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Lady Be Good | [Susan Elizabeth Phillips]

Lady Be Good

Lady Emma Wells-Finch comes to Texas on a mission: she has two weeks to ruin her reputation. The only thing that will save her from losing everything is complete and utter disgrace. World famous playboy-athlete Kenny Traveler has been blackmailed into chauffeuring Lady Emma around. He needs to prove himself completely respectable to get back into his game. And when a gorgeous man who can't afford another scandal meets a hardheaded woman who's determined to cause one, anything can happen...even love.
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Publisher's Summary

Lady Emma Wells-Finch, the oh-so-proper headmistress of England's St. Gertrude School for Girls, comes to Texas on a mission: she has two weeks to ruin her reputation. The only thing that will save her from losing everything she holds dear is complete and utter disgrace.

World famous playboy-athlete Kenny Traveler has been blackmailed into chauffeuring Lady Emma around. Suspended from the sport he loves, he needs to prove himself completely respectable to get back into the game. And when a gorgeous man who can't afford another scandal meets a hardheaded woman who's determined to cause one, anything can happen...even love.

©1999 Susan Elizabeth Phillips; (P)1999 Books on Tape

What the Critics Say

"Well written, funny, sexy, and altogether satisfying." (Publishers Weekly)
"[A] lively, well-written story. Phillips combines an unexpected premise with warm, appealing characters, and overlays it all with her zingy trademark humor and well-developed sense of the ridiculous." (Library Journal)

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    Stacy R 06-19-08
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    "Entertaining"

    Very entertaining and funny book, and almost impossible to put down.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Patricia Philadelphia, PA, USA 07-02-07
    Patricia Philadelphia, PA, USA 07-02-07 Member Since 2013
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    "Cracked. Me. Up."

    What a wonderful and complex cast of characters! With this book, you don't just get a heroine who dance around their attraction for one another for several hours, you get a whole town full of interesting and complex people who you care about, root for and despise. I loved the main characters but by the end I was wishing that Dex and Tori in particular had their own book!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    M. Rosenberg, TX, USA 07-02-07
    M. Rosenberg, TX, USA 07-02-07
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    "Deliciously funny"

    Hilarious, smart and sexy. I recently discovered Susan Elizabeth Phillips and she is already one of my favorite authors. Her writing is laugh-out-loud hilarious, clever and steamy in a humorous just-right way...not too sappy, sugary. The narrartor, Anna Fields, aka Kate Fleming, does such a good job on this and other SEP books. Her voices and accents reflect the author's humor perfectly and in fact, she adds to the appeal of these audiobooks. Makes my hour working out fly by.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    E Columbia, SC, USA 04-19-08
    E Columbia, SC, USA 04-19-08
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    "Modern Regency Conflict"

    Love this Regency plot set in modern USA. Orphan Lady Emma travels to Texas to lose her virgnity, avoid the earl's suit, and save St. Gert's girls school. Indolent, wealthy rake refuses to explain himself despite others' misperceptions, creating conflict - Emma believes him to be a gigolo, and to have abandoned his child (really his brother); PGA and public (yes, it's a modern twist) believe he's punched the helpless without cause, tho that's not true. They fall in love and despite Emma's crazy plots manage to find happily ever after. Several laugh out loud moments when Emma's plots and Kenny's frustrations collide.

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    Melinda C. Green Providence Village, TX 06-30-15
    Melinda C. Green Providence Village, TX 06-30-15 Member Since 2014

    Al + Melinda Green

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    "LOVED IT!"

    The narration was wonderful, really funny and touching! Great easy read. Onto the next book!

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    Michele M Corpus Christi, TX 05-18-15
    Michele M Corpus Christi, TX 05-18-15

    Michele

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    "Fun and whimsical"

    No surprises. Just a really fun story. If you haven't already read Fancy Pants you should start there. This whole series is lots of fun.

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    Shannon Hobbs Santa Clarita, CA 05-05-15
    Shannon Hobbs Santa Clarita, CA 05-05-15 Member Since 2015

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    "Laugh out loud funny!"

    great story, superb narrator. Love these characters, and it's a great ride of laughter and some hot moments too. didn't want to put it down

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    jodiod Bay area ca 04-08-15
    jodiod Bay area ca 04-08-15 Member Since 2015

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    "Perfect"

    I love Susan Elizabeth Phillips. She has no equal. This is one of her best. She always starts with a hero and a heroine who are completely different. But they come together with great love, banter and good humor.

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    miss Manly, Australia 02-24-15
    miss Manly, Australia 02-24-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Love all her books"

    Same romantic formula but different story. I liked both heroin and hero. Great semi- erotic romance, an easy fun read as usual.

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    Dana Lumberton, NC, United States 09-22-14
    Dana Lumberton, NC, United States 09-22-14

    A mother of three who love books,cooking and dogs.

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    "Almost didn't get it."
    Would you listen to Lady Be Good again? Why?

    Yes, because when I needed a laugh it give me one.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Victoria, because she me how I'm now


    Which character – as performed by Anna Fields – was your favorite?

    All she always do a good job.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes and would do it again.


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