How the Lord Married His Lady : A Steamy Historical Friends to Lovers Regency Romance

· Matchmaking Madness Book 6 · Laura A. Barnes
7 reviews

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One cannot force love, but must wait for the perfect moment to make their match.

The love she held for him was a burden she carried in her heart. His family’s legacy kept him from opening his heart to her love. Can they overcome their doubts and share a lifetime of love?

Abigail Cason was a dreamer. When she met her knight in shining armor, her heart only bowed to him. The friendship she shared with him led her to believe he would ask her to become his bride. Even with his promise to wed another, Abigail still dreamt of the impossible. After his broken betrothal, she thought her dreams would come true. With each stolen kiss, she eagerly anticipated his proposal. However, his request turned out to be an offer of obligation. She spent a lifetime as an obligation and she refused to spend her marriage in the same fashion. No matter how much she loved him. Will she ever be worthy enough for his love?

Lucas Gray felt the weight of responsibility on his shoulders. His heart pulled him in the opposite direction of where he must stand. But the tempting lure of sweet kisses drew him to seduce the lady who haunted his every desire. He had a duty to marry well and his father secured him a bride worthy enough for the match. When his intended abandoned him, he was free to make his own decision about who he wanted for a wife. Abigail made him dream of the impossible. However, she held no status in society. Only a heart full of love for him. Can he form a new legacy with the love he holds for her?

Destiny demanded for their two souls to intertwine. A family who risked everything to make the match a success. Will Abigail and Lucas allow their doubts to keep them apart? Or will they make their dreams a reality?

How the Lord Married His Lady is the final book in Laura A. Barnes’s Matchmaking Madness Series. If you enjoy the madness of love, then you’ll love Lucas and Abigail’s dream come true romance.

Devour How the Lord Married His Lady today!


7 reviews
Mia Burke
March 5, 2022
Laura A. Barnes How the Lord Married His Lady (Matchmaking Madness Book 6) Abigail and Lucas is we’re wonderful characters, well developed and easy to like. I adored Abigail and how steadfast her love was. I enjoyed Lucas but thought at times he was unkind to Abigail. I wanted to smack him…lol. Still I enjoyed this delightful story. The author pens a well written book with an interesting storyline, great characters, and really good dialogue. I especially appreciate the character list having not read her previous books. This is my first and won’t be my last. Thank you Ms. Barnes for this delightful book.
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Ann Holden
March 5, 2022
Abigail has loved Lucas for a long time but he is an arrogant a$$. Some parts of the story are almost comedic with everyone playing matchmaker. Both of the characters were remarkably likable. This is book six in the series but I only found a few occasions when it would have helped to keep track of the secondarys. This is my first book by this author and I will probably read some of her other books. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving my honest review.
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Peggy Collins
March 6, 2022
Lucas has been in love with his father’s ward Abigail for as long as he can remember. It seemed an impossibility that they would ever be able to be together, until his betrothal was broken. Maybe now they will be free to love each other. That’s what should have been. Abigail wants it. Lucas wants it. The entire family is scheming and waiting for it to happen. So, what’s holding them back? Lucas is concerned with how the ton will treat Abby due to her family history (daughter of a servant). No matter that his powerful family affectionately accepts her, and will support the couple in society, Lucas still worries. It doesn’t help that every time he tries to talk about his feelings and concerns with Abby, he manages to hurt her feelings or insult her or both. That is no way to win the lady. This is the final story and a wonderful addition to the Matchmaking Madness. It is beautifully written, is full of fun familiar characters, a romance with a few problems. There a couple of schemes that go awry, but in the end, love wins and we have the sixth Colbourne happily ever after. Great story, awesome series. I received an ARC of this book via BookSprout. My review is voluntary.
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About the author

International selling author Laura A. Barnes fell in love with writing in the second grade. After her first creative writing assignment, she knew what she wanted to become. Many years went by with Laura filling her head full of story ideas and some funny fish songs she wrote while fishing with her family. Thirty-seven years later, she made her dreams a reality. With her debut novel Rescued By the Captain, she has set out on the path she always dreamed about.​

When not writing, Laura can be found devouring her favorite romance books. Laura is married to her own Prince Charming (who for some reason or another thinks the heroes in her books are about him) and they have three wonderful children and two sweet grandbabies. Besides her love of reading and writing, Laura loves to travel. With her passport stamped in England, Scotland, and Ireland; she hopes to add more countries to her list soon.

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