Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Audio: When the Marquess was Mine by Caroline Linden

Narrated by: Beverley A. Crick
Series: The Wagers of Sin, Book 3
Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
Unabridged Audiobook
Release date: 09-24-19
Language: English
Publisher: HarperAudio
Historical romance
In exchange for an honest review

I am going to start in the middle, what an asshat her brother was!  Usually siblings are good, or aloof, but this was quite the asshat, and trust me asshat is just me saying it kindly. He need several kicks in his...

And back to the beginning, Georgiana is a nice, fun young lady, who is staying with a friend,when the friend's world comes crushing down.

Rob is your usual kind of rake, drinking and playing cards, and then he wins a house and sets out to claim it. I liked Rob, cos he was more than he was showing.

He is left for dead, she cares for him. To save him she pretends they are to be married. And he falls in love, awwww, I did like Rob. And Georgiana too, she was really  nice! And yes she was engaged to someone else, but fear not it works out! And in the end I even wanted that guy to find Miss Right too.

A nice romance that made me curious about the couples that came before.

Narration
A good narrator, and I think it might have been my first by her? But I would listen to her again. She did a good job with this romance and character realisation. 

Georgiana Lucas despises the arrogant and cruel Marquess of Westmorland even before learning that he’s won the deed to her friend Kitty’s home in a card game. Still, Georgiana assures Kitty the marquess wouldn’t possibly come all the way to Derbyshire to throw them out - until he shows up, bloody and unconscious. Fearing that Kitty would rather see him die, Georgiana blurts out that he’s her fiancé. She’ll nurse the hateful man back to health and make him vow to leave and never return. The man who wakes up, though, is nothing like the heartless rogue Georgiana thought she knew....

You have to risk it all

He wakes up with no memory of being assaulted - or of who he is. The bewitching beauty tending him so devotedly calls him Rob and claims she’s his fiancée even as she avoids his touch. Though he can’t remember how he won her hand, he’s now determined to win her heart. But as his memory returns and the truth is revealed, Rob must decide if the game is up - or if he’ll take a chance on a love that defies all odds.

18 comments:

  1. I recently listened to that narrator with Project Duchess by Sabrina Jeffries. I liked her. That dress/cover looks a bit modern. Anyhow, I love the fake relationship genre, no matter what time in history!

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    1. A fake one is always good :D
      Oh yes I need that one

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  2. I think I did read a book in French but it's been a while

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  3. I thought this one was very well done but yes her brother was terrible.

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  4. Aww that's nice. Hopefully the other dude found his Miss Right too and they can all live HEA.

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  5. Yeah I don't think I've heard of the narrator either, maybe she does mainly romances.

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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  6. Sounds fun, but I am about to embark on the Courtney Milan one you talked me into!

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  7. This sounds up my alley, but I'd start with book 1.

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  8. Sorry the brother bummed you out, but hey, the book still sounds awesome. Glad you loved it, nonetheless.

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    1. The asshat brother was needed for some drama

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