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Let Love Find You

by Johanna Lindsey

Gallery Books | May 7, 2013 | Hardcover

Let Love Find You is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 2.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey’s dazzling new tale of a desperate debutante whose family hires an innovative matchmaker to ensure her marriage features one of Lindsey’s most beloved heroines: Amanda Locke, sister to dashing Rafe Locke from the “elegantly sensual” (Booklist) The Devil Who Tamed Her!

London society has its very own Cupid. Renowned horse breeder and occasional matchmaker Devin Baldwin pairs eligible young ladies with suitable gentlemen based on his theory of animal magnetism. Unafraid of ruffling the ton’s feathers, this darkly handsome Cupid doles out tips for bettering one’s chances of meeting a mate that are as pointed as the love legend’s sharpest arrows!

Lovely Amanda Locke, the daughter of a duke, is everything a nobleman could desire, yet she enters her third Season still searching for a match. Gossipmongers’ tongues are wagging, and her mystified family is considering drastic measures to find her a husband. But the insufferable advice of this Cupid fellow is the last thing Amanda wants.

When an earl passionate about horses becomes the target of her husband hunt, Amanda knows it’s time to overcome her fear of riding. With her sister-in-law Ophelia hastening the romance along by arranging riding lessons, Amanda is soon taking instruction from infuriating Devin Baldwin. Astonishingly, in her daily encounters with Devin—who treats her as an ordinary young woman, not a prize to be won at the marriage mart—Amanda experiences passion for the first time. Now, her search for a match takes her in an unexpected direction as she finds herself falling in love with Cupid himself.

Delivering the “potent, sexy chemistry” (Booklist) and witty repartee for which she is adored, Johanna Lindsey shines with this sparkling new novel.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 384 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.2 in

Published: May 7, 2013

Publisher: Gallery Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1451633270

ISBN - 13: 9781451633276

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sweet Romance The Good Stuff Got sick of historical romances a little while ago, so I was at first hesitant at picking this one up. However, I am glad I did, this one was quite sweet Not at all shmaltzy or mushy Amanda actually behaves like someone of her time and station would (with a little extra fire of course) Devin sounds totally delicious and I might have had a few little fantasies about him -- hey I've been married for 19 years, a girl has to have a little fun you know Quite a bit of humour for a historical romance, which was a nice surprise I actually really liked the character of Amanda, she would be someone I would have liked to hang out with during this time period Good chemistry between Devin and Amanda -- lots of steamy looks and fiery dialogue Also really enjoyed the relationship between Amanda and her father." Perfect beach read Must read the book about Rafe and Ophelia -- it sounds like it was a hell of a story The Not So Good Stuff Things tied up a little too quickly - felt a little rushed at the end Storyline drags a little bit at the beginning Love scenes were very brief and not a lot of them Favorite Quotes/Passages "Devin shrugged. "Can't deny it's amusing, but it's not something I set out to do. It just fell in my lap. But there's no luck about it, it's simple animal magnetism that makes for a great match. A man and a women have got to want to rut, but after the rutting, they've got to have something in common or their happily ever after falls apart." "Devin laughed. "You're his baby sister. He's not going to discuss desire with you." "He swore to himself that night that he'd never cry again ... or love anyone again. It hurt too much." Who Should/Shouldn't Read Fans of Lindsey's previous works will obviously enjoy Perfect for anyone wanting to escape with some romance while at the beach Also it you like historical romance, this is obviously perfect for you 4 Dewey's I received this from Simon and Schuster in exchange for an honest review
Date published: 2012-07-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It was... okay. I'm an avid fan of Johanna Lindsey and was excited to read her latest book... The characters seemed flat in places and the dialogue was unrealistic and choppy. I persevered through the book but it was not my favourite Lindsey book and left me disappointed - the story had promise but seemed to struggle in places. It wasn't horrible but it wasn't great.
Date published: 2012-06-19

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Let Love Find You

by Johanna Lindsey

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 384 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.2 in

Published: May 7, 2013

Publisher: Gallery Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1451633270

ISBN - 13: 9781451633276

About the Book

Bestselling author Lindsey sweeps readers into the ballrooms and country houses of England's elite society in the sparkling, passion-filled tale of a desperate debutante who learns in a most delightful way that she can't fight her scandalous attraction to her virile matchmaker.

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Let Love Find You Chapter One L ADY AMANDA LOCKE SIGHED as she gazed at her reflection in the oval mirror. Sitting at the vanity in the comfortable room she’d been given at her cousin Rupert’s house in London, she imagined she saw a wrinkle at the corner of one eye. She gasped. Did she? She leaned closer. No, just her imagination and the light, but it wouldn’t be long before it wasn’t. She had just turned twenty! The ton would be calling her an old maid soon—if they weren’t already. She sighed again. Her maid, Alice, pretended not to notice as she pinned the last blond lock of Amanda’s coiffure into place. That wouldn’t have stopped Amanda if she felt like being vocal about her melancholy tonight, but she didn’t. Alice had heard it all and heard it often. Amanda’s whole family had heard it all, and she had a large family. But she was tired of complaining about such a sorry state of affairs, she just couldn’t help it sometimes. Her first London Season shouldn’t have been such a disaster. It was supposed to be a roaring success. She had expected no less. Her family had expected no less. She was a beauty, after all, even quite fashionable with her blond hair and powder-blue eyes, and she also had the aristocratic bones that ran in her family. She was also the only daughter of Preston Locke, the 10th Duke of Norford. That alone should have had the proposals streaming in. And no one had doubted that she would
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey’s dazzling new tale of a desperate debutante whose family hires an innovative matchmaker to ensure her marriage features one of Lindsey’s most beloved heroines: Amanda Locke, sister to dashing Rafe Locke from the “elegantly sensual” (Booklist) The Devil Who Tamed Her!

London society has its very own Cupid. Renowned horse breeder and occasional matchmaker Devin Baldwin pairs eligible young ladies with suitable gentlemen based on his theory of animal magnetism. Unafraid of ruffling the ton’s feathers, this darkly handsome Cupid doles out tips for bettering one’s chances of meeting a mate that are as pointed as the love legend’s sharpest arrows!

Lovely Amanda Locke, the daughter of a duke, is everything a nobleman could desire, yet she enters her third Season still searching for a match. Gossipmongers’ tongues are wagging, and her mystified family is considering drastic measures to find her a husband. But the insufferable advice of this Cupid fellow is the last thing Amanda wants.

When an earl passionate about horses becomes the target of her husband hunt, Amanda knows it’s time to overcome her fear of riding. With her sister-in-law Ophelia hastening the romance along by arranging riding lessons, Amanda is soon taking instruction from infuriating Devin Baldwin. Astonishingly, in her daily encounters with Devin—who treats her as an ordinary young woman, not a prize to be won at the marriage mart—Amanda experiences passion for the first time. Now, her search for a match takes her in an unexpected direction as she finds herself falling in love with Cupid himself.

Delivering the “potent, sexy chemistry” (Booklist) and witty repartee for which she is adored, Johanna Lindsey shines with this sparkling new novel.

About the Author

Johanna Lindsey has been hailed as one of the most popular and enduring authors of romantic fiction, with more than sixty million copies of her novels sold. World renowned for her novels of “first-rate romance” (New York Daily News), Lindsey is the author of forty-eight previous national bestselling novels, many of which reached the # 1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list. Lindsey lives in New Hampshire with her family.
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