Friday, April 10, 2020

54. Lakeshire Park

Lakeshire Park. Megan Walker. 2020. [April] 320 pages. [Source: Review copy] [adult fiction; adult romance; historical fiction; historical romance]

First sentence: My fingers held the last chord on the pianoforte a beat longer than necessary.

Premise/plot: Imagine this scenario: You must find a husband within two weeks. Ready. Set. Go. Fortunately, you’re living in a Regency Romance and have just been invited to a house party with a few eligible men. There will be competition, you’re not the only woman there looking to marry. Are you up to the challenge?

Amelia (19) and her younger sister, Clara, have been invited to a house party. Their stepfather is dying. Their inheritance is nonexistent. It would be one thing if it was a matter of it being entailed, but their stepfather and his family despise them. This party is their best hope—only hope—to secure a future.

Who will they meet? Will either sister fall in love?

Amelia has placed her hope in her sister, Clara, finding a match. She’ll do just about anything—anything still respectable—to help her sister stay in the game. Even if it means agreeing to spend time with Peter Wood.

Peter Wood finds Amelia delightful. But is she spending time with him for the right reasons? Can he get Amelia to actually fall in love with him in just a week or two?

My thoughts: I would give it a hundred stars if I could. I just loved, loved, loved it. I am slightly biased. I adore Regency romances, historical fiction, clean romances. This one was absolutely delightful. I would not change even one thing about it.

© 2020 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

1 comment:

Lark said...

Ooh...I love that cover. And the story sounds so fun. I'm in! :)