Still, the poor man did look as if he was battling a ferocious headache. She looked over at her mother, who had apparently just composed a song called “A House Party La La La.”. However you may visit Cookie Settings to provide a controlled consent. She hated crowds, hated having to talk with people she did not know. The family went into mourning, and Gwen’s season was postponed by another year. She had memorized DeBrett’s. “Don’t look at me like that,” Hugh said, giving him a lopsided smirk. Two had been rejected out of hand by her father, one had been nixed by her mother (“I know his mother,” she had said, “and there is no way I am subjecting my only daughter to that.”), and the last–Lord Pennstall–she had almost accepted. Clearly a man could manage dealings with only one female at a time. And so with some regret, she declined, explaining her reasoning to Lord Pennstall. Perhaps, just perhaps, toward a lady who’s not on a market at all, and would require a great deal of persuading…. The first story describes Carolyn's horror on … “Sisters don’t have secrets,” Octavia said gaily, and then she sailed inside with a wide smile on her face. Mai 2012. “What is it, Mama?”. Hugh nodded, then jumped back when the horse let out an aggressive snort. He did not aspire to the experience. Of women. It was at times like these that Gwendolyn wondered if she and her mother inhabited the same world. In July she gazed at her calendar, thinking–so close, so close. “Briarly, of course,” Alec said, peering out the window. Was it possible that Hugh needed to find an heiress? She spent a great deal of time standing in corners, trying not to be noticed. He felt ill. Apple Books. “You’re related?”, Alec considered this. Got this after the sequel and to be honest, could have given it a miss. Charters, on the other hand, was a dull. Girl Most Likely is full of potential and just like it's heroin, a lot is expected from it. Leider ist ein Problem beim Speichern Ihrer Cookie-Einstellungen aufgetreten. Authors: Connie Brockway, Eloisa James, Julia Quinn. Sonnets were composed in her honor, the newspapers had taken to calling her Venus of London, and she had been asked to sit for a portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence himself. “You have much more personality,” he said. I read as I am an avid Julia Quinn fan and now have happily been shown 2 New authors im keen to look into. Her teeth might be a bit prominent, but that was all, really. Um die Gesamtbewertung der Sterne und die prozentuale Aufschlüsselung nach Sternen zu berechnen, verwenden wir keinen einfachen Durchschnitt. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Alec hummed to himself as he approached the massive stables. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed them. “I told you she looked like Botticelli’s Venus,” her mother said proudly to her father, after a fourth gentleman had commented on the resemblance. Ich hab das Taschenbuch schon öfter gelesen. From Julia Quinn, the author of Bridgerton—along with close friends and bestselling authors Eloisa James and Connie Brockway—comes an enchanting tale of a country house party in which three heroines find their happily ever after! When it comes to gentlemen, did Connie invite the horse-mad but irresistibly handsome Earl of Briarly? He liked riding just as well as the next man, and he’d certainly run in his fair share of races and hunts, but he’d never quite understood the passion for horseflesh that gripped Hugh. Flip to back Flip to front. There had been nothing wrong with him at all–until she found out that he wished to make his primary home in London. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Lady Most Likely online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Followed by another whinny, which he assumed was the horse’s version of an expletive. I liked each story equally. The characters are quite charming and the ideas to most of them are good, but most writers would make at least three books out of this one. Isn’t that splendid? He wouldn’t be the same if he weren’t so cowheadedly obsessed with his cattle. “Winters here will show you to your rooms. It didn’t exactly sound as if Hugh were scolding him, but it felt like it, all the same. By clicking “Accept”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. “I’ve met all the gentlemen,” Gwen insisted. “D’you want my sister?”, “Octavia!” Hugh gaped at him. “He pawned me off on Great Aunt Darlington more often than not,” Octavia said with a grin. “And I shall make my escape,” Alec said, wondering if there existed any greater nightmare than a pack of young ladies in one room, engulfed in a cloud of gossip. We are here to celebrate fresh clean air and morning dew and all that, aren’t we?”, “Do I have to awaken in time to enjoy the dew?”, She gave him a smile that was really half-smirk. For the first time ever, New York Times bestselling romantic fiction superstars Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, and Connie Brockway join forces to produce a novel in three parts. Wenn Sie nicht alle Cookies akzeptieren möchten oder mehr darüber erfahren wollen, wie wir Cookies verwenden, klicken Sie auf "Cookie-Einstellungen anpassen". “I told him you took Octavia everywhere.” To Octavia she added, “I needed to make him feel guilty about something. It was damned odd. But some male house guests are also interested in the potential brides. “I will count to ten,” he said. “I don’t think so,” Alec said regretfully. He’d never been to Finchley despite his longstanding friendship with Hugh. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. 1. by on 21 March, 2021. See all 2 images. He wished he didn’t. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Mai 2012. “Will our sisters ever not be, by extension, us?”. When Gwen was twenty, she broke no bones, and no one died, and so in late March, she found herself being measured and poked and fitted and examined, and then she was taken off to London where she was measured and poked and fitted and examined by women with French accents (which somehow made the experience remarkably different although no less miserable). He was very interested in governmental issues, even extending beyond his seat in the House of Lords. I loved the Duke of Bretton's dry sense of humor so much in. Luckily for him, he would not have to find out. Wählen Sie eine Sprache für Ihren Einkauf. I can think of a thousand reasons why a gentleman would rather spend time with you.”, “Oh, really,” she said. “Finchley Manor is in the Yorkshire Dales. (mit Eloisa James und Connie Brockway) Nominierungen und Preise. The Botticelli-esque, enchanting Gwendolyn Passmore? He’d got Candida married off the year before, to a well-connected second son who worshipped the ground she walked upon. They had been fast friends in college and then at university, but after that, their meetings had been sporadic. “Gwendolyn Passmore,” she groaned. Stay in Touch! “This is the worst news imaginable.”, “Alec, no one will even so much as look at me if she is in the room.”, Alec had been introduced to Gwendolyn Passmore once or twice, and he had to admit, she was rather amazingly beautiful. “I can’t tolerate a snobby female. “Octavia Darlington,” she said, with enough delight that one would think they hadn’t seen each other just one week prior. He had been very kind, and he was rather handsome, too, and only eight years her senior. 4 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 14. “Your family really does have difficulty producing boys.”, “It’s only funny if he’s not your cousin.”, Hugh did not look amused. Gwen looked up from her sketchpad. I liked each story equally. And now he was gone. “A house party?” Gwen echoed. Juli 2017. I tell you, I don’t know what to do with Hugh these days.”. Visit her at www.eloisajames.com. But each time someone commented on it, she could do nothing but stammer and blush, because she knew as well as all the rest of them that Venus was standing in her clam shell with her hair covering only one breast. “I cannot think of who Lord Finchley is friendly with. All in all, it had been a most satisfying arrangement. “She was supposed to wait until you married,” he grumbled. Her mother was forever telling her to, “Smile! The doctor did a splendid job setting the bone, but Gwen was required to stay off her feet for eight full weeks. He has asked Carolyn to help him find a suitable wife. 1997 – Das Romantic Times Magazine nominiert Everything and the Moon für den besten historischen Regency-Roman. It's predictable and a little slow compared to the lady most willing - it's obvious where the three authors swap over it just doesn't gel very well. It was the only explanation Alec could think of. “Don’t!” Octavia said, yanking his hand back. Lady Finchley was waiting in the foyer, greeting her guests with a basket of scones. “Not at all,” Octavia said, clearly pleased to have been included in Carolyn’s subterfuge. Not the way women did. “Look,” she said, jerking her head toward the window. She gave no sign of her recent distress. “Where does your title go if you don’t reproduce? “I am beginning to realize,” Alec murmured, “why people always hope for sons. Hugh gave him a powerfully irritated glare. “Now then,” her mother continued, “we shall have to get you a new riding habit, and perhaps three new day dresses as well. Finden Sie alle Bücher, Informationen zum Autor, First Comes Scandal: A Bridgerton Prequel (The Rokesbys, Band 8), Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology, The Lady Most Willing...: A Novel in Three Parts (Avon Historical Romance), Rokesby - Der Earl mit den eisblauen Augen, Because of Miss Bridgerton: A Bridgerton Prequel (The Rokesbys, Band 5), Bridgerton: The Viscount Who Loved Me (Bridgertons Book 2): The Sunday Times bestselling inspiration for the Netflix Original Series Bridgerton: The ... Series Bridgerton (Bridgerton Family, Band 2). “What are you doing here?” Hugh asked, not looking up. Normally, this would have been utter torture. Charters made charts. He knew Carstairs. The Lady Most Likely... by Julia Quinn,Eloisa James,Connie Brockway. For him. Taking one on seemed an odd way to phrase it. Gwen had got to do all her lovely, long walks that spring and summer, but half the time she found herself sitting under a tree, crying. But some male house guests are also interested in the potential brides. Listen Playing... Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. A blight on society.”, Carolyn laughed. She’d done everything right, or so their great aunt Darlington (who had acted as chaperone) had told them. "), but I suppose that's not what people buy the book for. She’d thought she’d be free of this for another year. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. “Er… No?”. Alec was more often than not in town, and Hugh was, more often than often, wherever his horses were. For the first time ever, New York Times bestselling romantic fiction superstars Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, and Connie Brockway join forces to produce a novel in three parts. The Lady Most Likely is a historical romance anthology with a delightful difference. Hugh will have time to woo whichever lady he most … Exhausted. If I had been declared the pearl of the season, I would be a great deal more friendly to the other young ladies.”, Alec took a breath. Gwen just couldn’t do it. We wrote this novel on a visit to New Orleans, sitting around madly plotting and writing during the day, then eating fabulous food at night. Want to Read. I thought it only right to be as rustic as I could. He hoped Miss Passmore liked horses. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. He heard a whinny from a rear stall, followed by an expletive. Hinzufügen war nicht erfolgreich. Hugh Dunne, the Earl of Bria…. “Everything’s fine,” Hugh said with a grunt. He’d seen men kicked by horses before. Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 11. I also find they are great if you want to try out a new authour and dont want to plunge into the expense of a large novel. The Lady Most Willing... by Julia Quinn,Eloisa James,Connie Brockway. Alec, you’re off near Hugh.” She gave a little wave of her hand as if to indicate some specific portion of the massive house. “Now then,” Carolyn said, clearly ready to move on, “Where is Great Aunt Darlington?”, “She was delayed in London,” Octavia explained. A really, incredibly, viciously foul-smelling ointment. “Hugh!” Alec called out, pushing open the door. “Good to see you.”, “And you.” Alec didn’t bother to correct him about the name. eBook Details. |Read online or Download| review 1: That was fun. “It’s just that I have responsibilities.” He looked up. In short, she could do everything a young lady of her birth was supposed to do. “I’m told you were in London for the season, but I hardly saw you.”. Hugh blinked. “Charters” was his father, a gruff and strict old man who had never met a bit of his son with which he did not find fault. “I wonder who else,” her mother mused. She’d been drawing a rabbit. Something wasn’t quite right about Hugh. It’s much more intimate. Geben Sie es weiter, tauschen Sie es ein, © 1998-2021, Amazon.com, Inc. oder Tochtergesellschaften, Übersetzen Sie alle Bewertungen auf Deutsch, Lieferung verfolgen oder Bestellung anzeigen, Recycling (einschließlich Entsorgung von Elektro- & Elektronikaltgeräten), The always outspoken Miss Katherine Peyton, The impossibly beautiful (and painfully shy) Miss Gwendolyn Passmore, The widowed Lady Georgina Sorrell (who has no plans to marry, ever), The horse-mad but irresistibly handsome Earl of Briarly, The terribly eligible new Earl of Charters. And uncomfortable. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Maybe she wasn’t ravishingly pretty, but he did not think she was plain. “Do you know, I can’t remember.”, Alec smiled. To her horror, she was an instant sensation. There was something lovely and familiar about it, as if they were boys again, their only responsibilities to their tutors and their friends. 2 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 25. Still, Octavia was his sister, and so he said, “Don’t be ridiculous. Wiederholen Sie die Anforderung später noch einmal. Dezember 2010, Vorherige Seite verwandter Gesponserter Produkte, Nächste Seite verwandter Gesponserter Produkte, HarperLuxe; Large type / Large print Edition (28. I can’t be expected to figure this out on my own.”. A head popped out from the stall. Just another carriage at the entrance to the house, depositing its owners–a young woman and her parents, from the looks of it. She let out a beleaguered breath. The Lady Most Likely... by Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, Connie Brockway Also in this series: The Lady Most Willing Series: Lady Most #1 Published by Avon Books on December 28th 2010 Genres: Historical Romance, Regency Era Pages: 372 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 0061247820 0061247820 “Who told you that?”, Octavia opened her mouth to speak, but before she could make a sound, he said, “What the devil has Candida been telling you?”, “We haven’t a mother, you know,” Octavia said primly. So who will Hugh choose? “Is there something you’d like to tell me about?” Alec asked carefully. “Lady Finchley writes that Bretton will be there,” her mother said, holding up the letter as if it were a legal document. Hugh pressed his fingers to his temples, an action Alec would not have endorsed, considering the state of his gloves. And Alec had quite suddenly found himself entrusted with the care of his two younger sisters. With tens of millions of copies in print, #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn has been called “Smart, funny,” by TIME Magazine. “Not unless you really want to hear about it.”, “She does not,” Octavia exclaimed. If he doesn’t work fast, he’ll lose those ladies to the Earl of Charters or Captain Neill Oakes, and then where will he look for a wife? He had been disappointed, but he understood. Kobo. “Is this the stallion that has half of London aflutter?”. There was Hugh for you. He groaned inside. Eloisa James is a USA Today and New York Times bestselling author and professor of English literature, who lives with her family in New York, but can sometimes be found in Paris or Italy. New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James is a professor of English literature who lives with her family in New York but can sometimes be found in Italy. “You look positively pastoral.”, “Don’t I?” She held up the basket as if displaying a costume. All were witty, romantic and very humane. I can’t do it.”. Do tell.”. “You would prefer to stand out here like a lackwit than cross paths with Gwendolyn Passmore?”. From Octavia’s expression, the answer was clearly yes, but she must have had some pride, because she allowed him to nudge them forward at the same pace he’d used when he’d given Candida away at her wedding the previous year.