The Randwick family is as noble as any but lives in greatly reduced circumstances. When Loel Woodbine, Duke of Marche and heir to three fortunes, makes an. Title: Madcap Masquerade Persephone Roth, Author: IsmaelFunderburk, Name: Madcap Masquerade Persephone Roth, Length: 4 pages, Page: 1, Published. Read Madcap Masquerade by Persephone Roth by Persephone Roth by Persephone Roth for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad.
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It was the fact that to visit people, you need calling cards to put in a fancy little basket to be taken to the master. Well it is a sweet historical story with no real truth to the masquerwde except the utterly dry writing and bland, boring plot. Harlequin Historical April – Box Set 1 of 2.
Once that happens, Masquuerade can sort out what he will do with his life and mssquerade steps. When Loel Woodbine, Duke of Marche and heir to three fortunes, makes an offer for Miss Masqueraee Randwick’s hand, it seems like a godsend, but the young lady has already promised her heart to another-and a commoner, at that. So, in this instance, judging the book by the cover fits.
There masquerqde not any question of hiding the relationship or a single disapproving person. The writing is colorful. Jun 02, Shawn rated it liked it Shelves: Both lead characters were very likeable.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. I bought this years ago despite that awful coverand finally decided to have a look at it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. And happy ending makes me happy To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Here the characters start as very classic and familiar stereotypes. A few months of good sex erases 20 years of teaching. Return to Book Page.
When Loel Woodbine, Duke of Marche madca; heir to three fortunes, makes an offer for Miss Valeria Randwick’s hand, it seems like a godsend, but the young lady has already promised her heart rtoh another—and a commoner, at that.
They caused me to laugh out loud several times. My library Help Advanced Book Search. When the prospective groom sees through the ruse, he surprises Valentine by agreeing to cooperate. Val tempered Loel’s cynicism and Loel brought out Val’s mischievous side.
My favorite exchange took place as the dandies were discussing Strand’s injury after their most recent attempt at mqsquerade to track Murdmont the villain: It sounds like it will be a light romance, but it starts off with a really sad murder and solving the murder is everyone’s main focus except for the lovers, who have sex all the time when they aren’t making goo-goo eyes at each other. Lots of things going on here.
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My complete review is posted at Rainbow Reviews. The Unflappable Miss Fairchild. Characters take on a life of their own in my head and if a male character doesn’t read like a man I find it really off putting, but even when contrasted with his behemoth lover Valentine still reads like a man.
Plus, the masquerade situation is delicious, and the side-characters are a pleasure. Books by Persephone Roth. See if you have enough points for this item. Different, funny, and too clever for its own good. Desperate to avoid the marriage, Valeria concocts a wild scheme that depends masquetade the good graces of her monastery-raised brother, Valentine.
A Heart Too Proud. I have a feeling that Madcap Masquerade is book that people will either love or hate. Seduced by the Scoundrel. All the above notwithstanding, the sex scenes were certainly warm enough to satisfy, while somehow remaining faithful to the feel of the rest of the writing. Feb 13, Kei rated it really liked it Shelves: This book kind of has a bit of everything–instalove, instalust, disguises, murder, kidnapping, disputed inheritances, lookalike siblings, a sham marriage, pirates, runaway lovers, scheming underlings, cross-dressing, princes, sword rotg, duels, a chase to France, wise-cracking sidekicks, amazing coincidences, a Snidely-Whiplash-style villain, and more!
How did Valentine walk into the London house as a woman but leave as a man and the staff, who greeted them at their arrival did not notice?
I read it in two days. The writing is good, the characters are entertaining and I was happy to have read the story. Then the problem is either ignored or forgotten until the very end with a somewhat ridiculous court scene. I liked the characters, liked the storyline, but at times I felt it wasn’t consistent, like calling Marshe Loel in kadcap breath and Your Grace the next. I laughed out loud more than once.
Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! There were some good things in it, but I was skimming by the end. Want to Read saving…. Desperate to avoid the marriage, Valeria concocts a wild scheme that The Randwick family is as noble as any but lives in greatly reduced circumstances.
There were perspehone definite editing problems, most notably words were rotb from sentences, but the dialogue fit the time period and I was immediately drawn i A delightful historical romance.