Thursday, April 21, 2016

Courting Miss Lancaster

I've long been a fan of Ms. Eden. I thoroughly enjoyed Seeking Persephone, talk about a breathtaking romance!

I had high hopes for Courting Miss Lancaster, and I wasn't disappointed. This novel lives up to Ms. Eden's stellar regency writing reputation.

Poor Harry. It really is an uphill battle for him, matchmaking his love to another man.

The eligible bachelors start out slightly off the mark, but as the ante ups for Athena's hand, so do the poor character traits in the men. Poor Athena.

You'll feel for the characters as they vacillate between their feelings and stark reality. Confusion reigns in this happily-ever-after tale.

It'll keep you turning pages and staying up late to finish it.

I hope there will be more novels about the rest of the Lancaster clan.


Harry Windover adores blonde, green-eyed Athena Lancaster, but alas, a penniless man like himself has no hope of winning a young noblewoman’s hand. To add insult to injury, Athena’s brother-in-law and guardian, the Duke of Kielder, has asked Harry to assist Athena in finding the gentleman of her dreams. But the lovesick Harry is cunning as well: as the weeks pass, he introduces Athena to suitors who are horrifically boring, alarmingly attached to their mothers, downright rude, astoundingly self-absorbed, and utterly ridiculous. Athena can’t comprehend why she is having so little success meeting eligible and acceptable gentlemen. Indeed, her circle of admirers couldn’t be less admirable — nothing like the loyal, gentle friend she’s found in Harry. But how long can Harry’s scheme be hidden before it is discovered? And what will Athena do when she uncovers Harry’s deception? Escape into a charming regency world in this delightfully romantic comedy of manners that will entertain you to the very last word.

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