Scandals at the House of Russell

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 1,044 ratings

Never Kiss a Rake Publisher's Summary

Anguished by death. Driven by revenge. Bryony Russell and her two sisters are left destitute by the disgrace and unexpected death of their father, a wealthy shipping magnate. He left a cryptic note, and Bryony is determined to find the real villain and clear her father’s name. In disguise as a servant, Bryony infiltrates the home her of father’s business partner to find proof of his guilt...or innocence. It’s not just clues that Bryony finds, but temptation too.... Adrian Bruton, Earl of Kilmartyn, immediately suspects there is something not quite right about his new housekeeper. The brooding, irresistible rake plays along because he has his own guilty secrets, and his venal, scheming wife holds the key to them, trapping him in a hate-filled marriage. But against his will he’s fascinated by Bryony, seeing past the scars on her face to show her the beauty she never knew she had. Bryony must uncover the truth and attempt to preserve her father’s legacy before things go too far and she falls in love with a man who might very well be her worst enemy.

©2013 Anne Stuart (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Never Kiss a Rake

    • By: Anne Stuart
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 443
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 400
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 402

    Bryony Russell and her two sisters are left destitute by the disgrace and unexpected death of their father, a wealthy shipping magnate. He left a cryptic note, and Bryony is determined to find the real villain and clear her father’s name. In disguise as a servant, Bryony infiltrates the home her of father’s business partner to find proof of his guilt...or innocence. It’s not just clues that Bryony finds, but temptation too.... Adrian Bruton, Earl of Kilmartyn, immediately suspects there is something not quite right about his new housekeeper.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Liked story, didn't like American reading

    • By Marcheta on 08-26-13

    Regular price: $13.99

  • Book 2

    • Never Trust a Pirate

    • Scandal at the House of Russell, Book 2
    • By: Anne Stuart
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 339
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 305

    Madeleine Russell counted on making a splendid match. Instead, a devastating family scandal left her orphaned and penniless...and determined to uncover the villain who disgraced and killed her father. The beautiful, quick-witted Maddy disguises herself as a household servant, vowing to work in her prime suspect’s house and learn the truth. But the closer she gets to the man who may have ruined her family, the more she feels drawn in by his wicked reputation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The 2nd book in the series as good as the 1st!

    • By Rosemary on 12-05-13

    Regular price: $10.49

  • Book 3

    • Never Marry a Viscount

    • Scandal at the House of Russell, Book 3
    • By: Anne Stuart
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 237

    She’s crept back into the home she lost. He’s crept into her heart. Sophie Russell was once society’s darling. But after the disgrace and death of her father, she now finds all doors firmly shut to her - including those of her family home. To discover the secrets now hidden within its beloved walls, she’ll pose as a cook and spy on the estate’s new owner, a broodingly handsome viscount, who may have schemed against the Russells. Instead of dishing up the truth, the viscount tempts Sophie with delicacies of his own…

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • All 3 Were Great!! Must Read!

    • By Linda Clark-Koball on 10-03-17

    Regular price: $10.49