Luck Is No Lady (Fallen Ladies)
"You should not have kissed me," she replied breathlessly."I do a lot of things I shouldn't. It does not mean I won't do them again."Gently 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... show more
"You should not have kissed me," she replied breathlessly."I do a lot of things I shouldn't. It does not mean I won't do them again."Gently 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 must risk her good name and put her talent for mathematics to use, 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 ruined.But Roderick Bentley, the hell's sinfully wealthy owner, awakens a hunger Emma cannot deny. Drawn deep into an 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 game...and give in to the pleasure of falling from grace."An engaging and unusual historical romance. Beautifully sensual love scenes are woven into this intriguing romance."-Night Owl Romance, TOP PICK on Reckless ViscountFallen Ladies: Luck is No LadyNo More a LadyNo Kind of Lady
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2016-04-05
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Who knew that tying a cravat, playing cards, and getting your hand kissed would be so sensual, intimate, and erotic?! This book had me at it's first paragraph. I stayed up until 330 this morning to finish it.Emma and Roderick first meet behind a curtain, both in hiding from different people. It's da...
I enjoyed the story greatly. I read the whole thing in less than two days. Just devoured it. Loved the characters, the setting, the plot, the conflict, and the passion. I adored the last scene at the ball where Emma goes for what she truly wants in a very public way. Roderick was a fascinating chara...