Carols and Chaos by Cindy Anstey

Carols and Chaos

A lady's maid and a valet become entangled in a yuletide counterfeiting scheme in this romantic Christmas YA adventure.1817. The happy chaos of the Yuletide season has descended upon the country estate of Shackleford Park in full force, but lady's maid Kate Darby barely has the time to notice. Between her household duties, caring for her ailing mother, and saving up money to someday own a dress shop, her hands are quite full. Matt Harlow is also ...

Details Carols and Chaos

TitleCarols and Chaos
Release DateOct 9th, 2018
PublisherSwoon Reads
GenreHistorical, Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Romance, Holiday, Christmas

Reviews Carols and Chaos

  • Libby
    Not exactly a sequel, this title follows the events in "Suitors & Sabotage", focusing on Matt and Kate, servants introduced in the previous book. While still a light, enjoyable romance for young teens, the below stairs viewpoint hints at darker subjects. However challenges are quickly smoothed over for a happy-ever-after ending. These hints left me wanting something more so I didn't find this as appealing as Anstey's other titles. Still well wort...
  • Sami
    A sweet Christmas confection with filled with dashing valets, high-spirited ladies maids, and a frothy and fantastic romance. Fans of Anstey's work will love the cameos of beloved characters, the chemistry of the two leads, and the contagious giddiness of holiday romance.
  • Cara
    This was a very cute (light) historical mystery/romance.
  • Carol R.
    Historical fiction, mystery, and romance, all rolled up in one! Recommend for fans of Charles Dickens' English life and Jane Eyre fans.
  • Elaine
    Thank you net galley for an advance copy of this novel. I have read all of this authors previous works and was excited to read this work. It was a sweet Christmas time romance set in regency times with a twist of counterfeit coin mystery to be solved. Some of the characters were in a previous work so that was delightful to see them again. I wished there was a bit more to this story in terms of character love interest development as that seemed mo...