It was exciting and I wanted to see what would happen next. I was worried that their happily ever after would not be so happy. I hope that Brooks' sister gets a book and that the sheriff gets one as well. Dec 22, Lillian Cummings rated it really liked it. One decision will change your life forever.
Fiona knows that she can't handle any more dances, she will never find a husband as all they see is her birthmark on her face. So she decides to be a mail order bride but things don't go according to plan. Her husband to be is a scoundrel and a gambler who lied to her. What can she do know she has no money to go back home and she can't stand the sight of the man. Brooks can't allow Fiona to be taken by this man as he knows that nothing good will come o One decision will change your life forever.
Brooks can't allow Fiona to be taken by this man as he knows that nothing good will come of it. So he agrees to take her so that her husband to be can rise the money that he owes Brooks. But he has enough problems what can he expect take her home. At least his sister Lydia will have some company now. But things don't go well as he has no choice but to marry her and where to from here for them both?
Can they ever find true happiness? Jun 17, M. Entertaining, with likable characters. Liked it wasn't a "fairy tale" romance view spoiler [, that it showed all men ordering brides had not "hero" potential hide spoiler ] ; Brooks' set ways view spoiler [ on revenge, to the exclusion of everything else, even his attraction and love to Fiona hide spoiler ] , which made him more believable, not hero-perfect; and that Fiona found her own strength in the end view spoiler [ , in the sense that she didn't put up with his stubbornness and decided t Entertaining, with likable characters.
Nov 11, Tracy Sylvester rated it it was amazing.
A traditional Regency romance first published in When the Wrexham ladies are left without a penny in the world, it seems that marriage to the elderly Mr. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Arietta Richmond has been a compulsive reader and Betting on a Lady's Heart: Sweet and Clean Regency Romance ( His Majesty's Hounds Book 14) - Kindle edition by Arietta Richmond. Download it .
This was a nice romantic read with some realistic, touching moments. Brooks is a good guy deep down but his heart seeks revenge on another local gambler that Brooks feels is responsible for his fathers passing. Brooks and his sister Lydia live together on the family farm and have suffered some deep loss. When Fiona comes over from England to marry another local gambler her life changes unexpectedly. A great historical mail order bride romance! May 29, Diane Estrella rated it it was amazing. This was a quick, steady-paced read.
I enjoyed the characters and the realism of the heroine's "flaw. I really enjoyed this story and look forward to more books from this author. I won this book from an author giveaway but was not required to leave a review. All opinions expressed here are my own. Jul 27, Barbara rated it it was amazing. The strong woman in this story is not very strong but she does get stronger as the story unfolds.
She has a birthmark that helps make her shy and most men will not dance with her. She decides to leave England and be a mail order bride in America. She has no idea what she has ahead of her. This is when she starts getting stronger. Dec 20, doris rated it liked it. Oct 26, Vickey Mcgee rated it it was amazing. I had actually read the second book first. I'm glad I don't have to choose which is best.
Fantastic characters and great plots. A book for young and old to enjoy. A bit of violence. Feb 04, Doreen Brannan rated it it was amazing. I'm so glad I found this author! This book has romance and action, making you not want to put it down and now I can't wait to read the next one. Glad to find a good book without cussing and smut. Jan 01, Christine Byleveld rated it liked it. This tale was short and sweet. No in between nonsense, no long absence and misunderstandings. Recommendable for readers who enjoy the setting.
Aug 30, Beverly rated it really liked it. Gambling for a chance at life Short read, cute story. Worth reading even though you will know how it is going to end. A little twist at the gambling table. Dec 17, Anissa rated it it was amazing. Great Read This is my first historical romance story. I really enjoyed the story and the characters.
Dawson definitely writes an interesting story. Aug 14, Peggy Clayton rated it it was amazing. This was a wonderful written western. It is book 1 and I plan to go on and read the rest in print as I was so taken by the book. This was a home run for Kay! Dec 30, Lisa rated it liked it. Cute quick read It was a bit quick for me but if you want or need a few hours in another time and place this is for you.
Jul 12, Brittany rated it liked it Shelves: This was recommended to me and I decided to give this a shot. The story was okay just not in love. Feb 03, Gail rated it liked it. I like a good romance - this was fun and a little different. His gamble turned out good in the end for both of them. It is a good thing he came along when he did. Jun 19, Susan P rated it liked it Shelves: Jul 29, Kathy Brickert rated it really liked it. Sweet story Seemed a bit short, I would have loved more descriptions of her trip and her feelings.
It made the story a bit rushed, but still interested. What could go wrong? An out of the ordinary historical romance with well-drawn characters you want to root for. The Duke and the Spinster: Will the Duke ever marry? Can the spinster overcome her past? Can the Duke rescue her before she is ruined? Or will a jealous plot destroy their love? Product details File Size: April 25, Sold by: Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video.
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The characters are amusing and the plot light and fluffy- just as I like it. This is a well written short story. I enjoyed i very much. This is a short, sweet story written in the style of Georgette Heyer.
One person found this helpful. This took about twenty minutes to read and enjoy. Reminiscent of Georgette Heyer' s style, this romance is short and sweet. Engaging and exciting right from the start! A lovely tale of a strong, proud, romantic women willing to stand up for what she knows is right. See all 7 reviews. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
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Set up a giveaway. When the Wrexham ladies are left without a penny in the world, it seems that marriage to the elderly Mr. Wimple is the only way Charlotte can provide for her gentle, helpless mama. But the beautiful and spirited Charlotte reasons that if she must sell herself, she will do so to the highest bidder and so the ladies set o A traditional Regency romance first published in But the beautiful and spirited Charlotte reasons that if she must sell herself, she will do so to the highest bidder and so the ladies set off for London and the Season.
Show More Show Less Hardcover , pages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Gamble With Hearts , please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Mar 26, Kathryn rated it liked it. I liked it quite a bit but I don't think I would re-read it.
I got it as a Kindle freebie. While there were some things that I felt didn't fit the Regency era, the book was funny and sweet. The plot was predictable but there were some fun twists along the way. Best of all, it was clean!! Four stars A delightful regency romance!
I love the strength of the heroine. The author keeps things pleasantly chaste and delivers a perfect happily ever after. Lorre Lewis rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Gerrie rated it liked it Mar 12, Fay rated it did not like it Sep 05, Sharon rated it it was ok Aug 09,