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Because of Miss Bridgerton Audiobook

Because of Miss Bridgerton: The Bridgerton Series

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Publisher's Summary

Sometimes you find love in the most unexpected of places....

This is not one of those times.

Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been neighbors for centuries, and as a child the tomboyish Billie ran wild with Edward and Andrew. Either one would make a perfect husband...someday.

Sometimes you fall in love with exactly the person you think you should....

Or not.

There is only one Rokesby Billie absolutely cannot tolerate, and that is George. He may be the eldest and heir to the earldom, but he's arrogant and annoying, and she's absolutely certain he detests her. Which is perfectly convenient, as she can't stand the sight of him, either.

But sometimes fate has a wicked sense of humor....

Because when Billie and George are quite literally thrown together, a whole new sort of sparks begins to fly. And when these lifelong adversaries finally kiss, they just might discover that the one person they can't abide is the one person they can't live without....

©2016 Julie Cotler Pottinger (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

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    Renee C. USA 04-06-16
    Renee C. USA 04-06-16
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    "My first Julia Quinn Novel -- I loved it!"

    I saw this book online last night and wanted to read it right away, but I couldn't bring myself to pay more for the e-book than the paperback, so I let it go. I suddenly remembered that I had an Audible audiobook trial, and downloaded this audiobook immediately. I hate audiobooks, so for me to listen for 9 hours, you know it has to be good.

    In spite of some anachronisms, this book is fun, entertaining, and made me smile more than a few times. The hero is fabulous. George Rokesby is all seriousness and calm to Billie's tomboyish charm. He's the Mr. Darcy of modern day romance - such a stick in the mud, but still totally dashing and completely loyal to his family and friends. Billie Bridgerton is quite the young miss. Spunky and sassy, but not annoying in the least as these types of heroines can sometimes be.

    If you're looking for fluffy, fun romance this is the book for you. I stayed up well into the wee hours of the morning with the Rokesbys and Bridgertons and am very much looking forward to the next book in the series. I will certainly be reading more from Julia Quinn.

    This review is of a book I purchased. No payment or reimbursement was given for this positive review.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Maine Knitter 04-01-16
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    "The Bridgertons are back"

    Hooray! The Bridgertons are back! This time it's Billie, who will later become the aunt of the family we know so well. Now we know where those children got their, umm, spunk.

    Billie is feisty, brave, unafraid and totally hates her neighbor, George. We first meet them as George rescues Billie from a roof with the help of his brother. G and B spar constantly and we loyal readers know this can only end one way. And it's fun getting to the HEA. Mallet of Death indeed!

    This wasn't my favorite but it's Julia Quinn so it's good to start with. I thought the storyline with Arbuthnot was a bit contrived and unresolved. Maybe the author will get back to that. Because of that, I felt the ending was a bit odd.

    The narration was perfect as only Rosalyn Landor can do. A delight to listen to.

    I look forward to more of this new series.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Lauren ANTIOCH, TN, United States 03-31-16
    Lauren ANTIOCH, TN, United States 03-31-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Julia Quinn's books are your favorite treat."

    Always worth the wait and nothing else ever quite compares. As always this is a fun, light-hearted read. Sometimes Regency romances tend to have one-dimensional characters, but not from Ms. Quinn. Billie and George are strong, but flawed and charming without being pretentious. This will be one I listen to again.

    Rosalyn Landor is perfect and I expect nothing less from her narrations.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Susynne hartland, VT, United States 10-25-16
    Susynne hartland, VT, United States 10-25-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Yay for the Bridgertons!"

    There is something wonderful about this family. Julia Quinn and Rosalyn Landor deliver a perfect historical romance in its perfection. Thank you ladies!

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    Clarice 04-03-16
    Clarice 04-03-16
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    "Narrator is superb."

    This latest installment of the Bridgerton family is entertaining but not outstanding. The characters are likeable. Rosalyn Landor does her usual brilliant job bringing out the author's humor, but even she can't make plot where there is none. It takes a long time for something to happen besides witty repartee between our hero and heroine.

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    Cam 04-14-16
    Cam 04-14-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Absolutely enchanted!"

    Great storyline, humorous and good performance. I've always been a sucker for stories that make me burst out loud laughing when I least expect it. This book has quite a few of those one-liners. I enjoyed this story so much that I'm looking forward to reading more books by this author

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Chela Masters 01-10-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Sweet Bridgerton"

    It's a funny, classical Bridgerton novel with wit and strong characters. But it's a prequel without much plot or substance for a full novel. It's definitely a fun read and I can't wait for the next installment, but don't expect much more than a sweet love story.

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    Susan 10-14-16
    Susan 10-14-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Lovely"

    it was a good story and a great performance and I could not put it down

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    bookloverjoan 09-20-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Wonderful!"

    I liked this light, humorous audio book so much I had to hear it again immediately after my first listen. Billie and George are so much fun to watch fall in love. I am looking forward to the first books of the Bridgertons series to come out on audio.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Beth K. Harper 06-08-16

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    "Family. They bring out the best and worst of you."
    What did you love best about Because of Miss Bridgerton?

    I love the banter between the 2 families!


    What other book might you compare Because of Miss Bridgerton to and why?

    All of the other Bridgerton books. The Duke and I, etc.


    What about Rosalyn Landor’s performance did you like?

    She sounded good to me.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    The goofiness that your family needs...


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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