My Unfair Lady
Who says a proper lady can't carry a knife? He created the perfect woman… The impoverished Duke of Monchester despises the rich Americans who flock to London, seeking to buy their way into the ranks of the British peerage. So when railroad heiress Summer Wine Lee offers him a king's ransom if... show more
Who says a proper lady can't carry a knife? He created the perfect woman… The impoverished Duke of Monchester despises the rich Americans who flock to London, seeking to buy their way into the ranks of the British peerage. So when railroad heiress Summer Wine Lee offers him a king's ransom if he'll teach her to become a proper lady, he's prepared to rebuff her. But when he meets the petite beauty with the knife in her boot, it's not her fortune he finds impossible to resist… For the arms of another man Frontier-bred Summer Wine Lee has no interest in winning over London society-it's the New York bluebloods and her future mother-in-law she's determined to impress. She knows the cost of smoothing her rough-and-tumble frontier edges will be high. But she never imagined it might cost her her heart… From acclaimed author Kathryne Kennedy comes a delightful new take on a classic tale. As a Wild West beauty takes Victorian London by storm, the devilishly handsome duke she's hired to instruct her in proper deportment begins to wonder if his unconventional pupil might be perfect just the way she is… PRAISE FOR KATHRYNE KENNEDY: "Ms. Kennedy has penned a refreshing tale. This was certainly a memorable, fantastic read." -Between the Lines "Simply delightful… imaginative, historically vigorous, and ripe for further adventures." -Publishers Weekly "Kathryne Kennedy creates a unique, exquisite flavor that makes her romance a pure delight page after page, book after book." -Merrimon Book Reviews
Publish date: December 1st 2009
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 363
Edition language: English
So much fun to read! I was slightly worried because Ms all of the other books by Ms Kennedy that I have read were fantasy or paranormal. This one is a straight historical romance but the same things I loved in her others I loved here. Between the world building, the hilarious characters and situa...
This is a 3.5Summer Wine Lee is a rough and tumble lady from Arizona whose Pa is one of the nouveau riche. A claimer that found a silver vein and now a railroad owner, Summer Wine Lee is used to wearing pants, shooting cards out of the sky and fox-walking, not bustles, corsets, shooting the shit and...