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In For A Penny by Rose Lerner – Happy Re-Release!

Everyone throw streamers, In For A  Penny is back on digital shelves again and a whole new audience can discover the joy of it.  Originally released by Dorchester (who went bust), the author finally got her rights back and Samhain have now re-released it, with a pretty new cover and everything.

Rose Lerner is having a giveaway to celebrate the event – go here for details.

In honour of the occasion, here is my review – originally posted on 29 March 2010 (my birthday so extra special!).  I was pretty new to blogging and review writing back then but the sentiment holds true and I have resisted any edits.

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InforapennyI bought In For A Penny after reading AnimeJune’s review over at Gossamer Obsessions.  Thank you AnimeJune!!


The Blurb:   No more drinking. No more gambling. And definitely no more mistress. Now that he’s inherited a mountain of debts and responsibility, Lord Nevinstoke has no choice but to start acting respectable. Especially if he wants to find a wife-better yet, a rich wife. Penelope Brown, a manufacturing heiress, seems the perfect choice. She’s pretty, rational, ladylike, and looking for a marriage based on companionship and mutual esteem.  But when they actually get to Nev’s family estate, all the respectability and reason in the world won’t be enough to deal with tenants on the edge of revolt, a menacing neighbor, and Nev’s family’s propensity for scandal. Overwhelmed but determined to set things right, Nev and Penelope have no one to turn to but each other. And to their surprise, that just might be enough.

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