The Lady Risks All by Stephanie Laurens

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The book could have gone so many ways with a gambling hall owner but it didn’t. It was flat.
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See what happens when The Lady Risks All The passionate new love story from # 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Capture of the Earl of Glencrae, Stephanie Laurens Neville Roscoe, notorious and enigmatic, lives resolutely outside society, bound only by his own code of honor—until challenged by his desire for the one woman he cannot have. Miranda Clifford is a lady imprisoned by rigid respectability—until tempted by a passion beyond her power to deny. Flung together in peril, through danger and intrigue, they discover a love impossible to ignore . . . or keep.

About Stephanie Laurens

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens began writing romances as an escape from the dry world of professional science. Her hobby quickly became a career when her first novel was accepted for publication, and with entirely becoming alacrity, she gave up writing about facts in favor of writing fiction.Laurens's novels are set in the time period of the British Regency, and her settings range from Scotland to India. Laurens has published fifty-one works of historical romance, including thirty New York Times bestsellers. All her works are continuously available in print and digital formats in English worldwide, and have been translated into many other languages. An international bestseller, among other accolades Laurens has received the Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA® Award for Best Romance Novella 2008, for The Fall of Rogue Gerrard.Her continuing novels featuring the Cynster family are widely regarded as classics of the genre. Other series include the Bastion Club novels and the Black Cobra Quartet. For information on upcoming releases and updates on novels yet to come, visit Stephanie's website.
Published September 25, 2012 by Avon. 496 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
Bestseller Status:
Peak Rank on Oct 14 2012
Weeks as Bestseller
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Dear Author

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Reviewed by Dabney on Oct 26 2012

...The Lady Risks All, is almost 500 pages. That was at least 350 too many for me.

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Fiction Vixen

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Reviewed by Jen on Sep 27 2012

The book could have gone so many ways with a gambling hall owner but it didn’t. It was flat.

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Historical Novel Society

Reviewed by Kathryn Johnson

It’s a credit to Laurens’s talent that she’s able to develop believable and interesting characters who work well within complex scenes, rich with detail and clever dialogue.

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Smexy Books

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Reviewed by Tori on Sep 27 2012

Ms. Laurens could have easily cut out about 200 pages of overused prose, descriptive details, and repetitive scenes that bog the story down drastically.

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Reviewed by Jennifer Porter on Sep 30 2012

“The Lady Risks All” is a romance for the ages, a classic historical romance that warms the heart with deep emotion, an evocative romance and loveable characters.

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Reviewed by Melissa on Sep 29 2012

...take a gamble on The Lady Risks All. Odds always favor the house but Laurens has dealt the reader a winning hand

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