Review: Lady Fiasco

Lady Fiasco

Kathleen Baldwin

Regency Trilogy #1

Publisher: Ink Lion books
Publication date: 1-Nov-2013
Date Finished: 13-Aug-2017
Format: eBook – Kindle
Pages: 256
Genres: Romance, Historical Romance, Regency Romance
ASIN: B00GK9MCNS
Source: Amazon
Rating:
2 flames
Reading Challenges: Goodreads Reading Challenge

Synopsis

“Can a lady with a reputation for disaster, stumble into love?

An unusual heroine, Fiona Hawthorn grew up running free. Without a mother to restrain her, she spends her days riding her horse neck or nothing across her father’s fields and swimming like a sea nymph. But inside a prim and proper Regency sitting room Fiona is bound to overturn the teapot or accidentally trip the footman. Her illustrious Aunt Honore decides to take the hoyden in hand, but amidst the strictures of the Beau Monde, Fiona is a fish out of water.

When she was younger, Lord Wesmont was her hero. Sadly, he came home from fighting Napoleon a hardened man. Nothing can breathe life back into his cold heart, nothing except, perhaps, the love of an unusual young woman who regularly turns his life upside-down.

Lady Fiasco is a Sweet Traditional Regency Romance.”

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Review

As I’ve stated many times before, I adore historical romance novels. Unfortunately, this novel did not work for me. I’m not sure why, but I often lost interest in this story and it was more of a chore to finish it.

While the whole premise of this plot was promising, the execution was lacking, at least for me. The flow of the storyline was off in this case. Additionally, the antagonist was too much like a stereotypical villain, in how horrible of a villain he was.

Overall this one was a “meh” read for me.

About the Author

“Award-winning author Kathleen Baldwin loves adventure in books and in real life. She taught rock climbing in the Rockies, survival camped in the desert, was stalked by a mountain lion, lost an argument with a rattlesnake, enjoyed way too many classes in college, fell in love at least a dozen times, and married her very own hero. They’ve raised four free-spirited adventurous children.
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