Book Review

‘Lady Louisa’s Christmas Knight’ by Grace Burrowes

STORY: ‘Tis the Season for Scandal…

Years ago Lady Louisa Windham acted rashly on a dare from her brother, and that indiscretion is about to come to light. She knows her reputation will never survive exposure. Just as she’s nearly overwhelmed by her dilemma, Sir Joseph Carrington offers himself to her as a solution…

But Sir Joseph has secrets as well, and as he and Louisa become entangled with each other, their deceptions begin to close in on them both…

REVIEW: It’s no secret to any of you how much I love reading Grace Burrows’ novels. She infuses her love stories with so much heart that once I’m done with the story, I’m already missing the characters. It’s no different with this story. Last Christmas we saw Lady Sophie get her Christmas wish, and this Christmas Lady Louisa gets her Knight.

Sir Joseph Carrington is a retired soldier, a farmer and quotes poetry. He is one of the best Beta heroes around! I loved his mild manner and thoughtfulness. As much as he liked and was attractive to Louisa, he would have never presumed that she would like him back, and especially because of the difference in their stations.

As a favor to her brothers, he takes their place as her protector and that’s where all the trouble starts.

I don’t know about you, but I love when the story ‘breathes’…Like the bottle of a very old wine…you open it, let it breathe…inhale it, and just the aroma gets you intoxicated.

That’s exactly how I felt reading this romance. This is a tender, mature love story of two smart, witty and very normal people and that in itself was so refreshing. The secondary characters were interesting as well, but having their Graces and their children around was such a treat.

There’s a bit of comedy and plenty of romance as our hero quotes his poetry, so get that cup of hot chocolate and spend a day with Lady Louisa and her Knight!


12 thoughts on “‘Lady Louisa’s Christmas Knight’ by Grace Burrowes”

  1. Grace Burrowes writes great novels. I love that there’s humor in this novel. To me, that a real plus toward making a novel fabulous!

  2. An early Merry Christmas Melanie!

    I love Grace’s books and last years Lady Sophie’s Chirstmas Wish was so wonderful I’ll be reading it again this year!

    I love how Grace always has scenes that make you smile and laugh and from the excerpt and your love of Lady Louisa’s Christmas night I’m looking forward to reading Louisa and Jospeh’s story as well!

    With the hectic pace of the hoiday season I think we all need those moments to curl up in a comfy chair in front of a warm fire and what better way to relax and take a moment for ourselves than reading a Christmas story filled with hoy and happiness written by Grace to make us remember the true joy of the holiday!

  3. Grace’s books are turning from a holiday-theme Scrooge to an avid fan of Christmas stories. Cannot recommend her enough, and this one may be my favorite of all.

  4. Love Graces books and this series. Love Christmas themed books and looking forward to checking this one out. Thanks for the giveaway. My recommend is The Present by Johanna Lindsey. If you love the Malorys like I do, this is another great story with a lot of the family members. I loved it and love the closeness of their family.

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