Following The Game and the Governess comes the second novel in the witty, sexy Winner Takes All series of Regency romances from Kate Noble, the writer behind the wildly popular, award-winning web series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.
Clerk John Turner thought only of winning a bet when he switched places with his friend, Lord Edward Granville, at a country house party. But while posing as a lord, he fell for a lady—the Countess Letitia! Now she's learned the truth, and he must win her back as plain John Turner. He'd better hope that love truly conquers all...
Lady Letty was publicly humiliated when it came out that she had fallen for the man, not the master. When she meets him again, she's determined to avoid him, but some things are too intoxicating to be denied. Letty knows what choice she must make to survive, but if she turns her back on her dashing rogue—again—will she lose her chance at love forever?
Kate Noble is the national bestselling, RITA-nominated author of historical romances, including the acclaimed Blue Raven series and the Winner Takes All series. Her books have earned her numerous accolades, including comparisons to Jane Austen, which just makes her giddy. In her other life as Kate Rorick, she is an Emmy-award winning writer of television and web series, having written for NBC, FOX, and TNT, as well as the international hit YouTube series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. Kate lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son, and is hard at work on her next book. You can find Kate online at KateNoble.com.
“With her usual witty writing and exquisite flair for characterization, Noble offers readers the second, splendid book in her Winner Takes All series. The effortless manner in which she wrote The Lie and the Lady as a separate love story while at the same time gracefully connecting it to The Game and the Governess (2014) and cleverly hinting at what is to come in the series is nothing less than brilliant.”
– Booklist (starred review)
"Noble charms and enchants with a lively farce of a romance...There's loads of fun, but also tenderness and compassion. Noble certainly understands that combining humor, passion, a lively pace and a bit of mystery captures her fans' hearts."
– RT Book Reviews (4 stars)
"With a delightfully daring, tongue-in-cheek sense of both humor and romance, Noble continues where The Game and the Governess left off....heartwarming."
– Publishers Weekly
"Kate Noble’s The Game and the Governess spins a clever, tremendously entertaining tale of truth and lies, love and friendship." --The Washington Post
"[T]his winning novel ... boasts rich characters and a deliciously complex story." -- Publishers Weekly on The Game and the Governess
"An extraordinary and unique romance worth savoring." --Smart Bitches, Trashy Books on Let It Be Me
"The story's prologue literally gave me goosebumps — goosebumps that never went away throughout the whole book. This is the kind of deep, touching read that romance fans search for. I have a new favorite author!" - Morgan Doremus, RT Editor on Let It Be Me
“If Austen were alive and writing novels today, the result might be something exactly like Follow My Lead, a wickedly witty and superbly satisfying romance.” –Chicago Tribune
“Believable and captivating…an outstanding and memorable tale.” –PW (starred review) on Follow My Lead
“clever and graceful…simply sublime” –Booklist on Compromised