Lavinia Lake and Tobias March

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 531 ratings

Slightly Shady Publisher's Summary

Amanda Quick, best-selling author of Regency-era romances, has won many awards for her works, including the New York Times best-selling Wicked Widow. Each work transports fans into a richly detailed world of intrigue and desire. There are now over 25 million copies of her books in print.

Besieged by gambling debts, a desperate gentleman purchases a diary as a tool for blackmail. But he does not live to carry out his plans. He is murdered, and the diary is stolen. Now Tobias March, discrete private investigator, has been hired to find the incriminating diary. Tobias is familiar with danger, but when his inquiries lead him to the beautiful entrepreneur Lavinia Lake, his emotions are sidetracked.

The attraction that grows between Tobias and Lavinia is framed in the sparkling dialog and wit that have attracted millions of fans to Amanda Quick's novels. Superbly narrated by Audie Awardª-winner Barbara Rosenblat, Slighty Shady is a delicious tale filled with sophistication and suspense, humor and passion.

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  • Book 1

    • Slightly Shady

    • Lake & March, Book 1
    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Besieged by gambling debts, a desperate gentleman purchases a diary as a tool for blackmail. But he does not live to carry out his plans. He is murdered, and the diary is stolen. Now Tobias March, discrete private investigator, has been hired to find the incriminating diary. Tobias is familiar with danger, but when his inquiries lead him to the beautiful entrepreneur Lavinia Lake, his emotions are sidetracked.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED THE BOOK

    • By Christine on 07-12-14

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 2

    • Don't Look Back

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    Bringing back the lovers from Slightly Shady, Amanda Quick plunges us into a whirlwind intrigue involving an ancient cameo bracelet, known as the Blue Medusa, said to possess terrifying powers. Lavinia Lake and Tobias March join forces again, romantically and intellectually, to solve the murder of the beautiful wife of an old family friend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth a listen

    • By Trebor on 05-20-05

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 3

    • Late for the Wedding

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    Not many detectives stumble across a crime in the midst of a late-night tryst. But that's exactly what happens to Lavinia Lake and Tobias March, the prickly and passionate pair from Slightly Shady and Don't Look Back, when their weekend getaway at a posh country house turns into a full-fledged manhunt for a killer who targets wealthy older men who are about to wed young beauties.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Late for the Wedding

    • By Irisandu2 on 04-09-05

    Regular price: $31.93