COULD LUCK BE A LADY? Annette de Jouer was the talk of the town. This beautiful, mysterious creature had opened the most successful gambling house in London. There she dazzled the lords who came to play with her charm, then bested them with her skill. But no lord suspected the truth about her identity--and she vowed to deep it a secret from all. Even from the wealthy, handsome, and imperious Jason Winslow, the Earl of Longworth, Annette successfully dept her secret. For when he came to rescue his impetuous younger brother from her clutches, and stayed to put her virtue to the test, she made him forget that he was a gentleman...
While her widowed mother works abroad, twelve-year-old Jamie must leave her Maine home to spend the summer at her grandfather's ranch. She impulsively buys a unbroken horse at an auction. Jamie copes with change and adversity as this exciting adventure unfolds.
Two weeks may not seem like a very long time, but the lives of three generations are changed in this satisfying tale.
This is written by the author of the popular "Sleepover Friends" series and would be enjoyable for fans in upper elementary grades and junior high. Readers interested in Texas, ranching, grandfathers or horses should like it as well.