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- Print Length: 244 pages
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- Language: English
- ASIN: B008UWBJB4
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- Average Customer Review: 30 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #21,399 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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The Wicked Wager ( A Regency Murder Mystery & Romance ) Kindle Edition
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The book commences with an earl (the hero) leaping out of a window at a ball with his breeches in his hand. Though no explicit mention is made of the rest of his clothing, the reported interaction between his bottom and a bush, coupled with a comment that his valet and coachman would be relieved that he has his pants, because "they were getting tired of finding him lurking around of street corners wearing only his unmentionables or, at times, nothing at all" suggests that he is at least partially naked. This raises several questions. Firstly, why would his valet be out with his coachman and how do they know to try to find him lurking at all? Second, are we really expected to believe that an earl is frequently to be found on the street without most or all of his clothes? Third, since he doesn't seem to be even close to properly dressed (remember, he is in the garden at a ball), why would he think it appropriate to approach an unknown lady? I appreciate that he is supposed to be a rake, but all this does seem to be beyond believable.
The heroine's father is the heir to a duke, ("The duke had no other male heirs ..., hence, the title was sure to pass to Lord Grey.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Took a while to feel the characters comfortably, but once clear the book held me to the end , a good read.Published 9 months ago by Kathy Roberts
Bought for a Regency Romance fan- she was not impressed though.Published 10 months ago by Mr. A. Healy
This was a good read: better than a predictable romance, with plenty of intrigue and interesting characters.Published 17 months ago by Mrs. H. B. Hutchinson
Just completed reading "The Wicked Wager", this was a brilliant read, loved how romance and mystery gelled together and all that suspense. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Mwaka
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