Amber - Lauren Royal

Amber

By Lauren Royal

  • Release Date: 2012-02-14
  • Genre: Historical
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 79 Ratings

Description

A Top 10 iBooks Bestseller from a New York Times Bestselling Author!

England & Scotland, 1668: Kendra Chase's brothers are telling her it's high time she get married. But although they've presented her with many wealthy, titled suitors, no man has caught her fancy—until her coach is held up by a dashing, mysterious highwayman. When she and the dangerous man are caught in a compromising embrace and her overprotective brothers insist they wed, Kendra cannot believe it. Are they really desperate enough to match her with an outlaw?

Scottish-born Patrick "Trick" Caldwell is the Duke of Amberley—and also the notorious Black Highwayman, an identity he has assumed in order to right past wrongs and serve his king. But his already complicated life becomes positively convoluted when he finds himself compelled to marry a red-headed temptress he's only just met. Caught in a web of half-truths and forced into a perilous mission, can Trick extricate himself and find love with the woman destined to steal his heart?

BOOK DETAILS

A complete, standalone story—no cliffhangers!

Series: Chase Family Series: The Jewels, Book 4
Style: Humorous historical romance
Length: 118,000 words (about 475 standard pages)
Bonus Material: Author’s Note, preview of next book, link to giveaway
R-rated Content: Steamy love scenes!*

* If you’d prefer to read a Sweet & Clean (kisses only) version of this story, look for “The Duke’s Reluctant Bride” by Lauren Royal & Devon Royal.

AWARDS

Top 10 Bestseller on iBooks! A Booklist Top Ten Romance of the Year Winner of the Romantic Times K.I.S.S. Award for Best Romantic Hero
REVIEWS

"A captivating historical romance. Fans of Julia Quinn and Tessa Dare will love Lauren Royal!"
—Glynnis Campbell, USA Today Bestselling Author

"Lauren Royal sweeps readers up into the 17th century, bringing all the excitement and glamour of the Restoration to life with her colorful characters, vivid backdrop, and passionate romance."
Romantic Times

"An impressive talent!"
Publishers Weekly (Forecasted review)

"A passionate tale that brings late seventeenth-century England vividly alive...fast-paced and filled with action from the very first page to the climax."
Midwest Book Review

CONNECTING BOOKS

While AMBER can be read as a stand-alone novel, many readers enjoy reading it as part of a series. All of Lauren's books feature Chase family members. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence:

Chase Family Series: The Jewels
1666 - AMETHYST (Colin & Amy)
1667 - EMERALD (Jason & Caithren)
1667 - FOREVERMORE (Cameron & Clarice)
1668 - AMBER (Trick & Kendra)

Chase Family Series: The Flowers
1673 - VIOLET (Ford & Violet)
1677 - LILY (Rand & Lily)
1677 - ROSE (Kit & Rose)
1651 - A SECRET CHRISTMAS (Joseph & Chrystabel)

Chase Family Series: The Regency
1815 - LOST IN TEMPTATION (Tristan & Alexandra)
1816 - TEMPTING JULIANA (James & Juliana)
1817 - THE ART OF TEMPTATION (Sean & Corinna + Griffin & Rachael)

Chase Family Series: The Renaissance
1549 - ALICE BETROTHED (Adam & Alice)

Specially Priced Boxed Sets
CHASE FAMILY SERIES: THE JEWELS COLLECTION
CHASE FAMILY SERIES: THE FLOWERS COLLECTION
CHASE FAMILY SERIES: THE REGENCY COLLECTION

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

LAUREN ROYAL decided to become a writer at the age of eight, after winning a “Why My Mother is the Greatest” essay contest. Now she’s a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of humorous historical romance novels. Lauren lives in Southern California with her family and their constantly shedding cat. She still thinks her mother is the greatest.

Visit Lauren’s website at LaurenRoyal.com, where you can learn about the real people and real places in her books, enter a contest, sign up for her newsletter, and see the ever-growing branches of the Chase Family Tree.

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Reviews

  • Love

    5
    By NicNac0
    What a great book. Loved it and every other book she wrote. My favorite author for historical romance.
  • Amber

    5
    By Favorites boleros
    The beat.
  • Amber

    3
    By MerkEsq
    It was a good read but Kendra turned out to be a snob and a title lover! It was not the best as Colin's story was the best!
  • Amber

    5
    By Clauthor
    Like all Lauren's books Amber is exciting and filled with romance. This one has a great cliffhanger and is well written balancing all the emotions as they threaten to overwhelm the scale of feelings as it tears through to its conclusion. She gives her readers characters to love and a sense of returning as old friends from other well loved LR books make appearances.
  • Amber

    5
    By Ms_rig
    My favorite of the series! Couldn't put it down. Great characters, mystery, the whole ball of wax.
  • Echo

    5
    By Ejcount23
    Great book. Will read more from this author.
  • Historical love story

    5
    By Desert Sunset
    I enjoyed this story of the 17 the century so much that I didn't want it to end. I so loved the history of the time. The adventure and passionit love between Trick and Kendra was amazing. I've read all three stories of the series and loved everyone.
  • wonderful afternoon reading

    5
    By PicklesPerspective
    enjoyable characters find love and trust through several adventures. Read the series!
  • Awesome!

    5
    By anntwon
    Love.
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