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The fifth book in M.C. Beaton's charming A House for the Season series.

Appearances can be very deceptive....

At first, Emily Goodenough and her uncle are exactly what the servants at No. 67 Clarges Street are hoping for: respectable tenants to usher in an uneventful Season. But all is not what it seems and it's not long before Rainbird the butler uncovers their secret: Mr Goodenough is an ex-butler and his 'daughter' a runaway chambermaid!

Rainbird's resolve is tested, however, when he learns of villainous Mr Percival Pardon's plot to unmask the pair and force his attentions on Emily. So the staff join forces with their former fellow servants in a scheme to make the Goodenoughs Society's darlings, foil Mr Pardon's plot, and snare the man of her dreams for Emily in the bargain!

©2013 M. C. Beaton (P)2013 Audible Ltd

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  • 10-01-2022

I love all of this series

I can listen to M.C.Beaton over and over again. All the books in this series are great. I can't believe I forgot to write a review till now. Its a lovely listen and funny to boot......

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  • athydelacroix
  • 31-12-2018

narrator cannot do upper class voice.

narrator spoils all of these books with very silly, unbelievable upper class voices. makes the heroes sound ridiculous. otherwise, the other characters are believable.

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