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Lucky Streak (Lucky Trilogy #2)

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  2,850 Ratings  ·  74 Reviews
When Mike Corwin awakens after some wild partying in Vegas $150,000 richer and married to Amber, the gorgeous woman he met the night before, he thinks he's hit the jackpot. The bad news is that Amber's a con who takes his money and runs. Seems the family curse has finally hit him. Hard.

But to Amber, Mike isn't business as usual. If only she didn't need the money to ensure

Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
Published May 26th 2009 by HQN (first published January 1st 2009)
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Jun 05, 2009 jenjn79 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to jenjn79 by: continuation of a series
Really enjoyed this 2nd book in the "Lucky" trilogy. The characters, the storyline, and the romance all engaged me and had me wanting to keep reading.

The basis for this series is that there is a curse on the Corwin males where if they fall in love, they will lose their woman and their money. It's affected the family for generations and now the current group of cousins must deal with it to move on with their futures.

Mike Corwin is a Boston police officer. He goes to Vegas for his partner's weddin
Jun 03, 2009 Wendy rated it really liked it
This is a really cute book with alot of fun characters. CP is always fun to read, she writes a quick and entertaining story. I gave this one a four out of five.

Amber is a woman that has had to resort to counting cards in Vegas to win enough money to keep her father in a nursing facility because he has Alzhiemers. But she isn't happy with what she has had to do and wants out. Her partner doesn't want to let go though. When he threatens her a strange man steps in to help her.

Boston Cop Mike Corw
Sep 03, 2014 Greentea rated it liked it
Mike Corwin hates roller coasters, yet he fell for a woman who made his stable life into a roller coaster ride.

Always responsible, Mike [with a few booze] married Amber Rose suddenly in a Las Vegas wedding. With a Corwin curse hanging from generations, he thought he could beat it when he marries someone he's not in love with. But then again, it seemed that the curse still worked and he lost Amber and his money.

Amber Rose has a past involving gambling. But her reasons for cheating in card games w
Jessica Alcazar
Jul 01, 2015 Jessica Alcazar rated it it was amazing
FANTASTIC little chic flic romance story! ALL 3 of these books were highly enjoyable. Every character had me LMAO!
However, I will say that Lucky Streak (#2) was absolutely the funniest of them all. Hands down!
PS....I really wish Uncle Edward and Clara had their own story, even if it was a short story in an Anthology because that man had me in stitches....stinky Pete! Bawaaaaaaahahahahaha!
Stephanie Bolen
Jul 25, 2014 Stephanie Bolen rated it it was ok
Sorry I'm just not buying it. The only thing that I thought was realistic was Edwards illness and even then that's not the diagnosis that I think he should have been given. None of the characters felt true to life at all, it was more a movie writing of a life than actual life. Amber could have been anybody, all the little stuff the fact that she was raised in Vegas by a con man and has a photographic memory was mentioned but not shown. She could have shown them the "real" Vegas whatever that is; ...more
Danielle Taylor
Mar 25, 2015 Danielle Taylor rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015-books
Lucky Steak is Carly Phillips’ second book in the Corwin Curse series and I liked it for a cute, fluff romance. Amber was raised by her dad a Vegas con artist and so she follows in his footsteps when he she needs to put him in a nursing home and can't afford his care. She meets Mike, a cop when he steps when Amber is trying to break up her partnership with one of her dad's old friends and fellow con artists. Amber has a photographic memory and so her partner does not want to let her go. Amber gi ...more
Jan 11, 2010 Sabrina rated it liked it
Lucky Steak is Carly Phillips’ second book in the Corwin Curse series and I found it to be a cute story with lots of fun characters. Not only did I enjoy Amber and Mike, but Mike’s family is loads of fun and the bad guys chasing Amber add some extra excitement.

The storyline is very believable and will probably hit close to the heart for many readers. Amber is a con only because she desperately needs to pay for her father’s nursing home and care. Mike is afraid of true love because his experience
The second in the Corwin family Trilogy. A solid 3 3/4 stars.
So much better than the first book! This book centers around Mike Corwin, son of Edward, the eccentric brother. Mike became a cop to keep order in his life that he never had with his "out there" father. Mike meets Amber Rose while in Vegas for his partner's wedding. It is instant attraction and it all begins.
Here's what I liked:
I loved the chemistry between the Mike and Amber...there is plenty of work up to it and it works. It is night
In Las Vegas Amber Rose has lived the life of a con-artist and card counter in high-stakes poker games as a way to bring in necessary income to pay for the care of her Alzheimer's-stricken father. Now she plans to go straight though she fears her partner Marshall Banks will go ballistic, but does not care as she wants out.

When Banks turns nasty, Boston cop Mike Corwin, in town for a wedding, rescues Amber. She joins him and his party, giving them a special tour of Sin City from an insider's per
Sep 26, 2013 Anita rated it really liked it
Lucky Streak is the 2nd of the Lucky Trilogy and is a great book for mindless romantic reading. Sex starting on page 48.

Mike Corwin, a Boston Police Detective and Corwin cousin, goes to Las Vegas for his partner's wedding and saves Amber Rose from being accosted by a guy she claims is her ex-partner. Amber is a gorgeous woman and the electricity is immediate. Mike invites her along for the day and at the end of the day, marries her even though he knows very little about her. What Happens in Vega
May 20, 2011 Kathy rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, family
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Iris Blobel
Jan 15, 2011 Iris Blobel rated it it was ok
I finished this book a few days back and I still don't really know what to think. I think I'm going with: Yeah .... NO!

This was one of the books when I should've stopped reading when my "eye rolling" didn't stop. Gist is: Girl (Amber) living in Las Vegas meets Cop (Mike) from Boston who's in town for his friend's wedding, they win big time and get married - AND THEY'RE NOT EVEN DRUNK! Next morning she's gone and so is the money. But Amber follows him to Boston to make this marriage work.

I just
Apr 29, 2014 Mareli rated it liked it
the beginning was really strange. A cop who marries a woman at Las Vegas? It really seemed unrealistic. And the non-reality factor goes on and on when he's back at home and after some little time the new wife is with him again.

Anti-climatic but not bad
Mar 23, 2011 Aimee rated it liked it
Recommends it for: anyone needing some laughter
Recommended to Aimee by: Christmas Present.
Well if you are looking for a fluffy, no drama, no thinking kind of book then 'Lucky Streak' is the one for you!

This is the second part of the trilogy "Lucky' series written by Carly Phillips. Mike Corwin (Boston Police Detective) goes to Las Vegas for his Partner's Wedding and runs into Amber Rose - a gorgeous woman who he knows very little about after only one night.

The bad news is Amber is a con artist or rather trying to get out of being a con artist. They meet and sparks fly. The lemons are
Tammy Pickens
Nov 24, 2015 Tammy Pickens rated it really liked it
This is a fun series to read. Good characters and some twist and turns that keep you engaged.
Dec 28, 2015 Kim added it
It was such a bad story. I didn't care for the heroine's character.
Nov 26, 2014 Sassy added it
Liked story wish more love scenes. Story action good
Jul 12, 2014 Sara rated it really liked it
Lovely story that touched me and a fun read!
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Feb 17, 2014 Dwi_eternity Lestari rated it really liked it
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Jan 18, 2016 Nora rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
Nov 23, 2015 Molly rated it it was amazing
Loved this! Another series I need to read the other books in:)
Jan Capstick
Enjoyable read!
Aug 06, 2012 Darcy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio-book, 2012, romance
I liked this one much better than the first. I loved that Mike and Amber were impulsive in Vegas, and that what happened in Vegas, didn't stay there. Amber's crazy past and present had the potential to really screw up things for them. While it did a little bit, it was Mike's crazy family that brought them together. I loved Mike's dad, Edward. He was so eccentric and out there it was hard not to like them. The gathering at the end so fit the extended family and had me laughing.
Jun 15, 2014 Dee rated it liked it
Shelves: read-2014
more like 3.5 - pretty solid romance
Ann Marie
Aug 03, 2013 Ann Marie rated it liked it
This is the second book in Carly Phillips Lucky series. It continues on where her first book left off in telling of the Corwin curse. It's time Mike Corwin finds himself swindled in Vegas by a beauty of con girl, Amber. Amber has good reasons for taking his money and tries to make it up to him in his home town near Boston. This is a definite beach read. The fun characters and Amber's persistence made this book enjoyable.
Mar 14, 2011 Jennifer rated it liked it
Shelves: owned
Carly Phillips is an amazing writer. I cannot help buy fall in love with her characters and Mike and Amanda were no different. I understood why Amanda made the decisions she did, and I understood why Mike reacted the way he did. I was pulled in to the story from the beginning. I love that Derek and Gabrielle were back in the story, as well as the curse. Cute, fun read.
Taylor Fenner
Aug 29, 2013 Taylor Fenner rated it really liked it
I really like this book and I've read it and the other two books in the trilogy 3 times but this time as I was reading it I noticed 4 or 5 grammatical errors. I would have liked the book even better if an editor had caught the errors. All in all this trilogy is great and Carly Phillips has been one of my favorite authors since I was about 14
Feb 01, 2010 Iris rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2010
would have been better if I was reading this in book form, but I was listening out loud. Some parts dragged on way too long and you know what I mean. WAY TOO LONG. I have an imagination. This was too descriptive and I usually like Carly Phillips, so I think I just won't get her books in audio formats from now on. :)
Apr 26, 2011 Carol rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this continuation of the Cowin Curse series. Amber Rose is a very different heroine dealing with some unique inlaws in wonderfully wacky ways. Who ever would have thought of using a descented skunk as a weapon? Romantic and amusing. I look forward to the next book.
Dec 15, 2011 Nicci rated it liked it
Another fun read. This one has more mystery and danger elements to it so I read this book fast. I just had to know how it was going to end. I will say when you do reach the climax for the mystery and drama it's pretty low key. Overall just a great fun book to read.
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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Carly Phillips N.Y. Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Carly Phillips has written over 40 sexy contemporary romance novels that today's readers identify with and enjoy. After a successful 15 year career with various New York publishing houses, Carly is making the leap to Indie author, with the goal of giving her readers more books at a faster pac ...more
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