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- Print Length: 111 pages
- Publisher: Maggi Andersen; 1 edition (January 20, 2015)
- Publication Date: January 20, 2015
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00QQ623XY
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Lady Honor's Debt: (The Baxendale Sisters) (The Baxendale Sisters Series Book 1) Kindle Edition
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Top Customer Reviews
The ending seemed a bit rush and Edward threw caution to the wind and propriety be damned.
Though Honor and Edward were likable characters I don't really see how they fell in love as the book happened pretty fast and considering he barely remembered her from their last meeting, I don't know what was different about her this time around. They did focus on looks a lot though. Personalities came second.
The book did have potential and I might pick up Faith's story when it comes out and give this author another try.
Honor's father committed suicide after being cheated of his entire estate by an unscrupulous gambler. Why did the father put everything, including the home, on the line? Compulsive gambler, I guess. Now Honor has a plan to recoup the family fortune ~ she's going to play cards with the same dishonest gambler. Well, surprise, surprise, he cheats her too. So now, I've decided the father may not have been a compulsive gambler, after all. Just stupid. And so is Honor. Her family ends up shipping her off to an aunt in Northumberland.
Her compadre, Edward, is a younger son, a solicitor who has reluctantly been helping Honor with her hare-brained gambling notion. He now has a very rare opportunity to step up a few rungs on the ladder of success, presumably to barrister, but it will first require completion of a difficult case. He's wanted this opportunity for years, so what does he do? Drops work on the case and chases off after Honor in Northumberland. Like she won't still be there two weeks later after his work is complete. I suppose this was to show us that he really, really loves her.
Lots of dresses and balls, not much development of the characters and their romance.
I gave this 3 stars only because it was nice mindless entertainment for a couple of hours. I didn't want to actually think for a while:)
Enjoy your reading! :)
For those who care and want to know about the h's past - it isn't at all bad and not as bad as we're led to believe. Read it - it's free.
I like to read serial novels so I may have a peek at the goings on of the characters from previous stories from time to time. I chose this title for that very reason. However, I have no interest in reading about the other sisters. And quite frankly, I'm confused about the other one's anyway (but I digress).
I've read worse and I do appreciate not being distracted with typos... The connection between our heroine's name and her sense of self is intriguing. It is, afterall, her sense of "honor" that drives the story. Too bad her scheme falls flat. Pancake flat.
This would be a good choice if you want something to get you through a long flight or a rainy afternoon. But if you are looking for a touching story that pulls your heart strings and leaves you wanting for more... this isn't it.
Lady Honor's Debt is a sweet novella of a woman, Lady Honor trying to help her family claim money from an unscrupulous gambler who swindled her deceased father. If you've read the blurb, then you know Lady Honor employs the help of the handsome Lord Edward. The attraction is instant although, neither Lady Honor nor Lord Edward are looking for a relationship.
The tale spins with sweetness and honor and totally sizzles by the time the reader turns the last page.
If you enjoy Historical Romance, I definitely recommend Lady Honor's Debt!