The Intrigue by M. C. Beaton audiobook

The Intrigue

By M. C. Beaton writing as Marion Chesney
Read by Charlotte Anne Dore

Blackstone Publishing

The Daughters of Mannerling Series: Book 2

5.07 Hours Unabridged
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Mannerling, the splendid family estate gambledaway by Sir Beverley, remains the passionate desire of his daughters. Beverleyhimself has died; the eldest daughter, Isabella—having failed in her bid toreclaim their home—is blissfully wed. The mantle of savior then falls to thenext eldest daughter, Jessica. How fortunate that the new owner of Mannerlinghas a marriageable son. In truth, Harry is a brutal lecher, a drunkard, and awastrel, but Jessica, blinded by determination, vows to secure a betrothal. Sheis barely aware of the attentions of handsome, charming Professor RobertSommerville, whose affection for Jessica is equaled only by the fear that herobsession to secure Mannerling will lead to disaster for all concerned. Asscandal and intrigue swirl around her, Jessica must discover where the heartfinds true happiness.

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Summary

Summary

Mannerling, the splendid family estate gambledaway by Sir Beverley, remains the passionate desire of his daughters. Beverleyhimself has died; the eldest daughter, Isabella—having failed in her bid toreclaim their home—is blissfully wed. The mantle of savior then falls to thenext eldest daughter, Jessica. How fortunate that the new owner of Mannerlinghas a marriageable son. In truth, Harry is a brutal lecher, a drunkard, and awastrel, but Jessica, blinded by determination, vows to secure a betrothal. Sheis barely aware of the attentions of handsome, charming Professor RobertSommerville, whose affection for Jessica is equaled only by the fear that herobsession to secure Mannerling will lead to disaster for all concerned. Asscandal and intrigue swirl around her, Jessica must discover where the heartfinds true happiness.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“In this, her fifth Regency sextet, Chesney demonstrates her usual flair for romance, repartee, and period touches.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: M. C. Beaton

Author Bio: M. C. Beaton

M. C. Beaton (1936–2019) won international acclaim for her New York Times bestselling Agatha Raisin novels and Hamish Macbeth mysteries. Her Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth titles have sold more than 21 million copies worldwide and have both been adapted into BBC television series. She has been hailed as the “Queen of Crime” by the Toronto Globe and Mail, and her books have been translated into seventeen languages.

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 5.07
Audience: Adult
Language: English