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Intimate Deception | [Laura Landon]

Intimate Deception

Lady Grace Warren will do anything to protect her sisters, even betroth herself to a man so depraved that all of London fears him. Faced with a lifetime of misery, Grace has only one chance for escape: to relinquish her virtue before her wedding. Such abandon will destroy her reputation - and ensure her freedom. But when she disguises herself as courtesan to lure a handsome nobleman, she cannot anticipate the tender surprise destiny has in store….
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Publisher's Summary

A Desperate Choice

Lady Grace Warren will do anything to protect her sisters, even betroth herself to a man so depraved that all of London fears him. Faced with a lifetime of misery, Grace has only one chance for escape: to relinquish her virtue before her wedding. Such abandon will destroy her reputation - and ensure her freedom. But when she disguises herself as courtesan to lure a handsome nobleman, she cannot anticipate the tender surprise destiny has in store….

A Twist of Fate

Vincent Germaine, Duke of Raeborn, has lost two wives in childbirth and still has no heir. Racked by guilt and grief, he seeks comfort in the arms of an enchanting stranger. But when he realizes their night of passion may have resulted in another dangerous pregnancy, he sets out to track down the innocent female - only to find his heart captured by a woman of incomparable courage and beauty.

©2012 Laura Landon (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 11-01-12
    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 11-01-12 Member Since 2010

    bookworm

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    "10 HRS OF LISTENING PLEASURE"

    If you are like me and you just love a good Historical/Romances then this one doesn't disappoint.

    This book is made up of great characters who have you sympathising over their dilemmas, a good plot that's not your usual 'Rake sees Virgin over ballroom' type, lovely building romance and throw in a couple of baddies, a twist or two and you've got yourself a good listen.

    Worth a credit? It is definite YES - but at $9.79 I would just buy it and save your credits for a more expensive book.

    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
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    Alli Wichita, KS, United States 11-15-12
    Alli Wichita, KS, United States 11-15-12
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    "Loved! Very funny and sweet!"
    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Definitely! When Grace's secret is uncovered I couldn't help but laugh! To me, that type of situation, while not funny if it was happening to me, HILARIOUS to hear about! The relationship was so cute and there where unexpected twists!


    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Lia Sutton, Australia 11-30-12
    Lia Sutton, Australia 11-30-12 Member Since 2009

    “I love all genres of books, however when I listen to audio books as I clean, garden, drive they are better with a lot of heat!

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    "3.5 Stars Easy listen"

    The best selling romance novels will leave you warm and fuzzy. Take us into a world of love and passion, where the characters play out our dreams and fantasies for our delight and satisfaction, which in turn provides us with a longing for more. Intimate Deception had the right recipe for a successful novel, the heroine and hook the author defined was fresh and new. Where Laura Landon left me wanting was the lack of depths and or intimacy she could have brought to her characters. She did not evolve all the potential in Lady Grace and build on the sexual tension or romantic suspense that could have absolutely been there between Lady Grace and Vincent.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Tracy T Jacksonville, FL USA 02-04-13
    Tracy T Jacksonville, FL USA 02-04-13 Member Since 2010
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    "Deceive, Deceived, REPETITIVE..."

    Oh my, I would love to know the word count on Deceive and Deceived. I do believe those words would total over 200 if not more. And I don't believe I am exaggerating. Also, I like a whole lot more dialog, this book had very little dialog in my opinion. The repetitive description of the feelings between the two main characters was just too much. The same thing over and over. I feel like the author couldn't think of anything to write so she would just repeat their feelings and thoughts. I did finish the book, even though I did predict the ending long before the ending. I am not saying the book was bad just annoying with very little dialog. It could have been much better, the plot and story line had so much potential. The narrator I thought did an excellent job and I think that's what kept me listening to the end.

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Allison Montgomery, AL, United States 01-14-13
    Allison Montgomery, AL, United States 01-14-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Sweet story, excellent narration"

    This is one of my favorite narrators. The book was enjoyable. It was a bit cheesy at time, but overall a good listen.

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    SIMARA Bayamon, Puerto Rico 12-19-13
    SIMARA Bayamon, Puerto Rico 12-19-13 Member Since 2011

    I love books! Audiobooks take stories to the next level. I'm obsessed with Audible and will try to rate all of my books. Happy Listening! ;)

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    "Liked the book, loved the narration.."

    What really did it for my in this book was the narration. Ms. Sarah Coomes made me feel the story. I felt Grace's (our heroine) desperation and her griping fears. I felt the deep connection between Vincent and Grace and fell in love with them. This was a great example of how a narration makes a good book come alive and makes you a part of the story. I was very surprised by the twists and turns towards the end of the story. Very unexpected! All in all I highly recommend this book to all historical romance junkies like me :)

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Mary Broomfield, CO, United States 11-26-12
    Mary Broomfield, CO, United States 11-26-12 Member Since 2010
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    "A mile wide & an inch deep"

    It started off good, then it became apparent it was one of THOSE cheap cookie-cutter romance novels where the same lines are repeated over and over and over. The lead characters assuming the worst, constantly whining. Same story, different names & locations, nothing original. Ugh! What a waste of a good credit.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Catherine USA 06-13-13
    Catherine USA 06-13-13 Member Since 2012
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    "A great listen"

    A selfless virgin, a couple of villans, and a broken man who is handsome, rich, titled and in need of rescuing, gives this tale all the ingredients for a great book for romance junkies. Interestingly my grandfather lost two wives in childbirth before his third wife finally made him a father (lucky for me hey!!) so to the sceptics it did happen in the past ..... a lot!
    I thoroughly enjoyed this book and look forward to more books by Laura.

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    Verna West Bloomfield, MI, United States 04-29-13
    Verna West Bloomfield, MI, United States 04-29-13 Member Since 2010
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    "Nicely written"
    Where does Intimate Deception rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Yes, however there were a few instances where the narrator erred with characters


    What other book might you compare Intimate Deception to and why?

    Sounds like the plot in Devil's Bride


    What three words best describe Sarah Coomes’s voice?

    Strong and Weak


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    the Duke's emotion took some of the thrill away -- I would like to have seen a little more manly strength


    Any additional comments?

    None at this time

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kerry Australia 11-28-12
    Kerry Australia 11-28-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Couldnt abide narrator so stopped listening"
    What disappointed you about Intimate Deception?

    Basically I could not stand the narrator (personal opinion of course). The male voices were not brilliant and the female voices were very girly and all very similar. I think the book might have been interesting otherwise but I could not keep listening to the narrator. I did not get passed chapter one, unfortunately.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Laura Landon again?

    Yes. I have purchased other Laura Landon books and thoroughly enjoyed them.


    What didn’t you like about Sarah Coomes’s performance?

    As mentioed above I found very little difference in each of the female voices and they were very girly which was annoying. The male voices were not that brilliant either. When Coomes was just narrating the story line and thoughts and not doing the actual speech of people her voice was fine. However the speech of people prevented me from enjoying the actual story.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Just couldnt get into the book at all


    Any additional comments?

    I don't like to make negative comments but I was very disappointed in he narrator of this book

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    "Super Super"

    This is a must for lovers of historical romances. It has everything, suspense, strong women, handsome men, great dialogue and love, love and more love. I will be looking for more books from this author. The narrator was excellent and did a great job.

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