The Wicked Wager

The Wicked Wager The Infamous Rake, Lord Richard Hamilton, Has Finally Chosen His Bride The Very Appropriate Miss Emma Grey.The Ton Approves, Lord Grey Is Pleased, Lady Grey Delighted, And Emma Is Over The Moon, But Her Uncle, The Blasted Duke Of Arden Opposes The Match, And Emma Is Ordered To Move To The Duke S Estate To Think Things Over.Richard Hamilton Refuses To Take Things Lying Down And Concocts A Plan A Plan That Should Have Brought The Lovers Together And Had Them Married Within A Month It Was A Simple Matter Of Masquerading As The Duke S Gardener, Compromising The Lady, And Then Having The Duke Rush Them Off To Gretna Green.Alas, He Underestimates The Duke S Intelligence And The Tangled Situation On The Estate Never Had He Imagined That Compromising A Lady Could Be So Difficult.His Endeavours Lead To A Comedy Of Errors, Charades, And Knotty Love Affairs Yet He Forges Ahead In Spite Of Pesky House Guests, A Flea Bitten Mattress, His Lovesick Best Friend, And A Blackmailer.Just When Things Seem To Be Going Well, Someone Is Murdered Very Inconvenient , And He Happens To Be One Of The Suspects Extremely Inconvenient.His Simple Plan For Winning The Wager Suddenly Becomes A Tad Complicated. It all started with a wager It s love at first sight for Lord Richard Hamilton when he met the lovely Miss Emma Grey A well known rake he s finally love So he thought life would get even better when he married his Emma That is until Duke of Arden, Emma s Uncle, puts his foot down against the match Hearing all the Duke s praises falling from Emma s lips just makes Richard thatdetermined to prove how clever he is and have his cake to With a wicked plan that involves masquerading as It all started with a wager It s love at first sight for Lord Richard Hamilton when he met the lovely Miss Emma Grey A well known rake h
SynopsisEmma, daughter of Lord Grey, and Richard, Lord Hamilton are kindred souls, with the same robust appreciation for life and wicked sense of humor They fall in love and are engaged to marry, but they have to convince Emma s uncle, the powerful Duke of Arden that they shouldn t have to wait a year to marry When the Duke orders Emma to spend time at his country estate, Richard hatches a plan to masquerade as the new head gardener for the Duke of Arden so he can be near Emma He also intends SynopsisEmma, daughter of Lord Grey, and Richard, Lord Hamilton are kindred souls, with the same robust appreciation for life and wicked sense of humor They fall in love and are engaged to marry, but they have to convince Emma s uncle, the powerful Duke of Arden that they shouldn t have to wait a year to marry When the Duke orders Emma to spend time at his country estate, Richard hatches a plan to masquerade as the new head gardener for the Duke of Arden so he can be near Emma He also intends to romance Emma as the gardener so that the Duke will lookfavorably on him as Lord Hamilton and Emma s true suitor His plan turns out to becomplicated than he thinks when he has to take on all the head gardener s work for real, deal with the teasing of the other servants, spend time with Emma, and avoid Lady Babbage, the Duke s controlling sister s machinations He calls in his friend, Lord Raikes to
The Earl meets a girlBloody blooming roses sprouting out of a fairy s arse The Earl skidded to a halt, the smile dying on his lips Who could possess the voice of an angel and curse like a bloodthirsty pirate He was intrigued.An eligible, rich girl Emma s father, Lord Grey, was the first cousin of the Duke of Arden and next in line to inherit The Duke had no other male heirs and was of considerable age hence, the title was sure to pass on to Lord Grey.He wins over her family Lord Hamilton The Earl meets a girlBloody blooming roses sprouting out of a fairy s arse The Earl skidded to a halt, the smile dying on his lips Who could possess the voice of an angel and c
I found this to be long winded and redundant I lost interest about halfway through Too many POV and different couples I thought it had a good premise, but was disappointed with how it played out I didn t care for a
2.5 stars I liked parts of it Kindle FreebieTechnically clean kisses only, however, contains a lot of sensuality, dialogue and a just mentioned MUCH anticipated wedding night.The rakish Earl, Lord Richard Hamilton prides himself on always escaping a marriage trap Then he runs into one marriageable miss who wants nothing to do with him Not if he can help it Richard manages to convince the lovely Emma Grey to marry him Her parents approve and Richard can t wait for his wedding night There s 2.5 stars I liked parts of it Kind
3.5 StarsThis is a hard book for me to categorize It s not exactly a historical romance, though it is historical and it centers on a couple s efforts to get together It s also a bit of a mystery Maybe a little farce The author calls it A Regency Murder Mystery Romance A mouthful, but as good of a description as any Ultimately, it s light and it s fun.The story begins with Emma and Richard becoming engaged Unfortunately, Emma s uncle wants them to have a long engagement Her uncle 3.5 StarsThis is a hard book for me to categorize It s not exactly a historical romance, though it is historical and it centers on a couple s efforts to get together It s also a bit of a mystery Maybe a little farce The author calls it A Regency Murder Mystery Romance A mouthful, but as good of a description as any Ultimately, it s light and it s fun.The story begins with Emma and Richard becoming engaged Unfortunately, Emma s uncle wants them to have a long engagement Her uncle is a Duke and it s expected that he will one day pass his title to her father, so Emma s family is inclined to give in to his wishes Richard, however, doesn t want to wait, so he comes up with a convoluted scheme to marry Emma on his own timetable.Emma has plans to go visit the Duke and Richard decides to pose as a gardener on the estate to stay close to her He sets out to prove himself wilier than her uncle He and Emma make a bet that if he succeeds in his ruse for one
No Nope Nada No Way Not reading a book that contains a line this stupid He tilted his head and his naughty ears trembled impatiently D N F at 1% 3.75 A very nice story At first I thought it was going to be a cheesy romance novel, hence I was actually surprised that the main characters got betrothed directly in the beginning of the book This is not a spoiler, it is mentioned directly after the prologue The story then turned into this charade which I thought was really enjoyable and humorous The thrill of whether or not the couple will get detected and the whole charade will be uncovered was good and after the whole situation turned i 3.75 A very nice
This was interesting It starts off as kind of a wacky romance Miss Emma Grey and Richard, the Earl of Hamilton in love and want to be married Emma s uncle, the Duke of Arden, wields a great deal of influence over Emma s parents and, although he approves, he insists that their engagement last a full year Emma is going to visit her uncle and his daughter, Lady Catherine Arden, and hopes to soften his stance so they can marry sooner Richard, who cannot bear the idea of being away from Emma fo This was interesting It starts off as kind of a wacky romance Miss Emma Grey and Richard, the Earl of Hamilton in love and want to be married Emma s uncle, the Duke of Arden, wields a great deal of influence over Emma s parents and, although he approves, he insists that their engagement last a full year Emma is going to visit her uncle and his daughter, Lady Catherine Arden, and hopes to soften his stance so they can marry sooner Richard, who cannot bear the idea of being away from Emma for so long, comes up with the brilliant idea to masquerade as a gardener at the Duke s estate He manages to get hired as head gar
The Wicked Wager is a book that has romance and a murder mystery in the Regency period Lord Richard Hamilton falls for Emma Grey and asks her to marry him Her parents approve but, her uncle the Duke of Arden wants them to wait a year vs the two months that Richard wanted to wait Richard makes a wager with Emma about whether the Duke or someone else would see through his disguise as new head gardener or find him in a compromising situation with Emma so they would be forced to marry earlier Ri The Wicked Wager is a book that has romance and a murder mystery in the Regency period Lord Richard Hamilton falls for Emma Grey and asks her to marry him Her parents approve but, her uncle the Duke of Arden wants them to wait a year vs the two months that Richard wanted to wait Richard makes a wager with Emma about whether the Duke or someone else would see through his di