Book Review: Summer House Party by Regina Scott, Donna Hatch, Sarah M. Eden

Summer House PartyTitle: Summer House Party
Authors: Regina Scott, Donna Hatch, Sarah M. Eden
Series: Timeless Regency Collection
Publisher: Mirror Press
Release Date: June 7, 2016

Book Summary:

From the publisher of the #1 Amazon bestselling A Timeless Romance Anthology series in Clean Romance.

Join three bestselling Regency Romance authors, Regina Scott, Donna Hatch, and Sarah M. Eden, for three new novellas in SUMMER HOUSE PARTY.

A ENGAGEMENT OF CONVENIENCE by Regina Scott: Kitty Chapworth is nearly a spinster, and an orphan living on the charity of her uncle, with nothing to recommend her for the marriage mart. Her primary purpose is relegated to acting chaperone for her cousins until she can see them successfully married. Kitty remains focused on her duty even though she knows her future is bleak. When Quentin Adair returns from a long ten years working in Jamaica and proposes a wild charade to Kitty, she agrees, although the plan might reawaken her old feelings for Quentin. Can a reformed rake convince the perfect chaperone to overlook propriety for love?

A PERFECT MATCH by Donna Hatch: Genevieve attends a summer house party hosted by her best friend who can’t wait to introduce her to a gentleman she wants to marry, Christian Amesbury. After meeting him, Genevieve determines Christian is perfect . . . for her. Torn between loyalty to her best friend and the yearnings of her heart, Genevieve must first escape the attention of a powerful lord who’s obsessed with her and who tries to rob her of any hope for a happily ever after.

THE PAUPERS’ HOUSE PARTY by Sarah M. Eden: It’s a rare event that Edward Downy and his brother are invited to a house party by a member of the ton. But when they arrive, Edward quickly realizes this house party is different than any other. All invited guests are quite destitute, fallen members of Society barely hanging onto their homes. The hosts of the house party, the Warricks, then make a stunning announcement—they intend to gift all their properties to one fortunate guest. As the guests race to impress the Warricks, Edward finds a fast friend in Agatha Holmwood, who shares his same aversion to the horrible expectations. But their growing fondness for each other only makes the game more painful.

I was really looking forward to this book, and I enjoyed reading these stories.
An Engagement of Convenience: I loved this story. Kitty and Quentin were great characters. I enjoyed seeing their story evolve. This story was well-written.
Rating: 5 stars
Content: Clean
A Perfect Match: This story was harder for me to get into. I did really like the characters. I didn’t like that some things were left hanging at the end to be found in another book by the author.
Rating: 3.5 stars
Content: Clean
The Pauper’s House Party: I found the basis of the story a very intriguing idea. I really liked the main characters. I appreciated Edward and Agatha’s feelings about the party. This story was hard to put down.
Rating: 5 stars
Content: Clean
Rating: 4.5 stars – Highly Recommend
Content: Clean
Source: Review Copy
This book can be purchased from Barnes & Noble and Amazon.


  1. OMG Love the cover!!!!