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How steamy is it? Hot Damn

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The spinster: As a maiden aunt, Gillian Redfern lives as an unpaid servant to her demanding family. Little wonder she finds the attentions of a rake distracting, and even less wonder that her usual good sense begins to unravel when Lord Marlow takes her in his arms.

The rake: Ronan Patrick Blakely, Lord Marlow, is a man of great charm and little moral character, a gambler, a womanizer, and handsome as sin to boot. He has no qualms about placing a wager on the virtue of one small, shy spinster.

But Lord Marlow is about to discover that Miss Redfern is more siren than spinster. She amuses him, arouses him, and, much to his dismay, makes him a better man. Gillian will discover, in turn, that Lord Marlow possesses the power to turn her into a very wicked woman. The rake and the spinster are poised to find a love that neither could have imagined.

If only someone weren't out to destroy them both....

Anne Stuart recently celebrated her 40 years as a published author. She has won every major award in the romance field and appeared on the best-seller list of the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and USA Today, as well as being featured in Vogue, People magazine, and Entertainment Tonight. Anne lives by a lake in the hills of Northern Vermont with her fabulous husband.

©1982 Anne Stuart (P)2017 Bell Bridge Books

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-13-18

Decent story, terrible narration

I purchased this without listening to a clip first, which was an error. I assumed because it was Anne Stuart that I would love it, she's a favourite from this genre. When the narration began I thought it was one of those robotic voices, but of course it wasn't. I persevered to the end because it's Anne Stuart and it did pick up a bit but unfortunately the narration marred the story. It was not as good as some of her tales but it passed the time; Gilly was a good old sort and Marlow disreputable, thank goodness! Lesson learned; ALWAYS listen to a snippet first!