Review: Countess by Chance by Kate McKinley

A Countess by Chance - Kate McKinleyPublisher: Forever Yours (January 7th 2014)
eBook: 50 pages
Series: By Invitation Only #2
Source: Forever Romance
Add on: Goodreads
Rating: 3 of 5 stars
*This book is intended for mature audiences.

Things aren’t as proper as they seem in Regency London…

The next passionate novella in Kate McKinley’s erotic trilogy.

A gambler’s daughter, Olivia Dewhurst knows her way around a deck of cards. So when her family estate becomes threatened, she has no choice but to use her skills at the gaming tables to save herself from ruin. A lavish house party affords her the perfect opportunity-until the newly minted Earl of Huntington arrives. Adam Rycroft has never forgotten the day Sophia rejected his proposal. Now to even the score, he challenges her to a shocking wager-his two thousand pounds against the one valuable commodity she has left: her virtue.


Another cute By Invitation Only novella about a second chance romance. Olivia and Adam were once in love. But  in order to save her family from ruin, Olivia leaves Adam hanging for a titled man. Two years later, the tables have turned, leaving Olivia still unmarried and Adam returning as the newly Earl of Huntington bent on some sweet revenge. This story is actually at the same house party of A Duchess in the Dark which was kind of cute, since we get to see snippets of where the stories line up with each other.

The romance wasn’t bad, though very typical and formulaic. Adam is your typical hero who’s hellbent on getting revenge only to  be sidetracked by the his unwavering desire for her, while embarrassed Olivia, tries to deny the attraction only to fall under Adam’s charms.  The story was a short and easy read, and overall it was enjoyable if not also but a bit forgettable.

{*Thank to Forever and Netgalley for the ARC in exchange for the an honest review.

Find Kate McKinley:

Website | Goodreads | Twitter

Purchase the book:
Barnes & Nobles |

Author: Cyn

noun. a bum OT, procrastinator. reader. eater. sleeper. music listen-er. movie go-er. Loves food too much.

0 Replies to “Review: Countess by Chance by Kate McKinley”

  1. I am glad to hear that it was an enjoyable read, even if you don’t remember much a few days later.

    1. Haha, yeah that happens sometimes. At least I enjoyed it when I read it. That’s the important part right? 😉

  2. […] Blog Tour & Giveaway: Sleepless by Tracey Ward ✖ REVIEW: Countess by Chance by Kate McKinley ✖ Teaser Tuesday: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell ✖ Waiting on Wednesday: The Art of Lainey by Paula […]

  3. A gambler’s daughter and an Earl. Will the sparks fly? Would love to read.

    1. Hope you do! It’s a cute read.

  4. […] PS: My reviews for the first two books: A Duchess in the Dark & A Countess by Chance […]

Leave a Reply