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Publisher's Summary

Victoria Huntington thought herself quite adept at fending off fortune hunters...until she came under siege from Lucas Colebrook, the darkly disturbing new Earl of Stonevale. For the earl would use her every weakness to woo her and ultimately wed her.

Soon Victoria would find herself ensconced in a crumbling mansion deep in the English country side, where the real reason for her hasty marriage becomes all too apparent - and where the ghosts of her dark-stained past are waiting to rise in a terrifying plot that will threaten her life, her honor, and the only man she could ever love...

©2007 Amanda Quick (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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Was entertaining

Loved the lead male character, he was strong and almost mean...but not. Good narroration. Definately worth the read/listen.

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Surrneder

Amanda Quck at her best along with the flawless reading of Anne Flosnik, brings smiles and suspense to the listener. Absolutely a great book

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Not bad... But not great either

Setting: England (early 1800s?)
Genre: Romantic suspense
Narration was average. I'm getting used to Anne Flosnik, but she's still not in my favorites list. I just find her performances inconsistent. Maybe it's the director? At least she doesn't mispronounce words.
This was JAK's second Amanda Quick, but by no means was it early in her career. The plot was interesting, with a fortune hunter-shy bluestocking heiress and a sexy, wounded war hero fortune-hunter. The relationship between them is contentious throughout the book. She is progressive, he is chauvinistic. There is more compromise by the HEA, but the argumentative nature of the relationship is the main plot device in the romance. The suspense part of the story was way too much in the background. There wasn't enough build-up to make the resolution satisfying, though half of that was a total surprise for me. There should have been more mysterious occurrences, and they should have been more threatening.
I got this in a BOGO, and it was worth the half credit. It is probably worth a full credit if you have an emotional attachment to AQ, like I do. I'll probably listen again, if I ever get enough self-discipline to stop buying credits (I'm on my 3rd Platinum Membership for the year so far).

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Predictable

Disappointed as I have always enjoyed books by Amanda Quick. This one dragged and was so predictable it was just about boring

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Another Amanda Quick fabulous read

Amanda Quick writes delightful historical romance . Fun, easy to read with enough plot twists and turns to keep you turning the pages. I highly recommend everything she has written in this genre. I have read all her books and they are old favorites. I re-read them when I just want to relax and visit an "old friend."
I thought the narrator did an excellent job. She managed to portray the characters as I have believed them to be. Thoroughly enjoyable.

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Great Romance with a mystery

I have always enjoyed reading These Romances because they have a mystery in them. I need that extra intrigue to enjoy them.

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devine

deliviously devine entertaining, with quick wit. .loved it...a great introduction to the sensational story telling of the Quick books

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Typical historical romance

Not a typical Quick historical romance in that the male lead is penniless and looking for a heiress, but likeable nonetheless. It was Quick's typical fun read until they got married and then it kind of went downhill. Not one of my favorite Quick novels, but she's still one of my favorite historical romance authors.

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couldn't finish it

well, i wanted to like this - description sounded good and some good reviews but i personally couldn't finish it - to put it simply - it has more expected romance novel situations and lines than i could stand - so corny and predictable and not believable. i rarely don't finish a book so enough said.

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