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  • More than a Mistress

  • Mistress Series, Book 1
  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (50 ratings)

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More than a Mistress

By: Mary Balogh
Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
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In this captivating novel, Mary Balogh, the premier writer of Regency romance, invites you into a world of scandal and seduction, of glittering high society and intrigue, as an arrogant duke does the unthinkable - he falls in love with his mistress.

She raced onto the green, desperate to stop a duel. In the mêlée, Jocelyn Dudley, Duke of Tresham, was shot. To his astonishment, Tresham found himself hiring the servant as his nurse. But Jane Ingleby was far too bold for her own good. Her blue eyes were the sort a man could drown in - were it not for her impudence. She questioned his every move, breached his secrets, touched his soul. When he offered to set her up in his London town house, love was the last thing on his mind.

Jane tried to pretend it was strictly business, an arrangement she was forced to accept in order to conceal a dangerous secret. Surely there was nothing more perilous than being the lover of such a man. Yet as she got past his devilish façade and saw the noble heart within, she knew the greatest jeopardy of all, a passion that drove her to risk everything on one perfect month with the improper gentleman who thought love was for fools.

©2001 Mary Balogh (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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Excellent story line with lots of unpredictable twists and turns

An enjoyable read - great characters. The story line created suspense and unexpected events that kept me enthralled

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Very Enjoyable

I loved the characters in this story, and I loved the time taken to develop them. Too often these novels are rushed and then the climax is not as gratifying.
That said, I couldn't stand the main male character's "eye glass". I wanted to groan every time this young, vivacious man would "lift his eye glass to peer at somebody". It was a cheap/lazy way to get out of describing haughty behaviour.
Other than that, I enjoy the book.
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very enjoyable

l love d this story. lt was well written. The characters were well rounded. very enjoyable.

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