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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

When a Lord Needs a Lady by Jane Goodger

 Lord Graham Spencer needs a wife.

But not just any girl will do. She must have the money to save his dilapidated estate and desperate tenants. So when he meets a charming American lady’s maid on the beach at Brighton, the last thing he ought to do is kiss her.

Katherine Wright is hunting a titled husband.

Or at least her mother is. But Katherine can’t get the memory of a most inappropriate kiss out of her mind. The handsome stranger who took her in his arms in Brighton was only a valet, but even if she is an heiress, she’d rather spend her life with him than some stiff British aristocrat.

Can true love survive two false identities, two scheming mamas, and two lavish house parties where all is revealed?

My take:  I love this story. It's a roller coaster of emotion. Just the kind of book I need after a long week of law school. If you are a romance lover, do not miss this book or the author. I love her unconventional heroines. 

I read it all afternoon of Sunday. I was rather sad when it ended because I wanted to read something similar with just as strong an emotion as this.  

There's a touch of Shakespeare's As You Like It, except it is only one instead of two couple.  I like how imperfect they both are, and that makes the story perfect.

If you have not read a Goodger book, now is the time.  She is really a treat!


  1. Sounds interesting. I haven't read a romance novel in a long time. Maybe I'll resume with this one. Thanks for visiting my blog.

    1. Myrna, this is a good book to read. I tend to get emotionally invested with the characters of the books by this author.