What the Duke Desires by Sabrina Jeffries
Narrator: Corrie James
Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
Date Read: February 2015
Genre: Historical, Romance
Maximilian Cale, the Duke of Lyons, long ago buried his grief for his missing elder brother, Peter, who was presumed dead after being kidnapped. When a mysterious note arrives from Tristan Bonnaud asserting that the Duke's brother is alive, it leads Max straight to the winsome Lisette Bonnaud, illegitimate daughter of a viscount and Tristan's sister. Soon he and Lisette are traveling to Paris posing as husband and wife, in search of Tristan, who has disappeared. And the longer he spends with Lisette, the easier it is for Max to see that the line between dukedom and desire is easier to cross than he imagined..
Publisher: Pocket Books, Tantor
Series: The Duke's Men #1
Also by this author: 'Twas the Night after Christmas, When the Rogue Returns, The Pleasures of Passion, Project Duchess , Seduction on a Snowy Night br> br>
Also in this series: 'Twas the Night after Christmas
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Listened for Fun (Audible)
Overall Rating: 4.25
Story Rating: 4.50
Character Rating: 4.00
Audio Rating: 4.50 (not part of the overall rating)
First Thoughts when Finished: What the Duke Desires by Sabrina Jeffries was one of those historicals that had it all: travel, romance, great characters, and a leading lady to root for!
Overall Thoughts: Likable characters, a bit of intrigue, a headstrong leading lady who wasn’t a member o society, a little history, and a whole lot of banter made this a very enjoyable read. I have to admit that Lisette was my favorite character and it took awhile until I thought Max was good enough for her. In the end, I was rooting for them and looking through my book stacks to see if I have more in this series!
Narrated By Corrie James / Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
This was my first Corrie James narration and I was really impressed. She handled different accents very well and her voices were very distinct. I am going to listen to her again.
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