• The Duke Meets His Match

  • By: Karen Tuft
  • Narrated by: Noah Wall
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (197 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

At 30 years of age, Susan Jennings has long been considered a spinster. Exceptionally intelligent, she has little tolerance for London and the dreaded Season - if that’s how one is expected to find love, it’s not for her. But when an invitation arrives that cannot be ignored, Susan leaves her comfortable life in the country and enters the fashion and frivolity she most despises. She quickly discovers, however, that there is more to loathe in London - and his name is George Kendall. 

George, Duke of Aylesham, has learned to keep his distance from cloying females chasing the title of duchess. Susan Jennings, however, proves an entirely different challenge - a woman who has pushed him to the limit of his patience with their every encounter. But their simmering hostility is disrupted by a thoughtless slipup: to avoid a marriage of political strategy, George claims he is already betrothed. And when pressed for the name of the lucky woman, only one name comes to mind: Susan’s. Their forced betrothal proves advantageous, but when their verbal sparring must change in order to be convincing, the line between fact and fiction becomes blurred by something neither expected: love.

©2020 Karen Tuft (P)2021 Covenant Communications, Inc.
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  • Categories: Romance

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Clean regency romance, with a hint of marriage of convenience

The story was a great clean regency romance, with a little bit of the feel of a marriage of convenience story. While the characters were not married, they were actually thrown into and engagement of convenience. If you like the steamy sex scenes, this is not for you. However, if you enjoy the clean regency romance, like me, this is a great book to curl up with. I enjoyed the characters, the premise, and the history.

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Charming romance

I loved the premise of the book. There were some holes in the development of the characters and plot. Overall it was an entertaining listen.

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Such A Delight!

What a story! I’ve been telling everyone of my family that they truly must read this book and, if possible, listen to the audible version as well. I absolutely laughed out loud as I began to listen to this driving home from my daughter’s house. I knew immediately this was going to be a winner. George and Susan are delightful. Honestly! …and so romantic! I love Susan‘s family and I loved so many of the supporting characters. Ultimately I just really love this book and highly, highly recommend it.

The audible narration was totally spot on as well!

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Credit wasted

Story flows too slow spending too much time on politics and unneccessary dialogs. At times boring. Terrible narration. Placing emphasize at wrong words for dramatic effects that are not needed. Spend your credit on something more enjoyable.

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Great book!

This book was great. I recommend it. The characters gain a sweet relationship and I appreciate the clean romance.

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Pleasant historical romance.

Pleasant romantic historical fiction story. Not wildly original in theme, but entertaining nonetheless. I liked the main characters. Narration is very good and adds to the overall quality of this Audible book. In general, I enjoyed it.

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fast paced clean romance

when the story was nearing its end, I couldn't believe it. it felt like it went by really fast. it was very entertaining. the narrator was great. noah wall is one of my favorites. really reccomend it

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An enjoyable story but a few things niged at me.

I liked the twist of the storyline. Quite imaginative. Narration was good, although in the begining I had some issues. Knew narrator was American from the get-go. Also was irritated by the overusage of some gramital terms and names. I felt they were used to add loftiness when not needed often. Will be listening to another though. Hoping to not experience the same issues on the next book.

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fun, and we'll written

Love this book! I laughed and was drawn in by all the wonderful writing. can't wait to read more by this author.

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A great story

I was in like with this story right upon seeing its title. I've listened to it at least twice now. prinny needed a figurehead or a father figure or perhaps a large dose of heavy farm labor. I loved the character of heroine at once, the hero could have been more of a man, at least if one was to compare him with Edens Duke of Kielder who apparently frightened the the fat out of the great prinny. still he is tolerable and his infernal quizzing glass gives me the Willies all the same. I would rank this narrator 3rd place in my list of narrators and that is not an insult. very well done.