A Lady Unrivaled

A Lady Unrivaled (Ladies of the Manor, #3)A Lady Unrivaled by Roseanna M. White
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Great finish to the series! I enjoyed seeing all the previous characters come back for a final appearance. “Ladies of the Manor” is definitely a series to read in the proper order. “The Lost Heiress” is first, then “The Reluctant Duchess.”

In “A Lady Unrivaled,” Lady Ella Myerston was devastated by the betrayal of her friend, Stella. She decides to compensate for her lack of judgment on that score by solving the problem of the Fire Eyes diamonds and their curse. Although dedicated to that cause, she can’t help but be drawn to Lord James Cayton. Despite his less-than-honorable reputation, well-earned as it was, she believes he’s not the man he’s thought to be. He has been, however, as poor a judge in friends as she was. When his friends come to stay, it’ll take all their cooperation to keep the diamonds out of the hands of those who would kill – again – to get them.

Plenty of romance and drama is this one. Perhaps a bit slower off the mark than the first two books, but well worth reading and what an ending! No spoiler here. Sit back and enjoy the countryside around Cotswold, England, in a time when so much was changing in the world.

Published by Pegg Thomas

Pegg Thomas lives on a hobby farm in Northern Michigan with Michael, her husband of *mumble* years. They raise sheep and chickens; keep a few barn cats, and Murphy the spoiled rotten dog. A life-long history geek, she writes “History with a Touch of Humor.” Pegg is published in the Barbour historical romance collections. Pegg also works as Publisher of Smitten Historical Romance, an imprint of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. When not working or writing, Pegg can be found in her barn, her garden, her kitchen, or sitting at her spinning wheel creating yarn to turn into her signature wool shawls. Pegg won the Romance Writers of America's Faith, Hope, & Love Award for 2019, was a finalist for the 2019 ACFW Editor of the Year, and a double finalist for the 2019 ACFW Carol Awards.

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