Wednesday, July 9, 2014

How to Lose a Lord in 10 Days or Less by Elizabeth Michels

How to Lose a Lord in 10 Days or Less by Elizabeth Michels.

This is book 3 in the Tricks of the Ton series.

Having lost the respect of the Ton, Andrew Clifton has been hiding out in Scotland until the scandal has blown over. Unfortunately, he gets a letter from his mother saying there is trouble on his estate. As Andrew makes his way home, he encounters two men that appear to be after him. Trying to get away from them, he jumps a hedge and literally throws himself at Katie Moore.

Always enjoying the horse farm to society life, Katie enjoys her life without mingling with the Ton.  Having been injured in an accident while riding her horse, she has shied away from having anything to do with them since the accident. But when it soon become apparent that Andrew's horse needs her tender care, she slowly makes her way back into her former life.
Having decided that marriage was not the life for her, Katie never imagined that a Lord would show up at her doorstep and intrigue her enough to consider changing her mind. Andrew is just as intrigued and does everything in his power to spend time with Katie.

What will happen when Andrew finds out that someone in Katie's family is the one causing so much trouble on his estate? Can their blossoming romance survive or will it die before it really has a chance to begin?

In the other stories in the series, Andrew is pretty much an @$$, so it was nice to see someone put him in his place and have him take notice and change. He was always looking for the perfect wife and he definitely didn't find it in Katie. But even with all of Katie's imperfections, Andrew can't seem to keep away from her.  They both decided that this "thing" between them would only last until Andrew's horse was well enough to travel, but would that be enough for either of them?

I really liked Katie and hated how her family had treated her since her mother ran off.  Her father definitely had some making up to do!!  I loved her independence but she still have a very vulnerable side which made me like her even more.

I really hope that Michels continues with this series as I would hate to not visit these characters again.

You can get this book at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Thanks go to Sourcebooks Casablanca via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.
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