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Luck Is No Lady

Luck Is No Lady, April 2016
Fallen Ladies #1
by Amy Sandas

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Featuring: Emma Chadwick; Roderick Bentley
352 pages
ISBN: 1492618721
EAN: 9781492618720
Kindle: B018IRSLCA
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"Two find love against the odds in a delightful historical romance"

Fresh Fiction Review

Luck Is No Lady
Amy Sandas

Reviewed by Kimia Safavi
Posted April 26, 2016

Romance Historical

LUCK IS NO LADY is the first book in Fallen Ladies by Amy Sandas, it is delightfully romantic and sweet. After the death of her father, Emma Chadwick is saddle with a world of staggering debt and dangerous moneylenders. She is running out of money with her two younger sisters' season in London and the threat of the moneylender. She is taking a position as bookkeeper at London's most notorious gambling hell. It is imperative no one discovers Emma's secret or her reputation and her sisters will be ruined.

Roderick Bentley is the owner of the London's most notorious gambling hell and sinfully handsome, he is in need of an honest and smart bookkeeper who will also be able to figure out how the pervious bookkeeper stole lots of money. So when the beautiful mysterious girl who he had met in the ballroom applies for the job, although he knows that she is hiding her true name, he still hires her for the job. Can Emma and Roderick control the attraction and the sizzling passion?

This is the first book I read by Amy Sandas and I absolutely loved it. The characters are wonderful; the plot is great with an enjoyable pacing that keep you entertained through the whole story.

I love those historical romances where the hero had a hard time as a child and become a wealthy and successful businessman who owns a gambling club. Roderick is strong, kind and caring about the people who work for him. He knows Emma is out of his reach but still he throws caution to wind to have her.

I loved how Emma works so hard to take care of her sisters and all the problems by herself by sacrificing her future for her sisters. Can Emma throw the caution and face the scandal to be with Roderick too?

LUCK IS NO LADY is a beautifully-written historical romance with witty dialogue and emotionally sweet romance. I can't wait to read more books by Amy Sandas.

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SUMMARY

"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.


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