Lord John and the Private Matter by Diana Gabaldon audiobook

Lord John and the Private Matter

By Diana Gabaldon
Read by Jeff Woodman

Recorded Books, Inc., Recorded Books, LLC

The Lord John Grey Series: Book 1

9.57 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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The author of Outlander begins a new series of intrigue, starring some of the characters in her previous beloved books. Reluctantly pursuing two inquiries, Major John Grey finds himself in a web of betrayal that touches every stratum of English soci

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award

A USA Today bestseller

A Booklist Editors’ Choice, October 2003

The author of Outlander begins a new series of intrigue, starring some of the characters in her previous beloved books. Reluctantly pursuing two inquiries, Major John Grey finds himself in a web of betrayal that touches every stratum of English soci

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Gabaldon showcases her impeccable knowledge of the period and unique storytelling skills…As always, the way she presents history is as engrossing as the plot. She breathes life into it by capturing everything about an era, including the vernacular.” RT Book Reviews (4 stars)
“A compelling narrative that also offers a wealth of juicy detail about eighteenth-century London…Grey is a competent and likable sleuth, and Gabaldon’s prose is crisply elegant.” Publishers Weekly
“Jeff Woodman is at his best in another fabulous novel drawn from Gabaldon’s Outlander series…Woodman brings every character to life, making each unique and interesting. However, his greatest gift might be the always fascinating conversational tone that he brings to the text itself. Listeners will feel they’re in eighteenth-century London, eavesdropping on private and scandalous situations. Gabaldon and Woodman makes fans of even thouse who shy away from period fiction.” AudioFile
“[A] daring novel of illicit love, intrigue, and murder. Woodman’s highly entertaining narration makes this a most enjoyable audio experience. He grace fully moves between dialects, ranging from upper-class British to broad Irish, effortlessly changing tone and pitch to match each character’s personality…Lord John is a true historical hero; Woodman captures his dilemma in this well-read historical mystery.” Booklist (audio review)
“[A] thoroughly entertaining and wonderfully witty historical mystery set in the richly detailed, occasionally bawdy world of Georgian England.” Booklist
“Gabaldon’s lively prose and gift for historical details make this an enjoyable read. Fans of Lord John will appreciate learning more about his past. Strongly recommended.” Library Journal
“Gabaldon takes readers for a walk on the wild side, offering an intriguing look into London’s gay underworld…A compelling and unique period mystery.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Diana Gabaldon

Author Bio: Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon is the beloved author of seven New York Times bestselling novels in the series that began with Outlander, including Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, and An Echo in the Bone. In 1997 she received the RT Award for Innovative Historical Romance.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 9.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English