Once Upon A Wager recently placed first in the Debut Novel Category of the Chatelaine Awards, sponsored by Chanticleer Books Reviews. Yay! And Once Upon A Scandal is a nominee for the BTS Red Carpet “Rising Star” award, sponsored by BTS Magazine and Book Reviews. Double Yay!! Many thanks to my fabulous editor at Crimson Romance, Julie Sturgeon, who made both books so much better. She works magic!

Here are a sampling of some of the other reviews the books have received .... 

Once Upon A  Wager:

"A nearly flawless debut Regency romance that will have fans of the genre begging for more." --Chanticleer Book Reviews

"One of the best historical novels I've ever read." --Long and Short Reviews

"[Once Upon A Wager] strapped me in, spun me around, and sent me on a dizzying roller coaster of love, honor, passion, and everything in between." --A Novel Thought With Jess


Once Upon A  Scandal:

"With plenty of historical detail and a dash of wry humor, LeMense weaves a clever story of deception and intrigue." --RT Book Reviews

"A page turner to read in one sitting. Jane is a very relatable, brave and strong heroine who needs a second chance in life to be herself. Benjamin is the perfect noble hero with a few secrets himself, you can't help falling in love with him!" --Reading-Romances.com

"A page turner to read in one seating." --Lil Miss Vix Reads