Samantha Grace has done it once more. Lady Amelia’s Mess and a Half is a delightfully fun romp. Jake and Amelia were once young and in love but with a series of misunderstandings and a mess of trouble makers in their way these two lovers set out on different paths. Lady Amelia is a widow who never stopped loving Jake Hillary. For two years Jake has felt betrayed by Amelia after she gives her hand in marriage. However at a chance meeting at a ball the sparks once more begin to fly between these star crossed lovers when Jake’s own brother Daniel expresses interest in the beautiful widow. We soon follow Jake an Amelia from London’s glittery ballrooms across the seas to New Orleans in this tender and fast paced novel. One cannot help but cheer Amelia and Jake on as they once more find their way into each other’s hearts. Add in a mix of fascinating and fun characters and you can be assured that Ms. Grace has a knack to mingling laughter and tender moments together in order to create delightful reading material. Lady Amelia’s Mess and a Half is the second book in the Beau Monde Bachelor series, yet can be read as a standalone. If the first two books are any indication of Samantha Grace’s writing talents, one can be sure that she can be compared to some of the greats like Julia Quinn and Lisa Kleypas.
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