USA Today bestselling author Christy Carlyle sweeps readers away on an all-new romantic holiday to the wilds of Scotland where a young woman discovers her vacation home is unexpectedly owned by a strange, devastatingly handsome earl.
After a lifetime of living for her friends, family, even strangers, Lady Lucy Westmont knows something must change or she’ll lose herself forever. An invitation to visit her free-spirited and scandalous aunt in the wild Scottish countryside is the perfect opportunity to discover how to live the life she wants.
James Pembroke just learned that not only is he the new Earl of Rossbury, he’s also inherited his late uncle’s debts and a manor house deep in Scotland. Already owing money to an unsavory man because of a business deal that went awry, he has no choice but to travel to Scotland to sell the manor. On his way, he finds himself sharing a train car with a rather pretty but wild young woman.
When Lucy manages to make it to her aunt’s home, she discovers her aunt is missing and the incredibly rude man who shared her train car is claiming that he owns the house instead. Nevertheless, Lucy is determined to have a true holiday, even if she is accompanied by the man who has upended her plans—and her heart.
I adore “Lady Meets Earl” by Christy Carlyle, book two of the Love on Holiday series!! Lady Lucy Westmont takes a break from being her helpful self for some self-care in Scotland where she has been summoned by her aunt. James Pembrooke inherits his uncle’s earldom and hopes his luck will return once he sells property and pay back a loan shark.
I love the romantic dynamic between the main characters after an arguably impatient or rude meet-cute. They can read each other which gives a low to medium angst relationship, but amazing chemistry!
If you enjoy reading about capable and independent main characters who fall in love with someone who helps them become even better, then this book is for you!
Thank you to Net Galley, Avon, and Harper Voyager US for the ARC in exchange for a honest review.
2 Stars!! Eh. I tried reading this book but I just couldn’t get into the story and wound up not being able to finish the book. I felt like the two main characters didn’t really have chemistry. It was all a bit slow and boring to me. Except for the ‘romance’ scenes which happened pretty fast. If that’s what young ladies were like back then, no wonder they needed chaperones everywhere they went.
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