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Lady Luck

(Colorado Mountain #3)

4.42  ·  Rating details ·  36,064 ratings  ·  2,225 reviews
Is love in the cards?

Since birth, Lexie Berry has had nothing but bad luck. Orphaned at an early age, she had a rough childhood and a boyfriend who was murdered. Now the beautiful, stylish Lexie is determined to change her luck and her life. But first she's got to make good on a promise: to pick up Ty Walker from prison. One look at the gorgeous ex-convict and Lexie knows
Kindle Edition, 535 pages
Published October 22nd 2011 by Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Izu Well, yes and no. I'm referring to the constant almost macabre stereotyping. The fact that the only full-black male has three women he's sleeping with…moreWell, yes and no. I'm referring to the constant almost macabre stereotyping. The fact that the only full-black male has three women he's sleeping with. The fact that Ty likes gansta rap. The fact that everything that he is is defined by the color of his skin, and not much else. I understand that KA's heroes are usually assholes; it's her thing. You get it or you don't. But why is it that the dishes the women made were Like what the actual fuck, black people only eat cornbread and grits, right? And why the fuck is Lex so special because she fucks black guys? Is she taking one for the white girl team? Is there something better about lowering oneself to permit a black cock to enter her? I'm sorry but what the fuck. Lines were crossed, and nobody seems to have a problem with the constant stuffing of black people into KA's stereotype box. That's what I mean by why is this book so racist.(less)
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Jul 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing
5 LUCKY Stars!

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Just when I thought it couldn't get any better than Tate's book in the Colorado Mountain series... well, I was wrong! Ty and Lexie's book was just as good, maybe even better! I absolutely LOVED it!

Ty and Lexie did things backwards... within 48 hours of meeting each other, they were married. Ty just got out of a 5 year stent in prison for a crime he did not commit. Lexie is doing a favor for a low life who was friends with her dead boyfriend. They married for appearances only,
Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
4.5 Team Walker Stars

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Some Spoilers

“You’re part-goof all class. Never walked in a room, any room, with a woman on my arm, any woman, who’s got your looks, your style, the kinda beauty you got and the light that shines from you. So I don’t get it. I don’t get how a woman leads a life full of shit and comes out of it bein’ part-goof and all class. That shit’s impossible but there you fuckin’ are. Part-goof, all class.”-Ty

Lady Luck was so good. I think it is tied with Max's book for my favo
Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
Re-read: 9/19/15

5 Million I Volunteer to Trade Places With Lexie Stars


Because TY:


"He didn't talk during sex and didn't like his pussy to do it either."

*orgasmic shudder*

This is exactly how I picture him too.


orgasmic shudder again*

And Lexie:


Oh le sigh.


UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish

Lady Luck is the third book in the Colorado Mountain series and, in my opinion, has the best storyline of the three. I adore Ty Walker who, if you can believe it, is even more crass and foul mouthed than either Max or Tate… or maybe even both Max and Tate combined! So yeah, be prepared, because this book takes crassiness to a whole new level! In fact, I made up a word to describe Ty – crasshat… a crass asshat… And I wouldn't change a thing about him.

So, let’s break it down. What is it that has
Stacey is Sassy
October 16, 2018

Here we are again and it's amazing that a book I've re-read/listen over and over still gives me the same KA high that I love. Honestly, there is NO other author I re-read as much or as often as Kristen Ashley. Lady Luck is one of my favourites and I'm sure I will be back again next year.

July 17, 2017. Re-read/listen to for the 20 billionth time and I still love it. How is it that a Kristen Ashley re-read still gives me happy buzz's and the shakes and shiveries?

4 Stars (Originally read 4/24/2014)

4 Stars (Re-read 1/23/2017)

4 Stars (*Another Re-read 12/6/18*)

4 Stars (**Another Re-read 7/8/2019**)

Overall Opinion: This was an enjoyable re-read. I found that I didn't remember every single detail, so it was nice to read again. I liked experiencing their progression into love. I also liked how Ty melted from being a cold, closed off man into one that loved Lexie openly and was affectionate with her. Because of the revenge aspect this did have a lot of o
Edited May 30, 2012 (original review December 2011)

"Luck is believing you're lucky."
- by Tennessee Williams -

"Life is the first gift, love the second, and understanding the third."
- by Marge Piercy -


Nothing beats my Tate Jackson and Sweet Dreams, but I can truly say that I loved Lady Luck too!

Very brief synopsis:
Ty Walker is half-black. He won a poker game and someone got pissed and wanted to punish him. Ty was set up and took the fall for someone else and therefore was wrongly imprisoned. W
Huge 5+ stars 

Wow! What a fantastic story! Lady Luck was a book I was leery to read. I knew I would struggle with the hero, knowing how crass and disrespectful toward women he was, and I was right. What I didn't expect, however, was that I would ended up not only loving this passionate, emotional, intense, and captivating story, but I would also fall head-over-heels in love with the hero. 

There were many things I loved about this book, but it was the love story between the hero and heroine, Ty a
Mar 04, 2016 rated it liked it
Every weekend I join the cool-girls in the BBB group and read a Kristen Ashley book with them. And, every weekend, I rant about how the alpha-males are complete assholes. It's a tradition that I enjoy - like the tradition of dying Easter eggs. Sure, you have to deal with the smell of boiled eggs and vinegar, the mess of little cups of dye all over the table that never seems to come off, and the annoyance of trying to figure out something to do with all of those dyed eggs later (blue and pink egg ...more
SamJ ★Needs a HEA★
Thoughts after a re read.

Still a 5 star read for me.

I love how Ty "enters" the story. The first time we "see" him.

I glanced at my watch to see it was twelve oh seven and then I glanced down the tunnel again and something was moving though the shimmers. That path was long and the heat on the day was immense so I didn't see much but something made me keep watching.

And as the thing moving through the shimmers formed into a man, I kept watching as my breath started sticking in my throat.

Then th
Reread time because this book makes my heart go: 💞💕💕💘💝💖💗💓💓💗💘💝💞💕💕❤️❤️❤️💛💜💘💞💘💝💗💓💞💓💕💓💕💗💕💝💓💓💝😍💗💞💓💕💝💕💘💞💗💖💖

Ty Walker can fuckin walk on ME and fucking stomp on me and fucking crush me between his thighs and I would fucking love it. Thanks, that's all I have to say besides READ THIS BOOK.

omg bitch I am crying some real ass tears right now and it's 12 am and I'm crying over this book. Holy. Fuck. fuckfuckfuckfuxkfuckcuckcufkcuckcuc I love this book so much and I love Ty fucking Walker. I think I fin
5+ stars – Contemporary Romance

A bunch of my fellow romance lovin’ Goodreads friends have been reading and raving about Kristen Ashley, and with great reason. Lady Luck is the third book in the Colorado Mountain series, and after reading it, I’m now 3 for 3 with her books being big 5 star winners that I loved.

There’s just something about her stories that grab me right from the beginning and never let go. I especially love how the details, descriptions, and conversations depict such vivid ima
Amy | Foxy Blogs
I listened to the audio of LADY LUCK. At one point "lady luck" wasn't on my side because audibles had me update my app in the middle of listening to this book. Unfortunately, it started the book over for me. *ugh* It took some time but I figured out where I was in the book and was able to finish it.

I enjoyed the story but it took a bit for me to get used to the narrator's voice for Ty. Her male voice wasn't what I had pictured in my mind.

Another entertaining Kristen Ashley book.

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Sher❤ The Fabulous BookLover
4 Lucky Stars!!

I'm so happy to say I really enjoyed this KA. She's either a hit or a miss and lately she's been missing the target, but this one is definitely a winner. Ty and Lexie...I don't think I'll ever forget this couple.

Full review to come after I've gathered my thoughts:

Finally starting this after all these years!🙌🏽


Aestas Book Blog
Jan 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
"We'd weathered one hell of a storm. But we didn't come out with nicks and dents. We came out tougher, stronger, closer."

*GRIN* Squee!! Another winner from Kristen Ashley :D

I seriously cannot get enough of her books!! I'm totally,utterly, blissfully ADDICTED !!!!

Ty Walker just got released from prison. Lexie owes a guy so she agreed to pick him up and get him to wherever he needed to go, thinking it would be a quick and easy task. But Ty has enemies, and she's with Ty, she needs his prote
Dec 28, 2012 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Middle aged white women who appropriate AAVE
As much as I hated Motorcycle Man, I *still* thought that maybe I was missing something. Did I pick the wrong book? Will I find the magic with another?
The answer is no.

*I've edited this dang thing so many times and it never sounds exactly right to me so bullet points it is. Blerg.

-Race/Racism as a plot device. The same drama/conflicts of every other KA book are present here (evul women, kidnapping) except this time cuz racism. Badly executed, ham-fisted, cartoonish, I don't need this
Blacky *Romance Addict*
My favorite Colorado <3 This is a beautiful story, even if it's about revenge and rasizm, KA really knows how to write them.

10 stars from me :)))

The writing - I don't usually comment on KA-s writing style, I know a lot of people don't like it, concerning the grammar and stuff, but I'm not one of them. When I read I read emotions, and KA novels have that, and it's pictured perfectly. I mean, like in this one, when we read from TY-s point of view, every freaking time he got that thing that pierced

KA never disappoints!! Her Alpha males are fan-fucking-tastic!!

Ty Walker was wrongfully imprisoned for 5 years. The day he gets out, Lexie is there to pick him up as a favor to mutual friend. Ty talks Lexie into posing as his wife in order to keep is cover and help him clear his name. Of course they eventually fall in love for real - I mean Ty is a walking sex god - who wouldn't agree to marrying him????

Lexie has been unlucky since the day she was born and is afraid to trust love. Luckily for h
Sep 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
*** 3.80 ***

A buddy read with the most amazing KA addicts at BB&B's attic!

Another KA book, another hot couple, an alpha male with Neanderthal manner, a lost girl in a tough situation, and a struggle to find trust in humanity and each other... They are both damaged, craving what most take for granted, but seems forever out of reach for the two of them... Will Lady Luck look favorable upon them at least this one time?

Well, this is KA we are talking about and her books come with a Happily Ever A
Aug 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favourite
Can't believe I didn't review this the first time 'round. Discovered Kristen Ashley about a year or 2 ago and have read a lot of her books. Read this series last year and totally loved it. Saw that Kristen had another book out based in Carnal about Chace so decided to re-read Sweet Dreams (Colorado Mountain Series), The Gamble, Lady Luck (Colorado Mountain Series) before starting the new book. Was it as good as I had thought it was - or should I say were they as good as I thought they were. Even ...more
Sep 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars**

Re read July 2019
Jun 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Kristen Ashley Fans, Romance
Shelves: favorites
5 Getting Your Dream Stars
* * * * * Spoiler Free
A few weeks ago I saw a promotion saying The Gamble was free. Well, that being a favorite in one of my favorite Kristen Ashely series…it started me on a path of re-reads of the entire series. The first three entries of the Colorado Mountain series were part of that Golden Year of Publishing for Ashley, 2011. It was during that time she put out twenty-one books…


Lady Luck has been a fan favorite forever…it has everything and more…And wh
Al George
Side note: I'm adding a star after having some very wise women point out that Ty had a broken past and a lot of the things he did came out of that. And in the end, he was totally in love with "Mama" and would give her the world.

I'm still pissed that vaccuuming was vagina work, though.

Color me unpopular


This is a like / hate book for me. And I get that it's my sh!t here. But I'm totes willing to claim that it's my sh!t.

Read for URR New Years 2017 Challenge, Interracial romance category

May 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Everything I hoped it would be and so much more! I love Ty Walker and Lexie is the perfect heroine! FANTASTIC READ!!
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Lexie Berry is told by a low-life named Shift to pick up Ty Walker from a California prison. He will deliver the next set of instructions once she arrives. Yeah, there's a reason this guy's called Shift as Ty's next agenda item is a doozy.

I won't rehash what happens next (you should have the pleasure of discovering that yourself) or their histories but trust they both have interesting ones. While their first meeting was bizarre, it was also kismet. What comes
bella farren


Holy hell I forgot how much I loved the little endearments and plots-twists in this one. I didn't want it to end, and I read that epilogue through happy tears. My god, I am addicted to Kristen Ashely's writing.

It is official; I am a crazy, obsessed Kristen Ashely fan. If I am ever in need of a crazy romance fix (which is all the time and I ain't ashamed about nothing), Kristen is my go-to girl.

Her books are outrageous with borderline ridicul
Spoilers ahead
Reread again
Still had my same issues from previously but I absolutely love this book and the mcs

Reread 13-11-19
Gah I love this book so freaking much! This is one of a handful of books which always make me buy KA's books, the hope for another Ty and Lexie make it hard to give up on this author even with H's I absolutely hate like Keaton(y'all know I had to say it 😂)


Reread # hmmmm I've stoppe

Audiobook Review: 08/1/14

The audiobook is phenomenal! I didn't think I could love this story anymore than I already did, but Emma Taylor's fabulous narration took it to another level! She gets all of it! She gets the characters, she gets KA's writing, she knows how this book should be read! A highlight of the narration was for a character that I liked when I read the Lady Luck the first few times, but now I love him as much as any featured KA alpha hero. Angel Pena! For those of you who have re
Robin (Bridge Four)
It's Friday and that means......another KA book with my girls at Buddies Books & Baubles.

4.5 Your Nightmare was My Dream Stars

Me the very beginning of this book

Um…our hero Ty has no clue how to use a verb or a noun. He grunts and barely puts two syllables together. How am I supposed to read a book with him in it.

Just a little while later….

Oh look he knows more than two words and I thought that would be better but OMG it is worse. He pretty much refers to stuff in terms of pussy and dick and I’m
Written October 31, 2014

4 1/2 Stars - Just as good as expected. A very pleased pleasure sigh!

I just finished this as an 22 hrs audiobook and it was a GREAT one. Both the story itself, a much loved Kristen Ashley Colorado Mountain classic (book #3), and the audiobook edition narrated by Emma Taylor in an absolutely fantastic way. Ms Taylor could DO these MEN and it felt just as good as when you read a book in this style.


When Ty Walker le
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“<…>When I was done speaking I felt his body had gone still again, stone still.
And silent.
Then he asked quietly, "Nightmare?"
"Nightmare," I replied firmly.
Ty didn't move.
By a miracle, I held it together.
Then he moved but it was to rest his chin on my shoulder and I closed my eyes because I needed him to go, go, go so I could fall apart again on my own.
Then he said, "Your nightmare, mama, was my dream."
My heart clenched.
He kept going. "Never had a home until you gave me one."
My breath started sticking.
"Never had anyone give to me the way you gave to me."
My breath stopped sticking and clogged.
"Never thought of findin' a woman who I wanted to have my baby."
Oh God.
"Never had light in my life, never, not once, I lived wild but I didn't burn bright until you shined your light on me."
Oh God.
"Whacked, fuckin' insane, but, at night, you curled in front of me, didn't mind I did that time that wasn't mine 'cause it meant I walked out to you."
He had to stop. He had to.
He didn't.
"Your nightmare," he whispered, turned his head and against my neck he finished, "my dream."<…>”
“Baby?” he called and he felt her eyes on him.
“Yeah?” she replied, her sweet voice soft, another tone he was getting used to and this was because the last couple of days it had started to come at him often.
“Do me a favor?”
“In a second, I’m gonna pull over, get out my gun and give it to you. When I do, shoot me with it.”
“What?” she whispered.
“I’m facin’ another hour and a half of your music. I’d rather be dead.”
Silence then, “Shut up.”
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