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The Duchess, Her Maid, the Groom, and Their Lover

Narrated by: Helen Stern
Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (28 ratings)
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Wretched be the woman of wealth and fortune who fails to produce a suitable heir....And wretched is what Duchess Camille feels living with the cruel and debauched duke. But that soon turns to desperation when she learns her lecherous husband is plotting to have her killed to make way for a more nubile and fertile companion. Knowing she cannot sit idly by and wait for death, she flees into the night, taking with her her own young lover - the stable hand Henri - and her most loyal servants.

With a mind to finding refuge with Maxime, her first love who years ago ignited her sexuality, Camille and her servants take cover in brothels along the way and succumb to the physical delights on offer, sating their longings and fueling jealousies with one another. But the duke's men are not far behind, and Camille knows they must press on, hoping against hope that the man who has every reason to turn her away will remember the fervent passion that once coursed between them....

©2008 Victoria Janssen (P)2008 Audible, Inc.

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  • Ellen
  • Prospect, CT, USA
  • 09-22-09

A Big "No" to this one

Too weird for my liking - especially the sex scenes. I had trouble even following this convoluted story.

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