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Socialite's Gamble

(The Chatsfield #3)

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3.40  ·  Rating details ·  216 ratings  ·  28 reviews

When the gentleman places his bet…  

As the darling of London's party scene, Cara Chatsfield isn't surprised when her father's CEO sends her to Las Vegas to host The Chatsfield's world-famous poker tournament. And if behind the glitz and glamour there's a girl hurt by her past? She'll never tell.  

Aidan Kelly detests women like Cara, but when his biggest rival include

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Paperback, Large Print, 256 pages
Published June 17th 2014 by Harlequin Books (first published April 10th 2014)
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Alex is The Romance Fox
1,5 stars
This is book 3 in the Chatsfield Series, written by various authors and after reading a few I admit that I am so not enchanted…one or two have been good but for most part….meh!!!

Well, this offering my Michelle Conder is one of those beyond meh!!!!

Cara Chatsfield is supposedly a wild child…but not really…she knows she’s not!!!
She sighed. Yes, her life was a goldfish bowl; it always had been.
It’s that life she has….daughter of a billionaire who just happens to own the Chatsfield hot
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Sandra
Sep 06, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Model/Socialite Cara Chatsfield gets sent to Vegas to host an important poker tournament at one of her father’s hotels. On the way there she accidentally bumps into handsome hero Aiden Kelly in the airport—seems like he’s on the way to the poker tournament too for private reasons of his own.

I really enjoyed this book. I loved the settings, first the Vegas hotel, and later beautiful Fiji! And I liked how the sexual tension built up throughout the book as they got to know each other before they s
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Wealhtheow
Jul 14, 2015 rated it did not like it
In hopes of rehabilitating her wild child reputation, Cara Chatsfield promises her family that she'll play hostess for a big gambling event at their Las Vegas casino. There, a man literally runs in to her so hard that he breaks her heels, says it was her own fault, and then when she tries to protest, offers her $50 and calls her a hooker. Her love interest, ladies and gentlemen! In the time honored tradition of terrible romance novels, he continues to find the most absurdly unlikely explanations ...more
Kace | The Booknerd
I loved the story from the start up to the last page. The plot is really simple and you might say, predictable but it was well written, with awesome dialogue and very likable characters. And the ending here was a lot better than the previous book Playboy's Lesson.

P.S:It is my first taste of this author’s writing, but it most certainly will not be my last.

P.P.S: I still loved the Q&A portion at the end of the book.
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Desere
Mar 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Cara Chatsfield has always been just herself, or at least that's what the outside world thinks. They see a beautiful woman, who likes to party hard, cause scandal and just generally waste her life away.

The truth is she's been hurt so badly in the past that she has a daily ritual of channeling a different famous person every day in order to just get through the day. So when she is sent to play hostess at her father's hotel for the poker match of the century she is armed with as much determinatio
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Jenny
Feb 28, 2014 rated it did not like it
Not a fan of Paris Hilton heroines.
Zenki the Pixie
Sep 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars

I really liked this. Maybe one of my favorite Harlequin books :)
Danielle
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Ada
Apr 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
Esa mujer me hizo llorar ... jolines!!! que sentimental nos salio y Aidan, aah! soy una tonta enamorada del cliché
Fanny
May 13, 2017 rated it liked it



Despues de que las dos novelas anteriores no fueran lo que esperaba, me estaba planteando dejar sin terminar esta saga y eliminarla de mi lista de GR, me dije que esta era la ultima oportunidad que le daba, que si la historia de Cara y Aiden seguia sin gustarme, haria borron y cuenta nueva, pero este libro consiguio atraparme ( algo que no habian conseguido los anteriores ), en parte se que fue porque la pareja protagonista consiguio simpatizarme mas y tambien porque la trama de Socialite Gamble
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Amee
Sep 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars
This series is ROCKING!
Nice to get a look into the backgrounds of both main characters. Some good lessons about forgiveness, and being true to yourself. Liked the interview at the end (worked almost like an epilogue).
Susan in Perthshire
Aug 26, 2020 rated it liked it
This was fun. I enjoyed the hero and the heroine grew on me eventually. Aiden and Cara's journey to happy ever after was entertaining and satisfying. ...more
Andrea Lujano
Protagonistas: Cara & Aidan

Profesiones: Modelo & Empresario

Paises: USA, Fiji & Londres
Briliantina Hidayat
Dec 28, 2020 rated it did not like it
Elek. Chemistry-nya ga dapat, padahal ini romens. Mana si Cara ini benyek banget pula.
Helen Otuburu
Jul 14, 2019 marked it as to-read
its funny how people decide who u are without getting to know the real you
Sam Still Reading
Dec 20, 2014 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: fans of the series
Recommended to Sam Still Reading by: enjoying the series
This book took me some time to get into. Both the characters had flaws that I found difficult to relate to. It was great to see the focus on a female Chatsfield (Cara), but I think I wrote her off too early as a Paris Hilton wannabe. She appeared rather shallow and later in the book, insecure.

I really wanted to like Aidan - the man holds the television rights to the AFL (Australian Football League)! He blew hot and cold for me, sometimes treating Cara as a princess, sometimes like a piece of rub
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Dimple Gohil
Jun 29, 2014 rated it it was ok
So dubbed the wild child but totally innocent daughter of a hotel chain owner becomes part of a bet in a high stakes poker game in her fathers hotel !!!
So stupid ! Her father owns the hotel and loads like it y would she be akin to a poker chip it's not plausible at all a good storyline ruined just like that
She just keeps crying its ridicules also why would the guy believe that she could be won in a poker game even if she is acting as hostess that night, her daddy is filthy rich, she is a famou
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Mariana Bezerra
Mar 04, 2014 rated it liked it
I think three stars and a little too much for this story. Aidan was an awful guy that decided to buy a woman, for me that was the first mistake of this book. Cara was way too submissive and needed a good dose of reality because for some reason she always manages to find the wrong move and gets terrible afterwards. This family is way too dramatic, after they make the wrong choices suddenly is all a mistake. Not my cup of tea. Didn't liked Aidan and Cara was just too boring. Not a great book. ...more
Bukola
Nov 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
I for one can't stand weak heroines. Like seriously stop with the crying... Granted the Hero was such an asshole, like the typical M&B Heros, major asshole, always jumping into conclusion and ready to believe the worst in the heroine. Their first make out session got me hooked on this book though, like seriously major fantasy right there. Not trying to include spoilers, I'd say it's worth reading if you like the assholic Heros ...more
Cookie1
Feb 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
This book was like the Chatsfield books. However I found Cara to be a bit of a 'poor little rich girl'.
Surely she could help herself. It was, however a quick enjoyable read.
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Tigger
Jul 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
The Chatsfield
enjoying the books
Aisha
May 18, 2015 rated it liked it
Another black sheep who tried to look as the virgin that she's not... ...more
Loz
Feb 07, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: harlequin
Two and a half stars for this one. Took ages for me to get into the story, there's not a lot if dialogue in the beginning and I almost put it down. All came together nicely in the end though. ...more
Gail
Mar 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
sweet story
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After graduating from the University of Melbourne, Michelle Conder took a variety of jobs before packing her bags and traveling and working overseas. When none of the career opportunities she encountered grabbed her she returned to Australia and after more study decided to follow her lifelong dream of becoming a writer.

Michelle now lives in Melbourne with her husband and three children and when s
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