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Which says something about THIS book. He spends his time in relentless hedonism in an effort to stave off boredom, knowing in his heart how desperately lonely and pointless his life is, but refusing steadfastly to acknowledge its emptiness.

Knaves’ Wager

And LC’s writing is a treat, as always. As well as working in academe, she had an enlightening if brief life in retail and a Dickensian six-month experienc There is nothing about him that is unique or noteworthy. The endless jokes he makes about not having a conscience are supremely ironic.

She’s a paragon, intimidating but respected — even by members of the demi monde. I fell asleep I kept falling asleep throughout the entire book. The narrator is very good, but I have to mention that the production quality of this book is simply not up to the standards expected of a first-class author like Loretta Chase. Refresh and try again. I highly recommend this book. These are two of her earlier novels, but the intricate plotting and the witty language is already there to be enjoyed.


From the opulence and intrigue of the Court of Versailles to the gritty streets of London and the grandeur of the English country estate, be swept up in the romance, drama, and intrigue of the aristocratic Roxton family. It mattered not that the cad was handsome, charming and witty But I did plod along – as did the book – and finished it.

Plan to listen to more from this author. I had never listened to Stevie Zimmerman, and — while her sample clip sounded fine — I didn’t want to spend a credit on an unknown narrator. Sherri Dzurishin rated it liked it Nov 30, Having no children of her own, Lilith has made it her mission to bring out her numerous nieces, but now her finances are dwindling to such an extent that she is forced to consider the idea of marrying again.

Happy to see older novels by Loretta Chase hitting the stands again. The Mad Earl’s Bride: You can read the rest of this wagre at AudioGals.

And how humble and remorseful he was. Because of a wager drawn up to extricate the hero’s favorite cousin, they meet in all sorts of avenues. Flowing text, Original pages. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She has renounced any hope of a love match and enters into an engagement that will give her financial security and thus the means to “bring out” her nieces, who are her ersatz children.


If those things had been tweaked I would have given the book a higher rating.

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Besides that, Lord Julian somehow manages to ignite disturbing Now, that being said I would still say this more for older audiences due to just the idea itself. Also, too much talk at the end, not enough joyous loving and I don’t mean sexy times.

I felt he had well and truly learned his lesson for his bad behaviour. I had a hard time getting into this. However I enjoy a good break from my usual genre in order to read something else.

Others have summarized the plot no doubt so I won’t. Then, at the very end, too much wandering back and forth from the main couple Julian and Lilith to the secondary couple Cecily and Robert. Instead, it chasr wonky.