No Such Thing As Luck



Librarian Note Alternate New Cover Edition For ASIN B011SQDMW2.John Thornton Is Facing The Collapse Of Everything He Has Worked For All Of His Life Through His Banker, He Hears About A Potential Business Opportunity That Could Save The Mill He Decides To Investigate, Even If It Means Traveling From Home When He Can Least Afford It.Margaret Hale, Now Living In London, Learns That Her Godfather Mr Bell Is Visiting Her Brother Frederick In Cadiz Bell Is Dying, And Asking To See Her Before It Is Too Late She Is Determined To Sail, Regardless Of The Risk.An Accident On The Docks Leaves Margaret Injured, And Throws Both Together On The Same Ship Thornton, Resolved To Protect Margaret S Honour Despite Their Painful History, Claims To Be Her Brother To Keep Her Safe Unfortunately, Pretending To Be Margaret S Brother Proves Difficult And Dangerous Than He Might Have Expected.No Such Thing As Luck

Nicole Clarkston is a book lover and a happily married mom of three Originally from Idaho, she now lives in Oregon with her own romantic hero, several horses, and one very fat dog She has loved crafting alternate stories and sequels since she was a child watching Disney s Robin Hood, and she is never found sitting quietly without a book of some sort.Nicole discovered Jane Austen rather by guilt Nicole Clarkston is a book lover and a happily married mom of three Originally from Idaho, she now lives in Oregon with her own romantic hero, several horses, and one very fat dog She has loved crafting alternate stories and sequels since she was a child watching Disney s Robin Hood, and she is never found sitting quietly without a book of some sort.Nicole discovered Jane Austen rather by guilt in her early thirties how does any book worm really live that long without a little PP She has never looked back A year or so later, during a major house renovation project, she discovered Elizabeth Gaskell and fell completely in love Her need fortime with these characters led her to simultaneously write Rumours Recklessness, a PP inspired novel, and No Such Thing as Luck, an NS inspired novel Both immediately became bestselling books The success she had with her first attempt at writing led her to write three other novels that are her pitiful homage to two authors who have so deeply inspired her.Nicole was recently invited to join Austenvariations.com, a group of talented authors in the Jane Austen Fiction genre In addition to her work with the Austen Variations blog, Nicole can be reached through Facebook at Twitter N_Clarkston, her blog at Goodreads.com, or her personal blog and website, NicoleClarkson.com

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 371 pages
  • No Such Thing As Luck
  • Nicole Clarkston
  • English
  • 20 February 2018

10 thoughts on “No Such Thing As Luck

  1. says:

    Review initially posted on Such Thing as Luck was the first book I ever saw of Nicole Clarkston and it was because of it that I discovered she also wrote JAFF I ve read and loved her other two JAFF books Rumours Recklessness and The Courtship of Edward Gardiner but this one will always have a special place in my heart because it is one of the best North and South fan fiction books I ve ever read.This variation takes place after Mr Hales s deat Review initial...

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    Dear reader,If you are a fan of Elizabeth Gaskell s North and South,if you are in the mood for a sweet, romantic, utterly compelling and simply adorable story,then this is the book for you I was enchanted by this tale and could not put it down I read it with a big smile on my face and felt so happy to be enveloped in such a warm and beautifully written story I forgot about the outside world,so lost was I to the actions,thoughts and desires of John and Margaret I loved so many facets of this Dear reader,If you are a fan of Elizabeth Gaskell s North and South,if you are in the mood for a sweet, romantic, utterly compelling and simply adorable story,then this is the book for you I was enchanted by this tale and could not put it down I read it with a big smile on my face and felt so happy to be enveloped in such a warm and beautifully written story I forgot about the outside world,so lost was I to t...

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    Luck I don t know anything about luck I ve never banked on it and I m afraid of people who do Luck to me is something else Hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn t Lucille BallUntil last December, I had never read North South, Elizabeth Gaskell s story of the struggles between the industrialized north and the urban south of England Nicole Clarkston has taken Gaskell s unique premise and continued the love story between John Thornton and Margaret Hale He, the no Luck I don t know anything about luck I ve never banked on it and I m afraid of people who do Luck to me is something else Hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn t Lucille BallUntil last December, I had never read North South, Elizabeth Gaskell s story of the struggles between the industrialized north and the urban south of England Nicole Clarkston has taken Gaskell s unique premise and continued the love story between John Thornton and Margaret Hale He, the northern master of a struggling mill and she the southern daughter of a dissatisfied vicar in the Church of England It would be best to have some knowledge of the NS story before attempting this variation, whether...

  4. says:

    I read this author s other book, Rumours Recklessness, in December of 2015 and found it enjoyable I had noted at the time to myself that she had written a variation to North South As that book is one of my favorites I intended to read her variation this book at some time in the future The blog, More Agreeably Engaged, then listed this book as the favorite variation of North and South and I decided that I would take the plunge and read it You must see that it kept me enthralled I read this author s other book, Rumours Recklessness, in December of 2015 and found it enjoyable I had noted at the time to myself that she had written a variation to North South As that book is one of my favorites I intended to read her variation this book at some time in the future The blog, More Agreeably Engaged, then listed this book as the favorite variation of North and Sout...

  5. says:

    The book starts some months after Mr Hale has died and Margaret is living in London with Edith, her family and Mrs Shaw Mr Bell is visiting Frederick in Spain and is still quite crafty and shrewd in his endeavors to help certain situations Marlborough Mills is in trouble but John has a new idea for saving it Higgins is working for John and they have already established an easy rapport I adore Nicholas Higgins The tale that follows from this point is awesome and not to be missed Nicol The book starts some months after Mr Hale has died and Margaret is living in London with Edith, her family and Mrs Shaw Mr Bell is visiting Frederick in Spain and is still quite crafty and shrewd in his endeavors to help certain situations Marlborough Mills is in trouble but John has a new idea for saving it Higgins is working for John and they have already established an easy rapport I adore Nicholas Higgins The tale that follows from this point is awesome and not to be missed Nicole Clarkston s John Thornton is romantic, strong and wonderful, as well...

  6. says:

    I listened to the audio book and this story is a must read or listen to John Thornton, who is travelling to Spain to save his mill, runs into Miss Hale who is also travelling to the same location She is injured and travelling alone, so Mr Thornton travels as her brother We get to know John s mother , Hannahthoroughly as well as Frederick Margaret s brother and his wife I fell in love with...

  7. says:

    I loved every word of this riveting tale that brings Margaret and Mr Thornton together in very unexpected circumstances A trip across the seas leads to a lotthan Margaret bargained for, and she finds herself travelling with an intriguing companion who comes to her rescue often, and in many different ways The crossing will make you smile and sometimes swoon and you ll wish Cadiz was somewhere in the New World, so that our beloved characters might have sufficient time to realise how esse I loved every word of this riveting tale that brings Margaret and Mr Thornton together in very unexpected circumstances A trip across the seas le...

  8. says:

    I tried hard because so many of my GoodReads friends love it, but I must admit I didn t really care for North and South when I finally read it last year I liked the characters and appreciated the social commentary, but I found it lacking in romance, and the historical detail really bored me I honestly struggled to finish it Afterwards, I watched the BBC production and found I preferred that presentation of the story.Considering my lack of enthusiasm for the book, I ve never pursued any fan fi I tried hard because so many of my GoodReads friends love it, but I must admit I didn t really care for North and South when I finally read it last year I liked the characters and appreciated the social commentary, but I found it lacking in romance, and the historical detail really bored me I honestly struggled to finish it Afterwards, I watched the BBC production and found I preferred that presentation of the story.Considering my lack of enthusiasm for the book, I ve never pursued any fan fiction based on it until now But Nicole Clarkston is one of my favorite authors of Jane Austen based variations and I thought maybe she d come up with an approach I d enjoy Thankfully, I was right I found this farreadable than Ms Gaskell s much lauded o...

  9. says:

    Excellent Story Horrible coverI adored this book After reading so many books, canon novels and fanfiction, it was wonderful to read a romance where the couple talks through their misunderstandings and reaches their understanding without false angst And, this is a great story as well The pace was constant which built to riveting Strong Five Stars But Ms Clarkson, the cover And I think I would have called it John Thornton Not a Gentleman though truly, he is everything a gentleman shoul Excellen...

  10. says:

    I very much enjoyed this North South variation I only wish that NS variations were as prolifically written as Pride and Prejudice ones Gems like this book are few and far between unfortunately Thank you Nicole Clarkston

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