I didn't know this book was part of a series. A friend passed it on to me so I started to read it. Even if you do not follow the series, you will be pleasantly surprised at the easy flow of the book.I enjoyed the story and the emotions that Kleypas took me on. To be a sister and take on the responsibilities that the main character did. And out of all of the emotional commotion, to meet someone as the leading character. Great read, I recommend it to anyone who likes feel-good romances.Now that I know it is part of a series, I'm looking forward to reading the other book.