In for a Penny
IN FOR A PENNY No more drinking. No more gambling. And definitely no more mistress. Now that he’s inherited a mountain of debts and responsibility, Lord Nevinstoke has no choice but to start acting respectable. Especially if he wants to find a wife—better yet, a rich wife. Penelope Brown, a... show more
IN FOR A PENNY No more drinking. No more gambling. And definitely no more mistress. Now that he’s inherited a mountain of debts and responsibility, Lord Nevinstoke has no choice but to start acting respectable. Especially if he wants to find a wife—better yet, a rich wife. Penelope Brown, a manufacturing heiress, seems the perfect choice. She’s pretty, rational, ladylike, and looking for a marriage based on companionship and mutual esteem.IN FOR A POUND But when they actually get to Nev’s family estate, all the respectability and reason in the world won’t be enough to deal with tenants on the edge of revolt, a menacing neighbor, and Nev’s family’s propensity for scandal. Overwhelmed but determined to set things right, Nev and Penelope have no one to turn to but each other. And to their surprise, that just might be enough.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 23rd 2010
Publisher: Leisure Books
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
Grand Passion…or epic disaster? Lord Nevinstoke revels in acting the young wastrel, until his father is killed in a drunken duel. Never one to do anything halfway, Nev throws off his wild ways to shoulder a mountain of responsibility—and debt—vowing to marry a rich girl and act the respectable lor...
I have to agree with Stephen King when he advises readers to read books sometimes just for a good story, but to treasure that book you find that has both a good story and good words. In For A Penny by Rose Lerner is such a treasure with not only a good story and good words but also two of the most g...
3 1/2stars. I expected more from this story after reading the reviews, I was a bit disappointed. It wasn't a bad story just didn't reach any level of greatness for me. There were too many things left unfinished, unnecessary and unexplained. It also had way too many of those dreaded misunderstandi...
This was a well written romance, and with two characters that were likeable and real. I read this whole book in a couple hours, which is a good indicator of how well it drew me in and kept me interested.