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Naughty in Nice Audiobook

Naughty in Nice: A Royal Spyness Mystery

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Publisher's Summary

The national best-selling author of Royal Blood whisks her heroine away to the French Riviera for fun-and danger.

Lady Georgiana Rannoch has once again been called into service by Her Majesty the Queen. This time she's sent to Nice on a secret assignment that's nothing to sneeze at: recover the Queen's stolen snuff box.

As much of an honor as it is to be trusted by Her Majesty, an even greater honor awaits Georgie in Nice - as Coco Chanel herself asks Georgie to model her latest fashion. But when a necklace belonging to the Queen is stolen on the catwalk, Georgie has to find two priceless items - and solve a murder. How's a girl to find any time to go to the casino?

Listen to more Royal Spyness mysteries.

©2011 Janet Quin-Harkin (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“Katherine Kellgren's performance encompasses an astonishing range of personalities while remaining true to her impoverished sleuth's impeccable enunciation…Kellgren, undaunted by the burgeoning cast of characters, supplies plenty of distinctive accents and jaunty tones. The delighted listener wants the story to go on and on.” (Audiofile)

"Fans of Peter Lovesey''s hilarious books transforming the future Edward VII into an unlikely sleuth will relish Bowen''s whimsical fifth Royal Spyness mystery starring Lady Georgiana Rannoch, 34th in line to the British thrown (after 2010''s Royal Blood). Bowen successfully melds a whodunit with comedy as few contemporary writers can." (Publishers Weekly, starred review)

"The best part of this delicious series is the cast of characters (well known and otherwise), led, of course, by the level-headed and stiff- upper-lipped Georgiana, who tackles whatever is in front of her, be it murder or romance, with uncommon relish. A royal romp." (Booklist)

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    "Love it"

    Love love love , will listen for far too love and neglect other tasks for anything in this series !

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  • ssk
    19/07/15
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    "Surprise! Trouble Chases Georgie...Mon Dieu!"

    Bowen surprises again with plot twists and a story that moves as fast as the yachting-set (there are no jets yet!) on a Med holiday. Kellgren makes the story come alive and move quickly with her fabulous accents and voices. I'd like to take the Blue Train to Nice!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Elena
    Reno, Nevada, United States
    25/06/15
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    "One of my favorites in the series"

    Elena J.
    I love all of the books in this series but this one is one of my favorites due to amazing narration, variety of characters , not so predictable plot.
    I wish Audible would have a separate category for ironic detective stories

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • cdrh32
    20/06/15
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    "Entertaining story"

    I enjoy listening to Rhys Bowen stories, and this one lived up to her usual standard. Excellent choice for anyone looking for light-hearted entertainment.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Cynthia
    Beaverton, OR, United States
    8/06/15
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    "Narration is perfection"
    Where does Naughty in Nice rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Among the very best.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Colorful scenery and rich in unpredictable adventure and romance.


    Any additional comments?

    Katherine Kellgren brings such life to every character! This series is consistently terrific because of her top notch narration.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • R. M. Chick
    CA, USA
    25/05/15
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    "Delightful!"

    We have listened to all of the other Royal Spyness books and this was the best one yet!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Carol
    United States
    26/04/15
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    "I Love this series!"
    What did you love best about Naughty in Nice?

    I particularly enjoy the reader's ability to capture the characters.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    The stories are a little formulaic, but always enjoyable. I wouldn't have changed anything!


    What does Katherine Kellgren bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Her voices for the characters are great. She also reads with 'spot on' inflection. I love her.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Here she goes again....


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Dallas, Gabon
    20/04/15
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    "I love the whole series!"

    This book like the others is a delightful combination of brilliance, innocence, and youthful clumsiness in all scenarios that are presented in a well written and humorous mystery that keeps you guessing almost all the way to the end.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    20/04/15
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    "Radiant Romp"

    Best Spyness yet. A lively and amusing story performed flawlessly, bringing characters to life through impeccable voice artistry.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sherri
    Wichita, KS United States
    19/04/15
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    "Excellent"

    Love this series! And the narrator does an excellent job. I save these books for when I work out as they make that time
    much more fun.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • L. K.
    Tennessee
    14/04/15
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    "Engaging Romp!"

    Excellent narration, hilarious characters and an almost, if not quite, intriguing mystery. Still - any farce that features successfully the Prince of Wales, Coco Chanel, Georgie's cockney grandfather as supporting characters gets a star in my book. The "fashion show" was a hoot.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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