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Percival Windham is a second son and a cavalry officer acclaimed and respected by his men. He is immensely attractive and distracts himself with the women who seem to throw themselves at him at every turn. At a country house party, Percy meets beautiful, retiring Esther Himmelfarb. Esther's wealthier relations are taking shameless advantage of her dependence on them, and only Percy seems to see the striking intelligence beneath her modest demeanor. Percy sees her as the perfect companion, and she finds in him the man of her dreams.

©2012 Grace Burrowes (P)2015 Tantor

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Good story, but the narration was just ok

The narrator did a good job on the male voices, but the female voices were shrill and whining and annoying.

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  • bebe
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Cute short listen

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Percival meets Ester at a house party. He sees her as interesting and attractive, but to everyone else she is the poor relation drudge. A ride in the rain changes everything as the two are thrown together in a private setting. A satisfying finish.

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A delight! I am in love with Mr. Hampton. Grace

A delight. I am in l8ve with Mr. Hampton. Grace Borrowes creates worlds I wish I could live in.

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Dynamite combo of writer and reader

Love Grace Burrowes and Roger Hampton is perfect for her luxuriant use of language. What a find!

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  • 10-30-16

I really hate the sound of Roger Hampton voice

It destroyed the story. I didn't make it through to the end. I can't quite put my finger on just it is that about it but I can't /won't listen to another audio books he narrates

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Cannot believe that mess was Grace Burrowes

What did you like best about The Courtship? What did you like least?

I'm shocked that the wonderful, intelligent author I know as Grace Burrowes wrote that book.It was insipid, beyond predictable and the narrator was excerable. His women's voices were all the same, terrible. Do not waste your money, especially if you are a Grace Burrowes fan.Roger Hampton, take a lesson from Simon Prebble or Steven Crossley in womens voices before you narrate again please.

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