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Monday, January 3, 2011

The Lady Most Likely ...By Julia Quinn, Eloisa James and Connie Brockway


About The Book:

Three of the brightest stars of historical romance invite you to a party at the country home of the Honorable Marquess of Finchley
 
Hugh Dunne, the Earl of Briarly, needs a wife, so his sister hands him a list of delectable damsels and promises to invite them— and a few other gentlemen—to her country house for what is sure to be the event of the season.
Hugh will have time to woo whichever lady he most desires . . . Unless someone else snatches her first.
The invitation list includes:

  • The horse-mad but irresistibly handsome Earl of Briarly
  • The always outspoken Miss Katherine Peyton
  • The dashing war hero Captain Neill Oakes
  • The impossibly beautiful (and painfully shy) Miss Gwendolyn Passmore
  • The terribly eligible new Earl of Charters
  • The widowed Lady Georgina Sorrell (who has no plans to marry, ever)
And your hostess, Lady Carolyn Finchley, an irrepressible matchmaker who plans to find the lady most likely . . . to capture her brother’s untamed heart.


My Thoughts:

I love romances, particularly historical ones, and I found "The Lady Most Likely ..." to be one of the liveliest, most charming triple-play romance novels that I have read in a good long while. There is humor, adventure and, of course, romance galore to be found among these three distinct stories.

Best-selling authors Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, and Connie Brockway - who are no slouches when it comes to their own romantic series and books - absolutely sparkle with this novel. You can tell these three ladies must have had a ball writing these stories together, because it shows in their vibrant delivery and the over-all feeling of "a good time was had by all" that is reflected among the pages.

What a grand way to start off the New Year with this darling of a romance!  I highly recommend it to all!

My Thanks to Avon Books for the review copy of this book!  I was not compensated for my opinion.

 
CHALLENGE FULFILLMENT:
100+ Books
Where Are You Reading?: Yorkshire Dales, England
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This review will move over to my Sharon's Romantic Garden page when the next romance review runs.

Special  Note:

I am featuring two copies of  "The Lady Most Likely ..." as my giveaway prize in the New Year's Reading Resolution Giveaway Hop which runs this week.  Be sure to click on the button on my sidebar to enter!

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2 comments:

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

i just saw this one for the first time today at books a million! i'm really loving historical short stories right now, i'll have to check it out!

Sharon's Garden of Book Reviews said...

It is most excellent! All three writers are just terrific!