This title is included in Audible Escape

The Earl's Masquerade

Narrated by: Ruth Urquhart
Series: The Archer Family, Book 3
Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
Categories: Romance, Historical
4.5 out of 5 stars (142 ratings)
This title is included in Audible Escape

$12.95/month ($6.95/month for Audible and Kindle Unlimited members). First month free for new Audible Escape subscribers. Cancel anytime.

OR
In Cart
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $19.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

When you select “Confirm Purchase”, this title will be added to your library at no cost to you.

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.
This Story Is Flirty

Publisher's Summary

Grieving after the death of his younger brother, Hugh Castle, the Earl of Monnow, finds evidence to suggest it was not an accident, but a failed attempt to kill him. He vows revenge, planning to take advantage of the rumor that he is also dead to uncover the murderer.

But Hugh doesn't count on meeting another desperate adventurer, Helen Archer. She has lost the fabled Peckham Necklace at Hugh's home, Ormsby, and risks censure if she doesn't find it. So together, Helen and Hugh hatch the perfect plan. They will masquerade as servants to gain access to Hugh's grand house and accomplish their missions in secret.

Unfortunately, it is more limiting to work as servants than they thought, and their plans soon go awry. Increasingly attracted to Helen, Hugh finds it difficult to protect her from the unknown danger stalking the grand halls of Ormsby, and ultimately, he must decide if his heart's desire is truly revenge, or love.

©2012 Amy Corwin (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

What members say

Average Customer Ratings

Overall

  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    85
  • 4 Stars
    38
  • 3 Stars
    16
  • 2 Stars
    3
  • 1 Stars
    0

Performance

  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    81
  • 4 Stars
    28
  • 3 Stars
    12
  • 2 Stars
    2
  • 1 Stars
    0

Story

  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    79
  • 4 Stars
    30
  • 3 Stars
    11
  • 2 Stars
    4
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars

Narrator a Bust<br />

I struggled for 2 days to try and finish this book. The narrator is really bad. dragging her words n monotone made it too difficult. Story might have been a great one.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Mystery and Romance

A very enjoyable read. Mystery and (clean) romance with some very humorous parts that kept a smile on my face. Lots of hidden identities ultimately leading to a perfect conclusion. Very enjoyable narration with easily discernible characters.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Loved it

I loved the story and the narrator. I can’t wait to read the next. It was a fun read.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • MOLLYO
  • SAN ANTONIO, TX, United States
  • 04-24-19

A delightful story

what a delightful story. good characters and a good plot & narrator was a great.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • PamP.
  • Wilmington, NC
  • 11-16-18

Murder, Jewels and run-a-way boys.

I really enjoyed this book. In fact, I've enjoyed all of Amy Corwin's books I've read or listened to. You've got mystery, murder, attraction, an eccentric aunt, an erstwhile boy, a charming Earl and a lady in search of something lost. What more could you ask for? Oh, and don't forget about love. Can't wait to listen to the next book.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Alison
  • RISING SUN, IN, United States
  • 04-25-18

Great read

I love these stories......sometimes it's very hard to figure out the mystery with the story.

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Townsend
  • Pearland, TX, United States
  • 03-17-17

Nice entry in the Regency Romance genre

I discovered Georgette Heyer in the eighth grade and have been looking for tales like hers ever since. Sadly, most Regency novels are pretty awful. This on the other hand is really quite good. The situation is pretty far-fetched but let's be honest - we don't read this stuff for realism. Never mind, the heroine and her earl find reason to masquerade as servants and of course complications ensue. The characters are likeable, the plotting is well done, if fairly predictable, and everything wraps up neatly. The dialogue is a bit flat, lacking the wit of the best Regencies.

The narration is simply "okay", somewhat lifeless. I considered only two stars but bumped it up to three because ther is nothing grating about it to annoy me the way some readers of romances do. Not syrupy or overly "breathy", and none of the men sound like they are about to shape-shift into something vile.

I'll probably get more by this author for when I'm in the mood for something pleasant and not particularly challenging.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Leigh UK
  • Leigh UK
  • 07-26-17

Edward is the jewel here!

Sadly the Archers don't make an appearance but the winner of this show was Edward! A brilliant and funny lad who adds much to the enjoyment of this story. The lead characters are nice enough, not half as sharp as Sarah & William from the previous book, but they are likeable enough and the storyline is decent. Not every couple can have great amounya od chutzpah. Still, Edward takes the cake!