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by Julia London | Read by Rosalyn Landor

Rosalyn Landor continues this series in proper style, bringing her pitch-perfect accent and arch humor to a story of love, seduction, and scandal. She admirably conveys Grace Cabot’s fear of losing her status, fortune, and family upon the death of the Earl of Beckington, as well as her breathless decision to seduce a wealthy viscount into marriage. But that plan backfires completely when Grace realizes that the man she has embraced is the surly and dangerous Jeffrey, Earl of Merryton. Though Landor’s male characters sound a bit stuffy, she conveys Jeffrey’s inner struggles and desires with sympathy, helping this unlikely romance blossom into a story that listeners will savor. B.E.K. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine