their relationship and how it wasn t instant lustlove The layers of their relationship and attraction was built in such a way that you appreciate how multi demential it was Their was sexual tension and chemistry was right there from the beginning but also the slow build to their sexual encounter. Must risk her good name and put her talent for mathematics to se taking a position as bookkeeper at London's most notorious gambling hell Surrounded by vice and corruption on all sides it is imperative no one discovers Emma's shameful secret or her reputation and her life will be ruinedBut Roderick Bent. ,

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Emma s father was bad at money so Emma takes a job at a gaming hell in order to make some cash Roderick Brentley owner of said hell has got the burning loins for his new bookkeeper Eventually they make out on a card table because gaming hell and they realize their mutual boners have grown feelings Gross 1 This was a pretty delightful romp 2 Sure the prose is a touch purple and could se some editing but I enjoyed how things developed I could have The New Competition used of Emma deciphering the hell s books and also a closure to the case of how and why his former bookkeeper had embezzled monies but I was overall impressed with the balance of family and work and socializing and secrets and feelings It just felt interesting mostly 3 Also I m already many chapters into the seuel so4 So it appears all three books in this series are intertwined in finishing the second it reminded me of things to say about the first SO NOW I M BACK TO SAY In the fury of starting the second book and attempting a review I forgot to mention how fun the ending of Luck is No Lady is While at a ball Emma challenges Roderick to a game of cards and Emma wagers her job at the hell Roderick wagers for her hand and then Emma has to struggle hard to lose and it was just kind of fun and silly and DELIGHTFUL The whole thing is kind of like that actually moments of frothy fun with a bit ofneven pacing some awkward prose and the need to forgive a few things I m telling you Luck is No Lady filled me with so much girlish giddiness that you d think I was a sixteen year old who suddenly got asked to the prom by the school s main arterback BRBDyingIt s been so long since I d had this much fun from a historical romance novel Not even the recent releases from my favourite writers made me this invested in a story they d felt too formulaic and for some too complicatedAnd this is where Amy Sandas comes in This book of hers was like a breath of fresh air in its simplicity and straightforwardness Because essentially the story could be summarised by a few bullet points A gently bred lady needs money to pay off her father s debts She applies for a bookkeeping position in a gaming hell Totally hot owner of the said gaming hell is attracted to her They fall in love insert conflict insert climax wink wink Note Yes I have the maturity of a five year old Deal with it insert real climax of five year old Deal with it insert real climax of story They live happily ever afterAnd that was it The entire story Everything was that straightforward There was no hidden plot by some nheard of villain who wanted to assassinate the British royalty no psychotic gentlewoman who held an nhealthy obsession for the hero and no spurned ex mistress who burned down the gaming hell and kidnapped the heroine in a weird twist at the end that didn t really make much sense cough Dreaming of You cough Even the conflict was so minor and was so easily settled that I d been relaxed althroughout the characters ordeal Now some readers may see this as a weakness and it probably is but it didn t bother me so much because I was too busy salivating over Roderick enjoying Roderick and Emma s interactions with each otherGod Those two were so freakin cute I loved their exchanges their banters their not so subtle flirtations Take this scene for example view spoilerEmma accidentally saw Roderick talking with who appeared to be a prostitute and of course she assumed that he was interested in her Sensing this Roderick made sure to clear the air between them I found this cute because they still weren t together at this point both were still nsure of what they were feeling for each other But Emma couldn t help but get jealous and Roderick couldn t help but make sure she didn t misinterpret things One last thing Her. You should not have kissed me she replied breathlesslyI do a lot of things I shouldn't It does not mean I won't do them againGently bred Emma Chadwick always assumed she'd live and die the daughter of a gentleman But when her father's death reveals a world of staggering debt and dangerous moneylenders she.
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S was explosive sensual and sweet This author does some beautifully emotional and sensual loves scenes I loved both these characters and the depth caring and strong convictions they both had Roderick was a mixture of alpha gentlemen sexy and caring all wrapped p in one I want hero s like this one pretty please I also admired and liked Emma Her love her her sisters she had character and determination to provide for them The reason for 45 and not 5 is the pacing was good and steady through most of the book but not great I kept reading because of my love of the characters and this was a very character driven book The secondary characters Emma s Aunt was a kick were very likable Next is Lily and Portia romance novels I hope Highly recommended I posted this review a little too early It wasn "t suppose to be posted till the beginning "suppose to be posted till the beginning March But I hope that this just encourages readers to purchase this book Sorry Source Bookspublisher Ok so the book itself wasn t that bad I liked the somewhat nexceptional beta hero and the story was ok even if I don t buy the main conflict big sister sacrificing herself so that "younger sisters can make advantageous marriages while she burdens all responsibilities including finding a blackmailer "sisters can make advantageous marriages while she burdens all responsibilities including finding a blackmailer have issues with that because clearly the sisters were mature enough to deal with this and most importantly I didn t get why she herself wasn t married at 25 It s never explained why she is a wallflower despite her beauty and everything Really this book isn t bad But what really incensed me enough to write a review was the extract from the second book In this book one of the sisters is kidnapped and sold at a brothel I thought her own story would then be about overcoming that trauma but boy was I wrong Her story takes places at the same that trauma but boy was I wrong Her story takes places at the same at this one so there are entire passages and short chapters repeated word for word But what really pisses me off to no end is the way her ordeal was The Oswald Reflection used view spoilerThe hero has some big bad secret which resulted in serious issues he can t be near people can t bear to be touched etc He freuented a brothel to have them teach him to accept being touched and is one day invited to a special event at said brothel This special event is the auctioning of a virgin sacrifice the heroine and the Madame thought it would be a good thing for him to finally be the teacher to someone else But wait it gets worse The heroine was kidnapped drugged examined to make sure she really was a virgin and then subjected to the ordeal of standing in front of a room full of drunk men who bid for her Of course the hero stepsp to save her and brings her back to his place And what is her first reaction when she finally wakes p practically naked and in a stranger s bedroom SHE ASKS HIM TO BE HIS MISTRESS No panic attack no screeching no nothing She just calmly asks him to take her because her reputation is surely ruined anyhow so what does it matter And if that wasn t bad enough the hero brings her back to the brothel for their first time What a prize that one hide spoiler Just as perfect the second time around happy sigh I L O V E D this book This book is exactly why I love HR It was fabulous You should not have kissed me she replied breathlessly as her thoughts began to reorganize themselves and a raw panic seeped into her bones I do a lot of things I shouldn t It does not mean I won t do them again Roderick Bentley is the bastard son of an Earl He is one of the wealthiest men in town known for his knack with investments and his gambling hell He despises the noble society and he lives according to his own rules Emma Chadwick has spent the last couple of years caring for her family First was her mother when she was sick ntil she Ley the hell's sinfully wealthy owner awakens a hunger Emma cannot deny Drawn deep into an Quantum (Captain Chase underworld of high stakes gambling and reckless overindulgence she soon discovers that in order to win the love of a ruthless scoundrel she will have to play the gameand give in to the pleasure of falling from grace.