Book Review-My Fair Lily (The Farthingale Series Book 1)-Meara Platt | Miki's Hope

Book Review-My Fair Lily (The Farthingale Series Book 1)-Meara Platt

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Farthingale's are a loving family but not all of them are strictly up to speed on what they should or should not be doing! Lily, who is an authentic bluestocking loves reading, learning, attending all or mostly male lectures about science. She has been helping a friend write a paper---definitely not your typical English lady of that century--much to her Mothers despair! Lily has a twin who helps her escape from those boring social parties she is supposed to attend--they are identical twins. Almost no one can tell them apart--her uncle can--and then

A big hairy English sheepdog takes an instant liking to her when he spots her on the street. Down she goes--the dogs owner is mortified.
Lily has no idea this Scot is the grandson of one of the most prominent men around--she thinks he is a pauper or something like that. That loving dog ruins more of Lily's dresses along the way (as well as expensive household items)--Ewan-the Big Brawny Scotsman-keeps making reparations.

As loving a family as the Farthingales are--is how hateful Ewans's family is. Lily is bound and determined to fix this----

So amid shootings, stabbings and a kidnapping--will Ewen discover what his dog already knows? Lily is the only woman for him--will the dastardly grandfather relent and give up his miserable ways? Read this book to find out. You will be very glad you did!

About the Book: (from Amazon)

Ewan Cameron, estranged grandson of the Duke of Lotheil, is in London because of a deathbed promise made to his father and has no intention of staying beyond his three month obligation. Nothing can tempt him to remain, not even Lily, the beautiful bluestocking determined not only to restore relations between him and his grandfather, but to turn Ewan into a proper gentleman. Ewan, proud of his Scottish heritage, refuses to admit that Lily, a blue-eyed, English girl, has claimed his heart. It doesn’t matter that his big lump of a sheepdog is madly in love with her. Nor is it significant that Ewan can always tell Lily apart from her identical twin sister. Always.

Lily Farthingale, the scholarly twin, dreams of becoming the first female member of the Royal Society. She grabs at the chance when the elderly Duke of Lotheil approaches her with a proposition - he’ll admit her into the Royal Society, if she helps him to establish a relation with his estranged grandson, Ewan Cameron, a very rough-around-the-edges Scotsman who hates everything English. Between shootings, explosions, and Lily’s abduction, Ewan ends up falling in love with Lily in this Pygmalion-inspired story.

Read a Chapter or Two Here

Purchase the Book Here At the time I wrote this the kindle edition is FREE

About the Author: (from Amazon)

You can download a free Farthingale novella, If You Kissed Me, when you visit

Meara Platt is a USA Today bestselling, award winning author, and an Amazon UK All Star. Her Regency romances are infused with humor and heart, and her paranormal stories add just enough darkness to keep her readers intrigued.

She lives in New York with her husband and two children, and loves it except for the traffic. Her favorite place in all the world is England's Lake District, which may not come as a surprise since many of her stories are set in that idyllic landscape, including her edgier, paranormal Dark Gardens series.

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Elena said...

Sounds like a good read. Thank you for the review

Deb PelletierC said...

The book cover is wonderful and the book sounds interesting.

NenaS said...

This sounds like a book that would hold my interest!

Unknown said...

You don't see many dogs on covers. I like the book already. Thanks for posting!

Gladys Parker said...

This book sounds like a really fun, maybe some mystery, romantic book. I like reading about the Scottish and English as well as many others. Why are men so afraid of admitting when they are in love?

Granmama15 said...

I’m not a mushy romantic book reader, but I was drawn in when I read that there are shootings, explosions, and an abduction! Plus a loving fun dog! Sounds like a making of a good book! TY

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